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Red Kite Events Reveal Full 2014 Line-Up

by Nick Gregory

To celebrate a hugely successful 2013, Red Kite Events is giving you the chance to win some great cycling prizes with the launch of their all-new website and the announcement of some exciting new events for 2014. 

The new year will kick off on January 5th when the Frozen Devil MTB ride returns to Llanwrtyd Wells in Mid-Wales. This 55km, technical and demanding MTB ride starts and finishes in Llanwrtyd Wells and will take in some of the area's most scenic spots including the Crychan and Irfon Forests in the wild and beautiful Cambrian Mountains. 

As 2014 progresses, a number of new events appear on the Red Kite event schedule including a number of MTB Enduro events and some new road sportives, all taking in the very best of Welsh scenery and riding. Full details and entry details can be found on the new Red Kite website www.redkite-events.co.uk.

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All events are fully supported by medical teams, route marking and feed stations. As well as a range of products from sponsors High 5, you will also find home made cakes, flapjacks and Welsh cakes from Llanwrtyd Wells restaurant hot spot and Red Kite sponsor, The Drover's Rest. 

The event series is also supported by Continental tyres, Velocite bikes, Trail 42 apparel, JDRF and Muc-Off and it is thanks to these sponsors that you can win BIG with Red Kite this winter. 

For full details of the prizes and how you can win, please visit www.redkite-events.co.uk There you will see the range of prizes on offer from a luxury hamper courtesy of The Drover's Rest to T-shirts, nutrition and cleaning bundles as well as trail flasks and much, much more. 

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Selected 2014 Red Kite Events 

5th Jan - Winter Enduro - Llanwrtyd Wells, 50k Mountain Bike Challenge Ride  

9th March - Bike and Triathlon Show Sportive - Manchester Central Exhibition Centre, Manchester. 

16th March - Shropshire Devil Sportive - Road Bike, Shropshire Sports Village 

27/28/29th March - Devils MTB Bash - guided rides around Llanwrtyd Wells, Powys. Red Kite Events experienced guides will be leading the rides. 

6th April  - Devils Challenge Sportive. Llanwrtyd Wells, Powys. 50, 75, 100, 140 mile road sportives. Routes will be exploring the Cambrian Mountains. 

11th May - Leominster Sportive. Leominster, Herefordshire. 50, 80, and 130 mile route options using the hills in the Welsh Borders. 

1st June - Bala Sportive. Bala. 60, 90, 140, and 180 mile routes using the stunning hills of the Berwyns and mountains of Snowdonia. 

8th June  - Devils Challenge Sportive. Llanwrtyd Wells, Powys. 50, 75, 100, 140 mile road sportives. Routes will be exploring the Cambrian Mountains. 

9/10 August - Llanwrtyd Wells Cycle Festival. 50, 80 and 110 mile sportive routes. 30, 50 and 80k MTB routes. 

7th September - Shropshire Devil 2 - Road Bike Sportive, Shropshire Sports Village, 

21st September - Brecon Sportive. Brecon, Powys. Routes heading into the Brecon Beacons. 43, 66, 98 mile route options. 

11/12th October - Devils MTB/Road Bash - Cheddar, Somerset. 





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