Specialized Allez bike up for grabs at Circuit of Kent
Everyone who enters this year's Circuit of Kent cyclo-sportive (Sunday, September 12 2010) will be automatically entered into a draw to win a Specialized Allez 2010 road bike worth £500.
Wildside Cycles of Tunbridge Wells has generously donated the Specialized Allez, which features an A1 aluminium frame, carbon/alloy fork and Shimano 8-speed groupset.
The Circuit of Kent is one of the longest running cyclo-sportives on the British calendar, and this year's ride will be its 14th edition.
Two distances are available: 80km or 130km. Both start and finish at Sevenoaks Prep School, Godden Green, Sevenoaks. Registration starts from 7.30am, with riders heading off between 9-9.30am. All riders are electronically timed, and awards are given for those reaching gold, silver or bronze standard times.
One of the most attractive features of the ride - aside from the beautiful rolling Kent countryside in early autumn and impeccable organisation - is the post-ride dinner. A full slap-up pasta meal, accompanied by a live band, is part of the entry fee.
The vast majority of the 1,000 available places have now been filled, but you can currently still enter via the event's website. Registration costs £30, and can either be done on the official website or by contacting event organiser Sevenoaks Amherst Rotary Club via
email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: 01959 522148.
Profits go to several charities, including Hospice in the Weald and Macmillan Cancer Support.
Circuit of Kent official website
Circuit of Kent 2009: Cycling Weekly review