Crushing Conformity In Utah’s Tushar Mountains - ENVE

The Crusher’s biggest challenge is the Col ‘d Crush, a heavily-washboarded dirt road climb that averages 8% for more than five miles and takes riders up to 10,000 feet in altitude. It comes late in the 69-mile course and is always the determining factor in who stands atop the podium at the finish.

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Crusher in the Tushar: ‘poor + amazing life decisions

7/13/2015 · Ken Montaney (Sabino Cycles Racing) competed Saturday in the Crusher in the Tushar, a gravel/dirt race near Beaver, Utah that accumulates more than 10,000 feet of elevation gain in the Tushars, one of Utah’s tallest mountain ranges. Several of the mountains rise to more than 12,000 feet in elevation. I have made a lot of poor life decisions, but I don’t think there

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Crusher in the Tushar Answers All Questions - Cycling Utah

The climax of the Crusher is the Col d’ Crush. The race required us to descend and climb the twisted, graveled, and laughably steep dirt road. More commonly known as Highway 153, the Col d’ Crush is an access road connecting the Tushar mountains and the Paiute Valley, home to the small Utah hamlets of Junction and Circleville.

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The Crusher in the Tushar Epic | Road Bike Action

The top-5 Crusher’s were: 1st- Tyler Wren (Jamis/Sutter Home), 2nd- Neil Shirley (Road Bike Action), 3rd- Jay Henry (Tokyo Joe’s), 4th- Alex Grant (Cannondale), 5th- Reed Wycoff (Contender). THE BIKES OF THE CRUSHER

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Gravel Preview: Utah's Crusher in the Tushar Readies for Year

Well, Utah’s annual Crusher in the Tushar gravel race is one example of what might transpire. First held in 2011, the Crusher in the Tushar was founded by former road professional Burke Swindlehurst because hey, putting on a bike race is way more fun than getting a real post-retirement job.

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RBA Heads To Crusher In The Tush A ... - Road Bike Action

Burke Swindlehurst is the man behind the Crusher In The Tushar, and as a former professional road cyclist for more than a decade, he promotes having a broad mix of rider abilities, ranging from those who are simply just trying to finish the day, to some of the top road, mountain bike, and cyclocross professionals in the country.

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FAQ | Crusher in the Tushar | road + dirt

The 'Crusher' is a veritable smorgasbord of surfaces featuring approximately 40 miles of unpaved dirt and gravel roads and 30 miles of tarmac with a rude amount of elevation gain thrown-in for good measure. Check out the "course map and description" page for more insight.

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As Gravel Grows: Inside the Crusher In The Tushar | Road

When Crusher in the Tushar first popped onto the scene in 2011, mixed-surface racing was hardly even a thing. Sure, there have been events that incorporated both pavement and dirt into one route, but it had typically always been road bike-friendly dirt, not chunky gravel roads with head-jolting washboard.

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RBA Heads To Crusher In The Tush A 3T ... - Road Bike Action

RBA Heads To Crusher In The Tush A 3T Exploro. Mindy (womens open #2) in a small group climbing the Col de Crush. By Neil Shirley / Photo: Chris See. Back before the cycling industry had even caught wind of such things as adventure or gravel bikes, an event in Beaver, Utah began gaining some notoriety.

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Fifth annual Crusher in the Tushar draws strong field to

BEAVER, Utah — The Crusher in the Tushar celebrates its fifth anniversary on Saturday, July 11. The famously difficult course starts in downtown Beaver and runs over a mix of paved and dirt

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Crusher In The Tushar Delivers Tough ... - Road Bike Action

7/20/2015 · Part of my fascination with the Crusher In The Tushar and other events that use a combination of pavement and dirt is which bike to choose and how to set it up. There are sections of the course where a road bike with 25mm tires would be highly advantageous, but other places where it could be disasterous.

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2021 Crusher in the Tushar Lottery Details | Crusher in

2021 Crusher in the Tushar Lottery Details. Here's the skinny - the event sold out in 2020. When we were forced to cancel, we offered all registered athletes a chance to defer to 2021 or 2022, or take a refund. So, that freed up some space on our start line and those spots are now up for grabs.

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2021 Event Updates | Crusher in the Tushar | road + dirt

We're working hard on making the 10th anniversary of the Crusher in the Tushar the best one yet and can't wait to see you all there. We sincerely hope this is a wonderful Holiday Season for you all. Onward and upward friends!-Tbird and the Crusher Crew

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The Crusher in the Tushar Returns | Road Bike Action

The Crusher has proven to be a melting pot of cycling disciplines, once again attracting road, mountain bike, cyclocross, and gravel riders ready to challenge themselves on a 69-mile point-to-point route that features a 60/40 split between dirt and pavement.

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Gravel Preview: Utah's Crusher in the Tushar Readies for

Well, Utah’s annual Crusher in the Tushar gravel race is one example of what might transpire. First held in 2011, the Crusher in the Tushar was founded by former road professional Burke Swindlehurst because hey, putting on a bike race is way more fun than getting a

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Niner sponsors Crusher in the Tushar race | Bicycle

12/16/2013 · FORT COLLINS, CO (BRAIN) — Niner Bikes, which introduced its first drop-bar bike this fall, will be the official bike sponsor of the 2014 Crusher in the Tushar, a tough dirt road endurance race in Utah.

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Crusher In The Tushar Tips For Newbies - It's All About The Bike

Apr 18, 2019 · Burke grew up in the small town of Beaver at the foot of the Tushar Mountains. If he wasn’t on his road bike putting in the miles that laid the foundation for his racing career and reputation as one of the most gifted “climbers” in the cycling community, then he was up in those Tushar mountains exploring the dirt and gravel roads that he would later string together to make the Crusher route — 69 miles, over 10,500 vertical feet of climbing, and one of the most scenic rides on two

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Tushar Tech: There is No Right Answer - Peloton Magazine

Crusher in the Tushar is unlike any cycling event in the US, possibly in the world. It’s the sort of day on the bike where you’ll find yourself questioning not just your equipment choices but also your life choices. There’s steep, loose, climbing, fast, dusty washboard descents, deep sand, and ripping fast pavement.

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Pro(moter) bike: Crusher in the Tushar founder Burke

3/6/2020 · Burke Swindlehurst dreamed up the Crusher in the Tushar while training in his native Utah for the Saturn Classic, a 140-mile Boulder to Breckenridge road race that included 15,000 feet of climbing

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Crusher in the Tushar - Home | Facebook

Crusher in the Tushar, Beaver, Utah. 4,872 likes · 25 talking about this · 123 were here. 69 miles of gravel, dirt and tarmac exploring the high alpine Tushar Mountains of Southern Utah. Join us July

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Gravel Race Recap: 2019 Crusher in the Tushar — Gravelstoke

7/15/2019 · On July 13, 2019 more than 600 riders descended on Utah’s Tushar Mountains for the ninth annual Crusher in the Tushar. After one of the fastest races to date it was professionals Alex Grant (Gear Rush) and Evelyn Dong (Pivot-Stan’s No Tubes) who crossed the finish line first ahead of their respective Pro/Open fields that were particularly stacked this year with notable road

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The Tushars, Crushed - Cedar & Sand

Similar to the real Tushar Crusher race, I started my climb in the heart of Beaver at the intersection of Main Street and Highway 153. Here, I'm a few miles in, near the mouth of Beaver Canyon. There are a few narrow spots in Beaver Canyon where the highway and river leave little room for much of a road shoulder.

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Crusher in the Tushar 2017 - Holcomb Wins Women's Category

Once again, the race attracted a varied crowd of road, cyclocross, and mountain bike racers, including current and former UCI WorldTour professional riders David Zabriskie and Ben King. Men's Pro Race Report. Ben King leading the main field up the first dirt section in the 2017 Crusher in the Tushar. Photo by Steven Sheffield

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Prepare to die at Crusher in the Tushar

Jul 01, 2012 · This one-of-a-kind bike race happens July 14th, 2012 in the Tushar Mountains above Beaver, Utah. The Crusher in the Tushar is the brainchild of professional cyclist, T. Burke Swindlehurst, who has been thinking for years about organizing a road/dirt mountain bike race around his hometown in Beaver, and finally made it a reality last year.

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2021 Lottery Now Open! | Crusher in the Tushar | road + dirt

2021 Crusher in the Tushar Lottery Details. Here’s the skinny – the event sold out in 2020. When we were forced to cancel, we offered all registered athletes a chance to defer to 2021 or 2022, or take a refund. So, that freed up some space on our start line and those spots are now up for grabs.

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Crusher in the Tushar Road + Dirt Bike Race Weekend - Ski Utah

Crusher in the Tushar Road + Dirt Bike Race Weekend. by Eagle Point. Visit Website The Tushars are among Utah's tallest mountain ranges, housing several peaks over 12,000 feet in elevation and featuring Utah's highest road at an elevation of 11,500 feet. Straddling Beaver and Piute Counties and nestled in the expansive Fishlake National Forest

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Life Time Acquires Crusher in the Tushar – Bicycling

12/5/2019 · The creator and founder of the Crusher in the Tushar gravel race in Utah announced today that Life Time has acquired the event, starting in 2020. Life Time also owns the Dirty Kanza 200 and the off-road cycling events in the Leadville Race Series, among other gravel and mountain bike endurance events.

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Tyler Wren talks Crusher in the tushar

7/12/2014 · Two-time winner Tyler Wren (Jamis-Hagens Berman) talks about the Crusher in the Tushar, his love of off-road racing and bike choices to tackle the event in the stunning back country of Utah's

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2021 Crusher in the Tushar Lottery Details | Crusher in the

2021 Crusher in the Tushar Lottery Details. Here’s the skinny – the event sold out in 2020. When we were forced to cancel, we offered all registered athletes a chance to defer to 2021 or 2022, or take a refund. So, that freed up some space on our start line and those spots are now up for grabs.

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Crusher Bike Profile: Rob Squire's Crusher-Winning Felt F1x

The Crusher in the Tushar’s official website has an FAQ addressing the all-important question of what bike ride for the event, complete with a tale-of-the-tape between a cyclocross bike and a mountain bike for each of the sections of the course.

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