Don’t let 10,000 riders concern you too much, it’s worse than it sounds.
They are all not on the road at the same time…. and they are spread out over 50-60 miles.
The only time it’s a little bad is the first few miles in the morning as you leave the overnight town and as you go through towns.
A little advice, leave early in the morning.
My first RAGBRAI was 2011. I began ‘training’ in April and had lost 20 lbs by RAGBRAi. Yes, you CAN do it. As other’s have said, diets don’t work –you must make a lifestyle change. It’s pretty simple, burn more calories daily than you intake. Eat right & exercise (ie. ride ride ride) I rode 1,500 miles prior to my first RAGBRAI and had no…[Read more]