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Ben Wormald

Stage 5: Newmarket to Holme-next-the-Sea — The Old Chalk Way

Stage 5: Newmarket to Holme-next-the-Sea — The Old Chalk Way

Difficult
10:02
82.9 mi
8.3 mph
2,650 ft
2,925 ft
Expert gravel ride. Very good fitness required. Some portions of the Tour may require you to push your bike.

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Tips

Includes a segment in which cycling is not permitted

You may need to dismount and push your bike.

219 yd in total

Tour Overview

Starting Point
58.8 mi
© OSM

Peddars Way

Bike Touring Highlight

83.0 mi
© OSM

The end of The Old Chalk Way

Bike Touring Highlight

82.9 mi
Destination

Map

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Tour Profile

Elevation
  • Elevation
  • Waytypes & Surfaces

Waytypes

Singletrack: 6.32 mi
Path: 22.6 mi
Cycleway: 1.26 mi
Street: 2.83 mi
Road: 49.1 mi
State Road: 0.81 mi

Surfaces

Unpaved: 31.3 mi
Compacted Gravel: 0.37 mi
Paved: 19.0 mi
Asphalt: 30.6 mi
Unknown: 1.70 mi

Weather Forecast

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Ben Wormald planned a gravel ride.

October 5, 2021

Comments

  • Ben Wormald

    The last section! Well done for making this far. it starts on the Ickneild Way heading though the Kings Forest (where the UK Gravel Champs were hosted in 2021), can get a bit sandy round here. Though parts of Thetford forest, look out for deer and red squirrels if your lucky, feels wild out here in The

    October 7, 2021

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