September 12, 2021 D2D Gear RIDE DETAILS The event takes place RAIN OR SHINE with no inclement weather back-up 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 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 4:00 - 6:00 pm At the Wabash County YMCA (500 S. Cass Street, Wabash, IN 46992). Stop by the Elk’s Lodge (225 W. Main St. Wabash, IN 46992) in Downtown Wabash for a spaghetti dinner from 5-7 pm. Menu: Spaghetti Entrée, salad, garlic bread, and soft drink. SUNDAY CHECK-IN AND BREAKFAST 6:30- 8:30 am Rider Registration, Check-in, and Breakfast at the Wabash County YMCA. Breakfast: Oatmeal, bananas, honey, toasted bread (white, wheat, & gluten free), bagels, sausage links, veggies, hash browns, coffee, water, OJ, & milk. 10:30 am – 5:00 pm A FREE celebration lunch will be served at the Wabash County YMCA and is hosted by Miller’s Merry Manor, a Carbon Level Sponsor. Lunch: Grilled Cheese, chili, tomato soup, peanut butter sandwich, dessert, coffee, water, OJ, milk, & Coke products. Noon – 5:30 pm The Elk’s Lodge will also be having a tailgate in the YMCA parking lot welcoming all riders. Suggested start times for departing for Dam to Dam are 7:30 am for 150 mile riders, 8:00 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. ALL RIDERS MUST BE ON THE TRAIL BY 8:30 am, AND OFF THE TRAIL BY 5pm HELMETS ARE REQUIRED Breakaway Bike & Fitness Shop from Peru, 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: 8am-12pm (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-Noon (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: Faust Family Homestead • Distance to next SAG (62, 80, 100-mile routes): 19 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: pickles, peanut butter, bread, trail mix, assorted chips, cookies, assorted vegetables, water, and Gatorade. SAG stop #4: Conner Homestead • Distance to next SAG (80, 100, 150-mile routes): 9 miles Time: 9:30 am-2:00 pm (62, 80, 100 and 150-mile route 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 -3:00 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: Zion Lutheran Church • Distance to next SAG (100-mile route): 14 miles, (150-mile route): 32 miles Time: 11:30am – 3:30pm (100 and 150-mile route 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: Noon – 5:00pm (100 and 150-mile route 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.