9:30AM Registration Opens, luggage haul happens from 2-8PM, check in at registration before unpacking your car to get the details on how this works.
10AM-5:30PM Specialized Demo Trailer Open
Enjoy a great selection of high end MTB’s on the trails of CampO
:60 minute limit per demo ride please; Multiple demo rides allowed, we want everyone to have a chance to try out the bike of their dreams
10AM Gravel Grinder Options
50 mile Gravel Grinder Adventure
11AM-3PM Guided MTB rides for every skill level at CampO
Lake Loops 4 miles
Intermediate Ride 12-15 miles
Fast/Technical Ride 15+ miles
12PM Guided Ride at Lake Glendale Intermediate 15 miles
2:30-4:00PM CampO fun for Everyone!
2:30 Group Hike of West Side Of Camp
4:00PM Thanks to our generous beer sponsors, New Belgium Brewing, time to tap the kegs
4PM-8:00PM Expo area hang out
Check out the FTF gear
Get up to speed on all the latest gear from product experts
Check out some super sweet Expo deals
Hang out with the teams from Specialized, Bike Surgeon, Garmin, Shimano, Sram/Zipp, Thule, and others
Get to know your new friends and plan your rides for Saturday
6-8:00PM Open Fire Camp Dinner
Fresh burgers and brats from Millers Meat Market in Red Bud, IL
8:30PM The Fat Tire Fest Challenge sponsored by RedBull
CampO Tug-o-War, Little Kid Bike Dual Slalom (DO NOT bring your bad ass race bike for this one), Huffy Toss (you can bring your bike for this one, but it won’t live)
11:30PM FTF Closes for Friday night, GoTo BED!
Saturday, October 13
8:30AM Breakfast and announcements at NEW Dining Hall PLEASE DON’T BE LATE, YOU WILL LOOSE OUT ON BREAKFAST AND LUNCH J.
Packing your trail lunch after breakfast
Fat Tire Fest Fun 10AM-5PM
Specialized Demo Truck 10AM-5PM
:90 minute limit per demo ride please
Multiple demo rides allowed
Sorry no demo bikes offsite
Guided MTB Group Rides: from the Expo Area between 10AM and 3PM, all rides will roll through CampO trails and bring you back to the expo area.
Lake Loops 4 miles: 10:30AM and 2PM
Family/Kids/Beginner Ride: 11AM and 1PM
Intermediate Ride 12-15 miles: 10:15AM and 1:30PM
Fast/Technical Ride 15+ miles: 11AM and 2:00PM
At Lake Glendale
Beginner Ride 11AM
Intermediate Ride 11AM, 2PM
Mellow Tunnel Hill Trail Ride
Departs CampO via car at 10:30AM
20 miles of rail trail chill riding
Cannonball Gravel Race, 10:15AM
Riding between the some of the best rock climbing areas in the Midwest on your way to glory for the first of the Cannonball Race Fall Series races. ~35 miles, 2,500’ of climbing.
OTHER CAMP-O ACTIVITIES
CampO Archery On the road to the Dining Hall, Brush up on your skills
CampO Climbing Wall In front of St. Noel Lodge, Go up, down, repeat!
10:30AM Guided CampO Hike from the Expo area: Camp’s West Side!!
Boating on the Big Lake Just down the hill from HQ, paddle ahoy!
Climbing Wall AND Zip Line Just out front of the Lodge
1:00PM Guided CampO Hike from the Expo Area: Camp’s East Side!!
4:00PM Gravel Crit World Championships
Line up on the bike you brought: gravel, cross, MTB, hybrid, road you name it, just make sure the fast guys can get by you. We are racing around the CampO short loop for 30 minutes +1 Lap. That might not sound like much but you will be doing almost 100’ of climbing per ~1 mile lap. Rules of the race: don’t crash, have fun, try to win.
4:00PM Expo Area Reopens
Beer is tapped once again, Meet up with friends and enjoy reminiscing the day
Cheer on the competitors in the Gravel Crit! Don’t forget your cowbell!
6:30PM BBQ Dinner is served at Vendor Expo area
Come hungry for the best BBQ in SoILL!
8:15PM-11:15PM Ivas John Band in the CampO Grotto, The best blues/jazz/funk band in the Midwest!
At Intermission ~9:30PM the winners of the Strava Segment Challenge will be announced and prizes will be awarded.
12:00AM YOU should be in bed now, its tomorrow for gosh sake J.
Sunday, October 14
8:45AM Breakfast at NEW Dining Hall
Come ready for the O-Face Race
O-Face Race overview immediately following breakfast
9:30AM-12:00PM O-Face Adventure Race
DO NOT miss out on the FUN that is the O-Face Race
Find a teammate for teams of two
Hit us up if you can’t find someone to team up with and we will hook you up
It will be challenging but mainly FUN!
12:15PM Final FTF Lunch Extravaganza!
BBQ Pork Steaks and other fixin’s
O-Face Race Awards Ceremony
FTF Grand Prize giveaways
FTF 2018 is in the books, time to go home and post up all the fun to FaceBook!