Gravel is back!
Our Gravel series is designed for ALL riders to come and give some off road riding a go. Whether you’ve done it plenty of times before, or this is your very first ride, it really doesn’t matter.
For the third of our five Gravel Series events this year we are heading to the Chilterns where we have four routes on offer, so there really is something for everyone to come and give Gravel a go!
All routes start at Culden Faw just outside Henley-on-Thames and take you on an off-road adventure through the Chiltern Hills AONB. The routes do live up to their name and have a fair amount of hills to keep you occupied. The route has a few short sharp descents that are littered with roots and sections of flint. Whilst it’s not overly technical there are certainly some entertaining sections to keep you alert and make sure you're kept on your toes.
With the long route coming in at just under 90km it will certainly be a grand day out and one hell of an adventure. But with the route passing through woodlands, Nature Reserves and National Trust estates there’s lots to see on your gravel adventure.
Of course you’ll be rewarded for all your off-roading efforts as you cross the finish line to receive a bespoke wooden finishers medal, beer from Freedom Brewery and other goodies from our partners at Jimmy’s Iced Coffee and OTE sports.
Henley-on-Thames, RG9 3AS
Long: 89 km
Middle: 55 km
Short: 29 km
Rook: 18 km
Gates open: 7:00am
Long: 8:00 - 8:30am
Middle: 08:35 - 09:05am
Short: 09:10 - 09:40am
Rook: 09:45 - 10:00am
Not overly technical with some entertaining sections to keep you alert, including a few short sharp descents with roots and sections of flint
Standard online entry closes on Wednesday 17th February 2021 at 1pm. On the day entries will be available if the event is not sold out. On the day entry costs an additional £5 over the standard online entry price.
All entries are subject to a small booking fee.
Entrants under the age of 12 ride free but must be entered at the same time as a paying adult.
Choose your route carefully. The distance and elevation gain should give you some indication as to how easy/hard each route is, as well as showing you where the tougher climbs are.
In our quest to make feed stops plastic free, we ask that you ride with a bottle
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