Racing and Social cycling in the Borders and Northumberland.     

2018 Reivers Road Race 

Saturday 24th March 

Berwick Wheelers CC will hold its 5th consecutive annual road race based at Etal Village Hall in Northumberland.

Tackling a 19.70 mile circuit of the Reivers road race loop the event has proved both challenging, competitive and an exciting race. Continuing with the format established in 2017, Berwick Wheelers are proud to host a category 3/4 race just tipping the scales at 40 miles and a 2/3/4 category race of just over 60 miles. 

The field is open to 60 riders, utilises some of the Tour of Britain route for 2015 and takes on Ford Bank KOM climb which had proved to challenge the peloton. A fully supported event including first aid and on route mechanic means we have the competitors covered for most eventualitites.

The Rievers Road Race starts at Etal Village Hall and is neutralised up Ford Bank for both races before the flag is dropped and the race is started. The category 3/4 race will tackle the loop twice in total and, with an uphill finish off the main road, results in the event being extremely competitive right to the bitter end. It should be noted that 75% of the field will be made up of 4th cat riders. This has been approved (tbc) by British Cycling for anyone looking for an introduction to road racing.

The 2/3/4 race will tackle the same loop three times in total before moving off the main road for the same uphill finish.