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TRAM stopover

Photo by Brittin Roberts Ashley Preusser and Pam Emison of White Bear Lake dress the part as the "Pirates in Tight Pants" at Wednesday's MS TRAM -- "The Ride Across Minnesota."1 / 3
Photo by Brittin Roberts Craig Hanson and Bob Kunze of St. Paul are 20-year veterans of the MS TRAM. They both have missed only one since its start.2 / 3
Photo by Brittin Roberts Eddie Hallenberg of Eden Prairie waves as he finishes the third stretch of the five-day MS TRAM, which was in Wadena Wednesday night.3 / 3

One group participating in the MS TRAM were named "Pirates in Tight Pants" as a spin off of the Broadway musical "Pirates of Penzance."

The group has between 20-28 members. Most of them live in the Excelsior and Minnetonka area.

They have been together for seven years, and have adults and kids as members.

Spokesperson Tess Hohman said she can't think of a better way to spend a week of