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Out Our Front Door

Providing resources and adventures

An all volunteer bike camping community who plan on contributing back to the regional trails we ride on.

Posting rides, open meetings and opportunities here on the Chainlink for people who would like to get more involved. 

Location: Chicago & The Lower Lake Michigan Basin Area
Members: 8
Latest Activity: Apr 23

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Into the Basin -OOFD Blog Feed

OOFD Newsletter: 2019 Season

2019 Bike Camping Registration Open! Welcome to OOFD 2019! Goodness was last year a blast, and this year is going to be even better. In 2018, we led 19 overnight bike camping adventures that engaged over 250 people.  Not bad considering just two years before we led 5 rides for a total of about 45 riders. 2019 saw the Family Program roll with 4 awesome camping weekends and the Youth Program was launched and led number of rides including a some bike camping trips to nearby state parks [...]

2019 Family Bike Camping Adventures

Summer is coming and so are the family bike camping adventures from Out Our Front Door! If you love biking and camping but aren’t sure how to combine the two, we offer a supportive communal experience with accessible bike camping rides designed by fellow parents. Our goal is to help you and your kids go from riding in the neighborhood to riding in nature; we provide the organization, logistics, ride support, food, and community of family cyclists to make your bike camping adventure [...]

Petition: Trail Gap Completion and Natural Heritage Corridors

Can you envision a regional trail network of paths lined with native habitats leading to our regions State Parks and Natural native open spaces?  Petition This is a supportive petition for public opinion to close the gap in the I&M Canal Trail, and to see regional trails used as Natural Heritage Corridors to link the Lower Lake Rim’s native openlands, forest preserves, and natural habitat spaces for natural migration routes. I would like to see highly re [...]

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Comment by Andrew St. Paul on May 22, 2017 at 7:10pm

Hey fellows and fellies: Chainlink Bar Night this Thursday on "West on North". Come on out chat, drink, and be merry. See you there' Chainlink Event info down below

Comment by Andrew St. Paul on March 16, 2017 at 5:32pm

HEY everyone in the group, location change for tonight's meeting. Meet at Revolution Logan square at 8:30 pm.  

8:30 tonight

Revolution Brewing Logan Square

2323 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647


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