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Video: Practice Highlights from the British National Downhill - Round 4 Hopton
Aug 17, 2019
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The British National Downhill comes to Hopton for round four of the national series.
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(Aug 18, 2019 at 4:20)
That looks like the flattest dh ever.
(Aug 19, 2019 at 4:29)
They taped out a new line for the top section of the track, which was just loamy and as more riders went through, ruts formed and more roots became exposed. The top is pretty flat, even on the original opening section of that track, which is the left hand line from the top. It gets faster and steeper the further you go down the hill and is actually great fun to ride. The problem they had was that a lot of loose material got carried down the track onto the hard pack sections and it got very sketchy, especially in for those in the third or fourth categories down the hill in race runs. It was my first National Round as a competitor and it was a blast.
(Aug 18, 2019 at 5:47)
it's not steep but is fun and techy the video footage does it no justice hopton is a classic
(Aug 18, 2019 at 8:13)
It’s also quite a bit steeper than it looks here
(Aug 18, 2019 at 10:08)
Honestly we do have hills here in the uk!
(Aug 18, 2019 at 13:38)
thats why enduro is more popular than dh in the uk nowadays.
(Aug 18, 2019 at 23:55)
My backyahrd is 40% steeper.
(Aug 19, 2019 at 0:45)
That Nukeproof Dissent looks kinda dope
(Aug 19, 2019 at 4:35)
Flat?? If you cant pedal a bike, are you even good at bikes?
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