Young Rider Development Programme – Level2 – Spring Half Term Course – 21.02.19

Firecrest Mountain Biking’s Young Rider Development Programme’s (DeVo) popular Half Term MTB Skills Training Courses (Level2) will be running at Aston Hill Bike Park on Thursday 21st February from 10am – 4pm. The Course is for Mountain Bikers aged from 12 years to 18 years old looking to develop their Mountain Bike Skills.

The Half Term Mountain Bike Skills Courses at Aston Hill Bikepark will get you riding your Mountain Bike with more confidence and speed. They are a great opportunity to meet likeminded young riders and progress your riding. From getting faster on the trails on Aston Hill through to racing at Local, Regional and National Competitions.

For young mountain bikers coming through our programme of Mountain Bike Skills Courses they build on the skills taught on the Level1 Courses. All the Training Courses Firecrest run provide an insight into the Mountain Bike Skills Essentials that enable you to get the most from your Mountain Bike.

Firecrest MTB’s DeVo Level2 Mountain Bike Skills Courses will be using all the trails on Aston Hill from the Pumptrack to the tight and technical Black Run through to the big jumps and drops on Surface to Air!

All the training is given under the watchful eye of Firecrest MTB’s highly experienced staff providing expert tuition. If you’re looking to develop your Mountain Bike Skills these are the courses for you!

All of Firecrest’s Mountain Bike Skills Courses are structured to provide a progressive programme of Mountain Bike Skills Training so you can come on them all or just come along on the days you can make to suit.

Courses Date:

Thursday 21st February – 10am – 4pm – Spaces Available

Firecrest MTB Young Rider Development Programme – DeVo Evo – 19.02.19

Firecrest Mountain Biking’s Young Rider Development Programme’s (DeVo) popular Holiday MTB Skills Training Courses has introduced the DeVo Evo Course for young riders that aren’t old enough or ready to ride at Level2 but are looking to progress their skills to more challenging terrain on Aston Hill.

The next DeVo Evo Courses will be running at Aston Hill Bike Park on Tuesday 19th February from 1pm – 3pm.

This Courses is for Mountain Bikers aged from 8 years to 12 years old who have attended 4 or more Level1 DeVo Courses or have been adivsed by Ian to book on this course and are looking to progress their skills.

The Half Term Holiday Mountain Bike Skills Courses at Aston Hill Bikepark will get you riding your Mountain Bike with more confidence. They are a great opportunity to meet likeminded young riders and progress your riding and get out and experience the trails on Aston Hill.

All the of Firecrest Mountain Biking’s DeVo Courses provide an insight into the Mountain Bike Skills Essentials that enable you to get the most from your Mountain Bike.

Firecrest MTB’s DeVo Evo Mountain Bike Skills Courses provide a great opportunity for younger riders to develop their skills and ride more of the Mountain Bike Trails on Aston Hill.

All the training is given under the watchful eye of Firecrest MTB’s highly experienced staff providing expert tuition.

Course Date

Tuesday 19th February- 1pm – 3pm – Spaces Available

Young Rider Development Programme – Level1 – Spring Half Term Holiday Course – 19.02.19

Looking for Spring Half Term Holiday Activities?

Firecrest Mountain Biking’s Young Rider Development Programme’s (DeVo) popular Half Term Holiday Courses. The MTB Skills Training Courses (Level1) will be running at Aston Hill Bike Park on Tuesday 19th February in Half Term. The Courses are for Mountain Bikers aged from 8 years to 12 years old looking to develop their Mountain Bike Skills.

The DeVo Spring Half Term Holiday Mountain Bike Skills Courses at Aston Hill Bikepark will get you riding your Mountain Bike with more confidence. They are a great opportunity to meet likeminded young riders and progress your riding and get out and experience the trails on Aston Hill.

The perfect introduction for young mountain bikers coming through our programme of Mountain Bike Skills Courses. All the of Firecrest Mountain Biking’s DeVo Courses provide an insight into the Mountain Bike Skills Essentials that enable you to get the most from your Mountain Bike.

Firecrest MTB’s DeVo Level1 Mountain Bike Skills Courses provide a great introduction to the Mountain Bike Trails on Aston Hill from the, Bomb Holes to the Pumptrack and a taster of the Cross Country and Downhill Trails.

All the training is given under the watchful eye of Firecrest MTB’s highly experienced staff providing expert tuition.

Course Date:

Tuesday 19th February – 10am – 12pm – Spaces Available

Young Rider Development Programme – Level2 – Winter/Spring Saturday Morning Courses – 2019

Firecrest Mountain Biking’s Young Rider Development Programme’s (DeVo) popular Saturday Morning MTB Skills Training Courses (Level2) will be running at Aston Hill Bike Park from Saturday 12th January. The Courses are for Mountain Bikers aged from 12 years to 18 years old looking to develop their Mountain Bike Skills.

The Winter/Spring Saturday Morning Mountain Bike Skills Courses at Aston Hill Bikepark will get you riding your Mountain Bike with more confidence and speed. They are a great opportunity to meet likeminded young riders and progress your riding. From getting faster on the trails on Aston Hill through to racing at Local, Regional and National Competitions.

For young mountain bikers coming through our programme of Mountain Bike Skills Courses they build on the skills taught on the Level1 Courses. All the Training Courses Firecrest run provide an insight into the Mountain Bike Skills Essentials that enable you to get the most from your Mountain Bike.

Firecrest MTB’s DeVo Level2 Mountain Bike Skills Courses will be using all the trails on Aston Hill from the Pumptrack to the tight and technical Black Run through to the big jumps and drops on Surface to Air!

All the training is given under the watchful eye of Firecrest MTB’s highly experienced staff providing expert tuition. If you’re looking to develop your Mountain Bike Skills these are the courses for you!

All of Firecrest’s Mountain Bike Skills Courses are structured to provide a progressive programme of Mountain Bike Skills Training so you can come on them all or just come along on the days you can make to suit.

Courses Dates:

1. Saturday 12th January – 10am – 1pm
2. Saturday 26th January – 10am – 1pm
3. Saturday 9th Febraury – 10am – 1pm
4. Saturday 23rd February – 10am – 1pm
5. Saturday 9th March – 10am – 1pm
6. Saturday 23rd March – 10am – 1pm

Book your place on one of the dates above:-

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Special Offer Book 6 Places for the Price of 5!

DMR Bomb Hole Challenge – Aston Hill Bike Park – Report, Results and Pics

The annual Aston Hill DMR Bikes Bomb Hole Challenge took place on Sunday 4th November. It’s a fund raising event raising money to support the Firecrest MTB Young Rider Development Programme. The monies raise are used to support the DeVo Programmes and pay for spares and accessories to keep the young riders on the trials on the Skills Courses run throughout the year.

The racing takes place in the Bomb Holes on Aston Hill using the one you ride through on the way to the 4X. These are the perfect stage for the Bomb Hole Challenge and the format of the racing is simple.

There are two events, the first is the Sprint Lap, individual riders race two laps of the Bomb Hole circuit, one long and one short to set the fastest time. That’s followed by the Team Relay where teams of 4 race head to head over the best of 3 races to take the win.

18yrs and Over – Male

Nick Mathews raced the Bomb Hole Challenge back in 2001 and dropped in again 17 years later to take the win on his DH Bike!

In the 18 and over category Nick Mathews took the win with a time of 24.6 seconds, with Liam Tyrrell in second on a 24.7 second run and Gareth Shaw rounding out the top 3 with a time of 25.5 seconds.

 

 

 

 

17yrs and Under – Male

Tom Shakespeare putting all his Pumptrack training to good use to stop the clock on 24.6 seconds and take the win.

In the under 17 and under category Tom Shakespeare just pipped Alonso Barbour to the win with a times of 24.6 (the same as Nick’s in the 18’s and Overs) and 24.9 seconds respectively. Greg Brookhouse rounded out the top 3 with the same time as Alonso setting a 24.9.

Women

In the women’s category Annette Bath, set the fastest time with Sophie Davies in 2nd and Jo Shakespeare in 3rd place.

Annette Bath setting the pace in the Women’s category

 

 

Results

You can download a PDF of the full results here:- DMR Aston Hill Bomb Hole Challenge 2018

Great pics from Smudgers Photography

Thanks to Kevin from Smudgers Photography you can download some great images from DropBox here>>>

Here are a few more from the day….

DMR Bikes Bomb Hole Challenge 2018

It’s back! The DMR Bikes Bomb Hole Challenge returns to Aston Hill on Sunday 4th November from 10.30am.

It’s a super chilled out fun event raising money for the Young Rider Development Programme known as DeVo for short.

This year DMR have stepped up as title sponsors with some amazing prizes for Sprint Laps Category and Team Competition Winners.

Location

Aston Hill Bike Park – The Bomb Holes on the way to the 4X

Timings

Sunday 4th November from 10.30am

The Sprint Lap Time Trails start from 10.30am.
Team Racing Follows approx. 11.30 – 12pm.

Cost

It costs £1 per go in the Sprint Laps and you can have as many goes as you like to set the fastest time you can.

The Team Competition Cost £4 per team. Don’t worry if you don’t have a team we can put Team’s together on the day.

Event Format

Sprint Laps

It’s simple, for the Sprint Laps you ride one short lap and one long lap (they will be taped on the day) in any order to record your time.

Team Competition

The morning rounds out with the Team Competition. Team of up to 4 riders race head to head in a knockout format to find the fastest team on the day. Last year Ben Deakin and Chris Cockrill won the Team Competition as a pair.

Entries

This event is Entry on the Line. Come and see us at the Bomb Holes on Sunday.

Young Rider Development Programme – Level2 – Autumn/Winter Saturday Morning Courses – 2018

Firecrest Mountain Biking’s Young Rider Development Programme’s (DeVo) popular Saturday Morning MTB Skills Training Courses (Level2) will be running at Aston Hill Bike Park from Saturday 20th October. The Courses are for Mountain Bikers aged from 12 years to 18 years old looking to develop their Mountain Bike Skills.

The Autumn/Winter Saturday Morning Mountain Bike Skills Courses at Aston Hill Bikepark will get you riding your Mountain Bike with more confidence and speed. They are a great opportunity to meet likeminded young riders and progress your riding. From getting faster on the trails on Aston Hill through to racing at Local, Regional and National Competitions.

For young mountain bikers coming through our programme of Mountain Bike Skills Courses they build on the skills taught on the Level1 Courses. All the Training Courses Firecrest run provide an insight into the Mountain Bike Skills Essentials that enable you to get the most from your Mountain Bike.

Firecrest MTB’s DeVo Level2 Mountain Bike Skills Courses will be using all the trails on Aston Hill from the Pumptrack to the tight and technical Black Run through to the big jumps and drops on Surface to Air!

All the training is given under the watchful eye of Firecrest MTB’s highly experienced staff providing expert tuition. If you’re looking to develop your Mountain Bike Skills these are the courses for you!

All of Firecrest’s Mountain Bike Skills Courses are structured to provide a progressive programme of Mountain Bike Skills Training so you can come on them all or just come along on the days you can make to suit.

Courses Dates:

Saturday 1st December – 10am – 1pm – Spaces Available
Saturday 15th December – 10am – 1pm – Spaces Available

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Firecrest MTB Young Rider Development Programme – DeVo Evo – 23.10.18

Introducing the latest of Firecrest Mountain Biking’s Young Rider Development Programme’s (DeVo) popular Holiday MTB Skills Training Courses. The DeVo Evo Course is for young riders that aren’t old enough or ready to ride at Level2 but are looking to progress their skills to more challenging terrain on Aston Hill.

The first of the DeVo Evo Courses will be running at Aston Hill Bike Park on Tuesday 28th August from 1pm – 3pm.

This Courses is for Mountain Bikers aged from 8 years to 12 years old who have attended 4 or more Level1 DeVo Courses or have been adivsed by Ian to book on this course and are looking to progress their skills.

The Half Term Holiday Mountain Bike Skills Courses at Aston Hill Bikepark will get you riding your Mountain Bike with more confidence. They are a great opportunity to meet likeminded young riders and progress your riding and get out and experience the trails on Aston Hill.

All the of Firecrest Mountain Biking’s DeVo Courses provide an insight into the Mountain Bike Skills Essentials that enable you to get the most from your Mountain Bike.

Firecrest MTB’s DeVo Evo Mountain Bike Skills Courses provide a great opportunity for younger riders to develop their skills and ride more of the Mountain Bike Trails on Aston Hill.

All the training is given under the watchful eye of Firecrest MTB’s highly experienced staff providing expert tuition.

Course Date

Tuesday 23rd October – 1pm – 3pm – Spaces Available

Young Rider Development Programme – Level1 – October Half Term Course – 23.10.18

Looking for October Half Term Holiday activities?

Firecrest Mountain Biking’s Young Rider Development Programme’s (DeVo) popular Half Term Holiday Courses. The MTB Skills Training Courses (Level1) will be running at Aston Hill Bike Park on Tuesday 23rd October in Half Term. The Courses are for Mountain Bikers aged from 8 years to 12 years old looking to develop their Mountain Bike Skills.

The DeVo October Half Term Holiday Mountain Bike Skills Courses at Aston Hill Bikepark will get you riding your Mountain Bike with more confidence. They are a great opportunity to meet likeminded young riders and progress your riding and get out and experience the trails on Aston Hill.

The perfect introduction for young mountain bikers coming through our programme of Mountain Bike Skills Courses. All the of Firecrest Mountain Biking’s DeVo Courses provide an insight into the Mountain Bike Skills Essentials that enable you to get the most from your Mountain Bike.

Firecrest MTB’s DeVo Level1 Mountain Bike Skills Courses provide a great introduction to the Mountain Bike Trails on Aston Hill from the, Bomb Holes to the Pumptrack and a taster of the Cross Country and Downhill Trails.

All the training is given under the watchful eye of Firecrest MTB’s highly experienced staff providing expert tuition.

Course Date:

Tuesday 23rd October – 10am – 12pm – Spaces Available

Young Rider Development Programme – Level2 – October Half Term Course – 25.10.18

Firecrest Mountain Biking’s Young Rider Development Programme’s (DeVo) popular Half Term MTB Skills Training Courses (Level2) will be running at Aston Hill Bike Park on Thursday 25th October from 10am – 4pm. The Course is for Mountain Bikers aged from 12 years to 18 years old looking to develop their Mountain Bike Skills.

The Half Term Mountain Bike Skills Courses at Aston Hill Bikepark will get you riding your Mountain Bike with more confidence and speed. They are a great opportunity to meet likeminded young riders and progress your riding. From getting faster on the trails on Aston Hill through to racing at Local, Regional and National Competitions.

For young mountain bikers coming through our programme of Mountain Bike Skills Courses they build on the skills taught on the Level1 Courses. All the Training Courses Firecrest run provide an insight into the Mountain Bike Skills Essentials that enable you to get the most from your Mountain Bike.

Firecrest MTB’s DeVo Level2 Mountain Bike Skills Courses will be using all the trails on Aston Hill from the Pumptrack to the tight and technical Black Run through to the big jumps and drops on Surface to Air!

All the training is given under the watchful eye of Firecrest MTB’s highly experienced staff providing expert tuition. If you’re looking to develop your Mountain Bike Skills these are the courses for you!

All of Firecrest’s Mountain Bike Skills Courses are structured to provide a progressive programme of Mountain Bike Skills Training so you can come on them all or just come along on the days you can make to suit.

Courses Date:

Thursday 25th October – 10am – 4pm – Spaces Available

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