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Interview with Svein Tuft on Winning a Record 10th ITT Title @ the 2017 Global Relay Road Nationals p/b Lexus

(Ottawa, ON) – Pedal caught up with legendary Canadian “hardman”, Svein Tuft (BC) Orica-Scott, after winning his 10th national ITT championship jersey and 12th title overall as he talks about his training and planning to … READ MORE →

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Cycling Canada President John Tolkamp Europe Bound for Key Role with UCI President Brian Cookson

(Vancouver, BC) – Cycling Canada President John Tolkamp is flying to Paris, France early next week in a move that will see him repositioning to Europe while continuing with his functions as president at … READ MORE →

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Interview with Amelia Walsh on Joining Canada’s National Track Team

– Amelia Walsh of Ayr, Ontario, is currently known as one of the best Canadian BMX racers. The 24-year-old is already a 2-time national champion, winning the Elite Canadian Championships in 2013 and 2014. … READ MORE →

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Interview with Bruno Langlois Newly Minted Elite Men’s Canadian Road Champ

– Bruno Langlois (Garneau Quebecor) scored the biggest win of his long cycling career on June 26, winning the Elite Men’s 180km road race at the 2016 Global Relay p/b Lexus Road Nationals. The … READ MORE →

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Interviews with Wells, Numainville and Kirchmann @ GP Cycliste Gatineau

(Gatineau, QC) – Pedal caught up with the podium finishers at yesterday’s Grand Prix Cycliste Gatineau Hydro Quebec RR including winner Kimberly Wells (Aus) Colavita – Bianchi, Joelle Numainville (Can) Équipe du Québec in … READ MORE →

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Jens Voigt Makes Appearance at Bushtukah Bike Night in Ottawa – Q&A Video, Photos

(Ottawa, ON) – Germany’s freshly retired Trek Factory Racing team pro cyclist, the legendary Jens Voigt, recently visited Ottawa for the 3rd Annual Bushtukah Bike Night, hosted by Bushtukah Bikes and Sports was held … READ MORE →

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Interviews with Hugo Houle and Luc Arseneau @ Richmond 2015 Road Worlds + Team Canada Photos

(Richmond, VA) – We caught up with Team Canada during their rest day for some team photos and interviews. First up we spoke with Hugo Houle, reigning Elite Men’s national champ and Pan Am … READ MORE →

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Interview w/Shimano Canadian CX Championships p/b Volvo Race Director Chris Huebner

(Winnipeg, MB) – Building off of last year’s success the Shimano Canadian Cyclocross Championships presented by Volvo is set to return this year to Winnipeg on October 24, with Volvo recently announced as the new presenting … READ MORE →

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Tour of Alberta Stage 1 Report + Mollema Video and PHOTOS

(Grande Prairie, AB) – In what came down to a game of centimetres, the American-based Trek Factory Racing team defeated Australia’s Orica-GreenEDGE team by 0.74 seconds in the 19.6-kilometre race against the clock. Trek … READ MORE →

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Interviews with Dominique Rollin and Antoine Duchesne @ Vuelta a España on Rest Day 1

(Andorra, Spain) – Pedal caught up with Canadian pros, Dominique Rollin (Cofidis, Solutions Credits) and Antoine Duchesne (Team Europcar), in Andorra on the first Rest Day at the Vuelta a España to find out … READ MORE →

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Interview with Peter Disera @ 2015 MTB Worlds in Andorra

(Vallnord, Andorra) – Pedal caught up with Canadian U23 Men’s rider Peter Disera at the 2015 MTB World Championships, in Vallnord-La Massana where he talks about his crash last weekend at the World Cup in … READ MORE →

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Interview with Mike Woods on Joining the WorldTour with Cannondale-Garmin

(Ottawa, ON) – Following the announcement that Mike “Rusty” Woods has signed with Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling for 2016 we caught up with Woods to find out more about his move up to the top … READ MORE →

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Interviews with MacKinnon, Sullivan, O’Brien, Stenberg, Davies and Rogers @Milton International Challenge

(Milton, ON) – At Day 1 of the Milton International Challenge we caught up with a number of riders including Canadians Sean MacKinnon (Men’s Team Pursuit winner), Monique Sullivan, Kate O’Brien (Team Sprint winners) … READ MORE →

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Interviews with Harvie, Theroux-Izquierdo, Dumais, Poidevin and Team Canada Coach Denise Kelly

(Ponferrada, Spain) – Following today’s Junior Women’s road race Pedal caught up with Team Canada’s Emelia Harvie, Dafne Theroux-Izquierdo, Laurence Dumais, Sara Poidevin in Ponferrada, Spain at the UCI Road World Championships for an … READ MORE →

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Interview with Tune Your Ride – Travelling Musicians on Two Wheels

– The musical collective Tune Your Ride has just wrapped up their 2014 summer tour with a final performance in Port Hope on August 31st. In total the tour had 6 stops and covered … READ MORE →

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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 →

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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 southern California heat and paced himself … READ MORE →

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Toronto International Bicycle Show Videos – Part 1

(Toronto, ON) – 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 →

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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 →

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 →

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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 →

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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 →

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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 →

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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 →

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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 →

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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 →

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 →

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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 →

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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 →

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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 the Tour de Suisse is obviously a … READ MORE →

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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 →

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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 →

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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 →

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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 World Championships. This was Veilleux’s first appearance … READ MORE →

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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 →