Given the popularity of events like Grinduro, and the huge push to sell “gravel” bikes by manufacturers in this country, it was only a matter of time before the gravel-enduro format made it’s way to UK shores. While sceptics may scoff, the format makes sense - we don't have huge networks of gravel road here in the UK, but there are often long, fun sections which can be linked by road. And if there's anyone who can make a new CX format work, then it's the good folk at Tweedlove, who provided us with last season's early season innovative opener at LoveCross.
Details and entry for the race (which takes place on September 10th 2016) will be on the Gran Fonduro website soon. Here's the organisers description: