Third times a charm for Vermeulen at Belgian Waffle Ride California

Alexey Vermeulen (Jukebox-Enve) won the Belgian Waffle Ride California, part of the 'Quadrupel' Crown of Gravel, in San Marcos on Saturday after launching a decisive move in the final 60km that shook off former US road champ Alex Howes (EF Education-EasyPost).

Swipe to scroll horizontally
Results top 10
Pos.Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Alexey Vermeulin (USA) Jukebox-ENVE 6:34:33
2Matthew Beers (RSA) Toyota-Specialized 0:06:07
3Griffin Easter (USA) OpiCure Foundation p/b OrangeSeal Gravel Team
4Alex Howes (USA) EF Education-EastPost 0:06:12
5Peter Stetina (USA) case of the mighty Waffle Sweats 0:10:05
6Eric Brunner (USA) Blue Competition Cycles 0:12:04
7Lance Haidet (USA) L39ION of Los Angeles 0:14:41
8John Borstelmann (USA) Abus Pro Gravel 0:23:10
9Freddy Ovett (USA) Above Category 0:24:29
10Brennan Wertz (USA) Competitive metals 0:26:31

Thank you for reading 5 articles in the past 30 days*

Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read any 5 articles for free in each 30-day period, this automatically resets

After your trial you will be billed £4.99 $7.99 €5.99 per month, cancel anytime. Or sign up for one year for just £49 $79 €59

Join now for unlimited access

Try your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

A former professional and two-time cyclo-cross US national champion, Beard is also an award-winning journalist and cycling commentator. Since leaving competition, she has written for several major cycling media outlets, worked as media director for major US stage races and consulted with men's and women's professional cycling teams.