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Off-Leash Overnighter 219 route posted

There’s only 3 miles of on-street cycling between Homewood and Oak Ridge Prairie in Griffith, Ind. The NW Indiana bike path system is funky and fun, with playgrounds, ice cream, breweries and Cabelas…Continue

Tags: Southland, Indiana, trails, bikepacking, camping

Started Jun 24, 2018

Palos Trails moves into 3rd place - 1st place in our sights
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Palos Trails gained third place today in the Extra Mile contest; each move up is $1400 more for trail work in the Palos preserves. We're up to $18,200 - serious trail work money for Spring 2017.This…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Buchtel Nov 18, 2016.

Palos Trails are 500 votes shy of extra $5,000
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Palos Trails are in 4th place in American Hiking Society/Michelob Ultra's Extra Mile campaign. As of yesterday evening, Palos Trails had 508 verified votes to fund trail work.4th place=$21,000 to…Continue

Tags: mountain biking, mtb, trails, cambr, Palos

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Buchtel Nov 11, 2016.

Vote for Palos Trails
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Take 90 seconds to vote for Palos Trails in Michelob Ultra's Extra Mile campaign:…Continue

Tags: funding, trails, mountain biking, Palos

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bubba Oct 18, 2016.

 

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Off-Leash Overnighter: Lemont Loop at Hickory Creek Forest Preserve

July 12, 2019 at 6pm to July 14, 2019 at 1:30pm
Off-Leash Overnighter: Lemont Loop is a bite-sized, minimally supported bikepacking adventure. It gives you and your family a chance to sneak away by bike on a nearly all-trail route from Will County's Hickory Creek Preserve for a beautiful night of camping surprisingly near downtown (and the brewery/bars of) Lemont, Illinois (Southwest Chicago). You'll return Sunday morning before your busy life even knows you were…See More
Jun 21
Keith Williams might attend Steve Buchtel's event
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Off-Leash Overnighters: INto the 219! at Homewood Izaak Walton Preserve

June 7, 2019 at 6pm to June 9, 2019 at 8:30am
Off-Leash Overnighter: Into the 219! is a bite-sized, minimally supported bike camping adventure. It gives you and your family a chance to sneak away from Homewood, Illinois by bike to spend a beautiful night camping under the stars near Griffith, Indiana, and return Sunday morning before your busy life even knows you were gone.Registration: $45 until 4/1/19, then $55. Kids under 12 yrs old – FREE.Length: 20 miles each…See More
Apr 27
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Steve Buchtel commented on Steve Buchtel's event Off-Leash Overnighters: Bullfrog Lake!
"The weather's breaking for this weekend - YAY - and the routes are awesome, see them here: https://ridewithgps.com/events/65229-off-leash-overnighter-bullfrog-lake We're stoked too that Imperial Oak Brewing is our beer sponsor! See…"
Sep 6, 2018
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Off-Leash Overnighters: Bullfrog Lake! at GoodSpeed Cycles

September 8, 2018 at 12pm to September 9, 2018 at 12pm
GoodSpeed Cycles Off-Leash Overnighter Bullfrog Lake is a nearly all-trail, 70-mile round trip overnight loaded bikepacking adventure from Homewood to Camp Bullfrog Lake near Willow Springs, Illinois. This Off-Leash Overnighter rolls out from GoodSpeed Saturday at high noon, spending a beautiful night tent camping under the stars at the Forest Preserve District of Cook County's Camp Bullfrog Lake, returning to Homewood Sunday morning before your busy week even knows you were gone.…See More
Aug 10, 2018
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Off-Leash Overnighters: Bullfrog Lake! at GoodSpeed Cycles

September 8, 2018 at 12pm to September 9, 2018 at 12pm
GoodSpeed Cycles Off-Leash Overnighter Bullfrog Lake is a nearly all-trail, 70-mile round trip overnight loaded bikepacking adventure from Homewood to Camp Bullfrog Lake near Willow Springs, Illinois. This Off-Leash Overnighter rolls out from GoodSpeed Saturday at high noon, spending a beautiful night tent camping under the stars at the Forest Preserve District of Cook County's Camp Bullfrog Lake, returning to Homewood Sunday morning before your busy week even knows you were gone.…See More
Jul 19, 2018
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Off-Leash Overnighter 219 route posted

There’s only 3 miles of on-street cycling between Homewood and Oak Ridge Prairie in Griffith, Ind. The NW Indiana bike path system is funky and fun, with playgrounds, ice cream, breweries and Cabelas along the way - munch on venison jerky while explaining to your kids the store’s amazing and graphic carnivore dioramas.Here’s the route from the store (GoodSpeed in Homewood) to Oak Ridge Prairie, where our Off-Leash Sub-24 Overnighter will be camping July 14: …See More
Jun 24, 2018
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Bikepacking 101 Open House at GoodSpeed Cycles

April 12, 2018 from 7pm to 9pm
New to camping by bike? We got you covered!Attend our FREE Bikepacking 101 how-to class & open house (with beer, wine & other beverages! and food!) at GoodSpeed Cycles April 12, 7pm-9pm.RSVP for Bikepacking 101 at GoodSpeed Cycles on FacebookIn the first hour, we'll…See More
Mar 29, 2018
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Mar 9, 2018

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What I ride:
Road, Mountain, Hybrid, Cargo Bike, BMX
The kind of riding I do:
Recreational, Commuting, Around Town, Distance, Social, Bike Camping, My business involves biking
What brings you to The Chainlink?
The view. :-)
About me:
Proud employee of GoodSpeed Cycles in Homewood, Illinois. #VikingStrong
My other websites (twitter, facebook, pinterest, Google+, blogs, etc.):
http://trailsforillinois.org
My first bike:
A dark blue 20" Sears & Roebuck banana seat boy's bike, bought used from a local shop.

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