Sherwood Pines Gravel X
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Booked 2 times in the last week
Take on this beautiful 80k gravel ride through the Sherwood Pines Forest. Explore Robin Hood's homeland on this great ride, there will be plenty of rolling fast forest paths to keep you entertained throughout, including some great scenery. Come for a great expedition.
Sat 16th Apr 2022
Clipstone, United Kingdom
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The event experience
Based on location
Where and when
Power House - Clipstone, Clipstone Colliery Site New, Clipstone, Mansfield NG21 9EH, UK
Sat 16th Apr 2022
Starting at Clipstone Colliery, you will start straight on the gravel pathways that will carry you through the enchanting Sherwood Pine forest. The start will be undulating before a short climb up to the first checkpoint. You will then head east towards Worksop as you tackle some rough pathways. Finally, you will tackle some scenic open farmland towards the finish at Clipstone. Top off your day with a refreshing beer and food at the finish.
- Finish line social drink
- GPX Route
- Feed Stops
- Fully-marked route
- Chip-timed results
- Race village
- Bike rental & Mechanics (added cost)
How to get there
Power House - Clipstone, Clipstone Colliery Site New, Clipstone, Mansfield NG21 9EH, UKGet full directions
The starts and finishes at Clipstone Colliery, near Mansfield. There will be plenty of free on-site parking, toilets and refreshments.
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.
You will be informed of your start time by the organiser closer to the event date.
All feed stations will be stacked with water, cake, fruit, sports nutrition bars, and nut butter.
At the finish, there will be a race village where you can grab some food, a pint, or a coffee.
- Bike with wide (40mm plus) tyres/mountain bike
- Water bottle
- Basic puncture repair kit
- Spare Inner tubes
- Helmet (compulsory)
This is a mostly off-road route with fast and flat forest tracks. This event is perfect for gravel bikes with 40mm all-around tyres. A mountain bike will be usable but slower on this terrain.
What is the best bike for the Sherwood Pines Gravel X?
It will be best to use a gravel bike with 40mm tyres. Mountain bikes are useable but will be slower.
What happens if i have a mechanical problem with my bike on the Sherwood Pines Gravel X?
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.
How do I find out my start time for the Sherwood Pines Gravel X?
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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