|A pile of cues for Checkpoint Alpha to Checkpoint Bravo|
Yeah.....it may not be all fancy, but it gets the job done!
Then I have to get all that first set into race bags along with the sponsored product sent in from Gu Energy. All the stuff I am getting for this years event is going in your bags. Notice: There will be no energy product at checkpoints this year! So do not count on anything at any checkpoint. There will be nuthin! No water, no food. Just some folks handing you your next set of cues, (that is- if you get there on time!)
You will have to survive on your decisions on what you carry for grub and water. There will be convenience stores, and I suggest that you use them! Going by one without stopping may be your undoing. As I have said: all riders should carry supplies to get by for 100 miles to start, and resupply to keep that up through the event. Oh yeah.....did I mention that most Iowa convenience stores close at night Saturday around 11pm? So there is that factor as well. Just be careful about water and food.
The weather? Have you checked it out? It looks awesome this year. If what they are laying out comes true, it could be the best weather since T.I.V3. That would be incredible! Anyway, supposedly there is going to be a custom weather forecast for Trans Iowa up here. Last I checked none of the links were live yet, but keep checking. UPDATED: I am told now that the weather links are up and working. Click through for the latest word on weather for Trans Iowa.
Okay....back to work here!