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Somerset Gravel Epic
Wells, SomersetWells, England, United Kingdom
Sat 28th May 2022
Starting at 08:00
DISTANCE: 99KM | ELEVATION: 990M
RIDE DIFFICULTY 3/5
TECHNICAL DIFFICULTY 2/5
PERCENTAGE OF ROUTE OFF ROAD 50%
Bike & Tyre Choice: The route has lots of sections on quiet back lanes along with mixed terrain off road sections. We recommend a gravel bike to be able to ride comfortably both on & off road but a MTB will be fine.
GPX sent to you a week before the ride with a full route description & packing list.
We have feed stops approx every 30kms with fruit, cakes, coke, water, hydration tabs & tasty ride nutrition.
FULLY MARKED ROUTE & TIMING CHIPS
Focus just the stunning views & thrilling ride. The route is marked out all the way & you can check your time for the route at the end.
RACE VILLAGE AT THE FINISH
After an epic ride, grab a pint, coffee or cake at the end. Free parking for the day, toilets & bike wash also included in your entry.
BIKE RENTAL & MECHANICS AVAILABLE
New to gravel riding? Hire a gravel bike for the day. We also have mechanics on site to support with any issues before & during the ride.
Wells: 99km, 990m
Starting in Wells, we head up to Glastonbury past the famous Tor before a quick section on the Levels to the long beach at Burnham. After a 9km stretch on the hard-packed sand, we roll back over the Mendips including the climb over Cheddar Gorge before a fast descent home.
– A stunning varied route with quite lanes, bridleways, gravel paths & beaches
– Finish with the climb of Cheddar Gorge
– Grab an ice cream on the beach
– Social drink at the finish village
new to gravel riding?
Rent a Pearson Off Grid bike (£49)
Available in all sizes
Mechanics on hand for bike fitting
Pre ride briefing
Packing List emailed when you book
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