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Dunoon Dirt Dash Tag

 Bikepackers and gravel cyclists can follow the route for the annual Dunoon Dirt Dash, a self-supported adventure cycling event. Good fitness and even better bike handling and carrying skills are essential for this route, but the effort is amply rewarded with extensive views over Loch Striven, fast singletrails, castles, great cafes and many kilometres of fine gravel tracks. The 133km route, designed by Bikepacking Scotland founder and round the world cyclist Markus Stitz, packs in more than 2000m of climbing and is best ridden in two or three days. It starts and finishes at the Victorian Pier in Dunoon.We are back in 2020 after a rad time in 2019. Enjoy gravel bikepacking at its very best on Scotland’s Adventure Coast. 81 miles (131km) of singletrack, gravel paths, forestry roads, public roads, cycle paths and hike a bike.  Just over 80 miles of the coastal mountains on the wild Argyll coast,

 UK Cycling Legends team up to bring a new gravel bikepacking event to Dunoon on Scotland’s Adventure Coast in SeptemberCharlie Hobbs, former Bikemonger and founder of the Dorset Gravel Dash, and Markus Stitz, mastermind behind Bikepacking Scotland and singlespeed round the world cyclist, have teamed up with Dunoon Presents and Wild About Argyll to create a brand new overnight bikepacking event in Dunoon on Scotland’s Adventure Coast. Entries for the event open on Monday 8 July at 8pm on www.dirtdash.cc/dunoon or https://www.entrycentral.com/dunoondirtdash.Part of the Summit to Sea Outdoor Festival on the weekend of 28 & 29 September 2019, which also features downhill legends Steve Peat and Greg Minnaar, the new event will send 150 riders on a scenic 81 mile (131km) course including singletrack, gravel paths, forestry roads, public roads, cycle paths and an old coffin road.Both organisers have a great track record in the events and outdoor industry. Between