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Dunoon Dirt Dash

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The Dunoon Dirt Dash is a self-supported bikepacking event on the Cowal Peninsula near Glasgow, split over two days with an overnight camp. This is the perfect way to experience the rugged beauty of Scotland’s Adventure Coast with fine gravel riding, camaraderie, camping and castles.

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The Dirt Dashes are organised by Markus Stitz and Charlie Hobbs, operating as Dirt Dash Ltd. Both have a superb track record in the events and outdoor industry. Charlie and Markus scooped three awards in the 2015 Bikepacking.com Awards for Best New Route, Best New Ride and Big Trip.

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Navigation: The route will be supplied electronically before the event. The course is not marked, you are responsible for your own navigation. Bikes: mountain bikes & gravel bikes (e-bikes are allowed, but we cannot guarantee charging points) with a minimum recommended tire size of 40mm, which must be in good working order Terrain: Singletrack, gravel paths, forestry roads, public roads, cycle paths and terrain without an obvious route choice

Logistics and schedule

Start: 9am at Dunoon Pier with a cannon shot! Finish: Sunday afternoon/evening at Puck’s Rest, 54 Victoria Parade, Dunoon PA23 7HU What is provided: Pre-ride party on 24 September, rider briefing, route for navigation, campsite & evening meal on 25 September, goodie bag, broom wagon Camping: We provide a suitable place to pitch your tent with other riders, toilets and a very basic shower, drinking water supply, catering. There are no other facilities (shop etc.) on site. Food: Riders will be provided with a complimentary evening meal by Winston Churchill Venison. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free version are available on request (please let us know when you sign up). You need to bring your own bowl, mug, fork and spoon.

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54 Victoria Parade, Dunoon PA23 7HU, UK

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How to get there We highly encourage you to take the train or cycle to the event. By bike: You can take both ferries from Gourock to Dunoon. The quickest way is the passenger ferry from Gourock to Dunoon Pier, which has bike spaces. Please check the Calmac website for timetables and fares. Alternatively there’s a regular ferry service from Hunter’s Quay to McInroy’s Point. Please check Western Ferries for timetables and fares. By train: Dunoon has no train station, but you can take the train to Gourock to connect with the ferry to Dunoon. For timetables and fares check the Scotrail website and Calmac website for ferry times. By car: Dunoon is situated on the Cowal Peninsula. If you are coming from the South or East, there’s a regular ferry service for cars from Hunter’s Quay to McInroy’s Point. Please check Western Ferries for timetables and fares. From the North and West best use the A815 which takes you to Dunoon. Alternatively you can leave your car in Gourock and take the passenger ferry from there to the Dunoon Pier. Please check the Calmac website for timetables and fares. Parking: Free parking is available in Dunoon - Information about parking can be found here Accommodation For accommodation please visit the Dunoon Presents website. Puck’s Rest offers a special 5% discount for all Dirt Dash Riders and their families. You can book using DIRTDASH as discount code here.

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