Rose Grant and Keegan Swenson take Gravel Victory at ENVE's Belgian Waffle Ride Cedar City
In what was the first major gravel event since March, 600 cyclists rolled out at the ENVE Belgian Waffle Ride Cedar City on October 17
Over 600 cyclists from all over the country made it to Utah to take part in the only Belgian Waffle Ride to take place this year.
The Belgian Waffle Ride Cedar City gravel race is likely to be remembered as one of the biggest mass attendance amateur sporting events in North America since the pandemic started.
Well known riders from past and present wore face masks and social distanced to race either the grueling 120 mile 'Waffle" with 6,000 fet of climbing or the stil brutal 80 mile 'Wafer" race with 3,500 feet of climbing.
Well known cyclists included ex WorldTour now Pro Gravel rider Peter Stetina (Canyon).
USA National XC Champion and Utah native Keegan Swenson (Stans NoTubes) and former BWR champion Brian McCulloch (Elevate-Webiplex Pro Cycling team) took part as did 2019 World Junior Road Champion, Quinn Simmons, who rides fro Trek-Segafredo.
Many other well known riders also took part including Neil Shirley, Karl Bodine and well known author and coach Hunter Allen.
VIDEO:Men's Final Sprint
Women's Waffle Race Top 3
Men's Waffle Race Top 3
2nd Peter Stetina 5:55:16
3rd Alexey Vermeulen 5:59:02
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Alexey Vermuelen (3rd overall)