RAGBRAI 2010 isn't all flat. There is a tough 1-mile hill on the last day of the ride at Potter's Hill. It averages about a 6% grade. Ride the hill above through the video.
The RAGBRAI blog provided 5 steps for making it up hills. Here is the list. You will want to go to the actual RAGBRAI posting for the descriptions.
- Hills are Hard
- Use Your Gears
- Train on Hills Prior to RAGBRAI
- Train Your Brain
- Pace Yourself