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Scott-3Rox Racing 2015 Launch Fundraising Party Video, Report, Photos – Squad Adds New Riders

(Toronto, ON) – The Scott 3Rox Racing UCI Elite mountain bike squad held its annual fundraiser party at Steam Whistle Brewing in Toronto on Oct. 28 and Pedal was on site for the festivities … READ MORE →

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Pumpkin Cross 2014 is Coming Nov. 2 – Costume Contest is Back

– (Maple Ridge, BC) – With less than a week to go, excitement for Pumpkin Cross 2014 is building, and this year’s event to be held this Sunday, Nov. 2 in Maple Ridge promises … READ MORE →

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Cycling Canada Publishes Results of Report on National Consultation into Doping

(Ottawa, ON) – The independent consultation firm LLB Strategies, commissioned by Cycling Canada with the support of the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES), recently submitted its final report on its “National Consultation … READ MORE →

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Vuelta Guatemala Stages 1-3 Reports, Results, Photos – Canada’s Lachance 41st

(Guatemala) – The Vuelta Guatemala, an eight-day category 2.2 stage race, is taking place from October 25th to November 1st an Canada’s Jean-Michel Lachance is racing the 54th edition of the event with Mexican team … READ MORE →

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Team SmartStop Announces 2015 Roster

– Preparations for the 2015 racing season are in full swing with Team SmartStop filling a 13-man roster for the upcoming year. As previously announced, USA National Champion Eric Marcotte and USA Cycling National … READ MORE →

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Job Opportunity – Pure Fix Cycles is Looking for Independent Sales Reps

– Pure Fix Cycles is one of the largest distributors of single-speed/fixed-gear and affordable city bicycles in North America. We are looking for hungry and active independent sales reps in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, … READ MORE →

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Milton Velodrome Nears Completion – Buy a Seat or Plank and Be a Part of Canadian Cycling History

(Milton, ON) – Excitement is building as the Mattamy National Cycling Centre nears completion and is expected to open November 29. The spanking new world class velodrome is touted as a game-changer for the … READ MORE →

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Win Cycling Centre Open House – Nov. 2

(Mississauga, ON) – The Win Cycling Centre Open House is being held on Nov. 2nd at 9:30am. This is a great opportunity to check out the facilities, meet the coach, and learn more about … READ MORE →

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Crocodile Trophy Stages 8, 9 Final Report, Photos, Results and GC – Wallace 2nd Overall

(Wetherby, Australia) – Ivan Rybarik won stage 8 and Greg Saw defended his overall lead in the International Crocodile Trophy on the 101km stage from Skybury Coffee Plantation to the historic Wetherby Cattle Station. … READ MORE →

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Scott-3 Rox Racing Team 2015 Launch and Fundraising Party – Oct. 28

(Toronto, ON) – Don’t miss the Scott-3 Rox Racing  2015 launch and fundraising party in Toronto on Tuesday, October 28. Tickets will be for sale at the door so you can join Geoff Kabush and … READ MORE →

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Canada’s Laura Brown Joins UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team Announces 2015 Women’s Roster

– After an incredible debut season on the women’s domestic and international racing scenes, the UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team has their sights on the 2015 season with new goals and a talented roster ready to … READ MORE →

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Victoria to Host 2015 Single Speed World Championships

(Victoria, BC) – After a high-stakes round of Kentucky Derby-style betting, our Canadian contingent of Naked Factory Racers and SSCX ambassadors came away with the hosting rights for next year’s World Championships.

Victoria, BC, Canada … READ MORE →

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Manitoba Grand Prix of Cyclocross Full Results, Photos

(Winnipeg, MB) – Here are the full results and some photos from today’s Manitoba Grand Prix of Cyclocross dubbed “The Nationals revenge” where Willem Boersma (MB) Cycle-Smart claimed the Junior Men’s race, Catharine Pendrel … READ MORE →

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Cycling Canada AGM 2014 Report, Elections and Awards

(Milton, ON) – The Cycling Canada AGM concluded on Sunday morning with president John Tolkamp proclaiming that the sport is on the cusp of big things as we are literally days away from the … READ MORE →

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Interviews with Pendrel, Walter, Garrigan, Kabush, Van den Ham at the 2014 Shimano Canadian CX Championships

(Winnipeg, MB) – Pedal caught up with Elite Women’s winner Catharine Pendrel (BC) Luna Pro and third-placed Sandra Walter (LIV Canada) along with Mike Garrigan (ON) Van Dessel/POC/Shimano, Geoff Kabush (BC) Scott-3Rox Racing and Michael Van Den … READ MORE →

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Interviews with Vandale and Elliott at the 2014 Shimano Canadian Cyclocross Championships

(Winnipeg, MB) – Pedal spoke with U23 Men’s winner Danick Vandale (MB) Team Manitoba and runner up William Elliott (ON) Team NCCH-DEC Express who went shoulder to shoulder in an exciting sprint to the … READ MORE →

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2014 Shimano Canadian Cyclocross Championship Report, Full Results and PHOTOS

(Winnipeg, MB) – Catharine Pendrel (Luna Pro Team) defended her Elite women’s title while Mike Garrigan (Van Dessel-POC) took home the maple leaf jersey in the Elite men’s race on Saturday at the 2014 Shimano … READ MORE →

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Garrigan Claims Elite Men’s Title at 2014 Shimano Canadian Cyclocross Championships – Full Results

(Winnipeg, MB) – Ontario’s Mike Garrigan (Van Dessel/POC/Shimano), now living in New York City, reclaimed the Elite Men’s CX national title over defending champ Geoff Kabush (BC) Scott-3Rox Racing in second with Michael Van … READ MORE →

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2014 Shimano Canadian Cyclocross Championships Results Junior/U23 Men, Elite Women

(Winnipeg, MB) – Oliver Evans (MB) Team Manitoba claimed the Junior Men’s title while Danick Vandale (MB) Team Manitoba took an exciting sprint finish victory in the U23 Men’s race and Catharine Pendrel (BC) … READ MORE →

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Masters + U17 Results 2014 Shimano Canadian Cyclocross Championships

(Winnipeg, MB) – Here are some brief results from the Masters and U17 men’s and women’s races held this morning in Winnipeg in stellar conditions at the 2014 Shimano Canadian Cyclocross Championships on this … READ MORE →

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Preview & Schedule – 2014 Shimano Canadian Cyclocross Championships + Photos

(Winnipeg, MB) – Winnipeg is enjoying great sunny weather and organizers has pulled out all of the stops to host the 2014 Shimano Canadian Cyclocross Championships, with a three-day cyclocross festival, at historic The … READ MORE →

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Team Ontario Announced for 2014 Canadian Junior and U17 Track Championships

– The Ontario Cycling Association is pleased to announce the 10 riders selected for the 2014 Canadian Track Championships to be held in Burnaby BC. After weeks of preparation, 34 Ontario Cadets/Juniors attended an … READ MORE →

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CCES First Quarter Report – Canadian Anti-Doping Program, Expanding International Relationships

(Ottawa, ON) – In its first quarter, the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) focused on enhancing its international relationships to help increase the fight against doping in sport in Canada and … READ MORE →

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Crocodile Trophy Stage 6 Report, Results – Canada’s Wallace Takes 2nd Win

(Irvinebank, Australia) – Greg Saw holds onto the overall leader jersey, but today’s elite stage winner at Irvinebank Cory Wallace decreases the gap to 8:55 minutes. He claimed today’s win ahead of Ramses Bekkenk … READ MORE →

Novice Women [P] Paul Craig
8th Annual Pumpkin Cross 2014 Ready to Rock – Nov. 2

(Maple Ridge, BC) – With less than 2 weeks to go, preparations for Pumpkin Cross 2014 are well under way, and this year’s event promises to be the best yet.  With new events, new … READ MORE →

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Nic Hamilton and Denise Ramsden Join Trek Red Truck 2015 Team

(Vancouver, BC) – Trek Red Truck is proud to welcome Denise Ramsden and Nic Hamilton to their 2015 team roster. Ramsden comes to Trek Red Truck after many sessions on professional teams, the most recent … READ MORE →

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Crocodile Trophy Stage 5 Report, Results – Wallace 2nd

(Irvinebank, Australia) – The 2012 Crocodile Trophy Champion Ivan Rybarik from the Czech Republic today claimed his second stage win at this year’s event ahead of the Canadian Cory Wallace and Ramses Bekkenk (NED). … READ MORE →

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Tour de France 2015 Route Unveiled + Photos

– The 2015 Tour de France route was revealed this morning at the ‘Palais des Congrès’ in Paris in front of more than 4,000 spectators. It was designed with the intention of breaking away … READ MORE →

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Ontario Introduces New Legislation to Make Roads Safer

– Ontario is introducing legislation that, if passed, would help keep the province’s roads among the safest in North America by reducing collisions, injuries and fatalities.
If passed, the proposed legislation and supporting amendments to … READ MORE →

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Amgen Tour of California 2015 Announces Host Cities and Expands Women’s Racing to 4 Days

(Sacramento, CA) – The Amgen Tour of California, presented by AEG, announced it will make its grand return to Sacramento, the capital of California, to kick off the 10th anniversary of America’s largest cycling … READ MORE →

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Foundation for Athletic Excellence Awards $134,000 in Grants – Numainville and Rochette Receive Funding

(Montreal, QC) – The Foundation for Athletic Excellence Quebec (FAEQ) and Saputo have today announced the names of the 41 student-athletes who shared a total of $ 134,000 in scholarships. Twenty-one recipients were awarded … READ MORE →

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Crocodile Trophy Stage 4 Report, Results – Wallace Wins

(Atherton, Australia) – While the overall race lead remains with Atherton’s Greg Saw, today the Crocodile Trophy camp is celebrating its fourth elite stage winner with Cory Wallace. The Canadian National Marathon Champion finishes … READ MORE →

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Interview with Aaron Schooler after Firemen’s CX Win

(Niagara Falls, ON) – Check out this interview with Aaron Schooler (Focus CX Team), elite men’s winner of Sunday’s Fireman’s Cross Ontario Cup CX #3. The video features Schooler’s run-down of the race, including … READ MORE →

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Tickets Available Now for Ontario Cycling Celebration 2014 – Nov. 15

(Toronto, ON) – Mark the date on your calendar. The 2014 Cycling Celebration p/b CCN Bikes will take place Saturday November 15, 2014 from the Cardinal Golf Club in King City. Doors will open at 5:30pm … READ MORE →

Ruby West (Kallisto-FCV) [P] Peter Kraiker
Firemen’s Park Cross O-Cup CX #3 PHOTOS

(Niagara Falls, ON) – Check out these photos from this past weekend’s Firemen’s Park Cross O-Cup CX #3 where the women’s field was led by Jamie Gilgen (Realdeal/Gears P/B Waspcam) and veteran crosser Aaron … READ MORE →

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Crocodile Trophy Stage 3 – Canada’s Wallace Still 4th Overall

(Atherton, Australia) – The Portuguese Olympian and Cross-Country (XCO) National Champion David Rosa wins today’s marathon stage at Atherton MTB Park, which many experienced Crocodile Trophy racers today described as one of the most … READ MORE →

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Maghalie Rochette – Rising Star to Contend at Canadian Cyclocross Nationals

– Last year American cyclocross fans probably wouldn’t have recognized her name. But this year Maghalie Rochette from Quebec has captured their attention with third place at Rapha Super Cross Gloucester and second at … READ MORE →

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UCI Cyclocross World Cup Valkenburg Report, Full Results – Compton, van der Haar Win

(Valkenburg, Netherlands) – The overall winners of the 2013-2014 UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup kicked off their new campaign in splendid style. Both Lars van der Haar (Giant – Shimano Development Team) and Katherine Compton … READ MORE →

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Canadian GG Proclaims 2015 the Year of Sport in Canada

(Ottawa, ON) – His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, today proclaimed 2015 the Year of Sport in Canada in a ceremony on Parliament Hill. The Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister … READ MORE →

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OCTTO-ber-Fest Year-End Warehouse Clearout Sale – Oct. 24-25

(Toronto, ON) – Octto Components is having its OCTTO-ber-Fest Year-End Warehouse Clearout Sale this Friday, October 24 and Saturday, October 25 at Unit 311, 176 John St., Toronto. Get great deals on new, overstock, … READ MORE →

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Crocodile Trophy Stage 2 Report, Results – Canada’s Wallace 4th

(Australia) – Today provided an emotional finish at Lake Tinaroo in Atherton for Stage two of the Crocodile Trophy – Greg Saw, a homesick Australian, originally from Atherton and now living in Norway, not … READ MORE →

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Firemen’s Park Cross O-Cup CX #3 Full Results

(Niagara Falls, ON) – Here are the morning results from the fourth annual, Firemen’s Park Cross presented by Team 905 Cycling, the third stop of the provincial O-Cup Cyclocross Race series held in Niagara … READ MORE →

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Scott-3 Rox Racing Team 2015 Launch and Fundraising Party – Oct. 28

(Toronto, ON) – Scott-3 Rox Racing would like to invite you to an evening with Canada’s premier mountain bike team in Toronto on Tuesday, October 28. Register now and join Geoff Kabush and the … READ MORE →

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Hardwood SingleTrack Challenge Results and Photos

(Barrie, ON) – Here are the full results and some photos from the Hardwood SingleTrack Challenge held today on 25km (1 loop) and 50km (2 loops) at Hardwood Ski and Bike, the official Mountain … READ MORE →

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Crocodile Trophy Stage 1 Report, Results – Canada’s Wallace 7th

(Cairns, AUS) – Today the first stage of the Crocodile Trophy UCI S1 stage race, 3okm, was held in Cairns’ Smithfield MTB Park. In one of the strongest fields of the event’s history, the … READ MORE →

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Job Opportunity – Crankworx Communication Manager at Whistler Blackcomb

(Whistler, BC) – Our Mission statement is the very essence of why we’re here – a compelling statement that defines our reason to be here each day: “To create memories as the best mountain … READ MORE →

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Pre-CX Nationals Interview with Geoff Kabush 5-time Canadian Champ

(Winnipeg, Manitoba)  – Geoff Kabush heads to Winnipeg for Canadian cyclocross nationals on October 25 after a September of atypical results and welcome recovery. He fell ill at mountain bike world championships in Norway … READ MORE →

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SAS-Mazda-Macogep-Specialized Announces 2015 Roster

– The SAS-Mazda-Macogep-Specialized women’s road team is pleased to announce our new 2015 roster and program that will be focused in Canada and the United States, and will probably include an exciting project in … READ MORE →

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Vitess Boutique Launched in Parntership with Cambridge Group of Clubs

(Toronto, ON) — The Vitess Boutique at Adelaide Club is open to both club members and the public at-large, and it includes a Vitess Fitting Area where Initial Consultations and delivery-day Fit & Learn … READ MORE →

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Pedal’s Great Bike Moment Contest Now OPEN – Over $3,000 in Prizes

(Toronto, ON) – Welcome to Pedal’s Great Bike Moment Contest launched because every ride is like an adventure! It’s awesome when one adventure leads to another which is what happened to Gary Erickson, the … READ MORE →