Presenter Names: Jordan Hart & Camee Decknadel
Presentation Title:Biking the Katy Trail
Presentation Description: Dayton locals Jordan Hart and Camee Decknadel will talk about their exciting 240 mile bike journey on Missouri’s Katy Trail. They will share pictures and stories from this scenic and historic old train route that often runs alongside the great Missouri River and in parts even traces the path of famed explorers Lewis and Clark. Hear what happened when a seasoned bike tourer and a rookie head out for a multi day bike trip. Jordan and Camee will discuss bike touring on gravel, discovering small town charms, and dining at Casey’s General Store.
Camee Decknadel works for the Dayton Metro Library where she spends her days serving the community and spreading her love of books and information. She is also passionate about the outdoors and especially loves biking, hiking, and backpacking. In October 2019 she set out on her first bike touring trip, completing Missouri’s 240 mile Katy Trail. She is already planning her next bike tour.
Jordan is an Outdoor Recreation Program Specialist for Five Rivers MetroParks helping to support cycling, backcountry and paddling programs in Dayton, Ohio. He has a background in photography, is a local scout leader and travels as much as possible, including a cross county bike tour in 2016.