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September 10, 2023

RIDE DETAILS

D2D has always been designed by cyclists for cyclists. Beginning at the grassroots level in 2010, the event has always focused on the rider experience. Your registration includes breakfast, lunch, and a free commemorative t-shirt! 2023 gear coming soon!

Please note: Event Shirts are provided for registrations received before 8/11, youth in high school or younger ride for free, but you must register them in person or over the phone. The event is rain or shine. No refunds.

The event takes place RAIN OR SHINE with no inclement weather backup date. The Director of Wabash County Emergency Management monitors the weather conditions closely. Should the event need to be canceled due to unsafe weather conditions, a notification will appear on the website and be pushed via the Wabash County Adventure Series Facebook page. Please note that no refunds are able to be issued due to the advance purchase of hospitality services and support resources.

Share The Road The bike course is completely open to all vehicular traffic. All riders are expected to obey cycling and traffic laws at all times. This means stopping at stop signs and stoplights and yielding to those with the right of way whenever necessary.

SATURDAY ADVANCE CHECK-IN & PACKET PICKUP 4 – 6 PM
At the Wabash County YMCA (500 S. Cass Street, Wabash, IN 46992).

SUNDAY CHECK-IN  6:30 – 8:30 AM
Rider Registration, Check-in, and Breakfast at the Wabash County YMCA.

BREAKFAST 6:30 – 9:30 AM
A FREE breakfast will be served at the Wabash County YMCA, featuring oatmeal, donuts, bagels, fresh fruit, coffee, orange juice, and water

LUNCH 10:30 AM – 5 PM
A FREE celebration lunch will be served at the Wabash County YMCA, featuring pizza from local restaurants, salad, and coffee.

**Suggested start times for departing for Dam to Dam are 7:30 AM for 150-mile riders, 8 AM for group start with local Rock City Bike Club and all other route riders, and 8:30 AM for 30 and 15-mile riders. These suggested times are in order to help alleviate congestion on the bike trail. Please note the last SAG stop for the riders on the 100 and 150-mile trail closes at 5 PM, dispatch SAG vehicles will stop offering assistance at 5:30 PM and the free celebration lunch closes at 5 PM.

FYI- Any D2D Gear ordered after July 1 will be shipped to you after the event.

FYI – Event t-shirts are guaranteed with registrations made before August 11. Any excess shirts will be available after the event on a first-come, first-serve basis.

For more event information feel free to call us at 260-563-7171. D2D 2023 is Powered by INGUARD!

Ride safe and stay active! Stephanie – stephanie@visitwabashcounty.com & Christine – christine@visitwabashcounty.com

ALL RIDERS MUST BE ON THE TRAIL BY 8:30 AM, AND OFF THE TRAIL BY 5 PM
HELMETS ARE REQUIRED!

ALLEY CAT OUTFITTERS from Wabash, Indiana will be providing mechanical support for our ride should you need any minor repairs or services. The D2D route map in your registration packet shows all SAG stop locations, found approximately every 15-20 miles.  SAG stops will be open for a set time only, so check your map for times of operation.

SAG stop #1: Lagro Pavillion, Lagro • Distance to next SAG (15, 30, 50, 62, 80, 100-mile routes): 14 miles, (150-mile route): 23 miles
Time:  8 AM – 12 PM (all routes have access to this SAG)
Food: bananas, cookies, trail mix, pickles, assorted vegetables, water, and Gatorade

SAG stop #2: Lincolnville United Methodist Church • Distance to next SAG (50, 62, 80, 100, 150-mile routes): 17 miles
Time: 8:30 AM – 12 PM (30, 50, 62, 80, 100, and 150-mile routes have access to this SAG)
Food: bananas, pickles, peanut butter, bread, brownies, quinoa salad, water, and Gatorade

SAG stop #3: Long Farm • Distance to next SAG (62, 80, 100-mile routes): 18 miles, (150-mile route): 36 miles
Time: 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM (50, 62, 80, 100, and 150-mile routes have access to this SAG)
Food: Hot dogs on the grill, pickles, trail mix, brownies, chips, water, and Gatorade.

SAG stop #4: Conner Homestead • Distance to next SAG (80, 100, 150-mile routes): 9 miles
Time: 9:30 AM – 2 PM (62, 80, 100, and 150-mile routes have access to this SAG)
Food:  turkey sandwiches on white or wheat bread with swiss or cheddar cheese, dill pickles, potato chips, water, and Gatorade

SAG stop #5: Stockdale Mill • Distance to next SAG (100, 150-mile routes): 19 miles
Time: 11:15 AM -3 PM (80, 100, and 150-mile routes have access to this SAG)
Food: bread, peanut butter, dill pickles, bananas, cookies, trail mix, water, and Gatorade

SAG stop #6:  Ogan’s Landing • Distance to next SAG (100-mile route): 14 miles, (150-mile route): 32 miles
Time: 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM (100 and 150-mile routes have access to this SAG)
Food:  bananas, pickles, quinoa salad, trail mix, assorted chips, brownies, water, and Gatorade

SAG stop #7: Lagro Pavilion, Lagro • Distance to YMCA: 8 miles
Time: 12 PM – 5 PM (100 and 150-mile routes has access to this SAG)
Food: bananas, cookies, trail mix, pickles, assorted vegetables, water, and Gatorade

RIDE HEALTHY

Eat a solid breakfast, but don’t eat so much that you are uncomfortable. Hydrate!

Miles 0-20
Hydrate early and often. Drink before you’re thirsty and you’ll be a lot happier at mile 95!  Eat something solid like a nutrition bar. Even if you’re still a bit full from breakfast, make sure you eat a full bar in the first hour.

Miles 20-50
Drink 1-2 21 ounce bottles with electrolyte drink mix. Eat more solid food like an energy bar and add in some sugary food like a Powerbar Chew, or banana.

Miles 50-70
This is the point on your 100-mile ride when your body begins to burn through its glycogen storage. This means you need to consistently refuel for good performance in the second 50 miles. We recommend a balance of quick-to-digest energy bars or chews. At this stage in the ride, eating a light meal would be fine as well. Think about getting the energy you need for miles 80-100 now.

Miles 70-150
This will likely be your last 75-120 minutes of riding. Drink at least 1-2 bottles of electrolyte hydration mix, and begin to introduce your short-term energy products. Gels and chews and other quick-to-digest nutrition works great at this stage of the ride. If you like using caffeine don’t hesitate to use it, but be sure to drink enough to avoid further dehydration.

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