Brand new location for 2015. The Red Kite Events team have been riding in the Nant-yr-Arian area since 1992. The Trail Centre is a great place to ride, however we will be using some of the man made trails but also adventuring away from the man made trails for some awesome natural riding.
The Nant-yr-Arian/Nant-y-Moch area is huge. This is old school mountain biking - big day out in big remote hills. All our event routes this year have been designed by Red Kite Events’ Neil (ex national downhiller and trials rider) so expect to be challenged. The route will be using a mixture of trail centre tracks, open moorland, single and double tracks. The routes will be crossing some big open hills so please come prepared for a tough day of riding.
The routes are tough but achievable by the average trail rider. If you can ride longer loops of a trail centre you should be able to manage this but will be on the tired side by the finish!
As usual with our events the route will be very well marked, and we will also have some bail out options to cut the route short.
The event will be a staggered start (start any time between 9 and 10.30). We will be using our excellent timing system to check you out at the start, at the feed station and also at the finish of the event. We do this for safety reasons but we will publish the times after the event so you can compare with your mates. The event is not a race but purely a challenge.