It's a joy to spend time with customers at our stores over winter for the Sonder Gravel Series.
The company, the routes, the whole day - just brilliant. And the best thing is, you can ride these routes whenever you like. From all corners of Britain, here are the routes of the this season's Sonder Winter Gravel Series. And there's even a special prize if you ride them all!
Use the links below to jump to your desired ride:
Heading east on Keswick-Threlkeld Railway trail to Threlkeld village, then climbing up onto the bridleway around Blease Fell and up to Skiddaw House.View on Komoot
Our top picks to stay fueled for your ride:
Expert gravel ride. Very good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.
Expect a huge variety of surface types and conditions, though one thing is for sure: it will be mucky! This is definitely a ride for the winter tyres.View on Komoot
Planned by our pals at Farr Out, the Edinburgh round of our Sonder Winter Gravel Series heads southwest out of the city to the Pentland Hills in search of glorious gravel.View on Komoot
Our recommended stops:
Expect quiet cycleways, field edge tracks, woodland trails strewn with fallen leaves and riverside views on this route, which is just short of 37 miles.View on Komoot
Top picks for food and drink:
This ride out takes in the gorgeous expanse of Denton Moor, heading northeast out of Ilkley up Hunger Hill and up to the summit of Round Hill.View on Komoot
A tour of Derwent and Ladybower Reservoirs, although there's some riding to the south to begin with, over Offerton Moor and along the challenging Brough Lane.View on Komoot
Put back what the day takes out:
Getting to the ride:
Train services between Sheffield and Manchester stop at Hathersage, Bamford and Hope. The ride is easy to access from all three stations.
By car from Manchester Snake pass is now open with 3 sets of traffic lights where a land slip has taken some of the road away. You can also go through Chapel-en-le-frith over Mam-tor.