Training blog

3 Mar

RAGBRAI Training: It’s Time to Get Those Wheels Turning for 2021

Andrea Parrott - 0 comments

Greetings RAGBRAI’ers! Welcome back for another year of training blogs. Hopefully this year will go better for all of us. This year’s route will cover 426 miles.  It has a total of ...

12 Feb

RAGBRAI TRAINING: your complete training guide for this year’s RAGBRAI

Anne Lawrie - 0 comments

by Coach David Ertl While it may still feel like winter for those of you in the Midwest, it is time to get serious about developing a plan to get ...

27 Jan

RAGBRAI Training: It is not too early to start training for RAGBRAI

Anne Lawrie - 3 comments

Saturday night the general route of the 2020 edition of RAGBRAI was announced. It looks like a fun course with a variety of harder and easier days.   It is a ...

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 ...