If you are riding RAGBRAI this year and are contemplating the logistics of getting to the start town or returning from the end town with your bike and baggage then you should consider joining our team.
We are based out of Des Moines, have a 20+ year RAGBRAI history and consists of 15 members of all ages (half female, half male). Our current riders this year are from California, Colorado, Nebraska, Nevada, Wisconsin, Kansas, and of course, Iowa.
If you choose to fly in to Des Moines, we’ll meet you at the airport and help get your bike ready. Riders from out of the area usually come in on Friday and stay with our local riders. We’ll depart in our large van with custom trailer Saturday morning and arrive in Le Mars with plenty of time to visit the expo and get situated. The van and trailer will carry our gear each day to the meetup towns and then to our overnight location. On Saturday, the 25th, we’ll return back to Des Moines.
We are a mostly indoors team, requesting overnight housing or connecting with friends of friends or family to find a kind host. Aside from the ride itself, some of the great experiences you will have are getting to know the Great Iowa hosts that share their homes during RAGBRAI.
I have been with the team five years and have enjoyed each year. After one week together, you will develop some friendships that will last a lifetime. If you are interested in joining us, send me a PM or an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Afterwards, I will invite you our Facebook page and will gladly provide more details.
Team “What Else We Got to Do?”