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Weekend bike packing adventure from London to the Suffolk Coast Gravel/CX MTB bikes | Weekend Bike Packing Adventure | 210 km/130 miles | 2 days Do the Dun run with a difference, do it off-road! This is a weekend’s gravel bike packing with a difference, a route that threads its way through the Essex and Suffolk countryside to reach the seaside at Dunwich. Arrive in time to enjoy a refreshing pint, or if you’re brave swim in the briny! Fully supported ride that includes feed stops, a nights camping, mechanical backup, luggage transfers, what's more there’s a bus (and van for your bike) to bring you back to London. RIDE DETAILS Open tabDates:  Saturday 30th to Sunday 31st July Start point: Herne Hill Velodrome, Burbage Rd, SE24 Miles per day:  105km / 65 miles Distance: 210 km / 130 miles Climb: tbc Percentage off-road: 65% Trail surface: Natural | Gravel | Cycle Paths | Single Track  

Bowland Gravel, nothing like the Lancashire Gravel ride, far hillier, far gnarlier and further, but don’t expect me to make everything the same. Expect wet feet, sore arms and amazing views. The next day is a massive road ride, do both and get a prize.  

London to Brighton Gravel Blast 19th June 2021 104km route. Meet Up Spot Hampton Court, KT8 9EU, London (51.4031, -0.3431) Sign up & more info on Strava:   Ride leader : Kevin Wright. Bike types : Gravel, CX, XC MTB. Start time : 0830. Ride time : 8 to 9 hrs. End point : Brighton sea front. Route:   The meeting point for this ride is the green opposite Hampton Court Station. Hampton Court is the nearest station , but those coming from north and east London are best served by the use of Teddington Station. Cycle south through Bushy Park to the ride start point and maybe spot some dear on the way! Bushy Park opens at 0800.   Riders will need good fitness and stamina. This is a long ride mostly off road and has long sections away from facilities. Bringing your own food is a must to keep up energy levels, and as always hydration is

RIDE OVERVIEW One of the best gravel loops in England taking in two iconic sections - the Pennine Way and the ancient Salter Fell Road. This is a very wild ride with parts a long way from a paved road. The views throughout are spectacular as we take in the Forest of Bowland & Yorkshire Dales. A northern classic. DISTANCE: 103KM | ELEVATION: 2126M RIDE DIFFICULTY 4.5/5 TECHNICAL DIFFICULTY 4/5 PERCENTAGE OF ROUTE OFF ROAD 50% Bike & Tyre Choice: The route is 50% on quiet lanes and 50% on more technical gravel & off road tracks. It is designed for gravel bikes, we suggest 40mm or wider tyres. A mountain bike will be fine on the off road sections but obviously slower on the 50km of tarmac. Road bikes are not suitable. RIDE HIGHLIGHTS Ride the legendary 23km Salter Fell Road Enjoy the beauty of the Forest of Bowland Drop into Yorkshire

HERTS Loop by SpokeCycles.CC 8th of May 2021, 65km 710m 11kmh   Another exciting and picturesque Hertfordshire loop! Enjoying the beautiful landscape and ‘proper gravel’ of the British Countryside (according to some HC Londoners 😉)!   Meeting at SpokeCycles.CC, Ridge Farm, Rabley Heath, Codicote, Hertfordshire, AL6 9UA,-0.222244,15z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:0x8431c58a4ceb3b6!8m2!3d51.847999!4d-0.222244   Coffee and snacks will available to purchase at the meeting point. The meeting point is just couple of kms from the Welwyn Garden City train station, for those coming by train from central London, which should only take 30mins tops. There will be quite a few of us driving from North and East London able to accommodate for a couple of additional bikes & riders each! Please lift your hands and reach out in the group to arrange! ‘A good few hours on the bike starting out east and dropping down into Bramfield before turning north through Walkern and circling round the back of Stevenage. The ride back south takes you

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