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ROUGH & READY - The Southern Divide

ROUGH & READY - The Southern Divide

ROUGH & READY TRACKING: This inaugural mixed terrain, gravel bike friendly adventure takes in the stunning scenery of Cornwall, Devon, Dorset and Wiltshire, and then finishes off in the woodlands, moorlands, river & canal trails of the home counties towards London.

Sep 22nd 2022

FURTHER EAST

FURTHER EAST

FURTHER EAST TRACKING: FURTHER EAST takes riders deep into the East of England on a gravel epic. Flat and fast; blink and you'll miss it.

Sep 17th 2022

Cotswolds 200

Cotswolds 200

COTSWOLDS 200 TRACKING: Join the MTB Epics UK team on this wild ride across the Cotswolds! Hosting both a supported and unsupported version, we'll follow the unsupported riders as they traverse the off-road tracks along this nook of England.

Sep 9th 2022

SUCH Bike

SUCH Bike

SUCH BIKE TRACKING: The Swiss Ultracycling Challenge is a free-route ultra where riders have to pass through all 26 cantons (states) and additional checkpoints dotted around the country. The race always starts on a Wednesday at 10.10am at any train station in Switzerland and finishes at the Bundesplatz in Berne.

Sep 7th 2022

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Bikes of Further Perseverance

Bikes of Further Perseverance

Curating a kit list for a race with plentiful hike a bike, terrain ranging from tarmac to rock gardens, gradients steep enough to evoke vertigo and storms forecast is no small order. Racers have designed their kit list to be the ultimate compromise between weight and comfort.

Aug 25th 2022

Five Minutes With... Mark Beaumont

Five Minutes With... Mark Beaumont

Mark Beaumont is a staple in the endurance cycling world. His impressive around the world in 80 days attempt gave the world an idea of what endurance was but last year he entered the world of ultra-racing at GBDURO21.

Aug 15th 2022

Bikes of GBDURO22

Bikes of GBDURO22

GBDURO poses one of the greatest kit-list conundrums for riders; a 2,000km mixed-terrain route with three checkpoints where many riders will be waiting outdoors for a day or more. Riders equip themselves for both the riding and the resting, not to mention the British weather.

Aug 8th 2022

Bikes of Bentang Jawa

Bikes of Bentang Jawa

This mostly road adventure down Indonesia requires the perfect balance between a robust steed and lightweight racing. What will our racers prioritise?

Aug 5th 2022