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Outdoors For All

We strongly believe that the outdoors is a space for everyone. Outdoor experiences have the unique ability to empower, educate, and allow people to let down their guard to find common ground. Together we can improve the outdoors in becoming a space for different ability levels, cultures, and identities to come together in a shared love for the outdoors. Whether you participate, donate, or advocate, your support will lift the collective whole and help marginalized communities.

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Plan Adventure In 8 Steps

Travel planning is about crafting an experience for you and your companions. Proper planning can go a long way in ensuring your trip is memorable for all the right reasons! Currently, we still recommend staying close to home but as travel restrictions are slowly lifting, now is the perfect time to plan a future getaway. Use this short guide as a starting point to plan an unforgettable adventure and avoid a travel nightmare.

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How to: Lock Your Bike

Purchasing a lock for your bike is useless, unless you know how to properly secure your bike. Learn how to safely lock your bike from ASI Peak Adventures Bicycle Technician, Emery!

How to: Lock Your Bike

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Bring the taste of camping indoors!

Pot of Chili

Who misses going out to eat? I know I do- many of my favorite restaurants are closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. And I miss camping even more! So I thought, why not try to sprinkle a little of both back into my life. Here is one of my favorite camping recipes to bring the taste of camping indoors!

Campfire at night

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How to: Wrap Bike Handlebars

New bar tape can make your bike feel…. new! With hundreds of colors and designs to choose from, this simple upgrade will also give your bike a fresh new look. Wrapping bars is a skill. If it’s your first time, take it nice and slow.

 

Watch the video below to learn the art of the bar wrap!

How to: Wrap Bike Handlebars

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Earth Day 2020

How to celebrate Mother Earth amidst COVID-19

Even though many of us are having to spend the 50th anniversary of Earth Day at home, there are still plenty of ways we can all celebrate and give back to Mother Earth this year. From projects on living a greener home lifestyle to supporting organizations who are doing their part, you still can (and should!) participate in Earth Day during COVID-19!

 

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How to: ABC Quick Check

Headed out for a ride? Make sure your bike is in proper working order with the ABC Quick Check! This quick pre-ride inspection is simple, easy to remember, and can keep you safe on the trail, road, or wherever your bike takes you.

How to: ABC Quick Check

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How to: Fix a Flat

In this week’s Bike Shop video, Bicycle Technician Emery gives a basic overview of how to fix a flat tire on your bicycle. We cover what tools you need, how to remove the wheel, how to replace the tube, proper inflation, and how to put your wheel back on.

How to: Fix a Flat

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Fighting COVID-19 With Outdoor Gear

While the COVID-19 pandemic negatively impacts our communities, it also provides a glimmer of hope. This pandemic has shown us that when faced with adversity, humanity will take the opportunity to make a difference, give back, and contribute to something bigger than ourselves. The outdoor community is making a global impact, and you can too through the contribution of repurposed outdoor gear. Your pre-loved outdoor gear can save lives and make a difference to help those in need. Whether unhoused or at the front lines saving lives, new and used outdoor gear can help!

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Mindful Nature Journaling

Mindful Nature Journaling

Spending time outside has many health benefits, and practicing mindfulness is known to improve awareness and mental health. This activity combines the two and is great for people that want to practice mindfulness, spend time in nature, or just need a creative outlet. This is a technique from John Muir Laws, is very effective for slowing down, and concentrating on what you see around you. Shout out to ASI Adventure Outings at CSU Chico for the inspiration!

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Getting Outside Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

A guide to making responsible decisions in the outdoors

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As our nation, and the world, battles to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, everyone’s decisions play a role in the outcome. Understandably, stress levels are high and outdoor recreation can provide much needed stress relief. Although California is currently under a stay at home order, you can still get outside! But before you do, take a moment to assess how your actions may impact others. 

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Netflix Party

Join us for a Netflix Party streaming Parks and Recreation! Watch the show in sync with each other, and chat about all things outdoors! 

Date: Thursday, 4/16/2020

Time: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm (maybe longer)

Where: online!

 

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Home Bike Maintenance

The perfect COVID-19 social distancing activity

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bike in room It’s important to keep your bicycle in good condition. Maintaining your bicycle is great for your safety and the longevity of your bike. A quick run-through your bicycle will help ensure your bike is safe and reliable for years to come. An easy way to make sure your bike is in good working order is to do an ABC Quick Check.  If you are ever uncertain or not confident repairing your bike alone, please refer to a bicycle professional. 

 

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