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RIDE OVERVIEW Escape the city and head to the South Coast for a lumpy 72km off road circuit taking in parts of the South Downs Way & quiet lanes around Lewes & Brighton. With a fully marked route, support marshalls helping along the way & a social race village at the end, this is gravel riding at it's best and the perfect season starter. DISTANCE: 72KM | ELEVATION: 1584M RIDE DIFFICULTY 4/5 TECHNICAL DIFFICULTY 3/5 PERCENTAGE OF ROUTE OFF ROAD 83% Bike & Tire Choice: With 83% off road and a mix of hard-packed gravel and grass tracks, a gravel bike with 36mm plus tires is recommended but a mountain bike will also work. This route is not suitable for road bikes, RIDE HIGHLIGHTS Ride parts of the South Downs Way Six punchy climbs including Plumpton Bostall & Itford Hill Glorious quiet lanes by the coast Social drink at the finish village THE ROUTE Plumpton:

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