Dirt Dashes are a series of gravel and bikepacking events held in Scotland and England. These events are designed for cyclists who enjoy the joy of off-road cycling and seek new adventures on their bikes. Whether you’re a seasoned gravel rider or someone new to bikepacking, our Dirt Dashes offers a range of challenges suitable for all levels of experience.

‘The Dirt Dash weekends are sociable and friendly, but to crystalise that into a community takes time and repetitionputting like-minded people together, and forging a community around an otherwise individualistic part of our sport.James Howell-Jones, Global Cycling Network

Bikepackers on the Cateran Trail near Glenshee

ALYTH

3 MAY 2025

Jenny Graham and Mark Beaumont at Dalby Forest

YORKSHIRE

13 JUL 2024

Rider on gravel track on the Cowal Peninsula

DUNOON

21 SEP 2024



You can expect to ride scenic and challenging routes, taking you through picturesque landscapes and off-the-beaten-path trails. With a focus on camaraderie and exploration, our events provide a platform for riders to connect with like-minded individuals and embrace the spirit of adventure.

We pride ourselves with creating a welcoming and inclusive atmosphere, where riders of all backgrounds and abilities can come together to share their love for gravel riding and bikepacking. Whether you’re looking to test your limits, discover new routes, or simply enjoy a day of off-road cycling with friends, our Dirt Dashes have something for everyone.

Join us at Dirt Dash Events in the beautiful landscapes of Scotland and England. Get ready to challenge yourself, connect with fellow cyclists, and create memories on two wheels.

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Looking for the Dorset Gravel Dash?

The Dorset Dirt Dash has gone back to its roots/routes as the Dorset Gravel Dash, organised by Charlie Hobbs. Go to www.dorsetgraveldash.co.uk to join the events.