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[P]Canadian Paralympic Committee
Job Opportunities – Special Olympics Canada, Toronto 2015, Canadian Olympic Committee, Canadian Paralympic

– Here are the latest job openings in the Canadian sports sector. They include opportunities at Special Olympics Canada, Toronto 2015, the Canadian Olympic Committee, and the Canadian Paralympic Committee. Read the postings below … READ MORE →

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Garneau to Become Official Apparel Sponsor of SCOTT-3Rox Racing

– Louis Garneau will become the Official Apparel Sponsor of the UCI Elite Mountain Bike Team, SCOTT-3Rox Racing. Scott-3Rox Racing is comprised of a mixed roster of four men and three women. The team … READ MORE →

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UCI World Cycling Tour 2015 Calendar Announced – It’s Official Canada is on Board

– The UCI World Cycling Tour is entering its fifth season with 5 new events and some great changes. Amateurs and masters’ cyclist who are ambitious to compete for the coveted rainbow jersey now … READ MORE →

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Burnaby 4 Day and Future Champions Track Cycling Camp – Dec. 27-30

(Burnaby, BC) – Get excited! The Burnaby 4 Day is the pinnacle of racing at the Burnaby Velodrome. Our annual winter event attracts some of the best cycling talent in the world and this … READ MORE →

[P]Test of Metal
Registration for 20th Anniversary Test of Metal Opens Jan. 1

(Squamish, BC) – Mark your calendars for New Year’s Day at 6:00pm. That’s when registration opens for the 20th anniversary Test of Metal mountain bike race in Squamish, B.C.

With historically fast sell-outs – the … READ MORE →

[P]Trek Dirt Series
Trek Dirt Series Releases 2015 Mountain Bike Camp Dates

(Whistler, BC) – We hope you are enjoying your holiday season, and that this email finds you happy and well. We’ve had a busy couple of months, finishing up our camps, guest-coaching a Trek … READ MORE →

[P]Americas Masters Games 2016
Vancouver to Host First-Ever Americas Masters Games in 2016

(Vancouver, BC) – The City of Vancouver, in partnership with the Vancouver Hotel Destination Association, Tourism Vancouver, PavCo, UBC, and Sport BC, will host the first-ever Americas Masters Games in the summer of 2016.
The … READ MORE →

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M1 Project Presents the H&R Block Pro Cycling team

(Vancouver, BC) – The M1 Pro Cycling project is excited to present the H&R Block Pro Cycling Team roster to compete in the 2015 UCI Continental America Tour. The roster this year will be … READ MORE →

Holiday Gifts
Pedal Holiday Gift Guide 2014 – Part 2

(Toronto, ON) – Here’s Part 2 of our selection of great gift ideas to help keep that special rider in your life rolling smoothly next season. Whether it’s for a racer, a commuter, a … READ MORE →

Hugo Houle [P]Pasquale Stalteri
Canada’s Houle to Start Season at Tour de San Luis

– Canada’s Hugo Houle (AG2R La Mondiale) will kick off his season early next year at the Tour de San Luis in Argentina, January 19-25, according to a post on his team’s and his … READ MORE →

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Granfondo Garneau-Québecor Raises $90,256 for Little Brothers – Registration OPEN for 2015 Edition

(Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures)– It is with great pride the Louis Garneau presents the Little Brothers organization with a cheque for $90,256, following the last edition of the Granfondo Garneau-Québecor which attracted nearly 3,000 cyclists. Since its … READ MORE →

[P]Velofix
Job Opportunity – Velofix Calgary

(Calgary, AB) – Velofix is looking for an individual with a passion for cycling and great mechanical skills to come on board as the Head Mechanic in the new Calgary Territory. There is the … READ MORE →

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Steve Bauer the Comeback Kid at 55 Years Young – Racing 101 at FCV

(London, ON) – It has been approximately 32 years since the legendary Steve Bauer of TdF fame clipped into the pedals and went to the rail to start a track race. But the head … READ MORE →

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UCI Inspection of Milton Velodrome Completed

(Milton, ON) – The official UCI inspection for final homologation of the new Milton Velodrome took place on Dec. 15, as the new venue that has been years in the making, prepares for its … READ MORE →

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Pedal Holiday Gift Guide 2014 – Part 1

(Toronto, ON) – With the final countdown on to find the perfect gift for your favourite cyclist this holiday season, here’s a selection of great gift ideas to help keep that special rider in … READ MORE →

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PanAm 2015 vs Canada MTB Cup Baie St-Paul Date Conflict – Cycling Canada’s Mathieu Responds

(Ottawa, ON) – Greg Mathieu, the CEO of Cycling Canada, has responded to yesterday’s Pedal article regarding the major date conflict between two important mountain bike (MTB) cross-country (XC) events in Canada in 2015. … READ MORE →

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Pedal’s Great Bike Moment Contest Winners Announced

(Toronto, ON) – We are pleased to announce the winners of Pedal’s Great Bike Moment Contest that featured stories from readers about their inspiring cycling rides and adventures that created special or unique memories, … READ MORE →

Guy Napert Frenette [P] pedalmag.com
Guy Napert-Frenette Joins Silber Pro Cycling

(Montreal, QC) – Silber Pro Cycling is pleased to announce the hiring of Guy Napert-Frenette as its Communications Manager. Napert-Frenette has been managing bilingual communications for Cycling Canada for the past five years and … READ MORE →

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Ticketing and Parking Information for the 2014 Canadian Track Championships

(Milton, ON) – Tickets for the 2014 Canadian Track Championships being held from Jan. 3-6, 2015, will be available online through the Town of Milton here.
Ticketing Information
- Seating capacity will be limited to approximately 1,300 … READ MORE →

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PanAm 2015 vs Canada MTB Cup Baie St-Paul Date Conflict

(Toronto, ON) – Cycling Canada released its 2015 cycling calendars today and there is a major date conflict between the Baie St-Paul Canada Cup MTB (XC) event on July 11 and the Pan Am … READ MORE →

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SmartStop Owner Canadian Jamie Bennett Spearheads New UCI Women’s Team for 2015

(Winston-Salem, North Carolina) – With 2014 coming to a close and the 2015 season about to get underway, Premier Sports Group is excited to announce the ownership of a new UCI registered women’s cycling … READ MORE →

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UCI World Cycling Tour Coming to Canada in 2015…?

– This past summer saw a Canadian don the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) rainbow jersey at the Amateur World Cycling Championships as Toronto’s Bruce Bird won the 157km Men’s 45-49 road race, joining a … READ MORE →

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Women’s TT at Amgen Tour of California Upgraded to UCI 1.1 Sanctioning

(Los Angeles, CA) – As the Amgen Tour of California continues to expand its annual women’s race, its efforts to elevate the extraordinary achievements of female cyclists continue to be recognized by numerous individuals, … READ MORE →

[P]FCV
Aylmer Express Grand Prix Report and Results

(London, ON) – You can tell the track scene in Ontario is exploding with the anticipated opening of the Milton Velodrome for the National Championships in January. A total of 58 athletes crowded into the infield at … READ MORE →

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Antoine Duchesne and Hugo Houle Appeal New Cycling Canada Carding Policy Regarding Funding

(Montreal, Quebec) – Two Canadian pro riders, Antoine Duchesne (Europcar) and Hugo Houle (Ag2r La Mondiale), are asking for an exemption from new rules in order to continue receiving “carding funds” from Cycling Canada … READ MORE →

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Manitoba Riders Evans, Boersma and Vandal to Race at Cyclo-cross Worlds for Canada – Fundraiser Jan. 10

(Winnipeg, MB) – Three Manitoba boys will be making their way to Tabor, Czech Republic in January to complete in the Cyclo-cross World Championships representing Team Canada in January 2015. Oliver Evans, 16, Willem … READ MORE →

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Nominate Your Sports Heroes to Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

December 13, 2014 – Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame will be celebrating its 60th Anniversary in 2015. I am writing to update you on the organization and to ask for your assistance in preparing nominations … READ MORE →

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Pedal Power for the Edmonton Food Bank

– Paul here from Mud, Sweat and Gears, I need your help.  I sent this email to you either because of your relationship with Mud, Sweat and Gears as a customer or a supplier, … READ MORE →

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Pierre Hutsebaut Joins the M1 Pro Cycling Project

(Vancouver, BC) – It is with great pleasure to announce that Mr. Hutsebaut will be joining the Advisory Team for the H&R Block Pro Cycling Team. Mr. Hutsebaut has been actively involved in the … READ MORE →

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Salon du Vélo de Sherbrooke – New Consumer Bike Show Launched in Quebec

(Sherbrooke, QC) – There will be a new consumer bike show in Quebec in 2015 with the launch of Salon du Vélo de Sherbrooke from March 13-15 in 2015. The venue is the Sherbrooke … READ MORE →

Ryan Roth (Silber Pro Cycling Team) wins the Tour de Delta MK Delta Criterium, the opening stage of BC Superweek. [P] Greg Descantes
Silber Pro Cycling Announces 2015 Team Roster

– After 27 wins and over 40 podium finishes in its first season, Silber Pro Cycling ramps up for 2015 with an enlarged calendar, increased industry sponsorship, new partners and a two-year commitment from … READ MORE →

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ABA News – 2015 Registration Open, Job Opportunities, Regulation Changes

(Edmonton, AB) – Here is the latest news from the Alberta Bicycle Association headquarters, including information about 2015 club and membership registration, applications for Deputy Chief Commissaire – BMX, regulation changes, coaching courses, event … READ MORE →

[P]Canadian Paralympic Committee
Volunteer Opportunity – TO2015 and Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Ombudsperson

– The Canadian Paralympic Committee is building its team of dynamic Operations Mission Staff for the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games and/or the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. This team is comprised of professionals who … READ MORE →

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WADA to Investigate Allegations of Russian Doping Following Recent German TV Documentary

(Montreal, QC) – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) issued a statement yesterday that it will investigate allegations of widespread and systemic doping in Russia as raised in a recent German TV documentary. Today, the … READ MORE →

Sport Alliance Ontario
Free Coaching Certification for TO Residents – Register Now

(Toronto, ON) – The City of Toronto, in partnership with Coaches Association of Ontario and MLSE Foundation, will be offering National Coaching Certification Program training throughout 2015, starting in January. The Fundamental Movement Skills … READ MORE →

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2015 UCI WorldTour Licence Decisions – Astana on Notice, Europcar Loses WorldTour Status, Yellow Fluo is Pro Conti

– The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) today announced that the Licence Commission (1) has released its decisions with regards to the teams Astana Pro Team, Team Europcar and Yellow Fluo. Concerning Astana Pro Team, … READ MORE →

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$50,000 Prize Purse Announced at 2015 GranFondo Whistler

(Whistler, BC) – The Giro, Sponsored by Robert J Macdonald top place prize is $15,000 for Men and $15,000 for Women. After a successful 2014 event, the Giro, Sponsored by Robert J Macdonald, will return with double … READ MORE →

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Newfoundland and Labrador to Introduce Mandatory Helmet Law for Cyclists

– The province of Newfoundland and Labrador is introducing a new bicycle helmet law that will make it mandatory for all cyclists of all ages to wear a helmet, effective April 1, 2015, according … READ MORE →

Pendrel takes her second MTB Worlds title [P] Michal Cerveny
Pendrel to be Special Guest at 2014 NICA Awards Honouring Contributors to US High School Cycling

(Berkeley, CA) – Catharine Pendrel of Team LUNA Chix will be the guest of honor for the the National Interscholastic Cycling Association’s annual awards ride and banquet, January 24th, 2015. Robin Farina, president of … READ MORE →

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Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games Tickets On Sale – 50,000 Sold in First 24 Hours

(Toronto, ON) – Ticket sales for the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am Games are off and running, with 50,000 tickets sold in the first 24 hours since general sales began yesterday at 1 p.m. This … READ MORE →

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2015 WADA Prohibited List Comes into Effect Jan. 1

(Ottawa, ON) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) would like to alert the Canadian sport community that the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) 2015 Prohibited List will come into effect on January 1, 2015.
Notable modifications … READ MORE →

[P] Rio 2016
Rio 2016 Olympic Road Race and Time Trial Courses Confirmed

– The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) and Rio 2016 Organising Committee have today confirmed the Rio 2016 Olympic Road Race course for Men and Women. The course, which is 256.4km long for Men (Saturday … READ MORE →

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Men’s Team Pursuit Squad Continues to Improve on Journey to RIO 2016

(London, Gbr) – Around the velodrome, the Canadians are well known for its women’s team pursuit squad, having stepped on the podium for the last seven consecutive international competitions including a bronze medal at … READ MORE →

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Centre National de Cyclisme de Bromont Considers Roof Over Track for Canada’s 4th Covered Velodrome

(Bromont, QC) – The Centre National de Cyclisme de Bromont (CNCB), a 250-metre outdoor velodrome in southwestern Quebec, may soon be covered with a roof. At least, that is what CNCB Director Nicolas Legault … READ MORE →

[P]Canadian Olympic
Job Opportunities – Canadian Olympic Committee

– Be a part of building a national brand. The Canadian Olympic Committee (COC) is a national, private, not-for-profit organization committed to high-performance sports excellence. We are the largest private supporter of high performance … READ MORE →

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Rise Racing Launch Party Introduces New Women’s Team for 2015

(Woodbridge, ON) – Rise Racing, a new Canadian women’s race team with a roster of seven talented riders, held their launch on December 4 in Woodbridge, ON, at the home of principle sponsor, Cyclepath Woodbridge. An … READ MORE →

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Cycling BC Announces 2015 RBC GranFondo Whistler Community Partnership

(Vancouver, BC) – Cycling BC is pleased to once again be the official community partner of the RBC GranFondo Whistler.  In 2015, this community partnership will allow Cycling BC to create and sustain new … READ MORE →

[P]Canadian Olympic
Job Opportunity – Canadian Olympic Foundation

– Be a part of Canada’s #1 charity devoted to our Olympic Athletes and high performance sport. The Canadian Olympic Foundation (Foundation) is a national charitable organization created by the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC).  … READ MORE →

Joe Veloce [P] Guy Swarbrick
UCI Track World Cup London Day 3 Results, Photos – Canadian Sprinters on Brink of Success

(London, GBR) – Canadian Track Sprint Coach Erin Hartwell is happy with the outcome of the 2014 UCI Track World Cup in London and only sees positives as the program continues to grow to … READ MORE →

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Bailey Simpson Shines at Forest City Velodrome Report, Results

(London, ON) – A total 47 racers were on the infield and registered for the racing, a combination of sprint and endurance races at the Forest City Velodrome in London Ontario.  The racers were … READ MORE →