2019 Canyon Belgian Waffle Ride
Description: The only Euro-style Spring Classic on American soil will once again be hosted by the Lost Abbey Brewery on May 5th, 2019. It will proffer the same type of insanity, challenge and the unparalleled experience that has made the event infamous — perhaps with…
Belgian Waffle Ride Survival Camp
Mark your calendars- it’s official! The Belgian Waffle Ride Survival Camp is back in 2019, running January 11-13th. This historically sold-out camp will go fast once registration opens! Camp Type: Gravel Grinder/ Endurance road rides (dirt and gravel sections) Power foundation endurance rides, climbing at…
FREE Bike Coach Clinic This Weekend: “How to Perform Your Best at a Gravel Grinder Event”
The 2018 Gran Fondo/Gravel season is almost here, so how about a FREE Introduction on “How to Perform Your Best at a Gravel Grinder Event!” You know him from our “Ask the Bike Coach” column and now you can receive some of Rick Schutlz expertise for FREE at two local bike shops on January 27th and 28th from 1pm – 4pm.
BWR Survival Camp 3.0 presented by Source Endurance
The focus of BWR Survival Camp 3.0 will be to allow the riders to preview and beta test the official 2018 BWR route over three days of course reconnaissance.
The Sixth Annual Cervélo Belgian Waffle Ride (Trailer)
This year, the Belgian Waffle Ride offered up it’s sixth course in six years, with 12,000 feet of climbing, 41-miles of off-road across 17 sectors, headwinds in every direction, prickly desert heat and deep sand arroyos.
Sage Titanium Bicycles Unveils Their Secret Weapon for 2017
We had a chance to speak with David Rosen, owner and chief designer of SAGE Cycles, a bicycle builder making titanium frames in the United States. For 2017, SAGE has released the Barlow, a compelling adventure bike with thru-axle disc brakes, room for up to 40cc tires.
80: Special Guest Philip Tinstman Joins To Discuss BWR, Years of Racing and the Tour of California
We are so excited to welcome a long time racer, always a finisher, and BWR co-conspirator Philip Tinstman to talk about the Cervelo Belgian Waffle Ride, his years of racing, and the Tour of California.
Issue 142: Early Summer 2017
Another way to change your experience is by including a different type of cycling in your routine. Are you a commuter? Maybe now is the time to start training for a weekend race. Are you dedicated to dirt? Consider giving commuting a spin. Even just for a cup of coffee.
Bikes From the 2016 Cervelo Belgian Waffle Ride and Suggestions for 2017
The best bike is really dependent on the rider’s skill and comfort in the dirt. The faster and more experienced riders will use their road bikes with 25 or 28mm tires, as this is a road race, not a gravel grinder.
74: First American (From SoCal) Wins Flanders, the SweaterGate Debate, and Los Angeles 2016 Traffic Report Card
The entire team gets together and discusses upcoming SoCal events, EROICA California and the Cervelo Belgian Waffle Ride. We review the winners of the Tour of Flanders, comment on the PBS documentary about local Bicycle Brigade, the Ovarian Psycos, and lament on the LA Times report card on pedestrian fatalities in Los Angeles during 2016. The post-show covers topics regarding April Fool’s Day.
Are You Ready To Belgian The Funk Up? The 2017 CERVÉLO BWR Registration Has Opened!
The Cervélo Belgian Waffle Ride (BWR) is back for its sixth edition of pedaling perversity. Created as an extremely challenging cycling event in the spirit of the great one-day spring classics of Belgium, the BWR will return to North County San Diego on May 21, 2017.
Cervelo BWR 2016: METAL on Dirt
The Belgian Waffle Ride is a blank canvas. World famous, bigger, dirtier and more irreverent each year. The 2016 gauntlet tossed by its creative creator, Michael Marckx (MMX), traverses 145 miles, 11,000 feet of climbing and over 30 miles of dirt. It also draws 1,000 dirty fools ready to go all Jackson Pollock on that blank canvas.
Cervelo BWR 2016: On and Off the Beaten Path
Beyond the beaten path, over the water crossings, and through the grassy fields of lavender lies the key to suffering at the Belgian Waffle Ride. Throughout the 235 km (146 mile) waffle route, riders faced 65 kilometers of dirt, 13 categorized climbs, 3 category 2 climbs, 12,896 feet of climbing, and 14 water crossings.
ISM PN 1.1 Saddle
After the ISM nose-less saddle was installed on my bike, several people asked me whether I was a Tri-athlete. The distinctive style of ISM saddles seems to often be associated with Time Trial and Triathlons. However, I don’t run much and I certainly don’t swim….
Cervelo BWR 2016: Introducing the Cervélo Belgian Waffle Ride
Five years ago the Cervélo Belgian Waffle Ride (BWR) was created in the spirit of the great Monuments of Cycling—those long, undulating one-day events known collectively as the Spring Classics. These exciting and unpredictable races across parts of Europe—especially Belgium—owe their lore, drama and pageantry to the off-road (cobbled) sectors that punctuate their parcourses underneath the drizzle of spring in the Benelux region.
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