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GITy Up! is a bite-sized, all-trail bike camping adventure along the historic Illinois Prairie Path and Fox River Trail. GITy Up! is an S24O -- a Sub 24-hour Overnighter -- for beginning cycle tourists, for families, and for seasoned bike campers with just a weekend free.
Try All By Fire website claims that this event -- taking place August 13th in Pennsylvania -- is "unlike any other event." There is a finish line. The rest is up to you. The purpose of the event is as personal as the path you select. Therefore, registration is less about signing a form as it is pledging an oath. But wait, there's also breakfast in the morning! Whoohoo group overnight!
Safe Routes to School Program Manager, Shane MacRhodes explains: "The ride will be on June 25th and will leave from a park in central Eugene in the late morning. We'll ride the 8 miles through town via quiet neighborhood streets, paths, and bike lanes to Armitage State Park, located just outside the city limits and next to the McKenzie River. We've rented a group camp there (that holds 40) and will plan some fun family activities. We'll be providing support and tips before the ride and may even hold a little 'bike camping 101' class/information/gear sharing before the ride. Registration will be required (free) so we can figure out how many people to expect and may even reserve the second group camp if we need it. If this ride goes well we'll do more. There is another spot we've scoped out that is 16 miles from town and several others that about 20-25 so as people gain experience we might venture further out. We're excited to discover the areas that are bikable to facilitate more family bike camping opportunities."