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BWR Michigan
Oct 9, 2022 

Traverse City, Michigan

For the first time, Monuments of Cycling is bringing its iconic form of racing to the 45th parallel, where a vibrant cycling culture anxiously awaits this new spectacle soon to be known as The Hell of the Great Lakes. The course is long at 136-miles with a varied collection of unroad sectors of sand, rocks, single-tracks, double-tracks and canopied roads unlike anywhere. Two Distances - Waffle and Wafer (74-miles).


~7,838 ft of elevation gain

~50% Unroad

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bwr kansas
Oct 16, 2022 

Lawrence, Kansas

The Hell of the (Mid) West takes place in the fall, closing out the Quadrupel Crown of Gravel, and the gravel season. A mostly off-road parcourse throughout the northeast region of Kansas was carefully designed to provide double the elevation per mile than many events in the region, giving this event has a unique punchy complexion. It’s hallmarks include two extended cyclocross courses through the Snake Farm and some wonderful single-track to surprise and delight all. There are three distances - Waffle, Wafer (80-ish miles and Wanna (40-ish miles).


~121 miles

~7,000 ft of elevation gain

~89% Unroad

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March 5, 2023

Scottsdale, Arizona

New for 2023



BWR california
April 15, 2023

San Diego, California

Created as an extremely challenging race in the spirit of the great European one-day Spring Classics, BWR is an unusually difficult race. This is the original. It’s diabolical; the Hell of the West (Coast).


~11,000 ft of elevation gain

~47% unroad

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bwr bc
May 28, 2023

Vancouver Island, BC, Canada

New in 2023



bwr north carolina
June 10, 2023

Asheville, North Carolina

The North Carolina race will provide professional and amateur cyclists access to the most coveted roads and off-road sectors around the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. The route features rolling mountain passes, rough and rocky outcroppings, lake views, dense forests and rivers and waterfalls. Riders will get a bit of everything thrown at them: hard-packed, flat, loose, rocky, uphill and downhill gravel over a route punctuated by 20 off-road sectors that give the event a unique and challenging complexion. This is the Hell of the East. 

~130+ miles

~14,000 ft of elevation gain

~40% unroad

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bwr utah
Sept, 2023

Cedar City, Utah

The 3rd annual Utah edition of the Belgian Waffle Ride promises unparalleled punishment for entrants along a new 132-mile course, which features roughly 7,800 feet of undulating climbs, at an average altitude of 5,800 feet, with unroad terrain that harkens to the teeth-rattling cobblestones of Europe’s most grueling races. The course has a variety of different surfaces; gravel, single-track, rocky trails, double-track, sandy sections, and even a little asphalt. This is the Hell of the South (West).


~7860 ft of elevation gain

~85% unroad

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