11 June, 2022

Flanders Gravel Diksmuide
Number one of the Flanders Gravel Series in 2022 is done and dusted! The first edition of Flanders Gravel Diksmuide was an unforgettable experience. Check the photos to get an impression!

In the shadow of the IJzer Tower we immersed ourselves in world history with a tour that tributed to the victims of the First Wold War. A unique combination of historical places, beautiful gravel paths, nature in the Yser Pain, a cosy festival atmosphere and perfect weather. We want to thank all amazing participants who made it a huge success. See you in one of the other Flanders Gravel events or next year in Diksmuide!

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📽 Aftermovie Flanders Gravel Diksmuide 2022

Relive the first edition of Flanders Gravel Diksmuide through our lens.

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ROUTE

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 A tribute gravel ride to the victims of the First World War

56, 95 and 150 km. We offer routes for gravel riders of every level. Find out your legs ain't good on Saturday? No problem. You can choose and change your distance at any time without informing the organisation. 

The routes offer a unique combination of historical First World War places, beautiful gravel paths, nature in the Yser Pain and some tarmac roads. Halfway you will get a delicious BBQ-burger (it's included) and you can refill your bottles for free.

Practical information

GENERAL INFORMATION

Register

What is the deadline for registration for Flanders Gravel Diksmuide?
We only have a limited amount of tickets available, so don't wait too long. Deadline when we're sold out. 
What are the ticket prices?
Saturday Trooper (11 June):
€54,95
Can I cancel my registration?
After entering Flanders Gravel Diksmuide there is no refund possible. You are free to resell your ticket.
Can anyone join Flanders Gravel?
The organisation recommends everyone not to perform heavy exercise without sufficient physical preparation. Make smart choices in terms of the distance you wish to complete and the pace you want to ride at. Those who want to exercise at a high intensity, with performance in mind, are urged to get a yearly medical check-up by a qualified (sports) physician.

It is not necessary to present medical certificates. It is up to the participant to decide what to do with his or her medical information. As such the organisation is not responsible in this area.

Bike

What bike do I need?
Preferably you'll ride on your gravel bike with wide tires (38mm). But a CX or mountainbike is also an option.
Can I rent a bike?
At this moment we don't have a gravel bike rental partner
Why can't I use my road bike?
You'll simply not make it to the finish. Especially when we've had some rain. 

Saturday Trooper

When and where can I collect my starter pack?
All other participants will be able to collect their envelope on site. We'll inform you about the exact location a couple of weeks prior to the event. 
What Food & Beverages are included?
This is included in your Saturday Trooper Ticket:
  • Pre-ride coffee
  • 2 feed stations with everything a gravel cyclist needs
  • A BBQ Burger lunch (veggie options too) 
  • Free post ride beer (the real deal or alcohol free)

Routes

What route are we taking?
The route will be a great mix of unpaved roads, gravel, paths and some tarmac. 

We'll update our route information soon.
What are the distances I can choose from?
There are three stunning routes, you can choose between 56, 95 and 150 km.

We'll ride in 2 loops: morning loop and afternoon loop. For the 56 km, there will only be a morning loop. After the morning loop you'll return to the festival area for a BBQ Burger (it's included). 
Where's the start and finish?
Start and Finish will be on the Provincial Domain IJzerboomgaard near the IJzer Tower in Diksmuide.
Do I have to pick a distance when I register?
No, you can decide what route you will ride just before you start. Tired after lunch? You can pick a shorter loop after lunch also. It's all about flexiblity at Flanders Gravel.
Is the route signposted?
Yes the route will be signposted. 
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