2021 Bike and Beers Series - The Most Fun on Two Wheels!

Dirty Reiver

Dirty Reiver

September 11 - September 12 2021
Keidler Forest, North East, UK

The Dirty Reiver is the UK's first "Mid-Western" themed Gravel Grinder and is a 200 km off road cycling challenge. Gravel Grinding is a new Genre of cycling that originates from the mid west of the United States.

Riders will traverse Gravel forest access roads that service the vast areas of forest covering the border region of England and Scotland. The event will take riders through remote areas providing outstanding viewpoints across this spectacular part of the UK.

The Dirty Reiver is the "UK's Premier Gravel Grinding" event. 

Due to the shared use of some of the course the Dirty Reiver is NOT a race.  However, finishing times will be graded based upon the first finisher and these grades are detailed in finishing times on the event page.

Dirty Reiver
Routes: 200 km
Difficulty of Greatest Route: E - Extreme terrain with frequent steep hills and long sustained climb
Entry Limit: 1400 riders

Entry for the 200/130km distances is £60.

Entry for the 65km distance is £45.

What's Included?

Hot and cold food
A campsite in close proximity (see below for details)
Car Parking
Please note that Kielder is a remote village with very limited facilities.
Event T shirt
Sponsor products included in goody bag
Hot food and drink at finish . Vegetarian and Gluten free options available.
Way marked course and GPX route
Feed stations
Full medical team back up
Car Parking for the weekend (Friday 12:00 to Sunday 12:00)
Shimano Technical support at the event village
Shimano Mechanical support available on course
Bike wash (located on campsite)
Weldtite lube/cleaning stations on course and at the start
Please note for certain services there may be a charge for parts/labour.

Adequate Car Parking
Free Parking
Toilets / Changing Rooms
Sign On Desk
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
First Aid
SAG Wagon
Mechanical Support at Rest Stops
Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Finishing Medals
Results Within 24 Hours
Downloadable GPS files
Post Ride Shower
Feed / Aid Stations
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
Event Size
500 - 1999 Riders
Start Address: Kielder Castle Forest Park Centre, Kielder, Hexham, Northumberland NE48 1ER
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