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24 Apr

RAGBRAI Training: How Much Riding Should I Do to Prepare for RAGBRAI?

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This is probably the most common question I receive so chances are you have wondered about this as well. I’ll start by giving my standard answer. I suggest ...

9 Mar

Hydration Tips from nuun: 5 Tips to Stay Hydrated

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Here is the first in a series of hydration tips from nuun as you prepare for RAGBRAI. nuun is the official hydration sponsor of RAGBRAI. Staying hydrated is easier ...

5 Mar

2016 RAGBRAI Annual Training Plan

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Here's Coach David Ertl's annual training plan for RAGBRAI, back by popular demand. This simple yet effective training plan outline has proven to be popular with you riders over ...

3 Mar

RAGBRAI Maps and Training Plan to be Released Starting this Weekend

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The full route, along with roads and pass-through towns will be released starting this weekend.  A complete training plan for RAGBRAI from Coach David Ertl will also be released on ...

10 Feb

David Ertl Returns as RAGBRAI Training Coach!

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Here it is 2016 and the RAGBRAI XLIV route has been announced. Once again, I’ll be back as your RAGBRAI online coach to help answer your questions and help ...

7 Aug

RAGBRAI Training: Reflections on RAGBRAI from a Training Perspective

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RAGBRAI is over for another year. Congratulations on riding more than 400 miles in one week (or however many miles you rode). Not many people ever ride their ...

16 Jul

RAGBRAI Training: Some Final Thoughts Prior to RAGBRAI

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Here you are, on the verge of embarking on RAGBRAI. Here are a few tips to consider for this final week to ensure that you have a great ride ...

29 Jun

RAGBRAI Training: The 4 H’s of RAGBRAI – Heat and Humidity

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In the past couple of blogs I’ve been dealing with the 4 H’s of RAGBRAI. This blog covers the final two, Heat and Humidity. I will deal with these together ...

15 Jun

RAGBRAI Training: The 4 H’s of RAGBRAI – Hills

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Here is the next installment of Coach David Ertl's series on the 4 H’s of RAGBRAI: Headwinds, Hills, Heat and Humidity. This week he focuses on Hills and how you ...

8 Jun

RAGBRAI Training: The 4 H’s of RAGBRAI – Headwinds

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In my last blog, I discussed the 4 H’s of RAGBRAI – Hills, Headwinds, Heat and Humidity. This time I am going to focus on Headwinds and how you ...

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