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Salisbury Plain Autumn Epic

About
Explore the rolling hills of the Salisbury Plains, take either the long route or medium route for a fantastic end of season finisher ride. Make sure to pack your gravel tyres and get ready to tackle the rubble on this scenic route. Come for the post-ride drinks.
Participants
Medium Route, and Long Route
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Calendar
Sun 17th Oct 2021
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Thruxton, United Kingdom
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The event experience
Amazing scenery

Based on location

Some Serious Climbs

20 to 50m elevation gain per km

Where and when
Location
Thruxton, Andover SP11, UK
Start times
Long Route:
8:00am |
Medium Route:
8:00am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Salisbury Plain Autumn Epic
Medium Route
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81km
Route
1 Loop
£40.00
Long Route
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115km
Route
1 Loop
£40.00
Route information
Take on either the long 115k route or the shorter 81k route. You will traverse the fantastic Salisbury plains which will include lots of smooth gravel pathways as well as some hills. Both rides are suitable for riders of all abilities so come along and give it a go. Even if you are new to off-road cycling this would be a perfect route to get used to the different terrain.
What's included
  • Aid Stations
  • First Aid
  • Chip-timed Results
  • Fully-marked course
  • Race Village
  • Free Parking
  • Toilets
Train
How to get there
Thruxton, Andover SP11, UK
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Parking
There will be free parking available at the race HQ.
By Train
The closest station to Thruxton is Grateley station where you can get a bus to Thurxton.
Event day logistics
08:00 - 10:00 Salisbury Plain Autumn Epic starts
08:30 Medium and Long routes start
12:00 Long route cut-off (50k)
17:30 Race village closes
Start Times
Riders will start in groups of 6, you will be emailed a start time list where you can select a start time between 08:00 and 10:00. If you have signed up with a friend, make sure to request to start together.
Kit List
  • Water bottle
  • Basic repair kit
  • Inner tubes
  • Helmet
Aid Stations
The aid stations are located every 30 to 40k and will be fully packed with fruit, cakes, water, and sports gels.
Race Village
At the race village, there will be coffee, cake, and lots of food trucks to try.
Bike Rental
For an extra charge, you may also rent a bike from the Pearsons Off Grid bike rental.
FAQ's
Will there be parking at the Salisbury Autumn Epic?
Yes, there will be plenty of free parking available at the venue.
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When does the Salisbury Plain Autumn Epic start?
The Salisbury Plain Autumn Epic starts between 8:00am and 10:00am. You will be emailed by the organiser to confirm your preferred start time.
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What kit do I need for the Salisbury Plain Autumn Epic?
Please bring the following kit: Water bottle, basic repair kit, inner tubes, and a helmet
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