Dirt Dashes are a series of friendly & inclusive gravel and bikepacking cycling events held in Scotland and England. Our 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


3 MAY 2025

Jenny Graham and Mark Beaumont at Dalby Forest


13 JUL 2024

Rider on gravel track on the Cowal Peninsula


21 SEP 2024

You can expect to ride scenic and well-planned routes, taking you through picturesque landscapes and off-the-beaten-path trails. With a focus on camaraderie and exploration, our gravel and bikepacking 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.