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Badlands Gravelcross

Princes Risborough School Merton Rd, Princes Risborough

The Chiltern Hills are a near perfect mix of roads tracks and trails for CX/gravel riding, and the Badlands Gravelcross spins out it’s route to explore some of the darker, grittier folds of this deceptively demanding range of hills. The densely folded and wooded hills conceal a network of lanes, tracks and trails the wind and climb and fall continuously. It’s a surprisingly harsh corner of the home counties; where the crumbling tarmac on the back roads can prove perilous for skinny road bikes, but where CX or gravel bikes come into their own. It’s an MTB friendly ride too - 29ers and 27.5in hardtails will eat up the miles on the dirt, and the constantly switching surface provides an entertaining ride and acts as a great leveller between the variety of bikes on the route.

£31

CX Century (MTB/Gravel)

St Catherine’s Park & Ride Reading Road, Winchester

The South Downs Way; it has long been a right of passage in mountain biking circles. And now you can take on this hundred mile ribbon of imposing chalk downland in a single day as the ultimate gravel challenge, with our unparalleled Trail Break / CX Sportive support. Renowned as a supreme physical rather than technical challenge, the South Downs Way is the most high profile long distance off road cycling challenge we have. But so much more, too. The huge climbs, sweeping descents and expansive coastal views make it a truly memorable ride in one of the most quintessentially beautiful parts of the British countryside. CX Century brings you all of this in the ultimate South Downs event! An unforgettable experience, a monumental challenge and an endurance riding badge of honour! The event is fully supported, from route marking to multiple feed and support stops, so all you have […]

£49

OUTSIDER GRAVEL GRIND

Tibbie Shiels Tibbie Shiels, St.Marys's Loch, Selkirk

'Outsider Events are excited to welcome the Outsider Gravel Grind. A weekend full of gravel riding and good times! Featuring the Muckle Grind + Mini Grind options of 90 or 50km both options are run in a gravel enduro format. In addition to the Saturday Enduro is our optional self-supported ride-outs on the Sunday which are in aid of Tweed Valley Mountain Rescue. The rides feature some of the best trails, paths and roads the Tweed Valley and surrounding area has to offer. Tap into your inner racing snake with our multiple timed enduro segments and kick back in between when the clock stops running. There are some great prizes up for grabs! Both our short and long ride options start and finish at St.Mary's Loch - our event HQ. It has a fantastic campsite with mega views across the loch and serves the perfect overnight stay ahead of the […]

£46

2021 DEVON GRIT

Bicton College, Woodbury Common, East Budleigh, EX9 7BY Bicton College, Woodbury Common

OVERVIEW Our gravel event returns for a second year. It’s ideal for gravel bikes, MTBs, cyclocross bikes & ebikes & takes in the best gravel trails of East Devon. New for 2021 is our extreme 100K route. All four routes take in some of the best sections of Woodbury Common. Highlights include Woodbury Castle & some great single track on the common, a section of the Exe Estuary path, a climb up for views of the sea at the top of Beacon Hill and also Mutter Moor. The routes are designed to be ridden on a gravel bike but a cyclocross bike or a lightweight XC mountain bike will be almost as quick. E-mountain bikes are also welcome. The ride is not suitable for road bikes & we recommend a minimum tyre width of 35mm. Although we will put out some markers this event is self-nav so you will need […]

£29

The Ridgeway 100 Century to the Stones (MTB/Gravel)

Chilton School Downside, Chilton

Ride 107k on the Ridgeway in a day (or pick the 48km short or 85km mid route option!) The Ridgeway is Europe’s oldest continually used highway. Dating back thousands of years, today it is a fantastic long distance off road trail offering great riding and amazing views! You can ride the best of the Ridgeway with us on Sept 11th! Choose from the full 100km or shorter 85km or 50km routes; all are fully supported, including full route marking and feed and support stops, so all you have to do is concentrate on enjoying this epic ride! Open to MTB, Gravel/CX & E-Bikes!

£41

2021 – THE DIRTY REIVER

Kielder Castle Kielder Castle Forest Park Centre, Kielder, Hexham

We’re sure that this news won’t come as a surprise to most of you, but having tried to keep Reiver hopes alive, we must now concede that we won’t all be gathering in Kielder in April. The Dirty Reiver 2021 is now booked in for the weekend of September 11th. We have also agreed an April 2022 date with Forestry England too (weekend of April 23rd). You now have three options: 1. Leave your entry live for September 11th 2. Request a refund 3. Transfer your entry to April 2022 Option 1 is the default, so if you want to ride the event in September, you can sit back and relax, safe in the knowledge that you are entered (actually – get out and keep training). If September cannot go ahead, your entry will transfer to April 2022 (or you can refund). Can’t make September 11th? For a refund, or to have your entry transferred to […]

£60

2021 – DUKES WEEKENDER

Aberfoyle Aberfoyle, Stirling

After a Covid inflicted year off we are planning for Dukes Weekender 2021 which will take place on the weekend of 11th and 12th September. 2020 Entrants (unless they responded to cancelation email) will automatically have their entries carried forward. We are also planning to have a limited number of new entries available in due course. As with all things right now we have our fingers crossed that the situation around the pandemic will allow us to operate the event. Fingers crossed and hoping to seeing you all in September!     GRAVEL ENDURO When: Sun 12th September 9am -5pm Where: Aberfoyle, Scotland We take you on a stunning 70km route around the Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park, taking on the most incredible gravel riding in the UK. It’s the perfect balance between social riding and competitiveness, with a minimum of 6 timed stages along lochsides and in […]

Dunoon Dirt Dash

dunoon 54 Victoria Parade, Dunoon

The Dunoon Dirt Dash is a self-supported bikepacking event on the Cowal Peninsula near Glasgow, split over two days with an overnight camp on 25/26 September 2021. This is the perfect way to experience the rugged beauty of Scotland’s Adventure Coast with fine gravel riding, camaraderie, camping and castles. Here is what 2019 participants say about the event: 'First time gravel biking and was worried it wouldn’t be that interesting, but the route and event created a real sense of adventure, camaraderie and amazing scenery.’ 'Bikepacking is kind of new to me but everyone was so helpful and I have definitely come away learning from it. The whole event was very well organised by very friendly bikers and couldn’t fault any part of it. I will be back.’ 'A truly awesome weekend, unlike any cycling experience I've had before, and Markus + Charlie should be proud to have created such a great […]

£85

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