Beach Breaker: Final Call

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Off to Devon for your summer hols? Proud owner of a fat bike (or indeed any other sort of off-road bike that you can bear to get covered in sand and a sprinkling of salt)? Then get yourself along to Braunton Burrows this coming Sunday 12th July for the inaugural Croyde Ocean Beach Breaker beach race.


When?  Sunday 12 July 2015
Where?  Braunton Burrows, North Devon. EX33 2NU
Distance:  4 Laps, 24km
Course:  Green (not demanding with some technical bits)
Start time:  1.00pm
Tickets:  Still on sale here £20

Event Summary: The first of its kind in the Sand Dunes of Braunton Burrows, located behind Saunton Beach North Devon, fast singletrack, drops and jumps. The latest weather forecast is for NO RAIN!


The race covers four laps of a 6km course, taking in hard tracks, grassy hillocks and sand dunes. We’re not sure quite how much climbing a ‘hillock’ entails, exactly, but it’s by the seaside so it can’t be that hilly, right? (Famous last words.) From the looks of the promo vid, there are plenty of opportunities to practice your skids and wheelies too – with a nice soft landing.

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For more information and entries, go to the event website.

Jenn Hill was the deputy editor here at Singletrack up until her untimely death from Lung Cancer in October 2015. She was and remains an inspiration to us all here at Singletrack. Jenn Hill - 1977-2015

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Comments (2)

    Having ridden a couple of ‘normal tyred’ bikes across Braunton burrows in the past I can imagine this being a huge laugh.

    Could be even more fun if the marines are training that day too. ;o)

    They may be only “hillocks” but there’s loads of them and the mixture of sand and grass really sucks your strength. The last time I rode there I was so knackered when I got to Crow Point I had to take the easy (road) way back.

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