May 18, 2016
I am going to let you in on a little secret. My secrets of coaching. Shhh. Don’t tell anyone. But here they are.
April 24, 2016
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 you get in about 1000 miles by the start of RAGBRAI.
March 09, 2016
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 said than done. it's easy to get caught up in life and forget to drink water on our rest days. these tips will help you drink more fluids.
March 05, 2016
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 the years and this year you have been asking for it earlier than ever. It must the be nice weather we are having here in Iowa is occurring elsewhere and people are eager to get out and ride. That's a good sign. The earlier you start, the better.
March 03, 2016
The full route, along with roads and pass-through towns will be released starting this weekend. A complete training plan for RAGBRA...
February 10, 2016
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 you prepare to tackle this ride.