Thats because it ispaulclimb510 said:seems like a season ender to me.
First off all, Trans-Iowa or any event of this mileage is as much about mental strength as it is about fitness. You'll want to make sure your azz is in good shape for sit'n on the saddle for the long haul. Plus, don't look at it as a race. If you do, you are screwed. A lot of people got in trouble last year, cause they started too fast thinking that if they dropped off the front in the first 50 miles they were screwed Not the case! The smart thing to do is come into this event prepared. Prepared mentally. Prepared physically. Prepared with excellent equipment.
May the force be with you......err.....good luck