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Southern Grit

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Gravel/CX MTB bikes | 1 day Charity Gravel Adventure | Fully Supported | 66miles/106km 

Discover the fun of Gravel riding on our day adventure to the depths of Kent and Surrey, with all profits being donated to the Herne Hill Velodrome to improve the off-road trails.


After a coffee and croissant at the velodrome, head off through the 'urbs, over Mitcham Common and around the Beddington Bird Sancturay and ride the ever Happy Valley.

There's a quick optional detour to view the Route to Purgatory (no doubt some wit will mention they're already on one) in Chalon Church before tackling the Caterberg to the top of the Ridge.

Climb the sandy Tilburston Hill, into the woods of the Enterdent and follow the Greensand Ridge east and come across Toys Hill from an unexpected angle!

Dropping down from the Greensand ridge towards Sevenoaks to climb the chalky North Downs on Old Pol Hill before cutting across the bottoms to Keston and back to the velodrome for a well earned Chili and Beer at Jans Cafe.

Ride Details
  • Date: Sunday 
  • Distance: 106 km / 66 miles 
  • Climb: 1660 m / 5500 ft
  • Percentage off road: approx 65% 
  • Trail surface: Natural | Gravel | Cycle Paths | Single Track
  • All profits are donated to the Herne Hill Velodrome to be used to maintain and improve the off-road trails. 
    What is included in the price?

    All rides are fully supported with 

    • Coffee and Croissant to get you going.
    • GPX route maps.
    • Feed station midway with a mechanic.
    • Alistaire's famous Chilli and celebratory beer when you return to the Velodrome. 
    • All profits are donated to the Herne Hill Velodrome to be used to maintain and improve the off-road trails. 
      Is this ride for me? 

      Ideal for riders with some off-road experience and reasonable fitness looking for a challenge.

      Is my bike OK for this ride? 

      The route is best completed on the gravel/CX bike or a mountain bike.

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