Training blog

23 Jun

Charles Gabus Memorial Ride

TJ Juskiewicz - 1 comment

The Northwest Rotary Club in Des Moines is sponsoring a charity bicycle ride commemorating the life of Charles Gabus on Sunday, July 5. Rides of 5, 18, 30, and ...

20 Jun

Safety Tips for Riders

TJ Juskiewicz - 5 comments

As the summer biking season in Iowa approaches and interest spurs regarding the RAGBRAI route, participants begin to think about getting in shape. Articles appear regarding conditioning, appropriate apparel, proper ...

18 Jun

Cycling Hydration

TJ Juskiewicz - 1 comment

Hydration is a critical issue for RAGBRAI. RAGBRAI occurs during the hottest time of year here in Iowa and it’s important that you maintain a constant fluid intact. ...

10 Jun

Ride indoors in the summer? Are you crazy?

TJ Juskiewicz - 3 comments

It is finally warming up here in Iowa and we can finally get out for some nice long rides to get ready for RAGBRAI. We haven't had the best ...

31 May

You Still Have Time to Get in Shape for RAGBRAI

TJ Juskiewicz - 27 comments

Don't look now, but it is June already and RAGBRAI is next month! Yikes! I hope you are well are your way to getting in shape for this ...

28 May

Train in the Rain

TJ Juskiewicz - 3 comments

I did something today that I don't usually do. I headed out for a ride in the rain. You see, it's been kind of a rainy spring here ...

18 May

Tips for Safe Training and Riding for RAGBRAI

TJ Juskiewicz - 5 comments

Safety is the number one priority as you prepare for and ride RAGBRAI

4 May

Training for RAGBRAI: Iowa isn’t really flat


April 2009 By David Ertl By now you have probably heard that his year’s RAGBRAI is going to be ...

4 May

Frequently asked RAGBRAI training questions

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March 2009 By David Ertl Here are some frequently asked questions about RAGBRAI. Read these and ...

4 May

Planning your training mileage for RAGBRAI


February 2009 By David Ertl The first training article was posted earlier this month and I’ve ...