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Tag: RAGBRAI

RAGBRAI 2015- The Food Wrap-Up

Hungry stomachs beware!!!! This is an epic food post. When riding your bike 60+ miles per day, you are burning a lot of calories in the hot and steamy, summer sun. Food is essential to keep pedaling those feet along RAGBRAI and it at some point, the only thing keeping you pedaling. Here is my list for the must-eat foods along RAGBRAI: #1 food you must eat on RAGBRAI (or in Iowa): The Pork Tenderloin Pork Tenderloins are the best sandwiches in Iowa by far. Maid-Rite loose meat sandwiches are good but the pork tenderloin is where it is at. There are Read More

Racing in the Rain- My Last Day on RAGBRAI

The night of Day 5 RAGBRAI was spent in Hiawatha on one of our group member’s basement floor. Somehow I managed to get on an air mattress, so I had a restful 8 hours of sleep. Basically I passed out from the 73 miles we biked the day before. My legs are so sore at this point. It is a different kind of sore- not like you did a lot of heavy lifting or worked a muscle you hadn’t in a while. It was more like my muscles were just tired and no longer felt like working. Today’s route rode Read More