Strade Bianche


Dear Gravel-rider

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

Date, location, start time

Date: Sunday September 29, 2019

Start location: LOCHEM, The Netherlands

Address for your navigation system: Onderlangs 1, Lochem

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

30 km: € 5,- A small gravel race, especially for youth, parents are free to participate
65 km: € 18,-
100 km and 150 km: € 21,50


For the second year we organise our Strade Bianche CAMPING, see this other webpage for more info.
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 29, 2019 

Your Strade Bianche Achterhoek team and Cycling Club de Paaschberg Lochem