Gravel Cycling

Monuments of Gravel: Belgian Waffle Ride

Belgian Waffle Ride sprung from Michael Marckx's desire to build a Belgian-style classic in North San Diego County. The event blends road racing tactics with bone-jarring off-road sections that are a test for all riders.

Monuments of Gravel: Dirty Kanza 200

Dirty Kanza 200 was our only unanimous selection to the VeloNews Monuments of Gravel list, and it's easy to see why. The 200-mile race has become the most famous and prestigious gravel event on the planet.

Introducing the VeloNews Monuments of Gravel

We went in search of the Monuments of Gravel: the five gravel races that carry the most prestige to win. This week we will be rolling out stories around each race and why our panel of experts voted it onto the list.