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Dirty Reiver 2018 - 200km gravel ride
« on: November 05, 2017, 09:54:38 PM »
I've been considering giving a go to the Dirty Reiver next year, entries open in December. I'm guessing it's not many people's cup of tea though! There are a couple of distance options 130 km & 200km with 3500+ m of climbing.
It's in kielder, so a fair trek, I'd suggest making a few days if it -. If the legs are willing! - got the Stanes, lake district, peak District and plenty of other riding options in the area or on route (possibly a rest day required though!)

Has anyone risen it before?

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Re: Dirty Reiver 2018 - 200km gravel ride
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2017, 10:41:31 PM »
Never ridden, could be interested....
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Re: Dirty Reiver 2018 - 200km gravel ride
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2017, 11:06:31 PM »

Has anyone risen it before?
Jesus? ::) :o ;D ;)

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Re: Dirty Reiver 2018 - 200km gravel ride
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2017, 11:09:15 PM »
 Funnily enough, while I was on turd watch yesterday, I knocked this up. I'll let you know what it feels like after I ride it  ;)

https://connect.garmin.com/modern/course/16756518

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Re: Dirty Reiver 2018 - 200km gravel ride
« Reply #4 on: November 07, 2017, 08:28:06 AM »
I'm going to have to try and get some longer rides in!

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Re: Dirty Reiver 2018 - 200km gravel ride
« Reply #5 on: November 27, 2017, 09:21:29 PM »
Entries open in 3 days (dec 1st). still thinking about it. Maybe taking a few extra days to do some riding in the area or on the route back - pretty spoilt for choice!

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Re: Dirty Reiver 2018 - 200km gravel ride
« Reply #6 on: November 30, 2017, 11:43:05 PM »
Mmmm sounds like a challenge, the trip up included.

After reading some advice I need a new bike too, maybe I'll stick to a local 100k gravel ride, at least for some training!


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Re: Dirty Reiver 2018 - 200km gravel ride
« Reply #7 on: December 06, 2017, 11:43:42 PM »
An interesting alternative  - Matt Page's 2 day local Gritfest in June?

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Re: Dirty Reiver 2018 - 200km gravel ride
« Reply #8 on: December 16, 2017, 01:46:41 PM »
I think I'll enter Gritfest but will need to wait until January and hope that there are spaces.
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