The Aston Hill – Bombhole Challenge is back for 2017. A simple format using the Bombholes next to the 4X the Challenge offer riders the chance to compete in an individual Time Trial and go head to head in the Team Race.
Bombhole Challenge – Individual Time Trial
Two laps are taped out around the Bombholes and for the Time Trail riders have to race 2 laps one long and one short in any order with their fastest time counting towards the overall. It’s costs £2.00 a go and all monies raised will go towards supporting the Young Rider Development Programme – DeVo on Aston Hill.
B0mbhole Challenge – Team Racing
The Team Race has Team of 4 riders racing head to head. All rider compete 1 lap with 3 of the riders riding long laps and one of the riders riding short laps in any order. The Team’s will race in a knockout format with the fastest two teams going head to head in a best of three competition to decide the winner on the day. Team’s cost £4.00 to enter and all monies raised will go towards supporting the Young Rider Development Programme – DeVo on Aston Hill.
Signing On – On the day from 10am at the Bombholes.
Sign-on will open at 10am on Sunday 5th November at the Bombholes (just follow the signs to the 4X from the Car Park).
This is a fun event and most likely be stopwatch timed. However it is a great way to round out the season with some light hearted, fun, super short course racing.
Bombhole Challenge 2001
Here’s a short video from 2001 and one of the very early Bombhole Challenges to give you an idea of what it’s all about! Back in 2001 we only had the choice of XC, DH or Jump Bikes. What will take the win in 2017???