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Lotta Lepistö [P] Cor Vos
Festival Luxembourgeois du cyclisme feminin Elsy Jacobs Stage 1 Results, Photos – Numainville 16th

(Steinfort, Luxembourg) – Lotta Lepistö (Fin) Cervélo – Bigla Pro Cycling Team took the win and the overall lead on a rainy Stage 1 in Steinfort, 109.7km, besting Amalie Dideriksen (Den) Boels – Dolmans … READ MORE →

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DS Gord Fraser’s Personal Recap on The Joe Martin Stage Race

(Fayetteville Arkansas) – Fayetteville Arkansas is maybe the last place you think of when identifying world class pro road cycling. The Joe Martin Stage Race has been slowly changing these perceptions for decades now and … READ MORE →

Thibaut Pinot [P] Cor Vos
Tour de Romandie Prologue, Stage 3 Results, Photos – Pinot Wins

(Sion, SUI) – Thibaut Pinot (Fra) FDJ took the win on 15.11km Stage 3 ITT in Sion besting Tom Dumoulin (Ned) Team Giant-Alpecin in second with Bob Jungels (Lux) Etixx – Quick-Stepi in third … READ MORE →

Karol-Anne Canuel [P] Cor Vos
Festival Luxembourgeois du cyclisme feminin Elsy Jacobs Prologue Results, Photos

(Cessange, Luxembourg) – Annemiek Van Vleuten (Ned) Orica – AIS topped the field in the 2.8km Prologue as the Festival Luxembourgeois du cyclisme feminin Elsy Jacobs got underway. Marianne Vos (Ned) Rabo Liv Women … READ MORE →

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Canada to Send 13-Strong Team to Junior Track Worlds in Switzerland

(Ottawa, ON) – Cycling Canada has announced the team of athletes that will represent Canada at the 2016 UCI Junior Track World Championships, to take place in Aigle, Switzerland, on July 20-24. Following the … READ MORE →

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Ciociaro Series Race No.1 Report, Results, Photos

(Windsor, ON) – The Ciociaro Race Series has commenced with 10 events comprising this years schedule. Held on a 1.2 km cycling specific track in Windsor Ontario, this Series has a long tradition of … READ MORE →

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Creemore Springs Turas Mór – All the Ingredients for an Unforgettable Day in Creemore on May 14

(Creemore, ON) – The inaugural Creemore Springs Turas Mór promises to be a unique cycling event, featuring 61km of challenging, yet beautiful vistas in Clearview Township, Simcoe County. But it’s more than just an … READ MORE →

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Share the Road Announces Bicycle Friendly Community Awards

(Toronto, ON) – The Share the Road Cycling Coalition (Share the Road) has announced the latest Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) awards for Ontario. The following communities were awarded Bicycle Friendly status: Burlington – Silver … READ MORE →

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Tour de Romandie Prologue, Stages 1, 2 Results – Quintana Leads

(Morgins, SUI) – Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas (Col) Movistar Team is leading overall following his victory on yesterday’s Stage 2 from Moudon to Morgins, 173.9km. Jon Izaguirre Insausti (Esp) Movistar Team won the opening … READ MORE →

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H&R Block Pro Cycling Team Joe Martin Stage Race Wrap Up Report

(Fayetteville, AR) – Fayetteville played host to the Joe Martin Stage Race this past weekend. As the H&R Block Pro Cycling Team made their way from Monterey, California, they were anxious to mix it … READ MORE →

Mike Woods [P] Cannondale Pro Cycling Team
Canada’s Mike Woods Breaks Hand – Cannondale Pro Team Rider Will Miss Giro

– Canadian Michael Woods suffered a broken hand in three places in a fall with about 20 kilometers to go in Sunday’s Liège-Bastogne-Liège. The crash put a halt to his maiden campaign at the … READ MORE →

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RPM2 the World’s First Footbed Power Meter for Running and Cycling Continues to Gain Traction

– RPM2 pioneered the force based foot bed training device that measures both running and cycling power, as well as assesses symmetry of the athlete. RPM2 offers a thin pair of insoles that operates … READ MORE →

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24 Hours of Adrenalin Set to Celebrate 20 Great Years in Canmore

(Canmore, AB) – So much has changed in the sport of mountain biking in the last 20 years, but one thing that has remained constant is the annual gathering of riders for a weekend … READ MORE →

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Sad News – Stanley Backman Long-time Owner of Babac Cycle Passes Away

(Montreal, QC) – Stanley Backman, the long-time owner of Babac Cycle Products, passed away on April 21 at the age of 80 years. Backman began working at the family business in about 1952 at … READ MORE →

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Silber Pro Cycling Partners with F’iz:ik, Carbon Pro, K-Edge and Novelti

(Montreal, QC) – Silber Pro Cycling has steadily become one of the most exciting teams in North America. After a series of early season wins in California and Arizona, the team is proud to announce … READ MORE →

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Newly Launched Musette Tours Partners with Giordana and Pinarello

(Vancouver, BC) – Musette Tours was co-founded by Thomas Eleizegui, owner and operator of the Musette Caffè. Along with their talented and experienced team, Musette Tours has partnered with some of the most renowned … READ MORE →

Team RaceClean [P] Luc Arseneau/Cycling Canada
GP Affligem Results – Canada’s Cowan 25th

(Belgium) – Alexander Cowan (Team RaceClean Canada) was the top Canuck in 25th at the GP Affligem this past weekend in Belgium as Remy Mertz (Bel) Color Code – Arden-Beef took the win. Team … READ MORE →

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Mardis Cyclistes to Receive Substantial Funding from Montreal – Celebrates 40th Anniversary in 2017

(Montreal, QC) – The Mardis Cyclistes criterium series, based in the Montreal borough of Lachine, will receive substantial financial support from the city of Montreal according to Lachine Mayor Claude Dauphin. “For 2016, the … READ MORE →

The Steve Bauer Classic Partners with St. Davids Hydroponics as New Presenting Sponsor

(St. Catharines, ON) – The St. Catharines Cycling Club and Cycle Sport Management are pleased to announce  St. Davids Hydroponics as the presenting sponsor of the Steve Bauer Classic scheduled for Saturday May 21st. The Classic … READ MORE →

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The UCI Announces Disciplinary Commission Decision in the Case of Femke Van den Driessche – 6-Year Ban and Heavy Fines

(Switzerland) – The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) today announces that its Disciplinary Commission has rendered its decision in the case of Belgian rider Femke Van den Driessche. The UCI Disciplinary Commission issued the following … READ MORE →

Hawley Lambert Acquires Seattle Bicycle Supply

(Lexington, South Carolina and Levis, Quebec, Canada) – Hawley-Lambert has agreed to acquire the parts & accessories division of Accell North America – Seattle Bicycle Supply. The acquisition brings 14 new brands, available approximately May 1st, … READ MORE →

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Junk Yard Dog BC Cup Cross-Country #2 Results

(Surrey, B.C. ) – Here are the results from The JunkYard Dog, that returned this year as round #2 of the 2016 BC XC Cup season, organized by the SORCE Bike Club and held … READ MORE →

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Ellsay 2nd Overall @ Joe Martin Stage Race Stage 4 Women/Men’s Results and Final GC – Gilgen 19th

(Fayetteville, Arkansas) – Canada’s Nigel Ellsay (Silber Pro Cycling) claimed a stellar second overall in the Pro Men’s race as he finished fourth on the final Stage 4 Criterium won by  Travis Mccabe (USA) … READ MORE →

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23rd Paris to Ancaster Full Results + PHOTOS – Holmgren and Noble Win

(Ancaster, ON) – Gunnar Holmgren (LM16-19) Centurion Next Wave topped the men’s field in the 70km race at the 23rd annual Paris to Ancaster under sunny skis with former winner Anthony Clark (LM20-29) Squid Bikes … READ MORE →

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Canada’s Fleury and Pendrel Podium at 2016 UCI MTB World Cup Opener in Cairns – Report + PHOTOS

(Cairns, AUS) – The opening round of the Cross-country World Cup in Cairns, Australia, saw two Canadians on the podium, with Catherine Fleury (Canadian National) finishing second in the Under-23 Women, and Catharine Pendrel … READ MORE →

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Liege-Bastogne-Liege Report, Full Results, PHOTOS – Poels Wins Snowy LBL

(Ans, Belgium) – Twenty-eight years after Adri Van Der Poel triumphed here, a heroic Wout Poels became the fifth Dutchman to win Liege-Bastogne-Liege, also known as La Doyenne, the race is the oldest of … READ MORE →

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UCI MTB World Cup XC Cairns Elite Men’s Full Results – Gagne 12th, Bouchard 19th

(Cairns, Australia) – Raphael Gagne (Can) Cannondale 360fly p/b Sugoi raced to a strong 12th in the Elite Men’s 30.7km race including a start loop and 7 laps of a 4.2km course won by … READ MORE →

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UCI MTB World Cup XC Cairns U23/Elite Women Full Results – Pendrel 4th, Batty 7th, Fleury 2nd in U23 Race

(Cairns, Australia) – Catharine Pendrel (Can) Luna Pro Team claimed her first podium of the World Cup season at the UCI MTB World Cup XC finishing 4th in the Elite Women’s 26.5km race in … READ MORE →

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Joe Martin Stage Race Stage 3 Women/Men’s Results – Dahl 5th, Ewart 20th

(Fayetteville, Arkansas) – Canada’s Annie Ewart (Unitedhealtcare Professional Women) finished 20th as her teammate Coryn Rivera (USA) won the 101.38km Stage 3 women’s race. Jamie Gilgen (Can) Visit Dallas Dna Pro is the top … READ MORE →

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UCI MTB World Cup XC Cairns U23 Men Results

(Cairns, Australia) – Marc Andre Fortier led the Canadians finishing 25th in the U23 Men’s 26.5km racing including a start loop and 6 laps as Samuel Gaze (Nzl) Specialized Racing took the win. Romain … READ MORE →

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UCI MTB World Cup DH Cairns Junior Men, Elite Women/Men’s Final Report, Results, PHOTOS – Fitzgerald 13th, Iles DNS, Wallace 26th, Smith DNF

(Cairns, Australia) – Canada’s Henry Fitzgerald (Steve Peat Syndicate / Uberbike Global) finished 13th while fellow Canuck Finnley Iles (Specialized Gravity p/b SRAM) who won the opening round in France but crashed in his … READ MORE →

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Joe Martin Stage Race Stage 2 Women/Men’s Results – Perry 7th, Gilgen 18th

(Fayetteville, Arkansas) – Canada’s Benjamin Perry (Silber Pro Cycling) claimed 7th with teammate Nigel Ellsay 8th in the men’s 173.5km Stage 2 road race won by Sebastian Haedo (Arg) Team Jamis. Ellsay remains second … READ MORE →

Lex Albrecht [P] Cor Vos
Interview with Lex Albrecht on Her QOM Victory at Fleche Wallone

(Montreal, QC) – We caught up with Canada’s Lex Albrecht (Bepink) who won the QOM at La Fleche Wallonne for Women, 137km, held on April 20th in Wallonia, Belgium. Albrecht took the first Queen of … READ MORE →

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Rio 2016 Legacy Bike Path Collapses – At Least 2 Dead, Another Missing

(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – At least two are dead following the collapse of an elevated bike path in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday reports CBC. The brand new ciclovio Tim Maia is not … READ MORE →

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UCI MTB World Cup DH Cairns Qualifications – Smith 5th

(Cairns, Australia) – Steve Smith (Devinci Global Racing) led the Canadians with a strong 5th place in the Elite Men’s Qualifications at round #2 of the UCI MTB World Cup DH in Cairns as … READ MORE →

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UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Returns to Cairns, Australia + PHOTOS

(Cairns, Australia) – After a break of a year, the UCI Mountain Bike World Cup returns to the tropical rainforest in the iconic region of the Great Barrier Reef. One of Australia’s leading tourist … READ MORE →

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Joe Martin Stage Race Stage 1 Results – Nigel Ellsay 2nd, Alizee Brien 12th

(Fayetteville, Arkansas) – Canada’s Nigel Ellsay (Silber Pro Cycling) claimed second overall behind winner Janier Acevedo (Col) Team Jamis in the men’s 4.35km Devil’s Den State Park ITT on Stage 1 of the Joe … READ MORE →

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Sea Otter Classic 2016 Expo Videos – Garneau, Marin, SRAM, Specialized and Velofix

(Monterey, CA) – Pedal‘s Andrew Rogers was on site at the big North American season launch, the Sea Otter Classic, where expo exhibitors showed off new tech, gear, and goodies. Check out the latest … READ MORE →

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B1 Spring Cycling 2016 Celebration – April 24

(Aurora, ON) – We request the pleasure of your company on April 24, 2016 for a fantastic event celebrating the passion of cycling. Find your passion and join the B1 EVO Cycling Club, as … READ MORE →

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Shimano Unveils XT Di2 Component Group

(Osaka, Japan) – Shimano announces the highly anticipated follow up to the revolutionary XTR Di2 M9050 component group. Combining proven electronic technology and the legendary value of Shimano DEORE XT, new DEORE XT M8050 … READ MORE →

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Sea Otter Wrap Up Report – H&R Block Pro Cycling Team

(Monterey, CA) – The H&R Block Pro Cycling Team won the Circuit Race at the Sea Otter Cycling Classic and spent time with their amazing marketing partners at the international cycling festival this past … READ MORE →

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New Home for Race the Ridge Time Trial on April 29

(Vancouver, BC) – Race the Ridge is pleased to announce that the new home for its April 29 Time Trial course will be on Barnston Island. A short 5-minute ferry ride will take you … READ MORE →

Michael Woods [P] Cor Vos
La Fleche Wallonne Full Results, Photos – Canada’s Woods 12th, Canuel 17th, Albrecht Wins QOM

(Wallonia, Belgium) – Canada’s Michael Woods (Cannondale Pro Cycling) delivered a strong 12th place finish at the 80th edition of La Fleche Wallonne, 196km, the features the feared Mur de Huy final climb, as … READ MORE →

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Ontario Allocates $10 Million to Help Municipalities Expand Cycling and Improve Safety

– Ontario is helping 37 municipalities build new, or improve existing, cycling infrastructure through the Ontario Municipal Cycling Infrastructure Program. Last year, Ontario announced $10 million to help municipalities across the province invest in … READ MORE →

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Silber Pro Cycling Announces Multi-level Partnership with The 11 Inc.

(Montreal, Quebec) – Silber Pro Cycling is pleased to announce a multi-leveled partnership with The 11 Inc. The Toronto-based bike store will serve as a financial sponsor, provide bike fittings and work with the … READ MORE →

Guillaume Boivin [P] Cor Vos
Tour of Croatia Stage 1 Results, Photos – Canada’s Boivin Makes Bold Attack

(Varaždin, Croatia) – A bold attack by Canada’s Guillaume Boivin (Cycling Academy) came up short on Stage 1 from Osijek to Varaždin, 235.1km, at the Tour of Croatia. Boivin escaped early on with teammate … READ MORE →

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Sea Otter Interviews with Canada’s H&R Block Pro Cycling and Team Transports Lacombe—Devinci

(Monterey, CA) – Following the men’s and women’s Circuit races on the final day at the Subaru Sea Otter Classic we caught up with Team H&R Block Pro Cycling’s Danick Vandale, Bailey McKnight, Felix Bouvette, … READ MORE →

Bessette and Dickey [P] Peter Kraiker
Rasputitsa Gravel Race Report, Results, PHOTOS – Bessette Wins, Surch Takes Second

(East Burke, Vermont) – Rasputitsa is Russian for mud season when roads become difficult to traverse. The Rasputitsa Gravel Race is a psychotic 72.42km (45-mile), insane, drop-to-your-knees-and-cry suffer-fest with an absurdly difficult section called … READ MORE →

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WASPcam Acquired by Cobra Electronics

(Chicago, Illinois) – Cobra Electronics, held by Cedar Electronics and the leading designer and marketer of award-winning automotive, mobile and consumer electronics, today announced the acquisition of WASPcam™; maker of affordable, high-performance HD action-sports … READ MORE →

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Calabogie RR Crash Report – Bruce Bird Badly Injured but OK

(Calabogie Ontario) – A late-race crash on the final straight-away to the finishline in a bunch sprint for 5th in the Elite 1&2 Men’s 111.1km race at the Calabogie Road Classic Ontario Cup #2, took … READ MORE →