Come join us for our first gravel ride of the year. A social, gravel ride with lots of stunning views with lunch at Waihola.
“Gravel has a broad definition—generally, any terrain between the steep, rocky inclines of mountain biking, and the smooth tarmac of road biking. In practice, it translates to gorgeous scenery, pleasantly challenging conditions, and no cars." Bicycling magazine
DATE: Sunday 26th June
MEETING: Livingstonia Park for briefing (There is a coffee caravan at the park)
ROUTE: Taieri Beach-Waihola Loop
44 km loop with 855m climbing. 75% gravel with tarseal descent into Waihola on Finlayson Rd and flat section of tarseal through Henley and on the return to Taieri Mouth. Ride time approx. 3 hours.
BIKES: Gravel or MTB
ABILITY: The ride is non technical, a small amount of road and largely gravel roads. This is for riders with an intermediate level of fitness.