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Team Ontario Announced for 2016 BMX Nationals

August 24, 2016 (Toronto, ON) – The Ontario Cycling Association (OCA) is proud to announce the six (6) cyclists who have been selected to attend the 2016 Canadian BMX Championships, Aug 26-28, 2016, with … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Canadian Paralympic Committee Statement on CAS Dismissal of Russian Team’s Rio 2016 Appeal

August 24, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) – Today the Court of Arbitration for Sport announced it has dismissed an appeal by the Russian Paralympic Committee against its suspension by the International Paralympic Committee.
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Silber Pro Cycling Signs Nick Zukowsky

August 23, 2016 – Silber Pro Cycling is pleased to announce the signing of Junior phenom Nick Zukowsky for the 2017 season. In 2016, his first year of road racing, Zukowsky’s notable results include … READ MORE → 0 comments

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Aug 23: Trophée d’Or Féminin Stage 4 Results...

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(Levet, France) – Canada’s Alison Jackson (BePink) sits 8th overall after finishing 14th on the 96.5km Stage 4 in Levet won by Marta Bastianelli (Ita) Alé Cipollini. Fellow Canuck and teammate Lex Albrecht finished … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 23: Scott Ontario MTB Cup #6 Presented...

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(Elliot Lake, ON) – The scourge of the 2016 Ontario Cup season continued this past weekend in Elliot Lake, with a bad weather forecast coming to fruition. The driest summer on record would not … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 23: Interview with Cycling Canada’s Jacques Landry on...

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(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – Team Canada concluded the Rio Games with two bronze medals in cycling, and 22 medals total, to finish 10th overall in the final medal standings for one of the … READ MORE → 1 comment

Aug 22: Canada’s Alison Jackson Wins Stage 3...

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(Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire, France) – Canada’s Alison Jackson, guest riding for BePink, won the 95.6km Stage 3 at the Trophée d’Or Féminin in Cosne-Cours-sur-Loire today while fellow Canuck Lex Albrecht (BePink) was 14th and is currently … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 22: Ontario Criterium Championships 2016 – MORE...

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(Markham Ontario) – Here’s a selection of photos from the 2016 Ontario Criterium Championships presented by RaceTiming.ca and Morning Glory Cycling Club held on Sunday, Aug. 21 in Markham, Ontario at Honda Canada – for full … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 22: Crescent Vargarda Women’s World Tour Full...

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(Vargarda, Sweden) – Canada’s Leah Kirchmann (Team Liv-Plantur) finished 22nd while Karol-Ann Canuel (Can) Boels Dolmans Cycling Team was 44th at the 141km Crescent Vargarda Women’s WorldTour Race held in Sweden on Sunday, Aug. 21. Emilia … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 22: Guillaume Boivin Injured Again – Will...

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(Montreal, QC) – Former Canadian road champ, Guillaume Boivin (Cycling Academy), recently injured his knee and consequently will miss the 2016 Tour of Alberta according to his Facebook posts. Boivin does, however, hope to … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 22: Canada’s Elliott Wins Ronde van Oost-Vlaanderen...

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(Netherlands) – Team RaceClean Canada’s William Elliott captured an awesome victory winning the final 152.6km Stage 5 in Maarkedal on Sunday at Ronde van Oost-Vlaanderen to claim the overall GC as well along with … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 21: Canada’s Bouchard 27th as Schurter Finally...

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(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – Léandre Bouchard was the top Canadian in 27th in the men’s MTB XCO race, 34.5km on Sunday but the day belonged to Nino Schurter of Switzerland who finally claimed … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 21: Ontario Criterium Championships Full...

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(Markham Ontario) – Here are the full results for the Ontario Criterium Championships presented by RaceTiming.ca and Morning Glory Cycling Club held on Sunday, Aug. 21 in Markham Ontario. Sarah Anne Rasmussen (Sas – … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 21: Canadian Open DH Full Results –...

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(Whistler, BC) – Canada’s Vaea Verbeeck (Rocky Mountain) landed on the Elite Women’s podium in 3rd at the Canadian Open DH presented by iXS while reigning national men’s DH champ, Kirk McDowall (Dunbar Cycles), finished … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 21: Vuelta a España Stage 2 Full...

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(Baiona, Spain) – Gianni Meersman (Bel) Etixx – Quick-Step took the bunch sprint win on Stage 2 from Ourense to Baiona, 160.8km, over Michael Schwarzmann (Ger) Bora-Argon 18 in second with Magnus Cort Nielsen … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 21: Rio 2016 Olympic Games Men’s MTB...

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(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – Nino Schurter (Switzerand) claimed Olympic gold in the 34.52km Men’s XCO race in Rio today soloing to victory for the one MTB prize he was missing. Defending champ Jaroslav … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 21: Vuelta a España Stage 1 Full...

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(Castrelo de Miño, Spain) – Team Sky took the 27.8km TTT on Stage 1 as the 2016 Vuelta a Espana got underway on Saturday. Movistar was second and Orica-BikeExchange was 3rd putting Canada’s Svein … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 20: Pendrel Wins Olympic Brilliant Bronze in...

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(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – Canada’s Catharine Pendrel delivered an inspirational and dramatic comeback to capture the Olympic medal she was after as she crossed the finish line in third to take home the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 20: Rio Paralympics Downsized due to Major...

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(Bonn, Germany) – The International Paralympic Committee today announced major cutbacks to the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games. Apart from difficulties bringing all competitors to Rio, the Paralympics workforce will be cut, so will transport, … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 20: Rio 2016 Olympic Games Women’s MTB...

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(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – Canada’s Catharine Pendrel battled back from an early crash to claim bronze in the Women’s MTB XCO race with teammate Emily Batty just behind in 4th. Jenny Rissveds (Sweden) won … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 20: Canuel and Numainville on the Podium...

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(Sweden) – Karol-Ann Canuel (Can) and her Boels Dolmans Cycling Team won the 42.5km Crescent Vargarda Women’s WorldTour TTT in Sweden on Friday over Cervelo Bigla Pro with fellow Canuck Joèlle Numainville. Also racing … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 20: Start List, Course Maps Women’s MTB...

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(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – The Women’s MTB XCO race is soon underway as Canada’s Catharine Pendrel and Emily Batty will battle for the medals. The race consists of a Start loop 570m + … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 19: Canada MTB Cup XCO #6 Whistler...

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(Whistler, BC) – Here are the results from the Canada MTB Cup XCO #6 in Whistler at Crankworx where Haley Smith (ON) Norco Factory Team and Stephen Ettinger (WA) RideBiker Alliance p/b Focus Bikes … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 19: Canada’s Ryan Aitcheson Set to Make...

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– On Saturday Aug. 20, Canada’s Ryan Aitcheson (Astellas Pro Cycling), 24, from Kitchener, Ont., will take the start line in West Chester, Pennsylvania at the Iron Hill Twilight Criterium, the final top of … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 19: Canada’s Nyhaug 5th @ Rio 2016...

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(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – Canada’s Tory Nyhaug advanced through the Semi Finals with superb riding to make the men’s gold medal final where he ended up 5th as Connor Fields (USA) took the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 19: Specialized Enduro 2017 Launch Report and...

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(Pender Harbour, B.C.) – Pedal was stoked to attend the recent 2017 Specialized Enduro MTB launch and experience this impressive bike on B.C. trails knowing expectations were high. Last year’s version was one of … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 18: Nyhaug Through to BMX Semifinals with...

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(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – Canada’s Tory Nyhaug qualified for the final day of BMX competition in Rio with an extremely strong performance in the quarterfinals on Thursday.  Nyhaug, who was seeded 18th after … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 18: Canada’s Miller and Colombia’s Guitiérrez Wins...

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(Whistler, BC) – There is no question Marcelo Guitiérrez is the man of the moment at Crankworx Whistler where he pulled in a record fourth win in the Garbanzo DH Tuesday, even after snapping … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 18: Ellen Watters Receives Special Bursary Award...

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– The National Capital Region Cycling Bursary has awarded adopted Ottawa-area cyclist Ellen Watters $1,000 to help support her first-ever trip to race in Europe with the Canadian National Team. Watters was selected to … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 18: TWENTY16 Partners with Parcours...

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After a successful first offering and athletes making strong appearances in early season races like the Redlands Cycling Classic, Parcours Institute has started to garner some attention.
As a result Parcours is thrilled to announce … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 17: Canada’s Nyhaug 18th in BMX Time...

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(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – Tory Nyhaug, Canada’s lone entrant in the Olympic BMX competition, finished 18th among 32 competitors on today, the opening day of the BMX competition.  The time trial will … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 17: IKEA Starts Selling...

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(Delft, Netherlands) – IKEA, the world’s largest furniture retailer, has added bicycles to the list of products it sells. The company, founded in Sweden, but now based in the the Netherlands, is doing a … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 17: OCA Inaugural Track Sprint Program for...

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– The OCA is excited to announce the launch of its inaugural track sprint program for 2016-17. This pilot program will provide specific training to Ontario athletes committed to track sprint, involving both on-track … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 17: 2016 Provincial Criterium Championships Aug. 21...

(Markham, Ontario) – The Morning Glory Cycling Club and Racetiming.ca are pleased to be hosting the 2016 Provincial Criterium Championships on Sunday August 21st, 2016. Racers of all ages and abilities will be challenged … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 17: Beveridge Overcomes Injuries from Crash to...

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(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – Allison Beveridge overcame her injuries from a crash to finish 11th in the Women’s Omnium on the final day of track competition at the Rio Games on Tuesday.  Beveridge … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 17: Canada’s Hugo Barrette Eliminated in Keirin...

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(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – Hugo Barrette, Canada’s entrant in the Men’s Keirin at the Rio Games, was eliminated after the first round of competition on Tuesday, finishing 13th overall.
Barrette faced a tough draw … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 16: Rio 2016 Olympic Games Track Day...

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(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – Here are some results from Day 6 on the track at Rio 2016 where Canada’s Hugo Barrette is racing in the Men’s Keirin and Allison Beveridge is competing in … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 16: MTB Venue at Rio OK –...

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(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – Despite the worst fears, the Rio Olympic MTB Course seems relatively intact after a major bush fire threatened the venue yesterday according to the UCI MTB Co-ordinator, Simon Burney.
“For … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 15: Beveridge Fights Back from Crash in...

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(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – Allison Beveridge had a disappointing start to the Women’s Omnium in track cycling at the Rio Olympics on Monday, when she was taken down in a crash, in the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 15: Rio Bushfire Threatens Olympic Venues including...

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(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – A large bushfire has broken out in the Deodoro parkland in an area housing three Olympic venues. Two of the affected sites are for cycling – mountain biking (MTB) … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 15: Catching up With Hugo Barrette on...

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(Milton, ON) – We caught with Canadian trackie, Hugo Barrette, at the Rio 2016 Send Off Barbeque at the end of July where he talks about the journey, his form, the Pan Am Games, his … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 15: Rio 2016 Olympic Games Track Day...

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(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – Here are some results from Day 5 on the track at Rio 2016 where Canada’s Allison Beveridge is competing in the Women’s Omnium and sits 13th overall after three of … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 15: Rochester Twilight Criterium Results – Aitcheson...

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(Rochester, New York) – Canada’s Ryan Aitcheson (Astellas Cycling Team) claimed and fellow Canuck Ed Veal (Realdeal/D’ornellas P/B Garneau) was third behind winner Luke Keough (Unitedhealthcare Pro Cycling) in the men’s race at the … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 15: Job Opportunity – Cycling Canada is...

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(Ottawa, ON) – Cycling Canada is an exciting top tier Olympic and professional sport and has consistently earned medals in both Olympics and World Championships. Cycling Canada exists to pursue world-class results by leading … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 15: La Route de France Stage 7...

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(Guebwiller, FRA) – Canada’s Lex Albrecht (Bepink) finished 8th on the the final Stage 7 from Lutterbach to Guebwiller, 108.4km to claim 7th overall as the La Route de France stage race wrapped up … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 14: Rio 2016 Olympic Games Track Day...

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(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – The Women’s Sprint competition got underway on Sunday at the Rio Olympics, with Canadians Kate O’Brien and Monique Sullivan participating. Both riders qualified in the top-18 out of 27 … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 14: Windham Pro XCT Men’s Results, PHOTOS...

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(Windham, NY) – Canada’s Andrew L’Esperance secured another podium for the Norco Factory Team as he battled to a 4th-place finish in the 6-lap Elite Men’s Pro XCT race in Windham, NY on Saturday. … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 14: Windham Pro XCT Women’s Results, PHOTOS...

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(Windham, NY) – Canada’s Haley Smith (Norco Factory Team) landed on the podium in 4th with fellow Canuck Rebecca Beaumont (Cyclone d’Alma) 5th at the Elite Women’s Pro XCT 4-lap race in Windham, NY on … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 13: Canada Wins Women’s Team Pursuit BRONZE...

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(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – Canada was on fire in the Women’s Team Pursuit final for the bronze against New Zealand as Jasmine Glaesser, Kirsti Lay, Allison Beveridge and Georgia Simmerling put the hammer … READ MORE → 0 comments

Aug 13: Albrecht 2nd on Stage 6 Podium...

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(La Bresse, FRA) – Canada’s Lex Albrecht (BePink) landed on the podium in 2nd on Stage 6 from Plombieres Les Bains – Soultzmatt, 123.9km, and moved up to 7th overall. Eugenia Bujak (Pol) BTC … READ MORE → 0 comments