Lahti (Messilä) has been at the center of multiple cycling disciplines in Finland for many decades. We are pleased to add Lahti to the 2020 gravel calendar and offer an excellent location to experience the beauty of the turning of the leaves .
The area offers great scenic gravel roads surrounded by fields and forests with a nice amount of more challenging forest trails. Distances of 40, 80 and 130kms offer options for enthusiasts and trained riders alike.
Distances 2020: 40 – 80 – 130 km
Departure time: 10.00h – Messilä
Course: GPX track – GPS device required
Bike type: gravel, cyclocross or mtb. Tyre width 32 mm or more.
Registrations: CloseSeptember 22nd – limited to 300 participants
Accommodation: Available at the event area
Required equipment: Helmet (obligatory), gps device and spares
Includes: Participation in the event, feedzones and post-ride food ticket. Additional options available.
Getting to the event
Airport: Helsinki Airport
Bus from airport: n/a
Train Station: Train from the airport to Lahti (1h30) – event area is ~8km away from the Lahti Railway Station
Shuttle Service: to be confirmed