Training blog

17 Aug

RAGBRAI Training: Extend Your RAGBRAI Fitness

TJ Juskiewicz - 10 comments

by Coach David Ertl So RAGBRAI is over for this year.   Hopefully you are basking in the thrill of completing this ride and feel good about your efforts. And hopefully you ...

10 Jul

Worried About Going the Distance?

Andrea Parrott - 0 comments

A RAGBRAI rider just mentioned to me that he felt a bit daunted by the distance needed to complete each RAGBRAI stage.  He hasn’t ridden as far in training as ...

7 Jul

RAGBRAI Training: Baby It’s Hot Outside!

TJ Juskiewicz - 4 comments

Just a few short weeks ago we were complaining how cold it was and asking if summer would ever come. Well, here we are in July in Iowa and it ...

24 Jun

RAGBRAI Training: How to Recover Day to Day on RAGBRAI

TJ Juskiewicz - 4 comments

The other day I received a question from a RAGBRAI rider wanting to know how to better recover after back to back long rides on RAGBRAI.

21 Jun

RAGBRAI Training: Tips for a Comfortable RAGBRAI

Andrea Parrott - 4 comments

In previous blogs I’ve talked about training for RAGBRAI so that you can complete the ride and feel good and feel good about yourself.  Because RAGBRAI is not a race, ...

26 May

RAGBRAI Training: Quantity and Quality of Cycling Training: Go Farther and Get Faster

TJ Juskiewicz - 1 comment

Coach Ertl is back with another training blog. This blog will be focused on things you can do in training to get faster at cycling.

2 May

RAGBRAI Training: Time to Hit the Road

TJ Juskiewicz - 8 comments

I have been slow getting started writing these training blogs this year and I have one good excuse. I haven’t been riding outside a whole lot yet due to the ...

4 Mar

RAGBRAI Training: It’s Time to Kick off this RAGBRAI Training Party!

TJ Juskiewicz - 7 comments

We have record snow in Iowa right now but that doesn’t mean anything when it comes to RAGBRAI.  In five short months, RAGBRAI will be back.  Will you be ready?  ...

31 Jan

RAGBRAI Training: The RAGBRAI XLVII Route has been announced.  It’s not too soon to start training!

TJ Juskiewicz - 1 comment

You will want to be prepared, and while it is still a half a year away, and the tendency is to put off any thought of getting in shape yet, ...

22 Jan

Fun Bike Events Return and Added to Form RAGBRAI Training Series

TJ Juskiewicz - 0 comments

The RAGBRAI TRAINING SERIES is comprised of fun events leading up to RAGBRAI that help with your training to get you prepared for RAGBRAI.