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‘Root Canal’ Race a massive success!

‘Root Canal’ Race a massive success!

Thanks to all our race sponsors and the riders for making our recent race on ‘Root Canal a huge success with another sell out! As you guys know that all profits from races go straight back into the Hill and this gives us enough for…

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Black Run Race Report – 25 Mar 12

Black Run Race Report – 25 Mar 12

Guys, Have a look at this excellent race report that Si Paton wrote for www.pinkbike.com – its great to see a local race get international recognition.  Have a read and leave a comment!  Cheers, Pete. http://www.pinkbike.com/news/Aston-Hill-DH-Race-2012.html  

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Pssst! The Black Run Race entry is open!

Pssst! The Black Run Race entry is open!

You may not have heard… …but it’s all over our Facebook page; the entry to the Black Run Race is now open! You can enter at http://www.britishcycling.org.uk/events/details/77573/Aston-Hill-Black-Run – the last couple of races have been a sell-out, so get in early!

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What’s goin’ on?

What’s goin’ on?

As the great Marvin Gaye asked: What’s goin’ on? You want to be in the know? OK! Here’s a quick update on what’s happening on the Hill over the past few months.

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2012 races on the Hill

2012 races on the Hill

Calling all racers! These are the provisional dates for races on the Hill in 2012. As with any event the dates are subject to change until totally, totally nailed into the ground, (etc etc blah blah blah), but we’re confident enough in them to say…

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Weather for weekend 10th December

Weather for weekend 10th December

Grippery 4: Not as great as the prequels, but still pretty good. Please note Aston Hill will be shut on Sunday for the British Winter Series race. For the time of year it’s pretty incredible out there. On Wednesday night the local trails were running…

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Extreme Knowhow International Winter Series

Extreme Knowhow International Winter Series

3 – it’s the magic number… As a lot of you know, Aston Hill is going to be the venue for the Extreme Knowhow International Winter Series over the weekend of 10/11th December. It’s been confirmed today that the race run will be DH3. Apart…

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Eastern and Central Champs 2011

Eastern and Central Champs 2011

It could really do with a little rain… After a dry week at the end of a very wet August, too many people were tempting the weather gods at Aston Hill. The very dusty course was “like riding on marbles”, according to one racer on…

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More photos are up online

More photos are up online

More photos! Event sponsor SimonSlaterPhotography.com‘s team have got all their shots up at www.simonslaterphotography.com/Aston_Hill_4.09.11.aspx Vince Mo’s are on his website: www.mo-foto.co.uk/set/set_eastern_central_dh_2011.html Dave Franciosy’s are on his Zenfolio site: davefranciosy.zenfolio.com/f258557286 And last but by no means least, BDS ‘tog Ian Cross has got put his shots…

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The vids are flying in thick and fast now

The vids are flying in thick and fast now

Here’s Neil Chapman’s suitably slick offering. Enjoy! More Mountain Biking Videos

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