Archive for February, 2010


IMBike test a few bikes on the Hill

Comments Off   Posted by Aston Hillbilly |  Category:Bikes, Committee, IM Bike Mag, News, Press

Rou and some of the guys (and gal) of International Mountain Bike Mag ( came over to test a few bikes that have since appeared on the interwebs in issue four.

Despite Mary scooting off to ride DH3 on her own (cheers all those who kept an eye out for her!) all seemed to have a good time on what can only charitably be called a greasy day!


Aston Hill to host Eastern and Central Champs

Comments Off   Posted by Neil |  Category:News, Race

The September Aston Hill Race has been granted the Eastern and Central Champs status. This means that besides it being a crowd pleaser of an event with burliest animal raggers and razor-sharp downhill warriors in the east and central regions, it will carry the same points as a national race making it a great way to collect a few extra at the end of the season.

Gladiators… Ready!

 | Tags: central champs, eastern champs,

Black Run Tweaks

Comments Off   Posted by Aston Hillbilly |  Category:Black Run, Race

In readiness for the race, the Black Run has been given some extra-special Holbrook love. It’s been tweaked to be quicker, flow better and keep everyone that has previously ridden the Black on their toes.


Much Cheapness!

Comments Off   Posted by Neil |  Category:Bikes, Kit, News, Other, Uncategorized

Dees Cycles of Amersham and Cycle Care in High Wycombe are now both offering a 10% discount to Aston Hill members.

Go-on go-on go-on - join Aston Hill! Apart from the above discount, you get the benefits of the being a member of the CTC, unlimited access to riding the Hill (and other CTC MTB venues) and you’ll also be helping to keep it maintained, fund new trails and secure its future.

 | Tags: discount,