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Nantucket Bike trip - Sept 3rd - 5th

posted Aug 20, 2017, 2:55 PM by Drew Schlussel

When:        Load Truck w/ bikes, gear & food on Friday, Sept. 1 at 3:00 PM

                   Meet at CVS w/ day pack, water, bag lunch (eat breakfast before) Sat. Sept 2 at 5:45 AM 
                   (DO NOT BE LATE!!)

                   Return to CVS Monday, Sept. 4 around 8:00 PM (will call on way in case time changes)

What:         A weekend biking Nantucket, exploring its beaches and history.  
                   Iron Chef dinner contest by patrol. Kite building contests by patrol.   
                   Work on achievements throughout the weekend

Cost:           $100 per scout - includes meals, round trip ferry ride, truck rental (for bikes), lodging on Nantucket

If your scout needs a bike, one can be rented on the island $60 for 3 days OR $48 if we get at least 6 scouts who need a bike rental!! Includes bike, helmet, bike lock, and assistance on the island if they run into bike trouble.  :)  If you want to see the type of bike they'd be renting, you can take a look.   http://www.youngsbicycleshop.com/bike-rentals/?gclid=CPqcoMO4itUCFYaPswodOGALsg    Reservations should be made through me - if you want to rent, please EMAIL me ASAP and let me know HOW TALL your son is!

Trying to decide if you should rent a bike or take the bike you’ve had for years?

If your bike isn’t quite road worthy, is too small (or to big), doesn’t have good working gears or brakes, hasn’t been tuned up in several years and you’re not sure about it’s overall functionality and reliability, please opt to rent a bike!! You can rent a bike through Young’s bike shop and we’ll pick it up right after we get off the ferry! The last bike trip we took as a troop, we found that there were several bikes on the trip that probably shouldn’t have been and it made riding for the scouts difficult. We want to make this as enjoyable a trip as possible, so please make sure your scout has a bike in good working condition!
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