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Trail Maintenance Session Sunday 11th March 2012.

A trail maintenance session will be held on Barry Knows Best (BKB) on Holmbury Hill. If you would like to come along and not only see what happens, but get involved, then please use the contact form on this site ...

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Trail Maintenance Day 11th December.

Trail Maintenance was carried out on BKB on Holmbury hill. This trail has had very little done to it in the last few years, and has suffered further from the tree thinning work carried out on this part of the ...

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Trail Maintenance Day 13th November.

Trail maintenance was carried out on Barry Knows Best(BKB) on Sunday in order to clear forestry debris and improve the drainage of the trail. 15 volunteers cleared branches, dug drainage channels,  de-bermed and re-aligned parts of the trail so it ...

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Strike up the band.

Pedal and Spoke, the bike shop in Peaslake are selling this Wrist band for £2 with 50% of the proceeds going to Friends of the Hurtwood. So if you are popping into the shop for your latest Santa Cruz fix, ...

Amazing Hurtwood Mountain Bike Statistics.

Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty - Press Release Amazing Hurtwood mountain bike statistics highlight the importance of managing trails Electronic counters embedded beneath Barry Knows Best (BKB), the challenging downhill zig zag from Holmbury Hill to Peaslake, reveal just how ...

Invisible Maybe, but Not Irrelevant…

Should people support the Friends of the Hurtwood? Would anyone notice if it no longer existed? Recently Peter Copping, chairman of the Friends of the Hurtwood, talked about the work and current challenges facing the charity. Read more here...

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The numbers are in…

The following are the peak number of riders on BKB(Barry Knows Best) during the summer weekends, notably: June 19th    578 26th    678 July 2nd   567 3rd    613 9th    623 10th   697 17th   619 31st   701 August 7th    652

BKB Repairs

Following the recent damage caused by unsanctioned trail building on the new section of BKB, Hurtwood and Redlands Trail volunteers spent a morning reparing the damage and doing some other trail maintenance. The good news is that the new section ...