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Kinesis Hell of the West moves to September

Dartmoor sportive forced to re-organise by busy calendar
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The organisers of the 'Kinesis Hell of the West' cyclocross sportive have announced a date alteration, citing 'a busy calendar'.

Held at the Park Estate, Dartmoor, the inaugural event now sits at the start of the cyclocross season. Organiser Simon Young said: "We have decided that the event would work much better if pushed into the start of the Cyclo-X season. Our intention was to create an event that can become a great option for those that can't ride the Three Peaks, either because they live too far away, because they couldn't get an entry, or because they fancy a challenge that is less competitive and more about adventure. With this in mind we have changed the date of the 2012 event to run on the same day as the Three Peaks, Sunday 30th September. The South West region has been crying out for a single lap off road sportive for years and we are keen to make sure that the Hell of the West fills that gap."

Everything else remains the same, there's an option to shorten the route for riders that aren't up to the full distance on the day. The event is open to riders on any kind of bike as long as it is capable of being ridden off road, the route is a good mix of gentle off road, more technical off road and a few road linking stages.

For sign up, see hellofthewest.co.uk

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