South Downs Way

£100.00

The classic South Downs Way is 100 miles of classic cross-country mountain biking with challenging climbs, flat-out descents and stunning scenery.

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Description

Have you always wanted to tick-off an epic long distance ride off your MTB bucket list? This is your chance to do so with the famous 100 mile South Downs Way!
We have put together this weekender to give you the best location, team and support to conquer this mountain biking challenge with all the usual fun and social elements that we are famous for!

  • Total price: £345pp
  • Deposit: £100pp (non-refundable)
    Book your place today (see above)
  • Group size: 8 (max.)

What’s included

  • 3 nights the premium South Downs Bunkhouse
  • Exclusive access to hot tub
  • Cafe breakfasts on Saturday & Sunday
  • Bike-bus transfers and on-ride support
  • Fully guided by British Cycling MTB leaders

Ride details

  • Duration: 6-8 hours per day
  • Distance: 100 miles (Total)
  • Ride format: 2 days (50 miles per day)
  • Elevation gain: 13,620 ft (approx.)
  • Technical Grade: Advanced beginner
    (any questions, please contact us)
  • Group size: 8 (max.)
  • Total price: £345pp
  • Deposit: £100pp (non-refundable)

What’s included

  • 3 nights the premium South Downs Bunkhouse
  • Exclusive access to hot tub
  • Cafe breakfasts on Saturday & Sunday
  • Bike-bus transfers and on-ride support
  • Fully guided by British Cycling MTB leaders

What’s not included

  • Bike hire
  • Personal clothing & equipment
  • Pre, during or post activity refreshments
  • Transfers to & from the weekend event
  • Travel/activity Insurance

Is this ride for me?

  • You will be at least an advanced beginner mountain biker
  • You will be confident in mountain bike handling skills on blue graded trails and profficient with operating your bicycle in the correct manner
  • The trails will include features such as roots, small to long rollable drop-offs and loose rocks. All of which are rollable
  • Certain trails will be steep in places which will require confident bike-handling skills
  • All the trails will have options to ride around features that you do not feel comfortable riding
  • You have your own suitable mountain bike (Hybrid and budget bicycles are not suitable for this ride)
  • The ride does contain many undulating and moderately steep long climbs
  • You have the personal fitness to ride for at least 6-8 hours per day at a social and comfortable pace
  • You are aged 18 and over unless accompanied by an adult also participating on this ride
  • If this sounds a little beyond your current skill and fitness level, please contact us for other options.

What do I need?

Equipment, kit and clothing

  • Suitable mountain bike in good working order*
  • Helmet*
  • Gloves and glasses
  • Hydration backpack (min. 2 liters)
  • x2 spare inner tubes
  • Spare rear mech hanger specific for your bike
  • x2 spokes specific to your bike wheels
  • Puncture repair kit and bicycle pump
  • Clothing & shoes appropriate for cycling and weather conditions on the day
  • Padded cycling shorts for comfort
  • Personal choice of drink and ride snacks

* without these you will not be able to take part in the guided ride Our guides carry an extensive kit to assist with trail-side repairs

(IMPORTANT: your helmet must be within the warranty period from the date of manufacture to take part in any of our guided rides. See the warranties table tab. You will be asked to submit this information via our riders consent form).

Helmet Warranty Guide

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