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Saturday, July 24, 2010

RAGBRAI: Here I come!

This is just a quick, short post to let you all know that I am going to be riding the first day of RAGBRAI tomorrow!  I'll be getting up around 4:30 AM and hope to be in Sioux City, IA and on the road before 6 AM (I want to start early since it's a 68 mile ride!).  I am just SO EXCITED for this day to be here.  I've been looking forward to it all summer :-).

I'm hoping to be able to take some cool pictures to share with you all afterwards.  The weather should be just about perfect - sunny with a high of 85.  As long as my tire doesn't blow out and some other unforseeable outcome doesn't occur, I should be fine.

Oh, and I've been doing my share of carbo-loading too... but we won't go into that right now ;-).

Okay, I really should get to sleep now.  I hope you all have a great Sunday!

And just a quick question: Have any of you been training for a race or event lately?  If so, feel free to share below :-).

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5 comments:

  1. I hope you have a restful night and a wonderful time tomorrow! I'm excited to hear about how it goes. You are inspiring!

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  2. I was the support vehicle for Ragbrai once...my husband also rode it once. Fun times! But an exhausting week! Can't wait to see all the good food you eat!

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  3. 68 miles!? Holy cow! Sounds fun and exciting and exhausting!! I have never trained for anything before, but, at 38 years old - I'm going to do my 1st 5K...no where near a 68 mile ride, but I'm still nervous about being able to complete it! Better late than never I guess! Hope you have a fun, safe time.

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