Cotswolds Gravel X

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Embrace nature in the Cotswolds Gravel X, offering lots of amazing great gravel, dirt and natural trails this ride will be like no other. Starting in Didmarton you will head out along the Cotswold Way for a true challenge. Come along for a fun adventure and amazing sights.
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Long Route - 91k and Medium Route - 65k
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Calendar
Sat, 20 May 2023
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Didmarton, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Didmarton, Badminton GL9 1DS, UK
Start times
Saturday, 20 May 2023
Long Route - 91k : 8:00 amMedium Route - 65k : 8:00 am
Event summary
Here are the distances available for Cotswolds Gravel X
Long Route - 91k
Distance
91km
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1 Loop
£45
Medium Route - 65k
Distance
65km
£45
Route information
Long Route
Distance: 91km
Elevation: 1150m
Percentage of Route Off Road: 50%
Riders will love this epic route through the Cotswolds. Starting in Didmarton, the route heads northwest straight into the hills for a punchy start to the ride. The first 45k is packed with a variety of climbs, and then it's onto the Fosse Way. Gather your group and tackle this 20k together before riding the last 13k along tarmac and gravel to the finish.
Medium Route
Distance: 65km
Elevation: 950m
Percentage of Route Off Road: 50%
This medium route has it all, plenty of climbs, and a quick and easy second half will ensure riders of all abilities are welcome.
What's included
  • Route GPX (sent out one week before)
  • Feed stations with fruit, cakes, coke, water & more
  • Beer at finish line
  • Fully way-marked route
  • Chip-timed results
  • Race Village
  • Free parking
  • Toilets
  • Rider support vans
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How to get there
Didmarton, Badminton GL9 1DS, UK
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Parking
There will be free on-site parking available on the day.
Event day logistics
07:45 Ride village opens
08:00 – 09:30 The Ridgeway Gravel X starts
17:30 Ride village closes
19:00 Links to ride times and photos sent to participants
Mechanical issues
There will be mechanics at all aid stations and ride captains to also help with any bike issues.
Race Village
At the race village, there will be toilets coffee, cake, and lots of food trucks to try.
Feed stations
Feed stations will have water, coke, cake, fruit and sports nutrition bars and nut butter. They will be approximately every 30 kilometres.
FAQs
What is the best bike for the Cotswolds Gravel Sportive?
It is recommended to have a gravel bike with 40mm tyres. The tracks should be dry.
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How do I find out my start time for the Cotswolds Gravel Sportive?
The race starts at 8am and the start line is open until 9:30am.
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What happens if i have a mechanical problem with my bike at the Cotswolds Gravel Sportive?
There will be mechanics at all feed stops to help you and ride captains along the route to offer support, make sure to bring a basic repair kit for small incidences.
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