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…
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.
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.
Dirt Training Tips for the Belgian Waffle Ride
The dirt has a special way of zapping the strength of even the most prepared riders because it’s often really soft and hard to maintain any kind of speed. Some of the dirt stretches are really long. Some of them are really rocky. Others are sandy.
Cervelo BWR 2016: Finish Line Festivities at The Lost Abbey
At the finish line, riders loaded up on Belgian-style food and ales, and celebrated their accomplishments with like-minded sufferers. The finish line festival was held at The Lost Abbey Brewery in San Marcos, the perfect place to finish the Belgian-inspired ride and enjoy a glass of fAle. The “Bad Ass Ale”, create specifically for the event, was generously served to all participants that completed the route. The refreshingly crisp ale did just the trick for dry mouths and empty bellies.
Cervelo BWR 2016: The Paved Roads
Inspired by the blend of paved roads and cobblestones, the Cervelo Belgian Waffle Ride started five years ago as an homage to the brutality of the Spring Classics across Europe, especially Belgium.
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.
Cervelo BWR 2016: Waffles, Ales And Countless Dirt Trails
The Belgian Waffle Ride files its teeth for no one, delivering special treatment in the form of sickly strung together sectors of dirt and pavement to all. Herein lies the tales of those who attacked, suffered or merely survived the 2016 BWR. — MMX
Cervelo BWR 2016: Riders Point Of View
Insight From The Inside They came. They Suffered. They conquered. Amanda Nauman 2016 BWR Women’s Winner, DK200 Champ, CX Queen The evolution of the Belgian Waffle Ride has coincidentally been a reflection of my relationship to the bike. During the inaugural event in 2012, I…
Belgian Waffle Ride Movie Night
Belgian Waffle Ride Movie Night + Cycling Cinematics A night of cycling cinematics unlike any others, join us for the premiere of the 2015 Belgian Waffle Ride Film, Waffles, Wafers & Kegs, Battered & Bruised Legs, a RAAM short film featuring team Live Earth, and…
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