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Glorious Gravel: Suffolk

Lackford, West Suffolk​

Organiser's Description

A flat route of just under 100km through forests, commons, heath and along green lanes. One of our longest gravel rides taking in the flat lands of Suffolk. As with all gravel rides, we check the routes constantly as things can change much more than on a road ride. The final route is subject to change and will be emailed to you one week before the ride with a full ride brief.

Start Time

07:45am

Distances

97 km

More Info

Event website

GPX Files

Pre Ride Briefing

Two Feed Stops

Coffee & post ride pint included

Ride marshals supporting you on the route

Lackford, West Suffolk

By road: Leave the A14 at J40 towards Tuddenham/Cavenham/Barrow/Higham. Turn left onto Coalpit Lane then turn right onto Icknield Way, then turn right onto the A1101 towards Lackford.

By train: The closest train station is Bury St Edmunds, about 4 miles away.

By bus: There are regular buses to Lackford from Bury St Edmunds

Start Time : From 7.45am

Finish time : Between 12pm and 2pm

Our events are open to all off-road bikes. While it is aimed primarily at gravel & adventure bikes, which are essentially fat tyred drop bar bikes, you are also most welcome on a mountain bike or cyclocross bike. We recommend a tyre width of 33+mm for most for our rides.

What to bring: You will be further from van support or facilities you would find in most towns than with our road trips, so it is advisable to take a little more with you: GPS device with route loaded; spare tube or tubeless plug, pump and/or CO2, mini tool, jacket and/or additional layers

We will email you the GPX route & a full breakdown of the route one week before the ride. Our route director will then be at the start to give you last minute advice and tips. You will be asked to select a start window which we will then confirm one week before the ride to ensure you roll out in group sizes based on current restrictions.

Suffolk Route 1

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