Why the Dirty Boar

Why the Dirty Boar ?


The Dirty Boar story started the weekend of 16-17 April 2016. That weekend, we (Jens, Hans & Tom) headed out to the UK (Kielder Forest) to participate at the

Dirty Reiver, UK's first gravelgrinder.


The Dirty Reiver turned out to be a tough ride in changing weather. But the scenery, organisation and people were so good that all the suffering was soon forgotten. Here is some data of the Dirty Reiver ride : Strava-log


On the way back home after the event and over a few beers we decided to organise a gravel endurance ride in our home country (Belgium).



The Hautes Fagnes are the arena for our ride because we think it's the gravel heaven of Belgium.


We call it the Dirty Boar because, well, you (might) get dirty and the wild boar is one of the typical animals of the area.


Update: In 2018 we went back to the Dirty Reiver to enjoy the event again. You can find the story of our trip at RideWithGPS