Interviews

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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 ... READ MORE →

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 ... READ MORE →

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 ... READ MORE →
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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 ... READ MORE →

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 ... READ MORE →

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 ... READ MORE →

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. ... READ MORE →

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 ... READ MORE →

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 ... READ MORE →

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 ... READ MORE →

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, ... READ MORE →

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 ... READ MORE →

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 ... READ MORE →

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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... READ MORE →
Hesjedal scores the first Canadian Grand Tour victory. [P] Cor Vos

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 ... READ MORE →

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 ... 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 ... READ MORE →

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 ... 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 ... READ MORE →

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 ... 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 ... 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 ... READ MORE →
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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 ... READ MORE →

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 ... READ MORE →

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 ... READ MORE →

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 ... READ MORE →

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 ... READ MORE →

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 ... READ MORE →

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 ... READ MORE →
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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 ... READ MORE →

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 ... READ MORE →

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 ... 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 ... READ MORE →
Elite Women's XC podium (l-r) 2nd, Pendrel 1st, Lechner 3rd. [P] Michal Cerveny

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 ... READ MORE →

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 ... READ MORE →
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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 ... READ MORE →
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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 ... READ MORE →

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 ... READ MORE →

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, ... READ MORE →

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 ... 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 ... READ MORE →
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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 ... READ MORE →

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 ... 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 ... READ MORE →

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, ... 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 ... READ MORE →

Furious 3 Day 1 Report, Results, Photos

Julye 2, 2011 (Alberta) – The inaugural Furious 3 Mountain Bike Stage Race started on time with no fuss – impressive for an event of this size happening ... READ MORE →