Well, we know they’re both canceled that’s for sure. There is a monumental amount of preparation and planning that goes into both Ragbrai and Iowa’s. That being said, what if we, as a smallish group did the two rides anyway? Sure, there would be no bands, Porkchop Man, or Beekmans, but in all honesty what were we planning on doing this summer?…[Read more]
What is Ragbrai all about? As captain of team locust I can say without a doubt that flexability and being able to adapt to ever changing situations is by far the most valuable trademark that a Ragbrai rider should possess and be able to exemplify on a daily basis. We hope to have these attributes down pat as we arrive in Iowa for not just a ride,…[Read more]
The members of Team Locust are preparing to swarm Iowa looking for any vegatation in the way. We’ve ridden is the hills, we’ve fought the headwinds, endured the humidity and triumphed over the heat. We’re looking forward to the helping any other riders and being of service to others.
We have very stringent criteria for being accepted into Team Locust. Our riders are of the utmost caliber when it comes to physical endurance , mental stability, and moral fiber. Any one of our team members can portray trustworthiness in the most challenging situations. It makes me proud to be the captain of such a exampletory crew. d
Our team members go through a very rigorous and thorough evaluation to determine if they are mentally , physically and psychologically ready to ride in this team across Iowa. We are not in this for ourselves , we could ride anywhere. We are going to Iowa to share our encouragement, hope, and friendship with all those we come into contact with.