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Austin Gateway REI

(512)343-5550|http://www.rei.com/stores/austin-gateway.html

May 2019

Trailside Bike Repair Workshop

May 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
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One event on May 30, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 27, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Austin Gateway REI, 9901 N Capitol of Texas Hwy Ste 200
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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$40 – $45

Don't let a surprise on the trail cancel your ride! Before you hit a snag on your next ride, learn to basics of trailside repair so you're not left out and unprepared. Join REI's expert bike techs for this hands-on workshop addressing the most common trailside issues. Busted chains, noisy drivetrains, and broken spokes are all on the agenda with plenty of get-your-hands-dirty chance to practice along the way. Bring your own bike or practice on one of ours.

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June 2019

How to Pack a Backpack Workshop

June 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
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One event on May 1, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 4, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Austin Gateway REI, 9901 N Capitol of Texas Hwy Ste 200
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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$20 – $25

Being able to comfortably pack and carry all the basic essentials for your next adventure doesn't have to be difficult. Join an REI expert to learn the best ways to distribute gear in your backpack, what fits best where, and the key elements to good backpack fit. You are encouraged to bring your own pack, packed with your gear, and we'll show you how to make it carry as comfortably as possible. An REI fit expert will also help you…

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Lightweight Backpacking Workshop

June 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
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One event on June 11, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Austin Gateway REI, 9901 N Capitol of Texas Hwy Ste 200
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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$20 – $25

As gear gets lighter and trails get longer, now is a good time to learn ways to reduce your overall pack weight for your next adventure. While updating gear to save ounces is always a viable strategy, there are ways to adjust your thinking and packing of your current gear to lighten your load. Bring your packed, trail-ready pack for an interactive gear shake-down. An REI expert will teach you hands-on skills that can make your base weight lighter today.…

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Find Your Park: Big Bend National Park

June 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
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One event on April 10, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 8, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 12, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Austin Gateway REI, 9901 N Capitol of Texas Hwy Ste 200
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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Free

Join REI for a Find Your Park class to discover one of the best spots to recreate in Texas. This class will focus on Big Bend National Park. Big Bend is expansive park land in west Texas that is widely known and deeply loved by many. Meet one of our adventurous instructors who will share her first-hand knowledge of the park and give you the tips you will need to enjoy your time in the wilderness of Big Bend. Highlights…

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Beginner’s Camping Workshop

June 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
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One event on April 11, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on May 9, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 13, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Austin Gateway REI, 9901 N Capitol of Texas Hwy Ste 200
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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$15 – $20

It's always the season for campfires, s'mores, and spending time in nature. Join REI's expert guides for this hands-on introduction to tent camping. Sleeping under the stars has never been easier. In this workshop you'll practice setting up tents, get help selecting the best sleeping bag for you, and get practical experience to help you camp for the first (or second, or fifteenth) time. No experience necessary. All gear will be provided.

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Bike Chains and Derailleurs Workshop

June 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
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One event on May 15, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 19, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Austin Gateway REI, 9901 N Capitol of Texas Hwy Ste 200
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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$40 – $45

A well-tuned bike can help make your riding smooth and efficient. Grinding gears, rubbing derailleurs, and squeaky chains are your bike's cry for help. Ready to learn how to prevent or eliminate these annoyances from your beloved bike? Join REI's expert bike techs for a workshop on how to care for and maintain your bike's derailleurs and chain. We'll tune derailleurs, adjust barrel adjusters, and diagnose common chain issues. Along the way, you'll learn best practices for care and cleaning…

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Backcountry Tents and Sleep Systems Workshop

June 20 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT
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One event on June 20, 2019 at 8:00 am

Austin Gateway REI, 9901 N Capitol of Texas Hwy Ste 200
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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$20 – $25

Shelter and rest are critical on any backcountry adventure. There are so many varieties of tents and sleep systems out there--how can you know what's best? In this hands-on workshop, you'll get the chance to experience many different tents, sleeping bags, and more to discover the most comfortable sleeping set-up for you. We'll provide all of the equipment. No experience necessary.

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Flat Tire Repair Workshop

June 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT
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One event on April 23, 2019 at 8:00 am

One event on June 25, 2019 at 8:00 am

Austin Gateway REI, 9901 N Capitol of Texas Hwy Ste 200
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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$25 – $30

Flat tires can impact every rider on every surface. If you want to be ready to fix your next flat, join REI's expert bike techs in this hands-on workshop. From start to finish, you will work through everything you need to know to change a tire and reduce the chances of a repeat flat. Bring your own bike, a busted bike tire, or practice on some of ours.

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Trailside Bike Repair Workshop

June 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm CDT
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One event on May 30, 2019 at 6:30 pm

One event on June 27, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Austin Gateway REI, 9901 N Capitol of Texas Hwy Ste 200
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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$40 – $45

Don't let a surprise on the trail cancel your ride! Before you hit a snag on your next ride, learn to basics of trailside repair so you're not left out and unprepared. Join REI's expert bike techs for this hands-on workshop addressing the most common trailside issues. Busted chains, noisy drivetrains, and broken spokes are all on the agenda with plenty of get-your-hands-dirty chance to practice along the way. Bring your own bike or practice on one of ours.

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