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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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DH4 to be closed for the winter

DH4 to be closed for the winter

Bit of advance warning for you guys: DH4 will be closed shortly for a while for some much needed work. As you’ve probably noticed, DH4 is in a pretty sorry state. It will be a project for the winter and various suggestions have been made…

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Weather update for 19th November

Weather update for 19th November

Grippery 2: The Revenge. It’s been another mixed but mild week and the ground is still surprisingly firm underwheel. There will be grease (especially in the sections that get little sun and wind, or where the chalk is obvious) so don’t come expecting dusty conditions!…

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Aston Hill AGM 2011

Aston Hill AGM 2011

Members of Aston Hill! It’s that time of year again when those behind the scenes at Aston Hill look to you for your help. We really need to know if we are running things the way you like it. Is there something that you would…

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Weather update for weekend 12th November

Weather update for weekend 12th November

Grippery. It’s been a mixed but mild week and the ground is surprisingly firm underwheel. After tonight’s rain this will make a great base for slime to slide over, so dig out the spikes and expect slippage! To coin an Ian Warby phrase, it’s going…

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Weather update for weekend 5th November

Weather update for weekend 5th November

Autumn has arrived. The temperatures have fallen and it’s been a wet week, so it will be damp on the Hill over the weekend. Dig out the spikes! If you’re riding Sunday keep your eyes open for the dig day happening on DH3 too. If…

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Weather update for weekend 29th October

Weather update for weekend 29th October

Changeable, and probably a little slick. It seems Autumn has finally arrived, even if the constant heavy showers are more reminiscent of Spring. The temperatures have fallen and it’s been a wet week, so it will be damp on the Hill over the weekend. Dig…

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423 shut Saturday morning

423 shut Saturday morning

Rich and some Hillbillys will be working on the 423 this Saturday (29th October) to bring trail structures in line with Forestry Commission guidelines. What this means in plain English is they will be making sure that the 423’s jumps are solid and super-safe to…

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Weather update for weekend 22nd October

Weather update for weekend 22nd October

Looking very good for the time of year. Again! Conditions are (Gasp! Again!) dusty in places, only spoilt by the very occasional damp patch – if you’ve ridden here before, you’ll know where they are. Consequently the trails are running really well, especially for mid-autumn….

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Weather update for weekend 15th October

Weather update for weekend 15th October

Looking very good for the time of year. Conditions are (gasp!) dusty in places, only spoilt by the very occasional damp patch – if you’ve ridden here before, you’ll know where they are! Consequently the trails are looking very good, especially for mid-autumn. If the…

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