Lake District Gravel Epic

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About
Choose from two fantastic rides around the Lake District. There will be plenty of woodland to explore as you ride into Grizedale Forest. Truly embrace the fantastic scenery to get back in touch with nature. Come to earn that finish line beer.
Participants
Medium Route, and Long Route
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Calendar
Sat 2nd Jul 2022
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Coniston, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Coniston LA21, UK
Start times
Sat 2nd Jul 2022
Long Route :
8:00am |
Medium Route:
8:00am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Lake District Gravel Epic
Medium Route
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50km
Route
1 Loop
£45.00
Long Route
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100km
Route
1 Loop
£45.00
Route information
Long Route
This will be a great challenge as you will be traversing 100k from Coniston. The first of the route will head north to Ambleside with a stunning 3k off-road climb before heading south into Grizedale Forest. There will be four tough climbs throughout so make sure to conserve your energy.
Medium Route
This 50k route will have you tackling a marvellous array of off-road climbs. The middle of the route will have 3 climbs as you head into Grizedale forest so make sure you conserve your energy for these hills. Embrace the fantastic scenery throughout and get back in touch with nature.
What's included
  • Finish line social drink
  • GPX Route
  • Feed Stops
  • Fully-marked route
  • Chip-timed results
  • Race village
  • Bike rental (added cost)
  • Mechanical Support
  • Bike Wash
  • Toilets
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How to get there
Coniston LA21, UK
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Parking
There will be free on-site parking available on the day.
Event day logistics
08:00 - 10:00 Start window
The exact start times and start locations will be available closer to the date of the event.
Start times
You will be informed of your start time by the organiser closer to the event date.
Feed stations
All feed stations will be stacked with water, cake, fruit, sports nutrition bars, and nut butter.
Race Village
At the finish, there will be a race village where you can grab some food, a pint, or a coffee.
Backpack
Kit List
  • Water bottle
  • Basic Repair kit
  • Spare Inner tubes
  • Helmet (Compulsory)
Recommended Bike
The route is mostly off-road, gravel bikes with 40mm tyres will be perfect, mountain bikes will also be good but will not be optimal for performance.
FAQ's
How do I find out my start time for the Lake District Gravel Epic?
Riders will start in groups of 6 at a time. You will be emailed after you have booked to choose your start time between 8:00am and 10am. If you are riding with a friend you can choose to start with them.
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What happens if I have a mechanical problem with my bike at the Lake District Gravel Epic?
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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What is the best bike for the Lake District Gravel Epic?
The route is mostly off-road, gravel bikes with 40mm tyres will be perfect, mountain bikes will also be good but will not be optimal for performance.
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