Strade Bianche


Dear Gravel-rider

This text provides practical information on the second edition Strade Bianche Achterhoek (SBA) Gravel ride, Lochem, the Netherlands.

Date, location, start time

Date: Sunday September 30, 2018

Start location: LOCHEM, The Netherlands

Address for your navigation system: tbd

Start at 8:00h; last rider departs at 10:30h

The route and your bike

The route covers sand paths and roads, gravel roads, cobble stones and tarmac. Roughly 70% of the routes are unpaved. We had a cyclecross / gravel bike in mind when selecting the routes, so please bring a bike with minimal 25mm wide tyres.

Please be courteous

The routes are unsecured, meaning that you are participating in normal traffic at your own risk.
You are kindly requested to be courteous to the vegetation, to hikers, cyclists, animals and motorized traffic.
At the start, you will recieve a routemap with indicated spots where energy bars, fruit and drinks will be provided to the riders.
You will also receive an emergency phone number for Technical- or medical assistance.


Pre-registration is obligatory; please click on the orange button on the landing page of this website: AANMELDEN.
You will be redirected to a registration and payment website.

Costs for participation

65 km: € 17,-

90 km, 120 km and 150 km: € 21,50


Are you looking for accommodation to spend the weekeind in or around Lochem?
Please click on the menu PRAKTISCH / accommodatie for suggested hotels or campings in Lochem.
For more accommodation options, please use this link: Slapen in Lochem


If you have any questions, do no hesitate to mail the SBA organisation: and we will try to help you out.


We look forward to meeting you on September 30, 2018 

Your Strade Bianche Achterhoek team and Cycling Club de Paaschberg Lochem