Ridgeway Gravel - 3rd April


Date: Sun 3 Apr, 2022

Venue: Newbury

RIDE OVERVIEW

A glorious 87km gravel loop through Berkshire, Oxfordshire & Wiltshire taking in white roads, quiet backlanes and the best section of The Ridgeway, Britain's oldest road and one of the most famous Off Road sections in England. Mostly off road over mixed terrain, there are few major climbs but the route is up and down for most of the ride.

DISTANCE: 87KM | ELEVATION: 1058M

RIDE DIFFICULTY 3/5

TECHNICAL DIFFICULTY 3/5

PERCENTAGE OF ROUTE OFF ROAD 80%

Bike & Tyre Choice: The route is largely off road with most sections being on hard packed gravel trails. A mountain bike will be suitable on the ruttier sections of the Ridgeway but overall a gravel bike with 40mm tyres is preferred.

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