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Surrey Gravel Epic


Peaslake, Guildford, UK

Sat 17th June 2023

Starting at 08:00

2 races


Organiser's Description

An mid summer epic gravel ride.
Take on the best of the Surrey Hills and the faster tracks to the West of Surrey on this 87km or 60km circuit.
Starting from near Peaslake in the heart of the Surrey Hills, this ride includes four big climbs and some of the best gravel roads in the South East.

Finish the ride with four punchy off road climbs in the Surrey Hills
Smooth gravel on flatter terrain in west Surrey.
Discover a different side to cycling in Surrey far away from crowded roads and angry motorists.


  • Long Route


    Sat 17th June 2023

  • Medium Route


    Sat 17th June 2023



  • Long Route


    Sat 17th June 2023

  • Medium Route


    Sat 17th June 2023


What's Included

Fully Signed Route
Our team work tirelessly to create the best gravel routes in the UK. All courses are fully signed so you can just enjoy the ride.

Checkpoints with Proper Food
An epic ride deserves proper support. We have tea, coffee and cake at the first feed and sandwiches & crisps at the main feed. Checkpoints are approx every 30 - 35km

Accurate GPX Files
A few days before the ride, we will send GPX files for all of the route options so you can follow the course on your GPS as well as the signs.

Mechanics Available
At the rider village & at selected feed stops we have mechanics available to help with any bike issues. We also have spare inner tubes, CO2 & more .

Rider Support Vans
We are here to make sure you have a great day on the gravel. If you have any major mechanicals or need collecting, support vehicles are a phone call away.

Beer at Finish Line
You will be greeted at the finish line with a beer & food available from our food truck. Perfect to chat about your day with fellow riders.

Course Details

Long Route
An epic 87km circuit in Surrey taking in both the hills and flatter parts of the county.
Starting in Peaslake, we have a couple of climbs in the Surrey Hills before heading to a fast section to Dunsfold and a section in the commons and woodlands. The last 20km home are back into rolling terrain back in the hills on some smooth gravel tracks.
Percentage of Route Off Road: 60%
Difficulty: 3.5/5
Medium Route
The medium route splits from the long route taking the Downs Link and avoiding nearly 30km of rolling terrain to the west of the route.
The final 20km contains most of the climbing before a fast descent back to the ride village for a well earned beer.
Percentage of Route Off Road: 70%


15th June: GPX files and pre ride briefing video sent by email to each rider.

17th June – 7.45am: Ride village in Peaslake opens. Collecting your ride number takes approx 10 mins.

17th June – 8am to 9.30am: Ride start. We will give you a short ride briefing and set you off in small groups.

17th June – 6pm: Rider village closes

17th June – 7pm: Link to ride times & rider photos sent to each participant by email

Bike Selection & Packing List

Bike Choice: The route is 60% off road on mostly smooth gravel so we would recommend a gravel bike for this ride. Mountain bikes will be fine but slower, road bikes are not suitable. E-bikes are allowed on all of our rides.

Tyre Choice: We will send an update on conditions closer to the ride. A 40mm allrounder gravel tyre should be ideal for this route.

Packing List: Bring equipment to be self sufficient on the route (inner tubes, sealant, multi-tool, pump or CO2 etc). We recommend a bell to warn walkers / runners of your presence.

Clothing: Likely to be good weather in mid June but the morning may be fresh so bring arm / knee warmers and a lightweight waterproof jacket etc). Helmets are mandatory, you will not be able to ride without one.


Where does the ride start / finish?
The ride starts and finishes near Peaslake in the Surrey Hills. There is free parking onsite as well as toilets & refreshments. We will send the ride village address by email.

Are E Bikes Allowed?
Yes, e-bikes are allowed on all Glorious Gravel ride. These must comply with UK law.

What Happens if I have a mechanical / accident?
We have first aiders & mechanics at the feed stops. There will be a phone number on the back of your ride number – call this if you need collecting.

Can I Start with my friends?
Yes, we start between 8am and 9.30am and set people off in small groups so the off road sections are not too busy. Please come to the start line with anyone you want to ride with, we will give a short ride briefing and set you off.


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