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Off-Leash Overnighters: 219!


Off-Leash Overnighters: 219!

Time: July 14, 2018 at 1pm to July 15, 2018 at 12pm
Location: GoodSpeed Cycles
Street: 2125 W 183rd St.
City/Town: Homewood
Website or Map:
Phone: 708-957-9888
Event Type: s24o, bike packing, bike camping, camping, overnight
Organized By: Steve Buchtel
Latest Activity: Mar 9, 2018

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GoodSpeed Cycles Off-Leash Overnighter 219 is a bite-sized bikepacking adventure that gives you and your family a chance to sneak away from Homewood Saturday afternoon, spend a beautiful night of camping at Lake County, IN's Oak Ridge Prairie (along the Oak Savannah Trail!), and return Sunday morning before your busy life even knows you were gone.


Where, when, & how far
This second of three Off-Leash Overnighters leaves GoodSpeed Cycles, 2125 W 183rd Street in Homewood, Illinois at 1:00pm on Saturday, July 14 for a 20-mile roll on quiet neighborhood streets and paved regional bike paths to Oak Ridge Prairie near Griffith, Indiana, for a night of tent camping under the stars.

We'll roll home to Homewood early Sunday morning (20 miles back), July 15 at 8am after breakfast, having slipped some adventure into our back pocket to get us through the week. Kids welcome!

Both dinner and breakfast are included
You bring your bike loaded with the camping gear and supplies (tent or hammock, sleeping bag, extra clothes, guitar, ghost stories, etc...) you need to make it through spending a night outside.

Bike campers 12 - 112 years old - $65
Bike campers 0 to 11 years old - Free!


Do Off-Leash Overnighters benefit area trails?
Net proceeds from Off-Leash Overnighter are donated to Trails for Illinois, a 501c3 non-profit, to spend on area trails and trail projects.

Make sure the other Off-Leash Overnighters are on your calendar:

May 18-19 - Off-Leash Overnighter: Homewood
[10 miles round trip, camping at Homewood Izaak Walton]

September 8-9 - Off-Leash Overnighter: Camp Bullfrog Lake!
[75 miles round-trip, camping at Camp Bullfrog Lake in Palos, Illinois]



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