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RealDeal/D’Ornellas p/b Garneau Announces 2016 Sponsors, Roster

(Toronto, ON) – Real Deal Racing is thrilled to announce a partnership with D’Ornellas Bike Shop and Garneau Cycling. The official team name for the 2016 season will be RealDeal/D’Ornellas p/b Garneau. D’Ornellas Bike … READ MORE →

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Canada’s Houle 13th as Boasson Hagen Claims Tour of Qatar ITT Stage 3 + GC Lead – Report, Results, Photos

(Qatar) – The Tour of Qatar has a new boss. Thanks to his outstanding performance on the day’s 11.4-km time-trial, Edvald Boasson Hagen not only captured his first ever success in Qatar, beating Van … READ MORE →

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B.C.’s 2016 Premier Road Series Calendar Announced

(Vanvouver, BC) – Cycling BC is excited to announce the 2016 BC Premier Road Series. Launched in 2014 to bring top-tier road racing back to BC, the BC Premier Road Series gives BC’s top … READ MORE →

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Houle, Duchesne, and Anderson Part of Strong Crew of Canucks Competing in Europe in 2016

– Here’s a great shot of fellow Canucks Hugo Houle (AG2R La Mondiale Pro Cycling Team), Antoine Duchesne (Team Direct Energie) and Ryan Anderson (Team Direct Energie) who are currently racing in Europe as … READ MORE →

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2016 Ottawa Sport Council Foundation Grant Accepting Applications Until Mar. 4

(Ottawa, ON) – The Ottawa Sport Council is pleased to announce the launch of the 2016 Ottawa Sport Council Foundation Fund. The Ottawa Sport Council Foundation is a Charitable Endowment fund established in partnership … READ MORE →

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Cavendish Leads GC, Canada’s Houle 102nd after Tour of Qatar Stages 1, 2 – Report, Results, Photos

– The 15th edition of the Tour of Qatar started in style and full speed ahead. At an average speed of close to 52km/h, Mark Cavendish flew to an impressive stage success for his … READ MORE →

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Rally Cycling to Start Season at La Méditerranéenne – Canada’s Britton, Naud, De Vos On Board

– Rally Cycling, the top ranked Continental team in America, will start the 2016 season at the La Méditerranéenne – formerly known as the Tour Mediterranéen. Absent from the calendar last year, La Méditerranéenne … READ MORE →

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UCI Disciplinary Commission Decides Against Suspension of Katusha Squad

(Aigle, Switzerland) – The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) announces that the President of the Disciplinary Commission has determined that: “The conditions for a suspension of Team Katusha in application of art. 7.12.1 the UCI … READ MORE →

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Cannondale Launches New North American Cross-Country MTB Team – Canada’s Gagne on Board

(Wilton, Conn) – Cannondale, a premium brand of Cycling Sports Group, part of Dorel Industries, Inc. (TSX: DII.B, DII.A), today announced a partnership with SUGOI Apparel and 360fly to create North America’s most powerful … READ MORE →

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Rise Racing Announces 2016 Roster and Sponsors

– Returning in its second season, Rise Racing plans to continue and encourage the growth of women’s cycling – primarily in Ontario and across Canada – with a strong North American presence. During the … READ MORE →

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Canadians Racing Abroad – Duchesne @Etoile de Besseges, Meier @Jayco Herald Sun Tour, Boivin @G.P. Costa degli Etruschi

– Here are the results from the final Stage 5 at Etoile de Besseges in France where Antoine Duchesne (Can) was 36th on the last stage racing for his new team Direct Energie; Christian … READ MORE →

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Cannondale Enters Women’s WorldTour with Cylance Pro Cycling Team

(Wilton, Conn.) – Cannondale, a premium brand of Cycling Sports Group, part of Dorel Industries, Inc. (TSX: DII.B, DII.A), today announced a partnership with Cylance and Inspire Sports for Cannondale to become the official … READ MORE →

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Canada’s Chef de Mission for Rio 2016 Threatens to Resign Over Aubut Affair

(Montreal, QC) – Jean-Luc Brassard, Canada’s chef de mission for the team heading to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, is threatening to resign reports CBC and La Presse. At issue is the Canadian Olympic … READ MORE →

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The Search is on for Canada’s Next Great Olympians – Register by Feb. 11

(Vancouver, BC) – Have you ever wondered if one day you could be an Olympian? Do you think you could compete on the world’s biggest stage? RBC, in partnership with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC), … READ MORE →

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Wilier Triestina to Sue Femke Van den Driessche Over Bike with Electric Motor at CX Worlds

(Rossano Veneto, Italy) – Italian bike manufacturer Wilier Triestina says it will sue Femke Van den Driessche, the Belgian cyclist that is caught in a whirlwind of controversy after a bike with an electric … READ MORE →

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Etoile de Besseges Stages 1, 2, 3, 4 Results – Duchesne Races for Canada

(Laudun-l’Ardoise, FRA) – Canada’s Antoine Duchesne saw his new team Direct Energie win its first pro race courtesy of Bryan Coquard (Fra) while Sylvain Chavanel (Fra) is poised to deliver the team’s first stage-race … READ MORE →

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Jayco Herald Sun Tour Prologue, Stages 1, 2, 3 Results – Canada’s Meier 55th Overall

(Victoria, Aus) – Canada’s Christian Meier (Orica-GreenEdge) sits 55th overall after Stage 3 as the lone Canuck racing for his teammates at the Jayco Herald Sun Tour, Feb. 3-7. Team Sky is in control … READ MORE →

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Sport Leaders Sign Landmark Agreement to Work Together to Create More Opportunities for Sport + Physical Activity in BC

(Richmond, BC) – On Friday, a new sport memorandum of understanding was introduced by the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), Canadian Paralympic Committee (CPC), Own the Podium (OTP), the Province of British Columbia (B.C.) and … READ MORE →

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Canada’s Kirchmann 29th, Ewart 37th as Worrack Wins Ladies Tour of Qatar – Stage 4 Final Full Results, Photos

(Doha Corniche, Qatar) – The final day of the 2016 Ladies’ Tour of Qatar ended with a traditional bunch sprint on the magnificent Doha Corniche. Fastest of the day was Australia’s Chloe Hosking, beating … READ MORE →

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Job Opportunities – Special Olympics Ontario, GranFondo Canada, CAAWS, CSI Pacific, Canadian Olympic Committee

– Here are the latest job offerings in the Canadian sports sector, including three available positions with Special Olympics Ontario and three internship opportunities with GranFondo Canada, as well as a position with CAAWS, … READ MORE →

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Canadian Men’s Pursuit Team Seeks Funding for 2016 Track World Championships in UK

– The Canadian Men’s Pursuit squad heading to the 2016 UCI Track Cycling World Championships next month in the UK are appealing for funds to cover their costs to compete at the event. “Update … READ MORE →

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Montreal to Host the 2017 Winter Cycling Congress

(Montreal, QC) – Vélo Québec and the City of Montreal are proud to confirm that the 2017 Winter Cycling Congress – Congrès sur le vélo d’hiver will be held in Montreal from February 8 … READ MORE →

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MEC London Sponsors $300 in Prizes @ Forest City Velodrome on Feb. 6

(London, ON) – The Forest City Velodrome would like to announce MEC London as title sponsor racing this Saturday night, February 6th. The MEC Miss and Out Special p/b Speedpro Design is set to … READ MORE →

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Ladies Tour of Qatar Stage 2+3 Full Results, Photos – Worrack Leads, Canada’s Kirchmann 29th

– After a fantastic start to the season including victory at the Tour Down Under and the national time-trial title, 34-year old Katrin Garfoot conquered stage 2 of the Ladies Tour of Qatar. The … READ MORE →

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Team Transports Lacombe-Devinci Announces 2016 Sponsors – Trek Financial Coaching, EC3D and HPIBet On Board

(Montreal, Q) – Team Transports Lacombe-Devinci is pleased to announce the return of Trek Financial Coaching to its list of partners for the 2016 season. EC3D, leading manufacturer of compression garments based in Montreal … READ MORE →

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Escape Velocity Is Hiring – Coach for Learn to Race Program

(Vancouver, BC) – Escape Velocity cycling club is hiring a coach for their Learn to Race program. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.
The Learn to Race (LTR) coach will be responsible for … READ MORE →

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Matteo Dal-Cin Grabs Silber Pro Cycling’s First Win of 2016

(Santa Barbara, CA) – Many of our guys are training in California right now. Matteo, Benjamin Perry and Nigel Ellsay headed to the Santa Barbara County Road Race to get in their first race … READ MORE →

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Ladies Tour of Qatar Stage 1 Full Results, Photos – Kirchmann and Ewart on Board

(Qatar) – Canada’s Leah Kirchmann (Team Liv-Plantur) and Annie Ewart (UnitedHealthcare Professional Cycling Team) are racing at the Ladies Tour of Qatar, Feb. 2-5, and finished with the same time as winner Kirsten Wild … READ MORE →

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2016 UCI Junior Track Cycling World Championships to be Held at World Cycling Centre

(Aigle, Switzerland) – The Union Cycliste Internationale is delighted to confirm that the 2016 UCI Junior Track Cycling World Championships will be held at the 800 capacity UCI World Cycling Centre (UCI WCC) Velodrome, … READ MORE →

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New Name, Same Energy – Apogée / Lowest Rates Elite Cycling Team Announces 2016 Sponsors, Roster

(Gatineau, QC) – After an outstanding first season in 2015 as Santé Universelle / Marin Bikes, the Gatineau team is thrilled to announce its new partnerships with Quebec sportswear and bicycles manufacturer, Apogee Sports and … READ MORE →

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Raphaël Gagné and Laurence Harvey Win First Quebec Fat Bike Championships

(Bromont, QC) – Fat bike fans were present at Bromont National Cycling Centre (CNCB) this weekend for the first edition of the Quebec discipline Championships. Some 91 riders took the start with hopes of … READ MORE →

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Bryton Cycling Computers are Now Available in Canada

– ACS Distributing is pleased to announce that Bryton Cycling Computers are now available to the Canadian market through our company. Bryton’s new Rider 100 and Rider 310 GPS cycling computers are designed to … READ MORE →

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Canadian Cyclocrossers Wrap Up 2016 CX Worlds with Biggest Canuck Contingent Yet

(Zolder, Belgium) – Team Canada wrapped up their UCI World CX Championships project in Zolder, Belgium with strong showings from the largest Canadian contingent at a cyclocross Worlds with 13 riders and representation in … READ MORE →

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Canada’s Ryan Anderson Strong 5th at Grand Prix la Marseillaise – Houle 13th

(Marseille, France) – Canada’s Ryan Anderson delivered a strong 5th place finish as he debuted for his new pro team Direct Energie, at the 152km Grand Prix la Marseillaise in southern France on Sunday. … READ MORE →

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UCI CX Worlds U23/Elite Men’s Report, Results, Photos – Canada’s Schooler 40th UPDATED

(Zolder, Belgium) – The home crowd finally had something to celebrate during the second day of the UCI Cyclo-cross World championships in Heusden-Zolder, Belgium. On a stormy Saturday the Belgians had to be content … READ MORE →

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Raphaël Gagné to Join Cannondale for 2016

(Quebec City, QC) – As we reported, Raphaël Gagné has now revealed that he will be riding for Cannondale in 2016 as announced on his Facebook page. He has been with Rocky Mountain for … READ MORE →

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UCI Suspects Mechanical Doping at Cyclo-cross Worlds in Belgium – Hidden Electric Motor Found in Bike

(Zolder, Belgium) – UCI officials are investigating a bicycle with a hidden electric motor inside it discovered at the Cyclo-cross World Championships now on in Zolder, Belgium. Apparently the bike in question belonged to … READ MORE →

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UCI CX Worlds Junior Men, U23/Elite Women Report, Results, Photos – Dyck 16th UPDATED

(Zolder, Belgium) – Mical Dyck led Team Canada on Saturday with a strong 16th place finish in the Elite Women’s 4-lap race as true cyclo-cross weather was on show during the first day of … READ MORE →

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UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup 2016-2017 Schedule Announced – No Canadian Leg, Iowa New Venue

– The UCI has released the 2016-2017 Cyclocross World Cup schedule and a Canadian leg in Montreal is not listed but a second North American site is on the calendar as Iowa (USA) will … READ MORE →

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Raphaël Gagné to Switch Teams – Announcement Expected Jan. 30

(Quebec City, QC) – Mountain biker Raphaël Gagné is expected to announce on Jan. 30 that he will be riding for a new team in 2016 according to his Facebook page. Gagné, the Canadian … READ MORE →

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Cycling Sports Group Kicks Off 2016 with Hannah Parish as New Head of North American Marketing

(Wilton, CT) – Cycling Sports Group, part of Dorel Industries (TSX: DII.B, DII.A) announced today the appointment of Hannah Parish as its Director of Marketing for North America.  Hannah will work closely with the … READ MORE →

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2016 AGMEN Tour of California Route Announced

(Los Angeles, CA) – The 2016 Amgen Tour of California route was released today, revealing a scenic but challenging course across nearly 800 miles of California’s most beautiful terrain where the world’s most accomplished … READ MORE →

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Interview w/Team Canada Manager Scott Kelly on Eve of 2016 UCI CX Worlds in Zolder

  (Zolder, Belgium) – We caught up with Scott Kelly, manager of the Cyclocross Canada team that is currently in Belgium preparing for this weekend’s UCI CX World Championships in Zolder. Kelly is also a … READ MORE →

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45NRTH Ontario Fat Bike Series #2 “The Snumbler” – Report, Results

– Following its crowd-pleasing inaugural race, the 45NRTH Ontario Fat Bike Series p/b Cycle Solutions held its second race on January 23. “The Snumbler,” as it was named (apparently “snow” + “The Humbler” = … READ MORE →

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OCA Winter Para-Cycling Camp Begins in Florida

(Toronto, ON) – The Ontario Cycling Association (OCA) is proud to announce the launch of our inaugural Winter Para-Cycling Camp. Six (6) Ontario athletes will be participating in the camp January 28-February 8 in … READ MORE →

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Four Racers from KW Youth Cycling Academy to Contest Track Race in Milton Jan. 30-31

(London, ON) – It’s been four months of hard work for members of the KW Youth Cycling Academy…. What a start!!! The new project for the Kallisto-FCV p/b Toyo Tires Youth Cycling Team was … READ MORE →

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Alma Bicycle Shop Burns in Quebec – Owner Jumps to Safety from Balcony

(Alma, QC) – The building housing a bike shop in the town of Alma caught fire very early yesterday morning reports Radio Canada. The owner of Alma Bicycle, Damien Harvey, lives upstairs from the … READ MORE →

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Limited Number of Tickets on Sale for 2016 UCI MTB XC World Championships in Nove Mesto – June 29-July 3

(Nove Mesto, Czech Republic) – Organizers of the 2016 MTB XC World Championships in Nove Mesto Na Morave, Czech Republic, which runs June 29 through July 3, have opened up ticket sales for the events, … READ MORE →

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Hilary Holden Toronto’s Director, Transit & Sustainable Transportation Doored but OK

(Toronto, ON) – Hilary Holden, Toronto’s Director of Transit & Sustainable Transportation, was recently the victim of a “dooring” incident on Jan. 22 near Bedford Rd and Bloor St. West according to her Twitter … READ MORE →

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Trek Canada Announces 2016 Roster

(Toronto, ON) – Trek Canada would like to announce our roster for the 2016 season. Our main sponsor, Trek Store Toronto, continues its generous support of the race program, in addition to several major … READ MORE →