Explore a new part of Surrey, away from the famous climbs, avoiding the roads and going well off the beaten track. This 74km loop from Cranleigh should take you between 4 & 6 hrs with some rolling hills at the start & end either side of a long, fast and flat section on the Downs Links.
Distance: 73km | Elevation: 739m
Ride Difficulty 2/5
Technical Difficulty 1/5
Percentage of Route Off Road 66%
Bike & Tyre Choice: The route has a real mix of terrain from packed gravel, tarmac, grass trails & forest sections. Gravel bikes are ideal but mountain bikes will be suitable on the commons & woodland parts. Not suited to road bikes.
Countdown to May 16th
– See a different side of Surrey, away from the crowds
– Ride through heath, forest & rolling hills
– Some fast sections on the Downs Link
– Social drink at the finish village
Cranleigh: 73km, 739m
A varied route taking you off the beaten track and exploring the secret gems of Surrey. The ride starts & ends in Cranleigh with sections through heath, in woodland & across commons with a fast section on the Downs Link. An ideal introduction to gravel riding or a fast & fun course for experienced riders.
Physical Difficulty: 2/5
What type of bike should I ride?
This route is ideal for gravel bikes which will be quick on the flat, fast sections but can handle the mud & loose stuff through the commons & woods. Mountain bikes will be fine but the course is not suitable for road bikes.
How do I find out my start time?
Riders start in groups of maximum 6 at a time. We will send you an email after you have booked to choose your start time between 8am and 10am, if you are riding with a friend you can choose to start with them.
Where is the start / finish?
The ride starts and finishes in Cranleigh. There is free parking onsite as well as a bike wash, toilets & refreshments.
What happens if I have a mechanical / accident?
We have first aiders & mechanics at all the feed stops and ride captains along the route to support.
What shall I pack with me for the ride?
You need to have a water bottle, basic kit to repair punctures, inner tubes & riding with a helmet is compulsory. Our feed stops have water, coke, cake, fruit & the best tasting sports nutrition bars & nut butters from Outdoor Provisions.
When will I get my GPX file
Our local team do a final recon ride 1 week before the event and can make final tweeks then based on route conditions. We will then send out the route GPX within one week of the ride.
New To Gravel Riding?
Rent a Pearson Off Grid bike (£49)
Available in all sizes
Mechanics on hand for bike fitting
Pre ride briefing
Packing List emailed when you book