Houffa Gravel

August 26 2023
Houffalize, Belgium
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Distances: 68, 110 km
Difficulty: Difficult terrain with longer, steeper hills

Houffa Gravel has been organized for the first time in 2021 in Houffalize, the city which is wellknown for many years of UCI Mountainbike World Cups.  The gravel race is held on the less technical side of the city on more accessible rolling hills and beautiful landscapes.

The course winds around the famous mountainbike city of Houffalize, starting from the main square in the city center.  The steepest climb of the days follows directly after the start with the famous Rue du Saint Roch, one of the steep road climbs during Liège Bastogne Liège.  The first gravel section follows after 1.6km.  80% of the route is offroad.

The eastern first part of the course is challenging on rolling hills but wide open gravel roads with from time to time a longer uphill section.  The sector in between km 27 and 33 is hard with additional difficult parts around km 50 and km 73.

The shorter 68km distance follows exactly the same routes to make a shortcut after 66km to turn left where the 110km long distances starts a second southern loop with less vertical elevation.

Houffa Gravel

 
Start Located At: Houffalize, Belgium
 
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Oct 16 2022 - NEWS: Cyclists celebrate Veneto week with Cancellara, Colbrelli and Pozzato
Oct 09 2022 - NEWS: Gianni Vermeersch wins the first men's UCI Gravel World Championships
Oct 08 2022 - NEWS: Pauline Prevot-Ferrand takes first rainbow jersey at UCI Gravel World Championships
Oct 04 2022 - NEWS: Van der Poel and Sagan to ride UCI Gravel World Championships at the Veneto Classic
Oct 07 2022 - NEWS: UCI Gravel World Championships Elite Start Lists
Oct 07 2022 - NEWS: Stars Come To First UCI Gravel World Championships
Sep 21 2022 - NEWS: Peter Sagan To Ride The First Gravel World Championships
Sep 23 2022 - NEWS: UCI Gravel World Championships awarded to Flanders 2024, Nice 2025, Australia 2026 and Haute Savoie 2027
Sep 21 2022 - NEWS: Race routes announced for first UCI Gravel World Championships in Veneto, Italy, 8-9 October
Sep 19 2022 - NEWS: USA Cycling announces Team for 2022 UCI Gravel World Championships
Sep 06 2022 - NEWS: The UCI reveals race routes for first UCI Gravel World Championships
Jun 27 2022 - NEWS: Evans and Ramsey win on home ground at the UCI Highlands Gravel Classic
Apr 02 2023 - EVENT: UCI Gravel Philippines
Apr 23 2023 - EVENT: La Indomable
May 06 2023 - EVENT: Gravel Challenge Blaavands Huk
May 13 2023 - EVENT: 3RIDES Gravel Race
May 20 2023 - EVENT: The Gralloch
Jun 11 2023 - EVENT: Blue Mountains Gravel Fondo
Jun 18 2023 - EVENT: Wish One Gravel Race
Jun 24 2023 - EVENT: Highlands Gravel Classic
Jul 15 2023 - EVENT: Gravel One Fifty
Jul 22 2023 - EVENT: Gravel Adventure
Aug 05 2023 - EVENT: Jingle GX Gravel Race
Aug 19 2023 - EVENT: Gravel Grit n Grind
Aug 26 2023 - EVENT: Houffa Gravel
Sep 02 2023 - EVENT: La Monsterrato-Strade Bianche
Sep 09 2023 - EVENT: Specialized Gravel Series Limburg