The Register's Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa

Training blog

2 Jun

Top 10 Training Tips for RAGBRAI #7 – Iowa isn’t Colorado, But There are Still 13,000 Feet of Climbing on RAGBRAI. Get Your Climbing Legs On!

TJ Juskiewicz - 2 comments

Iowa has a reputation of a being a flat state. So it’s a little surprising that I get so many questions about how to train for the hills on ...

24 May

Top Ten Training Tips #6: Is Your Bike in Shape?

TJ Juskiewicz - 0 comments

So far these training tips have focused on getting your engine (you) in shape for RAGBRAI. But you don’t do it alone.

17 May

Top 10 Training Tips for RAGBRAI #5: Drink Before You Are Dry, or Sweat Happens

TJ Juskiewicz - 5 comments

Hydration is an important consideration when riding a bicycle across Iowa in what is often one of the hottest weeks of the year!

10 May

Top 10 Training Tips for RAGBRAI #4: Fueling for Cycling

TJ Juskiewicz - 1 comment

As you are preparing for RAGBRAI and during the ride itself, fueling your body properly is an important aspect of successful performance. Food means a lot of things to us.

28 Apr

Top 10 Training Tips for RAGBRAI – #3: Training Endurance is Important, but…

TJ Juskiewicz - 5 comments

My Training Tip #2 indicated that building endurance is the most important thing about preparing for a successful RAGBRAI, but I’m here to tell you that a close second to ...

13 Apr

Top Ten Tips for RAGBRAI: #2 Long Live Long Rides

TJ Juskiewicz - 1 comment

The second installment of my top 10 tips for RAGBRAI training is the most simple and basic. Ride your bike. Then repeat (almost daily).

3 Apr

Top Ten Training Tips for RAGBRAI: #1 Riding Safely

TJ Juskiewicz - 0 comments

This year I am going to focus my training blogs on 10 important topics for preparing well for RAGBRAI. These are based on questions and comments I have received ...

12 Mar

RAGBRAI Training: RAGBRAI is Coming, Let’s Get Ready!

TJ Juskiewicz - 3 comments

Once again, Coach David Ertl will be providing training tips for you to use and follow as you prepare for your successful trip across Iowa this year. Many people ...

10 Aug

RAGBRAI Training: Now that RAGBRAI is Over for Another Year, What Should You Do?

TJ Juskiewicz - 2 comments

Well, RAGBRAI came and went, and I hope you were well prepared and had a great time. Hopefully you learned something to do better for next year.

12 Jul

RAGBRAI Training: Healthy Eating on RAGBRAI

TJ Juskiewicz - 3 comments

Cycle Coach David Ertl gives us tips on how to ride RAGBRAI without gaining weight.

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