- Event URN:
- Start date:
- Sun, 2nd Mar 2014
- Event Type:
- Road (Competitive)
- Charlton Village Hall The Street, Charlton, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, SN16 9DL Directions – from M4 J17 head north on A.429 for 6 miles to Malmesbury byass. Turn right at second roundabout onto B.4040 and continue for 1.5 miles to Charlton. The Village Hall is behind the houses on the left (i.e. north side) of the main road through the village, approached by a short gravel drive. Car Parking - Official vehicles in car park in front of Village Hall, competitors/spectators in playing field behind Hall. ( View map )
- Online Entry FAQs
- Entry close date
- Wed, 12th Feb 2014
- Info for Riders:
- **Please note change of venue - the event is now on the Malmesbury Circuit**
This year there will be an E/1/2/3 race on a new circuit for just this year. The event will be for teams of maximum 4 riders and should include at least one 1st Category rider or above.
The field size is a maximum of 80 riders plus 10 reserves. Individual riders will only be allowed if the field is not full with teams of 2-4 riders.
- Preview Races:
Date Start Race name Classification Band Rider Cat Duration 2 Mar 14 11:00 E/1/2/3 National B Band 3 1st, 2nd, 3rd, ... 96km / 60m
The 42nd Severn Bridge - BW Cycling Road Race takes place on Sunday 2 March 2014.
You may be wondering why the event is not live yet on the calendar. This is because we have had to change the circuit for this year just recently. Therefore a new event will go live by 1 Jan for online entry. It will be National B for E/1/2/3 categories, with a maximum 80 riders with a priority for Teams of maximum 4 riders.
For the 2014 event the race will be held on a circuit in Wiltishire near Malmesbury, go to this link to view:
The HQ will be as follows:
Charlton Village Hall
Wilshire SN16 9DL
This Bristol Road Club event is one of the country's top and longest running early season road race events that dates back to the '60s.
The past few years have seen top riders win the race, with Marcin Bialoblocki in 2012 and Zak Dempster in 2011. There are always at least 10 top professional teams entered for this early season classic.
42nd Severn Bridge - BW Cycling Road Race - Video
Posted 02/03/2014 - Brian O'Kelly
Severn Bridge Road RaceReport: Snowdon Sports Team Raleigh’s French ace Alex Blain took victory in the 42nd Severn Bridge Road Race in Wiltshire on Sunday, sprinting clear of his five breakaway rivals at the end of the 60-mile race... [more]