Canyon Belgian Waffle Ride- Cedar City, UT

223 N 100 W, Cedar City, UT 84721, USA

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 MONUMENTS OF CYCLING ANNOUNCES YEAR 2 OF THE BELGIAN WAFFLE RIDE GRAVEL & ROAD CYCLING EVENT IN CEDAR CITY!

 

Welkom to the most unique cycling event in the U.S.—the Canyon Belgian Waffle Ride—affectionately known as the BWR. This is the 2nd edition of the Cedar City event and was the first BWR to be held outside of San Diego. We're excited to offer something completely different with the Cedar City location, the first event was a huge success. 
 

The third and final event of the Tripel Crown of Gravel Series is the 2021 BWR Cedar City, on September 25, the only one at elevation in the scenic and rugged West Desert of Southern Utah. At nearly 80% off-road, this is a true gravel edition of the BWR, graced with the most coveted decomposed granite roads and tricky off-road sectors throughout the region. The event is again being hosted by the town of Cedar City and will feature a 128-mile route that wends through the famous Red Hills, the Parowan Gap along Little Salt Lake, Coal and Whitney Canyons, and Granite Mountain.

Created as an extremely challenging race in the spirit of the great European one-day Spring Classics, the BWR is an unusually difficult race. There will be three distances at each location: the long Waffle route and a half-distance Wafer option for those looking to get a taste of the fun without the life-changing commitment of the Waffle. Plus, we’ve added the Wanna ride, which is roughly half the Wafer. Each venue will have a local bike- minded charity. BWR planners will raise funds and awareness for community causes in each location, much as it does the San Diego Mountain Biking Association (SDMBA) in San Diego.

Each Waffle will offer a prize purse to top-five finishers, female and male. The Tripel Crown of Gravel Series has a separate prize purse to the top three men and women overall across the SD, NC and UT events, based on cumulative times. An age group competition will award top riders in each age bracket with Tripel Crown of Gravel honors. All riders who register and complete all four 2021 BWRs will receive special awards for their Quadruple heroics.

BWR sponsors for the Series include Canyon Bikes, IRC Tire, Eliel Cycling, 100% Eyewear, Science in Sport, ENVE Wheels, Monster Hydro, Wahoo Fitness, Wend Performance and Source Endurance.

 
 
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SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Friday, October 16: 12:00-6:00 Canyon Pure Cycling Expo and Registration bib number pick up
6:00pm: Eliel Happy Hour VIP event at Policy Kings- Open to all
Saturday, October 17: Canyon Pure Cycling Expo and Belgian Waffle Ride CC
223 N 100 W Cedar City, UT 84721
Vendors, Food Trucks, Music, Free Flowing Beer
NO SAME DAY REGISTRATION.
6:00am: Complimentary breakfast (Waffles) engorging commences
7:10am: Riders enter their starting pens
7:30am: Roll out wave of all riders for both events
11:00am: Music, food from Gear Grinder Grill and festivities
11:30am: Kegs are flowing—First Wafer finisher arrives soon
2:00pm: First Waffle Riders expected
5:00–6:00pm: Awards ceremony
 
Here are the 2020 courses:
2021 will see some changes!- Not to be announced until the weeks leading up to event day.
Here are the category competition sectors:
Q/KOMs:
Q/KOSs:
Q/KODs:
 
 

Survival Camps by Source Endurance

BWR Survival Camps are produced by Source Endurance and serve up an incredible experience of gravel and mixed terrain in the disguise of a superb fitness camp. Typically, 40% of starters can't finish the difficult parcours. BUT over 95% of the BWR Survival Campers finish with smiles. Entry to BWR is included with the camp.

https://source-e.net/camps-clinics/belgian-waffle-ride-survival-camp/

 Cedar City BWR Course stats:(subject to change)

 Waffle 125 miles 6000ft of Elevation gain

 Start Wafer 78 Miles 3400ft of elevation gain

 E-BIKE & Tandem Category Open to all electric bikes and will have own start wave after last Wave of Wafer Riders

 

 

Course/Terrain info:

  • Expansive Course through Southern Utah's West Desert
  • Opportunity to see herds of wildlife including wild horses and desert Pronghorns grazing, as well as countless birds and raptors; including Golden and Bald Eagles
  • In the heart of Southern Utah, allowing riders to see a wild variety of unique countryside 
  • Course goes through the “Parowan Gap” and past petroglyphs left by the areas past native inhabitants, along with prehistoric dinosaur footprints 
  • Course runs through Red Hills, allowing riders to get a true feel of Southern Utah and its famous red rocks and terrain
  • Riders will ride past the “Little Salt Lake” 
  • Course all set with the beautiful background of the Cedar Mountains/Dixie National Forest to the East to frame an awesome ride
  • Riders will get to cruise past or hangout at abandoned ghost towns
  • Only 6,000 Ft of climbing but it takes place at around 6,000 feet of elevation
  • 70% of Gravel, 30% Paved 

 

For all information on the Tripel Crown please visit: https://tripelcrownofgravel.com/

 

 

 
 
 

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