Saintbury

Saintbury hill is located in the Cotswolds near the town of Broadway. From the B4632 south

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It is over a mile long and averages a good 9%. It is up to 18% at the steepest. It has been the venue for two national hill climb championships 1960 and 1951.

  • 1960 – Eric Wilson
  • 1951 – R Stringwell
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Saintbury hill climb

 

  • Location – Gloucestershire
  • Length: 1.2 miles / 1.9km
  • Average gradient 9%
  • Maximum gradient: 18%
  • Height gain: 162 m
  • Strava segment
  • Everesting? – 55 * 2.4 miles = 132 miles

Saintbury Hill Climb Course Description

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  • SP 117 400  Start on road through Saintbury village 200 yards south of junction with B4632 (Stratford-upon-Avon – Broadway road) in line with Care Horses warning sign. Ride south up hill    0
  •  Pass crossroads
  •  SP 120 381 Finish at post EV7 about 250 yards before road junction.    2288

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Over half way up.

Saintbury in Autumn

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I took these photos in Autumn 2010 – I had been racing the National hill climb on Dover’s Edge just a mile along the ridge. I finished 4th. Shame it wasn’t on Saintbury that year!

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