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GRAVEL enduro

60km Gravel and Trail based Enduro including 5 timed stages.  We're bringing the latest trend in cycling events to the most incredible location for gravel riding in the UK.

In the perfect blend of competition and social riding competitors will be treated to the beautiful Mountains, Lochs and Glens of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park in a 60km loop (along with a short family route) with a minimum of 4 competitive timed stages on Scotland's finest gravel trails.

Race as an individual event or as part of the blue ribbon full 'Weekender' and include Saturday night prologue on the iconic Dukes Pass hillclimb (see below for details).

This stunning route will be suitable for both gravel bikes and xc mountain bikes (each with their advantages so don't ask us which is quicker!).

WHAT YOU GET WITH YOUR ENTRY

• Minimum of 4 timed gravel stages on Sunday

Mountains, lochs and glens... A beautiful 60km route around the national park

• Electronic wireless timing accurate to 1000th second

• Primarily off road (or closed road) route on forest    roads and paths

• Instant results & stage times at finish

• Medical support

• Goody bag!

• Enter Full 'Weekender' event and include Saturday night closed road hillclimb prologue on Dukes Pass

 
 
 
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DUKES PASS HILLCLIMB  

Saturday night will come alive with cowbells and crowds above Aberfoyle as competitors take on the iconic Dukes Pass climb.

This hillclimb will be the prologue for full 'Weekender' participants but is also available as a standalone event if you like to keep your wheels solely on tarmac!

As one of the most popular road cycling routes in Scotland, this is a unique opportunity for riders to take part in a closed road, vibrant and fun atmosphere... Take in the scenery or chew on the bars it's up to you!!

 

WHAT YOU GET WITH YOUR ENTRY

Closed road climb on one of Scotlands most iconic climbs

Electronic wireless timing accurate to 1000th second

Goody Bag

• Enter Full 'Weekender' and include Saturday night closed road hillclimb as prologue and full entry to Sunday gravel and trail enduro

 
 

additional EVENTS

The Dukes Weekender also additional events running during the weekend... See below for full details.
 

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kids races

Accompanying the 60km Gravel Enduro will be events for the little riders.  Following a shorter 10km route this will give the young guns a great chance to sample enduro racing and get amongst the action!

We'll also have an onsite pumptrack and kids demo bikes  available for everyone

Click here for details!!

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the dukes gathering

We're running a very special evening hosted at our local pub, The Forth Inn. Featuring films, chat and cycling royalty.

Tickets will go onsite shortly but offered to cycling event participants first

Accommodation

The Dukes Weekender is being held in one of Britains most beautiful areas of natural beauty, with events running over 2 days including an evenings entertainment. It makes sense to come and stay, and we are aware that many people will be looking for accommodation options. We are proud to have teamed up with the fantastic Gartmore House to offer great options for all. Gartmore House itself is set in beautiful surroundings with fantastic views across the area. It is only a 2 mile pedal from the Race Village, along a riverside cycle track with approximately 400 yards along a quiet lane.

 The stuninng grounds of Gartmore House 

The stuninng grounds of Gartmore House 

Options include:

  • Dormitory accommodation in The Craigmore Centre or The Mews – £25 per person bed and breakfast
  • Single occupancy accommodation in The Craigmore Centre or The Mews – £55 per person bed and breakfast
  • Camp in the grounds of Gartmore Estate. Priced £15 per tent. Please note there are no self catering facilities
  • Check in at 4pm
  • Late checkout included on the Sunday for use of showers after event
  • Evening meals are available on Saturday 8th September from a set menu
    Adults: £18 for 2 courses or £22 for 3 courses
    Children: £9 for 2 courses or £11 for 3 courses

Visit Gartmore House for further information and for booking

More information on cycling in the Trossachs can be found at: