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The Gravel Series Hampshire

The Gravel Series Hampshire

Sunday 14th November 2021 | Matterly Estate
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The Gravel Series Hampshire

Sunday 14th November 2021 | Matterly Estate

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 penultimate event in our Gravel Series this year we are heading to Hampshire where we have four routes on offer, so there really is something for everyone to come and give Gravel a go!

All routes start from Matterley Bowl and head east straight out onto the South Downs way. The highest point of the long route passes through the Old Winchester Nature reserve where you’ll be treated to views across the AONB. 

These routes boast fast sections through the open countryside mixed with woodland tracks and chalky flint lined descents. The trails can be rutted in places and the flint is certainly slippery when wet. But stay focused on these more challenging bits and you’ll enjoy the rest of the adventure no problem.

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.

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LOCATION

Matterly Estate,
Temple Valley,
Ovington,
Hampshire, SO21 1HW

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ROUTES

Long: 72 km
Middle: 50 km
Short: 27 km
Rook: 15 km

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DETAILS

Gates open: 7:00am
Registration: 7:30am
Start times
Long: 08:00 - 08:30am
Middle: 08:35 - 09:05am
Short: 09:10 - 09:40am
Rook: 09:45 - 10:00am

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DIFFICULTY: 4/5

Fast sections through the open countryside, mixed with woodland tracks and chalky flint lined descents.

Pricing

Long

Mileage
72 km
Elevation
+940 m
  • £40
  • (On the day: £45)
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Middle

Mileage
50 km
Elevation
+685 m
  • £35
  • (On the day: £40)
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Short

Mileage
27 km
Elevation
+420 m
  • £25
  • (On the day: £30)
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Rook

Mileage
15 km
Elevation
+246 m
  • £10
  • (On the day: £15)
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Standard online entry closes on Wednesday 10th November 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.

Buy any 5 races from any series and get 20% off

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The Routes

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.

Long ROUTE

Distance: 72 km   
Elevation Gain: +940 m

Middle ROUTE

Distance: 50 km   
Elevation Gain: +685 m

Short ROUTE

Distance: 27 km   
Elevation Gain: +420 m

Rook ROUTE

Distance: 15 km   
Elevation Gain: +246 m
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What you get

Free Parking
Free Parking
Fully Signed Routes
Fully Signed Route
Feed Stops
OTE Feed Stops
Chip Timing
Chip Timing
Online Results
Online Results
Event Photography
Free Event Photography
Food and Drink
Food and Drink Available
Medical Support
Medical Support
Mechanical Support
Mechanical Support
Finishers Medal
Finishers Medal
Freedom Brew
Freedom Brew

Essential Items

Essential Items
Helmet (no helmet, no ride). Helmets must comply with the latest US Snell B90/B95 or European CE Standards
Basic tools
Inner tubes
Pump
Drink bottle
First aid kit (recommended)
Mobile phone for emergencies
Lights and high visibility clothing (on days where fog or rain is forecast or where light is likely to be reduced)
Facemask (for venue) and hand sanitiser

Plastic Free

In our quest to make feed stops plastic free, we ask that you ride with a bottle

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