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Packing List and Tips!

IT'S THE FINAL COUNTDOWN! We are less than 2 weeks away from Over And Out — the perfect time to grab those last minute supplies! Skim through our packing list to make sure you are prepared for the best time of your off-road, moto-lovin' lives!

And, read further below for tips on where you can find necessities near the new event location.

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RIDING GEAR 

Whether you’re taking it easy on the grass track or rippin’ through the woods, make sure you have the appropriate gear! Check the event page for details on required gear.

  • Helmet

  • Goggles

  • Chest Protector

  • Knee Braces or Shin Guards

  • Elbow Guards

  • Neck Brace

  • Jersey & Pants

  • Gloves

  • Boots

  • Socks (be sure to bring extra)

  • Hydration Pack —  Not only are packs convenient to stay hydrated during riding, but a great way to carry snacks, phones & more!

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CAMPING GEAR 

Everything you need to be comfortable! There will be plenty of space to camp where you park! 

  • Tent (don't forget the rain cover — we're in the Northeast)

  • Sleeping Bag

  • Sleeping Pad

  • Camping Chair

  • E-Z Up, Pop-up tents or sun-umbrellas

  • Headlamp, Flashlight, Lighter

  • Camp stove, jet boil etc. (no individual open fires however)

  • Solar showers! Fill it with water, leave it out in the sun to get warm!

  • Knife

  • First Aid Kit

  • Battery Pack - The camp site has no power (& no hook-ups) so bring a battery pack to charge your phone or other devices.

  • Trash bags - You are responsible for your own garbage so bring some bags so you can haul it out when you leave. Also good for packing up wet or dirty gear.

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CASH!!! 

Raffle, Merchandise and Food Truck will be CASH ONLY.

CLOTHING 

Keep an eye on the weather and pack accordingly. Feel free to include:

  • Boots/Comfy Shoes

  • Sunnies

  • Rain Gear for both riding and hang-time

  • Cozy Layers - again check the weather and pack appropriately ;)

  • Extra socks - clean socks mean the world at the end of a long riding day!

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TOILETRIES 

We will have some nice Porta-potties on site (getting services half-way through the event so they’ll be nice and clean. And hand-washing stations.

  • Wet Wipes (there are no showers so wet wipes will be your best friend!) 

  • Toilet Paper (There will be porta-potties will be stocked, but it doesn’t hurt to have extra)!

  • Sunscreen & Bug Spray

  • Deodorant (like we said: no showers)

  • Toothbrush & Toothpaste

  • NOTE: Along with porta-potties, there will also be hand washing stations, but no showers or drinking water.

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GROCERIES

We will have a food truck on site, but there are also grocery stores and restaurants in town:

  • Food & Snacks 

  • WATER - for drinking, rinsing and washing.

  • Drinks - gotta stay hydrated! ;) 

  • Stocked Cooler - for your chilled food/drink.

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GAS, OIL, TOOLS -

  • Gas

  • Oil (2-Stroke Oil for you 2-smokers!)

  • Tool Roll

  • Extra Spark Plugs

  • Zip Ties

  • Tire Gauge

  • Tire Pump

  • Tire Tubes

  • RyanCo will be onsite with their complete race rig and a normal assortment of items, based on your registered bike makes/models!

  • Motorgrrl will be on site leading oil-change workshops with Motul motor oil, and offering any assistance needed.

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LOCAL RESOURCES

CARWASH (Open Bay) - The Washery System - 200 Cedar St, Tamaqua, PA 18252

WALMART Supercenter - 35 Plaza Dr, Tamaqua, PA 18252

GROCERIES - Boyer’s Food Market - 210 Cedar St, Tamaqua, PA 18252

GAS STATION (With lots of room to pull in and park) – Fegley’s Mini Mart & Valero - 30 Center St. Tamaqua, PA 18252 

AUTO PARTS - Advance Auto Parts - 102-108 Center St, Tamaqua, PA 18252. (570) 668-1962

GREAT FOOD – Tamaqua Station Restaurant - 18 N Railroad St, Tamaqua, PA 18252 (570) 668-3800 

BEER TO-GO - Sisters Cantina Inc 1315 E Broad St, Tamaqua, PA 18252 (570) 668-7837

WINE & LIQUORS - Fine Wine & Good Spirits - 141 N Railroad St, Tamaqua, PA 18252

EXTENDED CAMPING

Some people have reached out about camping the night before or after the event, but unfortunately attendees are only permitted on the event property from 6/21 11am through 6/23d 2pm.   

Check out these nearby parks and camp areas for camping outside of our event times: 

Tuscarora State Park

Locust Lake State Park

KOA Campgrounds in PA

KOA Campgrounds in Allentown, PA

 

A Raffle to be STOKED About!!

Dude, there is so much cool stuff in this raffle...I'm not sure where to begin.   We're giving everyone a free raffle ticket at sign-in, but please remember to also bring CASH! Trust me, you're going to want what's on this raffle table! 

THANK YOU to every brand and individual that contributed something to Over And Out raffle and swag!!

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I want to express to readers, especially attendees, just how excited and supportive the sponsors and raffle contributors have been about this event. Beyond sending us some of their best gear, apparel and other items, SO many of them extended heartfelt wishes for us to have an amazing time!!! We've been blessed with unlimited good vibes. Thank you again....

Want to see what's in the raffle? Visit our Instagram page and check out the "Raffle & Swag" Highlight to see all the raffle and swag pics we've posted so far! 

The Ultimate Packing Guide!

Our #fastfriend Meghan Milligan is no stranger to a moto-camping trip, and she put together a thorough packing list for all of us with all her top recommendations! Get ready to load up your bikes, trucks and trailers and say #overandout as you head off to our first ladies-only event! 

Check out the list and definitely chime in on social if you have any other recommendations we may have missed. :)

Photo by Heather MacEachern

Photo by Heather MacEachern

OFF-ROAD PACKING GUIDE by Meghan Milligan

Riding Gear - Whether you’re taking it easy on the grass track or rippin’ through the woods, make sure you have the appropriate gear to avoid injuries! Check the event page for details on required gear.

  • Helmet

  • Goggles

  • Chest Protector

  • Knee Braces or Shin Guards

  • Elbow Guards

  • Jersey & Pants

  • Gloves

  • Riding Boots

  • Socks (be sure to bring extra)!

  • Hydration Pack — Not only are packs convenient to stay hydrated during riding, but a great way to carry snacks, phones & more.

Photo by Meghan Milligan

Photo by Meghan Milligan

Camping Gear - Everything you need to be comfortable and have a great time!

  • Tent (don't forget the rain cover just in case!)

  • Sleeping Bag

  • Sleeping Pad

  • Camping Chair

  • E-Z Up

  • Headlamp, Flashlight, Lighter

  • Solar showers can come in handy! Fill it with water, leave it out in the sun to get warm!

  • Knife, First Aid Kit

  • Battery Pack - The camp site has no power (& no hook-ups) so bring a battery pack to charge your phone or other devices. There is cell service on the mountain!

  • Trash bags - You are responsible for your own garbage so bring some bags so you can haul it out when you leave. Also good for packing up wet or dirty gear.

CASH!!!  Raffle, Merchandise and On-site Food (details coming) will be CASH ONLY. 

Clothing (Including Rain Gear!) - Keep an eye on the weather and pack accordingly. Feel free to include:

  • Hiking or Camping boots

  • Swimsuit and Towel

  • Sunnies

  • Rain Gear for both riding and hang-time

  • Cozy Layers - again just check the weather and pack appropriately ;)

Toiletries -

  • Wet Wipes (there are no showers so wet wipes will be your best friend!)

  • Toilet Paper (porta-potties will be fully stocked, but it doesn’t hurt to have extra)

  • Sunscreen & Bug Spray

  • Deodorant (like we said: no showers)

  • Toothbrush & Toothpaste

Groceries - A delicious, healthy and locally prepared boxed lunch on Saturday 6/23 is included with your ticket, thanks to our amazing sponsor REV’IT! 

We will have additional food available for breakfast Sat & Sun, as well as dinner on Saturday, plus bonfire treats, courtesy of BH&BR! (Detailed Food post to come!) 

There are convenience stores, restaurants and diners close by in the town of Hancock. Rite Aid and the gas stations sell beer, Hancock Liquors sells everything but beer. :)  

  • Food & Snacks

  • Drinks - including the fun kind! ;)

  • WATER - for drinking, rinsing and washing.

Photo by Meghan Milligan

Photo by Meghan Milligan

Gas, Oil & Tools  -

  • Gas

  • 2-Stroke Oil (for you 2-smokers!)

  • Tool Roll

  • Extra Spark Plugs

  • Zip Ties

  • Tire Gauge

  • Tire Pump

  • Tire Tubes (you don’t want a flat tire to end your riding time!)

Hanover Powersports will be able to assist with minor repair or maintenance issues on-site. Please bring a credit card in case you need a service that they will need to charge for.

We'll be sending out the full schedule for lessons and guided dual sport rides, plus a detailed post on on-site food options this week!