Interviews

Men’s podium (l-r) Tremblay 2nd, Bouchard 1st, Morka 3rd [P] Peter Kraiker
Interview with Canadian Men’s National XCE Champ Leandre Bouchard

(Barrie, ON) – Pedal caught up with Léandre Bouchard (QC) Equipe du Québec/Devinci who has been on fire this season as he defended his Eliminator men’s title on July 17 at the opening event … READ MORE →

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Interview with Canada’s Phil Cortes Directeur Sportif of the Amore & Vita on Signing 3 Canucks

– Following Amore & Vita’s signing of three upcoming Canadian riders – James Piccoli, Mike Woods and Alex Cataford – we caught up with fellow Canuck, Phil Cortes, Directeur Sportif of the Amore & Vita. Cortes, … READ MORE →

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Press Conference Video w/Dennis and Anderson after Stage 3 at the Tour of Alberta

(Red Deer, AB) – Check out this post-race video with Canada’s Ryan Anderson (Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies) now in the Red Jersey as the top Canuck and new race leader and Stage 3 … READ MORE →

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Interview with Ryder Hesjedal Pre-Giro

(Switzerland) – Canada’s Ryder Hesjedal (Garmin-Sharp) will soon be on the start line of to defend his Giro title. Hesjedal is the first Canuck to wear the maglia rosa, and to win a Grand … READ MORE →

Cameron Jette
Interview with Cameron Jette Following his Podium at Fontana City National Pro XCT #3

(Fontana, CA) – Cam Jette of Scott-3Rox Racing placed 3rd on Saturday at the Fontana City Pro XCT #3 in Fontana, California. Jette was able to battle the southern California heat and paced himself … READ MORE →

Vito Cipo
Toronto International Bicycle Show Videos – Part 1

(Toronto, ON) – Pedalmag.com was on site at the Toronto International Bicycle Show on the weekend, getting the scoop on the latest products on display for this season and what is happening in the … READ MORE →

Gillian Carleton
Cycling Canada Celebration Wrap-up Video

(Toronto, ON) – Cycling Canada held a public celebration on October 26 to wrap up the 2012 cycling season and recognize the athletes for their accomplishments at the 2012 London Olympic Games. Many of … READ MORE →

Live-to-Play-Sports
Interview with Norco’s John Williams & Skip Swain on Changing Company Name to Live to Play Sports

(Las Vegas, Nevada) – On October 1st, Norco Products Ltd., one of the longest standing and well-known names in the Canadian cycling scene became Live to Play Sports. Established in 1964 by Bert Lewis … READ MORE →

David Veilleux
Interview w/David Veilleux after the Elite Men’s Road Race at the UCI Road Worlds

(Valkenburg, NED) – Canada’s David Veilleux talks with Pedal Magazine’s Andrew Rogers right after the Elite Men’s road race with an honest assessment of the men’s pro race after 10 grueling climbs up the … READ MORE →

Benjamin Perry
Interviews with Perry, Ellsay and Prendergast at the UCI Road Worlds after the Junior Men’s Road Race

(Valkenburg, NED) – Pedal caught up with Canadian juniors Benjamin Perry, Nigel Ellsay and Christopher Prendergast following the Junior Men’s 128.8 km road race today at the 2012 Road World Championships in Holland. Perry finished 37th and Ellsay … READ MORE →

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Interviews w/Numainville, Kirchmann and Albrecht after the Elite Women’s RR at the 2012 UCI Road Worlds

(Valkenburg, NED) – We caught up with Team Canada’s Joelle Numainville, Leah Kirchmann and Lex Albrecht after the Elite Women’s road race at the 2012 Road World Championships in Valkenburg, Holland for their take … READ MORE →

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Interviews w/Hugo Houle and Antoine Duchesne after the U23 Men’s RR at the 2012 UCI Road Worlds

(Valkenburg, NED) – Pedal‘s Andrew Rogers spoke with Hugo Houle and Antoine Duchesne following the U23 Men’s road race at the 2012 UCI Road World Championships in Valkenburg, Holland, the ended in a full on … READ MORE →

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Interview w/Canada’s Svein Tuft at UCI Road Worlds after the Elite Men’s TT

(Valkenburg, NED) – Canada’s Svein Tuft placed 12th in the Elite Men’s 43.6km ITT today at the UCI Road World Championships in Holland and Pedal’s Andrew Rogers caught with him for his comments on today’s race – … READ MORE →

Pat McQuaid [P] Cor Vos
UCI President Pat McQuaid – Olympic Cycling Fever to Hit London

– UCI President Pat McQuaid anticipates that Saturday will kick off with the biggest crowd in Olympic road race history, around a million people are expected to line race route. Check out this video … READ MORE →

Rita Borelli Specialized
Specialized Global Press Launch 2013 Sneak Peak Vids – New S-WORKS Ruby, Carbon RD Wheels, Matt Hunter Interview

(Snowbird, UT) – Pedal’s Paul Newitt was on site in Snowbird, UT for the 2013 Specialized Global Press Launch to get a sneak peek at Specialized’s latest developments in cycling technology, including the all-new … READ MORE →

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World Champ Catharine Pendrel on Nutrition: There’s Nothing Wrong with a Little Indulgence

– With the London 2012 Olympic Games only a week away, Pedal caught up with Canada’s top female mountain-bike racer, Catharine Pendrel of the Luna Pro Team, and favourite to win gold in London … READ MORE →

Hesjedal at the Prologue [P] Cor Vos
Interview with Ryder Hesjedal on His Injuries at the Tour and the Olympics Ahead

(Girona, Spain) – Coming off his historic Giro d’Italia, in which he became the first Canadian to win a Grand Tour, Ryder Hesjedal (Garmin-Sharp) had equally grand hopes for the Tour de France.
The Prologue … READ MORE →

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Interview with Ryder Hesjedal – Pre-Tour, Pre-London

(Girona, Spain) – Coming off his historic Giro d’Italia victory, in which he became the first Canadian ever to win a Grand Tour, Ryder Hesjedal is arguably the world’s highest flying Canadian athlete. The … READ MORE →

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Ryder Hesjedal Post-Giro Interview

(Girona, Spain) – Ryder Hesjedal has had a career full of history-making performances. At the 2008 Giro d’Italia he helped power team Garmin-Chipotle to its first Grand Tour Stage win, the Team Time Trial … READ MORE →

Clara Hughes [P] Peter Kraiker
2012 GP Gatineau Post-Race Interviews – Hughes and Teutenberg

(Gatineau, QC) – A collage of post-race comments from team Specialized-lululemon winners Clara Hughes and Ina-Yoko-Teutenberg after the Elite UCI Women’s Chrono and GP races held in Gatineau over the Victoria Day weekend, May … READ MORE →

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Ryder Hesjedal Interview – Can He Win the Giro…?

(Limone sul Garda, Italy) – At the 2012 Giro d’Italia Ryder Hesjedal immediately proved that he deserved the designation as team Garmin-Barracuda’s leader, finishing the opening Time Trial with the top time among GC … READ MORE →

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Interview with SpiderTech’s David Boily

(San Francisco, CA) – Pedal Magazine caught up with SpiderTech’s David Boily in San Francisco wearing the KOM jersey at at the Tour of Cali as he prepared for yesterday’s grueling stage 2 from … READ MORE →

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Interview with Ryder Hesjedal on the First Rest Day at the Giro

(Verona, Italy) – Ryder Hesjedal is Garmin-Barracuda’s designated leader for the Giro d’Italia. Coming off a solid week at the Classics and helping teammate Andrew Talansky to 2nd overall at the Tour of Romandie, … READ MORE →

Annie Ewart (Can) Optum Pro Cycling [P] Brian Hodes
Interview with Annie Ewart

(Victoria, BC) – Pedal’s Erinne Willock caught up with young road cyclist Annie Ewart (Optum Pro Cycling p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies) in this early season video interview. Ewart is a two-time junior Canadian champion … READ MORE →

Michael Barry (Can) Sky Procycling [P] Peter Kraiker
Interview with Michael Barry on His Broken Elbow and Season Ahead

(Girona, Spain) – Pedal caught up with Michael Barry (Team Sky) who has been resting at home in Girona because of a hard crash he had in February at the Tour of Qatar where he … READ MORE →

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Interview with World Cup Podium Girl Joelle Numainville

– Pedal caught up with the podium girl of the month, Joelle Numainville, who is still on a high after scoring a stellar third place podium finish for Team Canada at the Tour of … READ MORE →

Steve Bauer [P] Team SpiderTech powered by C10
Tour de Suisse Q&A with Steve Bauer

-  Team SpiderTech powered by C10 director and co-founder Steve Bauer answered a few questions about the team’s upcoming participation in the Tour de Suisse.
The invitation to the Tour de Suisse is obviously a … READ MORE →

Mike Britton
Montreal Bike Show 2012 Videos – Garneau, Nalini, Cannondale, Laurentides, Techno Cycle, GPC QC-Montreal, Ekoi

(Montreal, QC) – Get the scoop on the latest cycling products with these video interviews from the Montreal Bicycle Show. Pedal’s Audrey Lemieux caught up with insiders from Garneau, Cannondale, Nalini, Tourism Laurentides, Techno … READ MORE →

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Interview with Optum p/b KSB’s Eric Wohlberg

(Ventura, CA) – Pedal caught up with Canadian Eric Wohlberg who is the Performance Manager for the new Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies team at their recent training camp in California. Wohlberg talks about … READ MORE →

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Interview w/Zach Bell after Winning Omnium Silver at UCI Track World Cup in Cali

(Cali, Colombia) – Check out these photos and interview with Zach Bell after he claimed the silver in the men’s Omnium on Day 2 at the UCI Track World Cup in Cali, Colombia. Bell … READ MORE →

(l-r) Linda Shin, Mandy Dreyer and Kristen Lake [P] pedalmag.com
Lapierre Store Launch Party Video and Photos

(Toronto, ON) – Check out Pedal’s video from the Lapierre Store grand opening party last week at 610 Markham Street in Toronto. Brad Hunter, owner of the new store, decided to set up shop … READ MORE →

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Clara Hughes Talks about Giving Back

– Multiple Olympic medalist in both Summer and Winter Games, and Canada’s current time trial champion, Clara Hughes, spoke to the Globe and Mail about how she gives back to sport in order to … READ MORE →

Michelle Lydon & Monica Cranwell [P] pedalmag.com
Cannondale 2012 Launch at Duke’s Cycle – Report, Vids and Photos

September 28, 2011 (Toronto, ON) – Duke’s Cycle in Toronto was the site of Cannondale’s 2012 evening product launch last week hosting 70+ guests including customers, VIPS, LapDogs Club & Team Members, media and friends. … READ MORE →

David Veilleux [P] CCA
Interview with David Veilleux at 2011 UCI Road Worlds (in French)

(Copenhagen, Denmark) – Reigning national Crit champ, David Veilleux, who rides for Europcar was the top Canadian in the Elite Men’s 266km road race at the UCI Road World Championships. This was Veilleux’s first appearance … READ MORE →

Catharine Pendrel [P] Mike Sarnecki
Interviews with Catharine Pendrel and Geoff Kabush at Interbike 2011

(Las Vegas, NV) – The global cycling world recently convened in Las Vegas for the annual Interbike cycling love-fest to take in all that’s new of 2012 and we caught up with two of … READ MORE →

Steve Bauer [P] Peter Kraiker
GPC 2011 QC and MTL – Interview with Steve Bauer PLUS David Veilleux on Paris Roubaix and His French Accent

(Quebec, City, QC) – We caught up with the legendary Steve Bauer of SpiderTech p/b C10 at the launch of the GP Cycliste Quebec City and Montreal press conference on Wednesday for his take … READ MORE →

Svein Tuft (Can) SpiderTech p/b C10 dons the National Champion Jersey. [P] Chris Redden
Interview with Svein Tuft

– Top Canadian roadie Svein Tuft has been in the limelight recently given his signing with the new Australian pro team, GreenEdge. Tuft has been on a roller coaster ride since last fall when … READ MORE →

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Interview with MTB World Champion Catharine Pendrel

(Kamloops, BC) – Canada’s Catharine Pendrel made history on Sept. 3 claiming the 2011 Elite Women’s XC MTB World Championship rainbow jersey and lived her dream. It was Pendrel’s first time on the Worlds … READ MORE →

Rob Fraser
Canada Cup DH #3 Finale Panorama Interviews w/Rosser and Fraser

(Panorama Mountain Village, BC) – We caught up with Lauren Rosser (BC) Cycling BC/Team Young Guns and Rob Fraser (ON) Primary SRAM/TREK winners of the final round of Canada Cup DH Cup at Panorama … READ MORE →

Catharine Pendrel [P] Michal Cerveny
Interview with Catharine Pendrel – Olympic MTB Test Event Elite Women’s Winner

(Hadleigh Farm, UK) – Following her stellar victory at the  Elite Women’s Olympic MTB Test Event at  Hadleigh Farm International we caught up with Canada’s Catharine Pendrel for a brief interview to find out … READ MORE →

Ryder Hesjedal on Stage 19 at the Tour. [P] Slipstream Sports
Post-Tour Interview with Ryder Hesjedal

(Biarritz, France) – After 21 stages covering 3,430.5 kilometres at the Tour de France, Ryder Hesjedal finally had an opportunity to take a short break. His fourth Tour de France had some ups (3rd … READ MORE →

Chris Kovarik [P] Ryan Kuhn
Canadian DH Nationals Interviews w/Mitchell, Buchar, Sangers and Kovarik

(Panorama Mountain Village, BC) – Following the 2011 Canadian DH Nationals on Sunday, July 25 at Panorama Mountain Resort we caught up with defending Elite Men’s champ Andrew Mitchell (BC) Dunbar/Devinci who was stoked … READ MORE →

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Canadian DH Nationals – Preview and Interviews with Mitchell and Gauvin

(Panorama Mountain Village, BC) – This weekend the top downhillers in the country are going head-to-head looking to grab the coveted Canadian titles in the U17, juniors, elite, and masters category at Panorama Mountain … READ MORE →

Dean Tennant
Canadian DH Nationals – Qualifications, Interviews w/Tennant, Sangers & Miller UPDATED

(Panorama, BC) – Here are the results from the Qualifications as the 2011 Canadian DH Nationals get underway at Panorama Mountain Resort in BC. Last year BC dominated the championships winning both Junior and … READ MORE →

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Interview with Ryder Hesjedal – Rest Day 2 at the Tour

(Châteauneuf-du-Pape, France) – The only Canadian in this year’s Tour de France is Victoria, BC’s Ryder Hesjedal. Last year he was in the headlines with some stellar rides in the mountains on his way … READ MORE →

Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Team Garmin-Cervelo on Stage 9 [P] Slipstream Sports
Interview with Ryder Hesjedal – Rest Day at the Tour

(Saint-Flour, France) – When we last left Ryder Hesjedal, he was on a high that can only be produced by having the yellow jersey on one’s team, in this case on the back of … READ MORE →

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2011 Junior/Master Road Nationals Interviews Part 2 – Doyle, Brien, Martin, Thisdel

(Burlington, ON) – Here’s Part 2 of our Junior/Master video interviews at the 2011 IMMUNITY-FX Canadian Road Championships that wrapped up on Sunday, July 3rd in Burlington, ON with the road races. We caught … READ MORE →

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Interview with Ryder Hesjedal at the Tour

July 4, 2011 (Les Essarts, France) – Last July, Canadians were glued to their televisions and computers watching Ryder Hesjedal’s unexpected performance at the Tour de France. He had his best results in the most … READ MORE →

Emile Jean (Equipe du Quebec) [P] Chris Redden
2011 Junior Road Nationals Interviews Part 1 – Jean, Ewart, Beveridge

July 4, 2011 (Burlington, ON) – Here’s Part 1 of our Junior/Master video interviews. We caught up with junior men’s National RR champ, Emile Jean of Team Québec, along with Annie Ewart of the Cycling … READ MORE →

Emil Jean (Equipe du Quebec wins gold. [P] Chris Redden
2011 Road Nationals Junior Women/Men RR FULL Results – Ewart and Jean Win

July 3, 2011 (Burlington, ON) – Annie Ewart (Cycling BC) has captured another gold taking the win in the 67.68km Junior Women’s road race on Sunday at the 2011 IMMUNITY-FX Canadian Junior/Master/Paracycling Road Championships. Allison … READ MORE →