Bikepacking 101 – Clinics & Overnight Trip

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Bikepacking 101 – Clinics & Overnight Trip

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Join Outdoor Pursuits and Trek Gahanna for a beginner-friendly introduction to bikepacking with our two-part clinic series to prep for our bikepacking trip.

Clinics – Feb. 25 and March 24, 5:30 pm, at Trek Gahanna, 1374 N Hamilton Rd, Gahanna, OH 43230

We request you registre for the two clinics (so Trek can prepare & provide snacks!!) Here is the link to RSVP for the clinics through Trek’s Eventbrite page

Shakedown Ride – April 20 – Camp Chase Trailhead on Alkire Road at 10:00 a.m.  8465 Alkire Road. We will ride to London to the Madison County Senior center, and return to our cars. 26 miles. We are going to offer the option of spending the night at the center too.

Weekend Bikepacking Trip – May 18-19 – The trip is from Bexley, Ohio to Alum Creek State Park Group Campsite. Approximately 28 miles one way. We will meet at 9:30 at the Bexley Pool parking lot, 2100 Clifton Avenue. We have permission from Bexley Parks & Rec with an overnight watch by Bexley Police. Trek will be there to offer any assistance and last-minute checks to riders.

Clinic Topics:

  • The bike
  • The gear
  • Prepping and training for a trip
  • How to pack

Bikepacking Trip Information

Experienced bikepacking leaders will provide guidance and support to first-time bikepackers. The trip from Bexley to Alum Creek Park is approximately 28 miles. Rest and lunch opportunities will be available in xxx and xxxd. Return distance is the same. Ride leaders will distribute detailed ride itineraries during the clinics. Trip Leader is Penny Marchal, 614-562-0983.

Additional Details

Time Zone - America/New_York

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Date And Time

May 18, 2024 to
May 19, 2024

Registration End Date

May 19, 2024

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