Here's what some previous riders had to say about Shuttleguy:
"Thanks for a nice time on the RABRAI trip. Larry and I both thought it was well organized, and you certainly attended to our needs."-Al S.
"Just a quick thank you for the service the 'Shuttleguy' provided. It made the ride that much more enjoyable..." -John and Mary G., John T.
"Can't think of anything I didn't like." -Jana B.
"Exceptional value, worth more than you paid for it." - Tim P.
"You guys were great! Much better than I ever imagined. We're definitely in for next year."- Joe R. and Julie K.
"Thanks for making the week so easy!"- Kathy G.
"Thanks again to the ladies for making all of our (west route) DALMAC camping experiences enjoyable. Strong work!"- Woody S.
"You and your friendly staff definitely went above and beyond expectations."- Dave and Scott L.
"Thank you for making our bike tour an excellent adventure."- Valerie G.
"You folks were amazing and greatly appreciated at the end of the ride." -Phillip
"Your service made it so much easier for us in the morning and arriving at a new site."-John and Cindy F.
"Please don't change anything...I will not consider using anyone other than Shuttleguy for the camping services." -David E.
"I could not have selected a better company to take me to Tour de Kota." -Scott H.
"Shuttleguy did everything they promised and even more. When we had storms at night, they were out there making sure that the people that were in their tents were safe and dry." - John G.
"You guys are great, keep up the good work." -Vicky and John W.
"I have used Shuttleguy and I think they are great. They have coffee ready in the morning, cold drinks in the afternoon and they set up and take down the tent, transport your bags to the next location and put your bags in your tent. All you have to do is ride your bike, then enjoy the evening. I don't think I could do a ride without using one of these services." - Dave
"This is especially great for families on a first time tour! We didn't have to worry about packing for the camping aspect of our tour, and we were taken care of at every stop with lots of advice from experienced bikers."
Testimonials from '07:
"Thank you so much for taking care of all the details from the tour. I had such a wonderful time that I can't hardly wait for next year. You guys are awesome!" - Liliana T.
"Joe and I appreciated all you did, from providing the Gatorade, cold drinks, and shade to the tent-chair -towel services." - Barbara
"It was really great to camp as a group and a way from the RAGBRAI masses. i really appreciated all that you did for us."- Merlyn F.
"I used the Shuttleguy service. They were outstanding and professional in all areas. They provided a tent, air mattress, chair, canopy, towel, set up sunshoweres and located great campsites. i would ride with them anytime, anywhere."-hickorybikerider (online forum)
In '06, some riders chimed in:
"I appreciated your support during the DALMAC. Your staff...were absolutely wonderful. They were truly gracious and kind."-Brandi R.
"I want to thank you in writing for doing a great job at CANDISC. Your crew was pleasant and competent and the equipment was very good. Life in Shuttleville was a lot of fun, even though I was living in the projects. If I ever attend another tour with you in attendance, I'll see you in the hood." -Neil S.
"We used Shuttleguy last year and we loved it! A bit pricey but it was a nice treat at the end of each day to come in and have your tent set up and your bags at your door!"- raj919 (online forum)
"We used Shuttleguy last year and think it's an excellent service. Certainly worth the money! (Especially at the end of Day 4)" - Crockey (online forum)
"Never again will Chuck and I be able to go on a bicycle ride where we plan on camping without Shuttleguy. It's a bicyclist's dream- and we had to pinch ourselves a few times to make sure we weren't indeed dreaming." - Carla O. My View from the Back Porch Blog
"Using Shuttleguy for RAGBRAI combined the satisfaction of riding with 10,000 bikers during the day but being part of an intimate small group int he evening where we quickly became friends. In addition, Tym Allison of Shuttleguy went out of his way to find us campsites with friendly, welcoming Iowans. I wouldn't do RAGBRAI with anyone else." -Ed J.
"I had a terrific week, and it wouldn't have been half so enjoyable without your help." -Patricia N.
"Just wanted to drop you a little word to let you know what a great job you did on RAGBRAI. I will recommend you to everyone who will listen."-Jodi S.
"Thank you for another wonder week of hospitality." -Cathy and Catrina T.
"You really made my ride a great time." - Bill R.
"The ride is easy compared to schlepping bags on and off the trucks and dealing with wet tents. It's the Shuttleguy this year for sure - all the fun of camping, light on the hassle."
"Thumbs up for Shuttleguy. I know people that use the service and they love it. If I did not have my wife/ personal sag doing tent duty I would definitely use their service. They have air mattresses and provide towels each night. Clean ones!!!"
Results from our '06 survey
Responses to "Would you recommend Shuttleguy to a friend?" and "What was your favorite part about Shuttleguy?"
"I think everyone should use the Shuttleguy service. You have exceeded my expectations in every possible way! I would not do any multiple day event withou your awesome service."
"Thanks for making our tour such a great experience."
"Keep up the great work. Will use Shuttleguy for all my tours in the future."
"Your service was wonderful and it was a great experience for me. I will definitely spread the word about you."
"It turned a good ride into a Great Ride."
"It made my adventure much better and I will definitely use the service again. Thank you."
"I wouldn't want to do a Tour without your services."
"The entire staff worked very hard in some very hot weather, but they always kept a smile on their face and a good attitude."
"I had an absolute blast on the tour starting with the morning coffee and finishing with the afternoon beverages."
"You have a great service with a personal touch."
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"We like being part of the campground activities and meeting other riders there, but being older the ride day is long for us and not having to deal with the tent is great."
"Courteous, very convenient, no hassle service. I have used you for years and have always been completely satisfied."
"Professional, friendly service."
"The service was great (excellent value) it made the tour more enjoyable."
"Friends who did the whole camping service really rubbed in all the perks they got with their service. We didn't do the full deal, and so had much more work to do ourselves."
"Everything was exactly as promised."
"More time can be devoted to cycling and not worrying about where to set up. Loved the coffee in the morning!"
"The Shuttleguy staff is extremely helpful, and makes it much easier to enjoy the parts of the tour you came to enjoy."
"I will definitely recommend Shuttleguy to everyone I know, I already have."
"I'm not a camper, and your service allowed me to comfortably camp and fully enjoy the entire bike tour. I can't think of a way for you to improve your service. It exceeded my expectations!"
"Only way to camp. Absolutely...after all that riding there is no way I will go back to setting up my own tent, hauling those bags, wet towels..."
"Everything you do is first rate, with your customer always coming first."
"It's nice to not have to hassle with a tent or with the bags. Just get on the bike and ride."
"I think this was a great way to start multiday touring. I was comfortable and knew the Shuttleguy crew did the best they could to provide the best for us in each evening's circumstances."
"Everything that was promised was done on a timely basis."
"They did everything for me, except help me get up those horrible hills."
"Convenience and Quality- I got to lounge in a nice, comfortable day and I didn't have to carry it."
"Friendly and efficient."
"Clean towels, pleasant folks."
"It was so nice to not worry about our luggage at all. All we had to worry about was riding."
"Not having to worry about how I would get my luggage to my hotel destination at the end of a long day of riding. My luggage was always there when I arrived and the morning pick up times were easy to meet."
Feedback from tours (not too) long ago:
"Thanks for everything and especially for allowing us to focus solely on the ride and the people - logistics was never a problem."- Allen and Celeste
"We all had a terrific time, and with our luggage waiting at each hotel when we arrived made it even more pleasurable." -Becky Z. and John M.
"Thanks for all your hard work during Freewheel. It sure did make the week go smoother. But what I would really like to thank you for is being so lovely and sweet all week despite the heat and boring towns." - Mark
"This was a first time experience for me, and I can only tell you how glad I was that I signed up for your hotel luggage shuttle service." - Helga T.
"Thanks to your services, I had a relaxing vacation on my tour of Wisconsin. You and your staff are to be congratulated for outstanding service." - Sue M.
"I will recommend you and yours with pleasure." - Barry N.
"Thanks for the great hospitality! Your service helped to make this our best DALMAC!" - Chris and Sonya
"You are over the top extravagant and wonderful. Thank you." Carl and Carol P.
"I have been looking over the evaluations from the riders and there are many comments about what a great job you do with the shuttle, and Kathy and I have to say a big thank you to you for all your effort." - Tour Director
Previous Survey Comments:
"Thanks for all your work at making our life a little easier."
"I appreciated the timeliness and location in each motel - easy access."
"Great thing you do- well worth it!"
"Hard work to make our ride enjoyable! Very accommodating to many varied needs of tent campers!"
"Worth every penny."
"Worth not having to deal with luggage truck or hauling small bags back and forth."
"Thanks for making our trip comfortable."
"I wouldn't want to do these rides without you! You guys keep improving."
"This was great! Loved the ride because of your service."
"Everything was wonderful! Good job by all the staff."