RAGBRAI LI Route Announced on Jan. 27!

  • May 30, 2012

    RAGBRAI Training: Beat the Heat

    All of a sudden the temperature is in the 90’s in Iowa. Those of you who have ridden RAGBRAI before know that the heat is often one of the greatest challenges of doing this ride. What we lack in mountains is more than made up with our heat and humidity. I’ve had some questions about how to handle the heat so here are some tips for preparing for and surviving the heat.

  • May 24, 2012

    RAGBRAI Training: Proper Hydration

    The corn in Iowa is coming up and that means one thing – summer is coming and along with it, hot weather. Like the corn, your body needs water to function properly. This article will touch on some key points regarding proper hydration, including a few words about adult beverages.

  • April 30, 2012

    RAGBRAI Training: Getting Ready for Hills

    One of the common questions I receive has to do with hill training, especially from people who live where there are no hills. Imagine that – there are places that are flatter than Iowa! For those of us who live and ride here, or for those of you who have done RAGBRAI before, you know that Iowa has hills.

  • April 04, 2012

    RAGBRAI Training: 15 Week Training Plan & Log

    Okay, here it is once again, your training plan developed just for RAGBRAI. This is the third year I’ve provided this training template to give you an idea of how much riding you should be doing to set yourself up for an enjoyable ride on RAGBRAI.

  • March 04, 2012

    RAGBRAI Training: Basic Preparation Requirements

    Whether you are a brand new RAGBRAI rider this year or a seasoned veteran, it is good to review some basic preparation requirements of RAGBRAI.

  • February 20, 2012

    RAGBRAI Training: Indoor Training and Weight Training Suggestions

    Coach David Ertl will give you some suggestions on how to get the most out of your indoor workouts without driving yourself batty in the process.

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