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Cycling Canada Partners with Bridge The Gap Fund to Help Develop Cyclists

(Ottawa, ON) – Cycling Canada is pleased to announce a newly formed partnership with Global Relay’s Bridge The Gap Fund program, with the objective to help develop young cyclists in their quest to reach … READ MORE →

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OPUS Launches New Website and Unveils 2016 Line-up

(Montreal, Que.) – Opus today announced the launch of its new website, which is more consumer-friendly and intuitive to use. A year in the making, is packed with beautiful, high quality lifestyle images … READ MORE →

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Applications Open for Cycling Canada’s NextGen Track Endurance Program

(Ottawa, ON) – Cycling Canada is happy to release its NextGen track endurance programs that will be based out of Milton, Ontario. Thanks to the partnerships between Canadian Sport Institute Ontario, Ontario Cycling Association, … READ MORE →

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Winnipeg 2017 Canada Summer Games Launch Website

(Winnipeg, MB) – The 2017 Canada Summer Games Host Society is pleased to announce the launch of the official website for the 2017 Canada Summer Games. A key resource for anyone looking to “get … READ MORE →

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True Sport’s Give Back to WIN – Entries Due Oct. 26

– Unleash the power of sport by participating in the 2015 True Sport Give-Back Challenge in celebration of RBC Sports Day in Canada! Send us the story of your sport group’s contribution by email … READ MORE →

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Support Fund for Danick Vandale

– Dear Cycling Friend, On September 25th, Danick’s father, Tim Vandale, passed away suddenly at the young age of 47. Left to cherish his loving memory are his wife Joanne (née McCarthy) and their … READ MORE →

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Canuel Signs with Boels-Dolmans for 2016

– Canadian pro road cyclist Karol-Ann Canuel will join the Dutch team Boels-Dolmans for the 2016 season, according to a release from Sportcom. Following the dissolution of Velocio-SRAM, for which she raced since 2014, … READ MORE →

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Disera, Gilgen Win Red Bull Race the Place – Tyrell Claims Fixie Comp

(Toronto, ON) – Saturday saw the return of Red Bull Race the Place in Toronto at iconic Ontario Place for a two-wheeled thrill ride through the abandoned amusement park. Last year’s event marked the … READ MORE →

WD-40-Cross on the Rock 2015 Newsletter #5 – Tugboat Cross Breaking Canadian Records!

  (Nanaimo, BC) – Check out this edition of Cross on the Rock’s 2015 newsletter: Season #10, Newsletter #5. In this (Incredibly short for us) Newsletter we Look Back at Tugboat Cross and give an … READ MORE →

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KMC ‘Cross Fest Day 2 Report, Results – Holmgren 6th, Rochette 10th, Gagne 15th

(Providence, RI) – With the sun shining over Roger Williams Park today, day 2 of the KMC Cyclo-cross Festival brought even more excitement. The UCI Elite Women’s race featured a battle between US National … READ MORE →

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Vanier Park CX Classic Results – Walter and Richey Win

(Vancouver, BC) – Here are the full unofficial Elite Women’s and Men’s results from the 2015 Vanier Park CX Classic, part of both the Vancouver Cyclocross Coalition series and the Cycling BC Premier CX … READ MORE →

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Toronto Cross Full Results + PHOTOS

(Brampton Ontario) – Here are the full results from the the Toronto Cross presented by Midweek Cycling Club, Ontario CX Cup #3, at Centennial Park Ontario, celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Lisa Holmgren … READ MORE →

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Rio 2016 BMX Test Event Delayed as Track Deemed Unsafe – Riders Refuse to Race

(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – A BMX test event scheduled Oct. 2 on the Olympic track in Rio de Janeiro has been delayed until Oct. 4 because of safety concerns reports BBC. Double World … READ MORE →

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Il Lombardia WorldTour Full Results – Nibali Triumphs

(Como, Italy) – Vincenzo Nibali (Ita) Astana Pro Team added another big win to his resume soloing in at the Il Lombardia WorldTour, from Bergamo to Como, 245km, to take home his first Monument … READ MORE →

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KMC ‘Cross Fest Day 1 Report, Results, Photos – Gagne 8th

(Providence, RI) – After expecting hurricane like conditions with soaking rain and mud, the first full day of the KMC Cyclo-cross Festival boasted a fast and tacky course which dried bit by bit throughout … READ MORE →

Apply Now for a 2016 IMBA Canada Trail Care Crew Visit – Applications Open Until Nov. 1

– What do Hinton, AB; Durham, ON; Kouchibouguac National Park, NB and New Denver, BC all have in common? They were all recipients of an IMBA Canada Trail Care Crew visit in 2015!
The 2016 … READ MORE →

WADA Publishes 2016 Prohibited List

– On 16 September, the World Anti-Doping Agency’s Executive Committee approved the 2016 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods, which is now available on WADA’s website here. The List will come into force on … READ MORE →

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2015-16 Canadian Cyclo-Cross Program – First-ever Christmas CX Project

– The Canadian Cyclo-cross Working Group has published the 2015-2016 cyclo-cross program and selection criteria. The program document can be found on our website here. Highlights of the program include:

Canada’s first-ever Christmas Cyclo-cross project
Criteria … READ MORE →

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Edmonton Bike Show to Launch in 2016

(Calgary, AB) – Edmonton will see the inaugural edition of a consumer bicycle show on the weekend of Feb. 27-28, 2016. The event is being organized by Peter Hockenhull of Epic Outdoor Events, the … READ MORE →

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Cycling Canada 2015 Annual Meeting Report + Election Results

(Ottawa, ON) – Due to the requirements of the new Not for Profit Act, the Annual Meeting for Cycling Canada was held by conference call on Tuesday, September 29, 2015. In addition to the … READ MORE →

Meier and Tuft to Continue at ORICA-GreenEDGE for 2 More Years

– Canadian duo Christian Meier and Svein Tuft will continue to add a little ‘Maple’ flavour to ORICA-GreenEDGE with confirmation the pair will ride for the outfit for a further two years. Both men … READ MORE →

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Anti-Doping Stats Published from 2015 Tour de France – 656 Controls Performed

(Aigle, Switzlerland) – Today, the Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation (CADF), the independent body mandated by the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) to define and implement the fight against doping in cycling, published the number of anti-doping … READ MORE →

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Job Opportunity – Supervisor, Recreation – Cycling and Events in Milton

(Milton, ON) – The Community Services Department is currently accepting applications for 1 full-time position of Supervisor, Recreation – Cycling and Events. Reporting to the Manager, Sport & Corporate Partnerships, this position is responsible … READ MORE →

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Massive Recall by 13 Companies of 1.5 million Bikes With Quick-Release Levers and Front Disc Brakes

(Boulder, CO) – Thirteen companies representing 17 bike brands are participating in a joint voluntary recall involving certain model bikes equipped with front-wheel quick releases and disc brakes. The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association (“BPSA”) … READ MORE →

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Ridley Named Official Bike Sponsor of 2015 Shimano Canadian Cyclocross Championships

(Winnipeg, MB) – The Canadian Cyclocross Championships return to Winnipeg on October 23-25, 2015. Organizers are building on the success of the 2014 edition which saw 35,000 attendees, making it one of the largest … READ MORE →

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Optum Men Conclude 2015 Season #1 in UCI America Tour Standings

– As another year of international racing concludes, the men of Optum Pro Cycling presented by Kelly Benefit Strategies celebrate a new achievement – finishing their season as the top-ranked team on the UCI … READ MORE →

Job Opportunity – Race Face Easton

(Burnaby, BC) – Race Face – Easton Cycling (RFE) is growing, and searching for a creative, dedicated professional to take on an evolving communications role as Communications Coordinator. This is a rare opportunity to … READ MORE →

IMBA Canada’s Take a Kid Mtn Biking Day – Oct. 3

–  Clear your calendar for a few hours this Saturday, October 3, 2015 to take part in IMBA Canada’s Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day! Clubs, bike shops, national parks, youth groups and families … READ MORE →

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Red Bull Race the Place Returns to Toronto Oct. 3 – Course Preview w/Emily Batty

(Toronto, ON) – Last year, cyclists descended on Toronto’s iconic Ontario Place for a two-wheeled thrill ride through the abandoned amusement park marking the first time anyone had accessed the grounds since the doors … READ MORE →

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Hardwood SingleTrack Challenge – Oct 18

(Hardwood Ski and Bike, ON) – October is here, and the SingleTrack Challenge on Oct 18th is the LAST Mountain Bike event on both Ontario and Quebec calendars! The Hardwood 50 km and 25 … READ MORE →

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Canadians Shine on World Stage of Amateur Cycling – 4 Canucks Podium at UWCT World Championships

(Denmark) – Four Canadians were on the podium at the 2015 Amateur Cycling World Championships in Denmark from September 3-6, first in Hobro for the Time Trials, and then in Aalborg for the Road … READ MORE →

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Véronique Fortin Wins Haute Route Dolomites – World’s Highest and Toughest Cyclosportive

(Venice, Italy) – The 2011 Canadian elite women’s road champion, Véronique Fortin, recently won the 2015 Haute Route Dolomites held Aug. 31-Sept. 6, what organizers bill as the “world’s highest and toughest cyclosportive”. Fortin … READ MORE →

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9th Annual Barrie Baseball Cross O-Cup #7 – Nov. 7

(Barrie, ON) – On Saturday, November 7th, the Barrie Cycling Club will host its 9th Annual Baseball Cross Race. Returning for another great year at the Barrie Sports Complex, we can promise loads of … READ MORE →

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Pope Francis Receives Breezer Bike with Canadian Flair on Philadelphia Visit

(Philadelphia, USA) – Mayor Michael Nutter and the Philadelphia Bicycling Advocacy Board recently presented the gift of a custom commemorative bicycle to Pope Francis on the occasion of the Papal visit to Philadelphia for … READ MORE →

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Lance Armstrong Pays $10M Settlement to SCA Promotions, Repays Bonuses Received for TdF Wins

– Lance Armstrong has finally settled a long-running lawsuit with Dallas, Texas-based insurance company SCA Promotions, paying $10 million, in repayment of bonuses he received from the company for three of his seven Tour … READ MORE →

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Canada’s Dom Rollin Faces Uncertain Future

– Dominique Rollin (Cofidis), one of Canada’s few WorldTour riders, could be forced into retirement in 2016. His name was absent from a recent Cofidis press release regarding the 2016 team and Pedal reached … READ MORE →

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Canada’s Tory Nyhaug Wins SILVER @UCI World Cup Finals in Rainy Rock Hill, USA

(Rock Hill, SC) – The 2015 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup season is over. The last race of the year was held at the world’s most incredible BMX facility at Rock Hill. Despite the … READ MORE →

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Joëlle Numainville Extends Contract with Bigla Pro Cycling For 2016

– Bigla Pro Cycling Team is delighted to announce the contract extension of Joëlle Numainville. The Canadian national champion who finished eleventh in the World Championships road race this past weekend has committed to … READ MORE →

Ontario CX Cup #2 We Need More Cowbell IX Full Results

(St. Catharines, ON) – The second round of the Ontario Cyclo-cross Cup was held on Sunday at Burgoyne Woods Park in St. Catharine. Ashley Barson (ON) Rise Racing won the elite women’s competition, but … READ MORE →

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Ontario University Cup – Races #2, 3 Results, Photos

– Here are the results from Ontario University Cup Races #2 and 3 held at Mansfield Outdoor Centre on Sept. 19-20 and at Albion Hills Conservation Area on Sept. 27, respectively. The next and … READ MORE →

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Duchesne is Top Canuck as Sagan Wins Elite Men’s RR Title @ 2015 Road Worlds + More PHOTOS

(Richmond, VA) – The final day of the 2015 Road World Championships crowned Peter Sagan (Slovakia) as winner of the Elite men’s 261.4km road race. Sagan, 25, won in style with a fierce attack the … READ MORE →

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Gran Prix of Gloucester Day 2 Report, Results – Elliott 11th, Gagne 14th

(Gloucester, MA) – Racers battled by the sea on a very dusty second day of racing at the Craft Sportswear Gran Prix of Gloucester, where a fast course carved through challenging terrain. The race … READ MORE →

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UCI Road World Championships Elite Men’s RR Full Results + PHOTOS

(Richmond, VA) – Peter Sagan (Slovakia) took the biggest victory of his career winning the 261.4km Elite men’s road race at the 2015 Road World Championships with Michael Matthews (Australia) in second and Ramunas … READ MORE →

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Gran Prix of Gloucester Day 1 Report, Results – Gagne 10th

(Gloucester, MA) – The 2015 Verge New England Cyclo-cross Series got underway today at Gloucester, Massachusetts’ Stage Fort Park, the scenic venue of the Craft Sportswear Gran Prix of Gloucester. Course designer Tom Stevens … READ MORE →

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Canada’s Numainville 11th & Canuel 13th in Elite Women’s RR – Nail-biting Finishes @ 2015 Road Worlds

(Richmond, VA) – Both road races today at the 2015 Road World Championships featured nail-biting finishes that came down-to-the-wire as Great Britain’s Elizabeth Armitstead bested Holland’s Anna Van der Breggen by half a bike … READ MORE →

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Watch Highlights of UCI Women’s Elite Road Race @ 2015 Road World Championships

(Richmond, VA) – Watch race highlights of the Elite Women’s 129.8km Road Race at the 2015 Road World Championships held on Sept. 26 at Richmond, VA in the USA. For more cycling videos and … READ MORE →

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UCI Road World Championships Elite Women’s RR Full Results + PHOTOS – Canada’s Numainville 11th

(Richmond, VA) – Canada’s Joelle Numainville finished a strong 11th with teammate Karol-Ann Canuel in 13th as Elizabeth Armitstead (Great Britain) claimed the 129.8km Elite Women’s 8-lap title in a final sprint to the … READ MORE →

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UCI Road World Championships Junior Men’s RR Full Results + PHOTOS

(Richmond, VA) – Derek Gee led Team Canada in 45th as Felix Gall (Austria) claimed the Junior Men’s 129.8km 8-lap title, in a down-to-the-wire sprint against Clement Betouigt-Suire (France) at the 2015 UCI Road World … READ MORE →

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UCI to Reinstate Team Race Radio Use in WorldTour

(Richmond, VA) – The International Cycling Union (UCI) has announced that two-way communication between riders and teams will not only be allowed in the WorldTour, but also in class HC and class one events … READ MORE →

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Canada’s De Vos and Maine Shine on Day One of Road Races @ 2015 UCI Road Worlds

(Richmond, VA) – The road races at the 2015 UCI Road World Championships got off to a great start for Team Canada as Adam de Vos delivered a top-10 result with a strong 9th-place … READ MORE →