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Tour of Alberta Kicks Off Sept. 2 – Press Conference and Photos + Interview with Ryan Anderson

(Calgary, Alberta) – The Tour of Alberta presented by ATB Financial, Canada’s largest professional cycling race and one of Alberta’s biggest international sporting events, will kick off Tuesday evening on September 2 at Canada Olympic … READ MORE →

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Green Mountain Stage Race Stage 4 Women/Men’s Results, Final GC – Canada’s Albrecht and Jeannes Win Overall

(Vermont) – Lex Albrecht (TWENTY16 Pro Cycling) claimed the overall GC victory as fellow Canuck, Denise Ramsden (Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies), took the final 25-lap 24.8km Stage 4 Burlington Criterium. Ramsden finished second … READ MORE →

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56th Annual Tour di Via Italia Full Results

(Windsor, ON) – Here are the full results from the 56th annual Tour di Via Italia pesented by V.I.B.R.A, the oldest running Criterium in Canada, held in Windsor, Ontario’s Little Italy on Sept. 1.
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Ontario Provincial Criterium Championships 2014 Full Results

(Windsor Ontario) – Here are the full results from the Ontario Provincial Criterium Championships presented by 3Sixty Cycling Promotions on Aug. 30 in Windsor, Ontario. Jeff Schiller (Towheels/Epicsport/Bcc) and Emily Flynn (Stevens – The … READ MORE →

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Ted’s Vuelta 2014 Part 2 – Heat, Climbing, Cathedrals and Tapas Bars

– In Part 2 of Ted’s Vuelta 2014, Stages 5-9, Velikonja continues his quest to ride his 5th Grand Tour. The dry heat of Spain is affecting the pro peloton as well as Ted … READ MORE →

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Vuelta a Espana Stage 9 Full Results – Hesjedal 7th, Quintana is New Race Leader

(Aramón Valdelinares, Spain) – Ryder Hesjedal (Can) Garmin Sharp placed 7th behind winner Anacona Gomez (Col) Lampre-Merida on Stage 9 from Carboneras de Guadazaón to Aramón Valdelinares, 185km. Giro winner Nairo Alexander Quintana Rojas … READ MORE →

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Green Mountain Stage Race Stage 3 Results – Albrecht and Jeannes Still in Charge

(Vermont) – Canada’s Lex Albrecht (TWENTY16 Pro Cycling) continued her winning ways taking the Women’s 1/2/3 Stage 3 Champion System Mad River Road Race, 104km, over fellow Canuck Denise Ramsden (Optum p/b Kelly Benefit … READ MORE →

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2014 UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships Day 4 Report, Results

(Greenville/SC, USA) – The fourth day of competition at the 2014 UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships featured the road races for the C and B classes. The reunited women’s tandem of Robbi Weldon (Thunder … READ MORE →

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Canada’s Lemieux and Bouchard Embark on Another Cycling Odyssey – NOMADS

– Hooked on expeditions exploring a theme, Canadian adventurers Janick Lemieux and Pierre Bouchard climbed back in the saddle in order to pedal this time towards the nomadic people wandering between the continental extremities … READ MORE →

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Amateur World Cycling Championships 2014 – Bruce Bird WINS Road Race

(Ljubljana Slovenia) – Canada’s Bruce Bird has won the Men’s 45-49 road race, 156km, today at the Amateur World Cycling Championships in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Bird is one of seven Canadians competing at the championships recording … READ MORE →

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Green Mountain Stage Race Stages 1, 2 Full Results – Albrecht Leads Women, Jeannes 2nd Overall for Men

August 30, 2014 (Vermont) – Defending champ, Canada’s Lex Albrecht (TWENTY16 Pro Cycling) has dominated the Women’s 1/2/3 field taking the first two stages of the Green Mountain Stage Race running this weekend in Vermont. … READ MORE →

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Amateur World Cycling Championships Report Slovenia – Canada on the Podium

(Ljubljana Slovenia) – Pedal received the following short report from Bruce Bird (Wheels of Bloor) who is part of a small group of Canadians competing at the Amateur World Cycling Championships in Slovenia…and Bird … READ MORE →

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2014 UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships Day 3 Report, Results – Gold and Silver for Canada

(Greenville/SC, USA) – Shelley Gautier (Toronto, ON) and Marie-Eve Croteau (Quebec, QC) broke the ice for Canada on Saturday, each winning a medal on the second day of the time trials at the 2014 … READ MORE →

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GP Plouay-Bretagne UCI Women’s Road World Cup #9 Report, Results, Photos – Brand Wins, Armitstead Takes Overall Title

(Plouay, France) - “I never believed I was actually going to win this. This year I have been very close to wins and just missed out by meters or even centimeters. That has left me … READ MORE →

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Vuelta a Espana Stages 7, 8 Full Results, Photos – Hesjedal 2nd

(Albacete, Spain) – Canada’s Ryder Hesjedal (Garmin Sharp) claimed second place on Stage 7 from Alhendín to Alcaudete, 169km, despite a crash in a corner on a descent late in the stage won … READ MORE →

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Argon 18 Unveils 2015 Collection

(Montreal, QC) – As a result of a new partnership with the pro BORA – ARGON 18 team, Argon 18, a Canadian company, enthusiastically launched its 2015 collection at the latest Eurobike show (August … READ MORE →

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Tour du Poitou Charente Stage 5 Full Results, Final GC – Tuft 2nd Overall

(Poitiers, France) – Canada’s hard man of cycling Svein Tuft (Orica GreenEDGE) claimed second overall as the final Stage 5 from Lezay to Poitiers, 192km, wrapped up the Tour du Poitou Charente Stage race … READ MORE →

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2014 UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships Days 1, 2 Report, Results

(Greenville/SC, USA) - The 2014 UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships kicked off on Thursday in Greenville, South Carolina where Canada fared well with three of its athletes finishing within 18 seconds of medal contentions.
The time … READ MORE →

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City TV Announces 2014 Tour of Alberta Documentary – Ride Another Day

(Edmonton, Alberta) – City TV, a member of the Sportsnet and Rogers family, announced today they will be airing a 30-minute documentary ‘Ride Another Day’ on the 2014 Tour of Alberta, that will air on … READ MORE →

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Paul Dragan of Vancouver’s Reckless Bikes Recovers after Shooting

(Vancouver, BC) – In June, the industry was shocked by the news that Paul Dragan, owner of Vancouver’s Reckess Bikes chain, had been shot. The incident happened outside a Starbucks located directly across from … READ MORE →

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Tour du Poitou Charente Stages 1-4 – Canada’s Tuft 2nd Overall

(L’Isle-Jourdain, France) – Canadian time trial champion Svein Tuft (Can) Orica GreenEDGE is currently competing in France at the Tour du Poitou Charente and after four stages, he’s ranked second in the GC behind … READ MORE →

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UCI Para-Cycling World Championships – Canadian Men 7th in Team Relay

(Montreal, QC) – Canada’s squad comprised of Quebec’s Robert Labbé and Mark Beggs, along with Ontario’s Mark Ledo, placed seventh in the team relay on Thursday night at the World Para-Cycling Championships in Greenville, … READ MORE →

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Trophee d’Or Feminin Stage 6 Final – Canada’s Numainville 6th Overall

(Ste-Amand-Montrond, France) – The Trophee d’Or Feminin wrapped up with a 85.8km Stage 6 from Orval to Ste-Amand-Montrond. Kelly Druyts (Bel) Topsport Vlaanderen-Pro-Duo won the final stage, while Elisa Longo Borghini (Ita) Hitec Products … READ MORE →

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Fedyna’s Haute Route Triple Crown Report – 2,600km Cycling the Dolomites, Alps, and Pyrenees

(Geneva, Switzerland) – What would it be like to cycle 2,600 kilometers through the Dolomites, Swiss Alps, French Alps and the Pyrenees – in just over three weeks – gaining over 60,000 elevation meters? … READ MORE →

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Vuelta a Espana Stages 4, 5, 6 – Valverde Takes Control

(Cordoba, Spain) – John Degenkolb (Ger) Team Giant-Shimano won the 164.7km Stage 4 from Mairena del Alcor to Cordoba, followed by Vicente Reynes Mimo (Esp) IAM Cycling in second and GC leader Michael Matthews … READ MORE →

Quebec Police to Start Charging for Motorcycle Escorts – Road Nationals, Tour de Beauce, etc. in Jeopardy?

(Quebec City, QC) – A policy change directed by the new provincial government in Quebec has the director of the provincial federation concerned about the survival of major cycling events there. Louis Barbeau, director … READ MORE →

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Trophee d’Or Feminin Stage 5 – Canada’s Numainville 4th

(Avord-La Septine, France) – Canada’s Joelle Numainville (Can) Lotto Belisol Ladies finished fourth on the 114.1km Stage 5 of the Trophee d’Or Feminin from Avord to Avord-La Septine. Pascale Jeuland (Fra) Poitou-Charentes.Futuroscope.86 won the … READ MORE →

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UCI Master MTB World Championships – Canada’s Zeglinski 2nd

(Lillehammer, Norway) – Defending 2013 Masters World XCO Champion Cathy Zeglinski (Can) of Whistler, BC nabbed a silver medal at this year’s UCI Masters Worlds, held in Lillehammer, Norway on August 24 in the … READ MORE →

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MIVA Longwood Brewery Criterium – Aug. 26

(Nanaimo, BC) – Twenty-two riders contested last night’s MIVA Longwood Brewery Criterium with Janna Gillick taking the women’s top honours and Isaac Leblanc taking the men’s competition. Abigail Hare and Aiden Hare won the … READ MORE →

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US Paralympics to Stream Para-Cycling Road Worlds Live Online – Aug. 31-Sept. 1

(Colorado Springs, CO) – US Paralympics has announced that it will live stream the road race portions of the International Cycling Union Para-Cycling Road World Championships on its website. More than 450 athletes from … READ MORE →

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Epic Outdoor Events Launches Consumer Bicycle Show in Calgary in 2015

(Calgary, AB) – Epic Outdoor Events, organizers of Gran Fondo Canmore, are very excited to announce an upcoming consumer bicycle trade show, The Calgary Bike Show, to be held in Calgary, AB on March … READ MORE →

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Garneau-Quebecor Returns to Tour of Alberta for Second Year

(Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, QC) – Team Garneau-Quebecor is proud to present the riders that will be on the starting line one of the most important race on their calendar: the Tour of Alberta. This year, Garneau-Quebecor … READ MORE →

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Cycling Canada Announces Team Selections for the 2014 MTB World Championships

(Ottawa, ON) – Cycling Canada is pleased to announce its roster for the 2014 UCI Mountain Bike and Trials World Championships, to take place in Hafjell/Lillehammer, Norway from Sept. 2 to 7.
With a total … READ MORE →

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M1 Pro Cycling Brings Yoeri Geerits On Board

(Vancouver, BC) – M1 Sports Management welcomes Mr. Yoeri Geerits to the M1 Pro Cycling Advisory Team. Mr. Geerits is Vice President of REPUCOM Canada with a passion in sport and a strong advocate … READ MORE →

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Vuelta a Espana Stage 3 Full Results, Photos – Matthews Sprints into GC Lead

(Arcos de la Frontera, Spain) – Michael Matthews (Aus) Orica-GreenEDGE grabbed the victory on the 197.8km Stage 3 of the Vuelta a Espana from Cádiz – Arcos de la Frontera. Canada’s Ryder Hesjedal (Can) … READ MORE →

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Trophee d’Or Feminin Stage 4 – Canada’s Numainville 7th in GC

(Cosne-Cours-sure-Loire) – Here are brief results from the 93.4km Stage 4 in Cosne-Cours-sure-Loire at the Trophee d’Or Feminin women’s tour underway in France. As Canada’s Joelle Numainville (Can) Lotto Belisol Ladies makes her debut … READ MORE →

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Cyclo-Cross Clinic Sunday August 31@ Hardwood Ski and Bike

(Barrie, ON) – Is this the year that you learn to cyclo-cross? Do you want to become a better cross rider? Join former provincial champion Andrew Watson for an all-day cyclo-cross clinic where you … READ MORE →

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Team Canada Announced for UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships Aug. 29-Sept. 1

(Ottawa, ON) – After successful World Cup events in Italy and Spain earlier this season, the Canadian Para-Cycling Team is determined to finish the UCI road season on a strong and positive note as … READ MORE →

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Canada’s Numainville 5th Overall in Debut w/Lotto Belisol at Trophee d’Or Feminin Stages 1-3

(St-Germain-du-Puy, France) – Canada’s Joelle Numainville (Can) Lotto Belisol Ladies debuted with her new Belgian team at the Trophee d’Or Feminin stage race in France on Saturday after terminating her contract with US-based Optum p/b … READ MORE →

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Team Canada Roster for GPCQM Announced – Bauer to Manage Squad

(Ottawa, ON) In September 2010, the world’s best cyclists converged onto Canadian soil for the Québec City and Montréal Grands Prix Cyclistes (GPCQM); the first ever stop of the UCI WorldTour race series in … READ MORE →

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Great Weekend of Racing at National Cycling Centre – Atlantic Canada

(Dieppe, NB) – A great weekend at the National Cycling Centre – Atlantic Canada just concluded under beautiful skies. Today’s Eliminator and cross country races wrapped up a busy weekend in a great way!

The … READ MORE →

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Britton Top Canuck as Van Garderen Defends USA Pro Challenge Title – Stage 7 Report, Results

(Denver, CO) – The final stage of the 2014 USA Pro Challenge, which played out in front of a beautiful Colorado backdrop, took the riders from the cycling town of Boulder, over Lookout … READ MORE →

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2014 UCI MTB World Cup Concludes with Wins for Neff & Schurter – Neff and Absalon take Overall Titles

(Méribel, France) – The 2014 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup presented by Shimano concluded on Sunday with the seventh and final round of the cross-country series in Méribel, France. There were no surprises in … READ MORE →

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Canadian National MTB Rider Evan McNeely Launches Stamped for Sport Supplements

– As controversial headlines continue to question the integrity of athletes in drug-tested sports, current national team member Evan McNeely has launched a start-up, Stamped for Sport Supplements, to take the stigma out of … READ MORE →

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Vuelta a Espana Stage 2 Full Results, Photos – Bouhanni Wins

(San Fernando, Spain) – Nacer Bouhanni (Fra) FDJ.fr took the sprint victory on Stage 2 from Algeciras to San Fernando 174.4km besting John Degenkolb (Ger) Team Giant-Shimano in second and Roberto Ferrari (Ita) Lampre-Merida … READ MORE →

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UCI Women’s Road World Cup #8 Open de Suède Vargarda Report, Results, Photos – Canuel 17th

(Vargarda, Sweden) – Chantal Blaak (NED) has won the Open de Suède Vårgårda World Cup, 132km, in Sweden on Sunday. The Specialized-Lululemon rider added more glory to a great weekend for the American team … READ MORE →

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Elite Men UCI MTB World Cup XC #7 Meribel FULL Results, Final Standings – Updates

(Meribel, France) – Following a minute of silence to honour Annefleur Kalvenhaar (Focus XC Team) the Elite Men’s race is now underway with the sun shining and a light wind for the final race … READ MORE →

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Elite Women UCI MTB World Cup XC #7 Meribel FULL Results, Final Standings – Updates

(Meribel, France) – The Elite Women’s race is now underway in sunny conditions at the final round in Meribel, France following a minute of silence to honour Annefleur Kalvenhaar (Focus XC Team). Jolanda Neff (Sui) … READ MORE →

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U23 Women/Men UCI MTB World Cup XC #7 Meribel FULL Results and Final Overall Standings

(Meribel, France) – Here are the results from the U23 Women’s 24.26 km 5-lap, final round at the 2014 UCI MTB World Cup XC #7 in Meribel, France. Helen Grobert (Ger) Focus XC Team took the … READ MORE →

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Final Meribel Downhill Report at UCI MTB World Cup DH #7 plus PHOTOS

August 23, 2014 (Meribel, France) – The final round of the 2014 UCI MTB World Cup DH series at the new venue in Meribel, France featured exciting down-to-the-wire racing as Samuel Hill (Aus) Chain Reaction … READ MORE →