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Dig day postponed

Dig day postponed

Sorry all those that were planning to come, but the dig Sunday to be postponed. Due to frozen ground and potential snow we’re going to let you play on bikes instead! Watch Facebook, the website and your emails for the next one. It’ll be soon…

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Plenty going on Hillside

Plenty going on Hillside

You may have noticed that there’s not been a lot of news about the work going on at Aston Hill on the site; this is because the builders are posting straight to our Facebook page. Go and take a look to catch up with up-to-the-minute…

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Big berm

Big berm

Work on DH4 has started. And it’s big.

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Aston Hill shut Christmas Day!

Aston Hill shut Christmas Day!

A quick reminder that Aston Hill is shut tommorrow for Christmas Day. Look at it as a chance to unwrap some shiny bits and get them set-up, all ready to get them absolutely filthy Boxing Day. On that note, may we at Aston Hill wish…

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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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Weather update for weekend 26th November

Weather update for weekend 26th November

Grippery 3: This time it’s personal. It’s still pretty good out there, and still surprisingly firm underwheel. Like the previous two weeks, there will be grease (especially in the sections that get little sun and wind, or where the chalk is obvious) so don’t come…

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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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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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