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Stage 2: Shaftesbury to Swindon — The Old Chalk Way

Stage 2: Shaftesbury to Swindon — The Old Chalk Way

Difficult
09:43
68.1 mi
7.0 mph
3,525 ft
3,550 ft
Expert gravel ride. Very good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may be unpaved and difficult to ride.

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Tour Overview

Starting Point
25.6 mi
© OSM
27.6 mi
© OSM

Stonehenge

Bike Touring Highlight

58.5 mi
© OSM

Start of the Ridgeway

Bike Touring Highlight (Segment)

68.1 mi
Destination

Map

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Tour Profile

Elevation
  • Elevation
  • Waytypes & Surfaces

Waytypes

Singletrack: 23.5 mi
Path: 21.0 mi
Cycleway: 4.49 mi
Street: 3.07 mi
Road: 15.4 mi
State Road: 0.72 mi

Surfaces

Unpaved: 42.9 mi
Compacted Gravel: 1.94 mi
Paved: 7.00 mi
Asphalt: 13.4 mi
Unknown: 2.94 mi

Weather Forecast

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Ben Wormald planned a gravel ride.

October 5, 2021

Comments

  • Ben Wormald

    This is undoubtedly the most iconic stage of The Old Chalk Way. Less hilly than the first stage, but there's a large percentage of gravel tracks here, with most of them being smooth.

    

    Take in expansive views over Wiltshire on the flowing ridgeline path into Wilton. The route passes Stonehenge which you

    October 7, 2021

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