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Clarkes Gambit 2023

Oct 28, 2023 @ 8:00 am - Oct 29, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

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Clarkes Gambit
Building on the resounding success of its inaugural year, Clarkes Gambit is set to deliver an even more exceptional experience in 2023.
Dates: October 28th, 2023 – October 29th, 2023
Location: Nelligen NSW 2536, Australia

Picture this: You’ve just completed a day of invigorating cycling on pristine gravel backroads. As the sun dips below the horizon, you unwind with friends and family at the SteamPacket Hotel, relishing a refreshing drink. Fatigue mingles with tranquility, all while you anticipate a hearty meal and the comfort of a well-appointed car camping setup. And the most exciting part? You’ll get to do it all over again the next day. Welcome to Clarkes Gambit.


Day 1 – The Northern Loop

Date: October 28th
Fee: $225
Gravel Percentage: 90%
Distance: 80 km
Elevation Gain: 1521 m
The Northern Loop is the primary route for most riders on Saturday. A shorter alternative route will also be available. The $225 registration fee encompasses the following:

Two days of exhilarating rides on some of Australia’s finest champagne gravel roads
Saturday night dinner and Sunday morning breakfast in a charming country pub
Professionally captured event photographs by ReadyAimMedia
Saturday evening entertainment hosted by Michael Tomalaris
On-course feed zone and mechanical support
Comprehensive event insurance, endorsed by local authorities and council
Exclusive limited edition commemorative patch
An extensive array of prizes generously contributed by our sponsors. Prizes will be allocated based on early entry, offering greater chances at premium prizes.
Day 2

Date: October 29th
Fee: $225
Gravel Percentage: 0%
Distance: 70 km
Elevation Gain: 1550 m
Day 2 follows the standard loop that most riders will embark upon on Sunday. Similar to Day 1, an alternate shorter route will be available. The $225 registration fee encompasses the same exceptional inclusions as mentioned for Day 1.

Prepare for a remarkable weekend where cycling, camaraderie, and adventure converge. Clarkes Gambit offers a captivating blend of captivating routes, convivial gatherings, and the thrill of traversing Australia’s premier gravel roads. Don’t miss your chance to be part of this extraordinary event.


Oct 28, 2023 @ 8:00 am
Oct 29, 2023 @ 5:00 pm
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