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UKCE Gravel Series South Downs

November 28 2022
Arundel, West Sussex
Our Gravel series is designed for ALL riders to come and give some off road riding a go. Whether you’ve done it plenty of times before, or this is your very first ride, it really doesn’t matter.

For the second of our five Gravel Series events this year we are heading to the South Downs where we have multiple routes on offer, so there really is something for everyone to come and give Gravel a go!

All routes start at the open-air industrial heritage museum at Amberley and make good use of the local bridleways in the form of the Monarch’s Way and the famous South Downs Way. The terrain varies throughout the route to include a mix of vehicle width farm tracks and some of the narrower flowing single track trails. One minute you’ll be hauling yourself upwards, the next whooping with joy as the route chases the contours of the Downs and heads to the base of the hills.

Your gravel adventure will bring you back into Amberley through the market town of Arundel, so make sure you take time to look for the medieval Arundel Castle perched on top of the hill. There are some punchy descents to watch out for essentially on flinty terrain that boasts some deep ruts. The route can be challenging in sections but nothing even the most cautious of rider can’t handle if taken nice and steadily.

Of course you’ll be rewarded for all your muddy efforts as you cross the finish line to receive a bespoke wooden finishers medal, beer from Freedom Brewery and other goodies from our partners at Jimmy’s Iced Coffee and OTE sports.
 
The Gravel Series South Downs
 
Routes: 13, 24, 36, 53 km
Difficulty of Greatest Route: C - Moderate terrain with rolling short steep hills or moderate, sustained climbs
 
Costs

Standard Entries - £40 Long, £35 Standard, £25, Short, £10 Rook. U12 FREE

What's Included?

Free Parking
Fully Signed Routes
OTE Feed Stops
Chip Timing
Online Results
Free Event Photography
Food and Drink Available
Medical Support
Mechanical Support
Finishers Medal
Freedom Brew
 

Facilities
Adequate Car Parking
Free Parking
Toilets / Changing Rooms
Sign On Desk
Registration/Entry On the Day
 
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
First Aid
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
Marshalls
Roving Mechanical Support
 
Features
Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Finishing Medals
Results Within 24 Hours
Photos
Downloadable GPS files
 
Nutrition
Feed / Aid Stations
 
Event Size
500 - 1999 Riders
 
Start Address: Amberley Museum, New Barn Road, Amberley, Arundel, West Sussex, BN18 9LT
 
 
 
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Nov 28 2021 - EVENT: UKCE Gravel Series South Downs
Nov 28 2022 - EVENT: UKCE Gravel Series South Downs