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Cannondale-3Rox Team Party at Gears Bike Shop Launches New Era + Video and PHOTOS

(Toronto, ON) – The Cannondale-3 Rox Team launch on Friday, Jan. 20, at the new Gears Bike Shop in the Canary District of Toronto was a great success as fans and supporters shared a … READ MORE →

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Woods 27th as Porte Triumphs on Stage 5 and Leads Tour Down Under

(Willunga Hill, AUs) – On a day the climbers came out to play Australian Richie Porte showed them how it’s done claiming his fourth straight win on Willunga Hill and locking up his first … READ MORE →

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Shock Doc – For the Love of the Ride

(Vancouver, BC) – The team at Shock Doc believe that the suspension makes the bike. You can take a new frame and install old, worn suspension and get a lifeless ride. Yet take an … READ MORE →

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Woods 11th on Stage 4 at Tour Down Under as Ewan Wins Again – Report, Results, Photos

(Campbelltown, South Australia) – Campbelltown was awash with bicycles even before the professional peloton powered into town as 5718 cycling enthusiasts put their skills to the test on the Bupa Challenge Tour just hours … READ MORE →

Mckay Vezina makes the step up in 2017 from the Giant Co-Factory Team. This past season, the young Canadian emerged as a surprise contender in the Enduro World Series during his rookie year of racing the EWS. [P] Sven Martin
Canada’s Mckay Vezina Signs with Giant Factory Off-Road Team for 2017

– Following an ambitious year that saw its riders compete at international off-road events of all disciplines, all around the globe, the Giant Factory Off-Road Team looks back at a successful 2016 season while … READ MORE →

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P2A is One of the First Gravel Grinders in Canada

(Ancaster, ON) – The Paris to Ancaster Bike Race, taking place on Sunday, April 30th, 2017, was inspired by France’s famous Paris-Roubaix and takes place over some of the roughest farm lanes, trails and … READ MORE →

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Fatbike Winter Riding Do’s and Don’ts

– Riding in the winter season used to be reserved for hardcore commuters and a select few mountain-bike riders who just refused to make the jump to ski sports in the off-season. Now, with … READ MORE →

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Tour Down Under Stage 3 Report, Results, Photos – Ewan Wins Again, Woods 39th

(Victor Harbor, South Australia) – Reigning World Champion Peter Sagan was keen to win Hansgrohe Stage 3 for his Bora-Hansgrohe team sponsor but he couldn’t match the sizzling speed of the Australian Champion.
The ORICA-SCOTT … READ MORE →

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Job Opportunity – DEVO/Cannondale pb Fortius Mountain Bike Head Coach

(Vancouver, BC) – DEVO/Cannondale presented by Fortius is looking for a head coach for our mountain bike program. The right individual must have a passion for coaching youth and mountain biking along with being … READ MORE →

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Tour Down Under Stage 2 Report, Results, Photos – Porte Wins, Woods 9th

(Paracombe, South Australia) – Canada’s Michael Woods (Cannondal-Drapac) delivered a top-10 result finishing 9th on Stage 2 at the 19th annual Tour Down Under. The 148.5km stage took riders around five circuits of Stirling … READ MORE →

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Norco Bicycles Elevates XC Factory Team to World Cup Level

(Port Coquitlam, BC) – Norco Bicycles is proud to announce the roster for the 2017 Norco Factory Team, which includes returning riders Haley Smith and Peter Disera, along with newcomer Quinton Disera.
With a history of … READ MORE →

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4iiii Innovations Announced as Official 2017 Supplier of Power Measurement to Top World Tour Cycling Teams

(Cochrane, AB) – For the second year, Cochrane, Alberta-based 4iiii Innovations Inc. has been chosen official supplier of power measurement to the Quick-Step Floors World Tour Cycling Team. 2017 will also see 4iiii PRECISION … READ MORE →

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Tour Down Under Stage 1 Report, Results, Photos – Ewan Wins, Woods 78th

(Lyndoch, South Australia) – The first day of World Tour racing in 2017 kicked off just after 10am local time with the start of the Santos Tour Down Under men’s race. Riders were met … READ MORE →

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Winter Triathletes WANTED

(Quebec City, Que.) – Don’t miss this fabulous opportunity to compete in the ITU Winter Triathlon in Quebec City this February 26, 2017 – you could be invited for an all-inclusive fun weekend in … READ MORE →

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Canada Announces Team of 11 Riders for UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships

(Bieles, Luxembourg) – Cycling Canada is pleased to announce the team of 11 athletes that will represent Canada at the UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships. The world championships will take place in Bieles, Luxembourg, on … READ MORE →

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Team Canada’s Christmas ‘Cross Report

– This was the second consecutive year that a Canadian Cyclo-cross team has traveled to Belgium to contest races during the Christmas ‘Cross period. The latter half of December is a busy month on … READ MORE →

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Confrontation Filmed Between Cyclist and Motorist in Ottawa

(Ottawa, ON) – A startling confrontation between a cyclist and motorist in down Ottawa which was filmed, is gaining attention. The altercation occurred on January 12, according to the Ottawa Police, at the corner … READ MORE →

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Job Opportunity – Bicycle Mechanic @ Mattamy National Cycling Centre Community Services Department

(Milton, ON) – Reporting to the Supervisor, Recreation – Cycling and Events at the Mattamy National Cycling Centre, this part-time position uses comprehensive knowledge of bicycle mechanics to maintain the entire bicycle rental fleet … READ MORE →

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Van Aert and Vos Win UCI Cyclocross World Cup #8 Fiuggi Results – Holmgren 31st, O’Donnell 33rd

(Fiuggi, Italy) – Canada’s Gunnar Holmgren (Canada/Garneau-Easton) finished 31st in the Junior Men’s 6-lap race at round #8 of the UCI CX World Cup series held in Fiuggi, Italy. His teammate Brody Sanderson did … READ MORE →

Caleb Ewan [P] Cor Vos
People’s Choice Classic Results – Ewan Wins, Woods 63rd

(Adelaide, Australia) – Caleb Ewan (Aus) Orica-Scott took the win at the 50.6km People’s Choice Classic on Sunday besting Sam Bennett (Irl) Bora-Hansgrohe and his teammate, Peter Sagan (Svk) Bora-Hansgrohe, the reigning road worlds champ. … READ MORE →

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Canada’s Emily Batty Headlines 2017 Trek Factory Racing XC Roster

– Trek Factory Racing announced new rosters today for its downhill, cross-country, and enduro mountain bike teams, redoubling its efforts to win at the elite level in all disciplines. With returning athletes as well … READ MORE →

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Henry Fitzgerald Joins Norco Factory DH Racing Team

(Port Coquitlam, BC) – Norco Bicycles is proud to announce its continued support of Norco Factory Racing, which has added Joe Smith and Henry Fitzgerald to its 2017 roster along with returning rider Sam Blenkinsop.
The … READ MORE →

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Swagman Welcomes 3x Olympian Catharine Pendrel as a Sponsored Athlete for 2017

(Penticton, BC) – Swagman announces that three-time Olympian Catharine Pendrel is joining the roster of athletes as a sponsored athlete for the 2017 season. Following a successful 2016 where Catharine won a bronze medal … READ MORE →

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Registration is Open for the 24th Annual Paris to Ancaster Bike Race

(Ancaster, ON) – P2A takes place on Sunday, April 30th, 2017 in southern Ontario. This unique gravel grinder race is popular with all levels of cyclists and styles of riding. With three race distances, … READ MORE →

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Mayor Denis Coderre Wants WADA to Stay in Montreal – Talk of Agency Moving to Switzerland

(Montreal, QC) – As part of the continuing Russian doping saga, Montreal Mayor, Denis Coderre, is visiting Switzerland shortly to argue that the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) headquarters should stay in Montreal reports La … READ MORE →

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SAS-Macogep Awarded UCI Women’s Road Licence

– Quebec-based SAS-Macogep has been awarded a UCI WorldTour team licence for 2017. “It’s huge for us!” said Adriane Provost, who will have her first experience on a team with UCI status. “This means … READ MORE →

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2017 Vuelta a España Route Unveiled

(Nîmes, France) – On Thursday, the 12th of January, Unipublic announced the itinerary of the 2017 Vuelta that will commence on the 19th of August with a team time trial in the French city … READ MORE →

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Silber And Giordana Join Forces Again for 2017

– Silber Pro Cycling is proud to announce it’s continued partnership with Giordana Cycling Apparel in 2017. Now in its third year, the partnership has made a significant contribution to Silber Pro Cycling’s identity. It was … READ MORE →

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Job Opportunity – 2017 Canada Summer Games Female Assistant Coach/Manager Positions @ OCA

(Winnipeg, MB) – The Ontario Cycling Association is seeking a female assistant coach/manager for the 2017 Canada Summer Games Road and MTB Teams . The Canada Summer Games are the largest multi-sport event for … READ MORE →

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SCA Track Camp Wraps up a Successful Year

(Victoria, BC) – A year after the Saskatchewan Cycling Association (SCA) held their very first training camp in Burnaby, BC, the provincial organization returned over the holidays for another camp. Based at the and … READ MORE →

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19 National Anti-Doping Organizations Want Russia Banned from International Sport

(Dublin, Ireland) – In the wake of the second McLaren Report, and the system of national corruption and unfair play uncovered in Russia, the National Anti-Doping Organizations of 19 countries have come together in … READ MORE →

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St. John City Council Passes Unanimous Resolution in Support of Ellen’s Law

(St. John, NB) – On January 9, the St. John city council unanimously passed a resolution asking New Brunswick to change provincial legislation governing passing distances between motorists and cyclists reports CBC.
The city’s resolution … READ MORE →

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London Subway Strike in UK Forces Commuters onto 2 Wheels Causing Massive Traffic Jams

(London, UK) – The capital of Great Britain is struggling with a series of one-day strikes this week on its subway (“tube”) system, forcing many in this city of 8.7 million people to take … READ MORE →

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Spakwus 50: The Test of Metal Legacy Continues

(Squamish, BC) – With the completion this past summer of the Test of Metal Series of Events in Squamish, BC, racers and riders may have been left wondering: what’s next?  Enter the Spakwus 50, … READ MORE →

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Pinarello Unveils the New Dogma F10

(Trevisio, Italy) – Cicli Pinarello SpA, founded in 1952 by Giovanni (Nani) Pinarello, has unveiled the new flagship Dogma F10 with notable improvements over its award-winning F8 that has piloted Team Sky to more than 90 victories. … READ MORE →

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First Liv Store in Canada to Open in Vancouver on Jan. 12

(Vancouver, BC) – Liv Vancouver is excited to announce the first store of its kind in Canada. A bicycle boutique featuring Liv brand bikes, as well as accessories, clothing and a customer experience tailored … READ MORE →

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Canada’s Woods and Holland’s Slagter to Lead Cannondale-Drapac at Santos Tour Down Under

– The peloton will return to WorldTour racing on Jan. 17 in Adelaide, Australia, for the Santos Tour Down Under. The race comes at the height of Australian summer and offers little in the way of … READ MORE →

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Memorial Ride Pays Tribute and Supports #EllensLaw

(Ottawa, ON) – In the wake of the Ellen Watters tragedy, a virtual memorial ride was held on Sunday, January 8 using Zwift, an online platform road cycling simulator. Anyone joining the 50 virtual … READ MORE →

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Edmonton Cyclist to Ride Across Ethiopia to Save Lives

(Edmonton, AB) – Jeffrey Hansen-Carlson of Edmonton is embarking on a mission to raise funds for the development of clean drinking water infrastructure in Southern Ethiopia. Hansen-Carlson will ride his bike 800km across the … READ MORE →

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Job Opportunity – High Performance Advisor, Summer Sport @ Own the Podium

(Ottawa, ON) – Are you interested in helping Canada be a world Leader in high performance sport at the Olympic and Paralympic Games? Own the Podium is looking for an experienced, passionate and dedicated … READ MORE →

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Gatineau Riders are Fat Biking 1,275km from Quebec City to Windsor for Canada 150, Kids Help Phone and Guinness World Record

(Gatineau, QC) – Two men from the Gatineau area of Quebec, just east of Ottawa, are attempting to ride 1,275km from Quebec City to Windsor, ON on fat bikes this January reports CBC and … READ MORE →

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$250 Rebate on your Registration to the Quebec Singletrack Experience

(Quebec City, QC) – Groupe Pentathlon is kicking off 2017 in force by offering a 250$ rebate to the next 25 participants that register to the Quebec Singletrack Experience. Register before January 11th to … READ MORE →

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Remembering Ellen Watters

– A emotional memorial was held for Ellen Watters at The Cyclery in Ottawa on Jan. 2 as a large crowd of family, friends and supporters paid tribute to the rising Canadian star who … READ MORE →

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Cannondale-3Rox Team Party Launch of a New Era

(Toronto, ON) – The Cannondale-3 Rox Team launch on Friday, Jan. 20, at the new Gears Bike Shop in the Canary District of Toronto was a great success as fans and supporters shared a … READ MORE →

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Team Sunweb Unveils 2017 Team Line Up – Canada’s Kirchmann on Board

(Münster-Osnabrück, Germany) – The 2017 line-ups of the team’s WorldTour men’s and women’s programs were presented to the audience, along with the team’s new Development program.
The new kit made its debut with leading European … READ MORE →

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Jamis Bicycles to Supply Silber Pro Cycling Team for 2017-18

(Montreal, QC) – JAMIS Bicycles and Silber Pro Cycling are pleased to announce that Jamis will be the exclusive frameset supplier to the Silber Pro Cycling Team for the next two years. The Canadian registered UCI … READ MORE →

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105-Year-Old Frenchman Robert Marchand Sets 1-Hour World Record

(Paris, France) – Robert Marchand, a 105-year-old Frenchman, has set a new cycling world record in his category, riding 22.547km (16 miles) in one hour reports AP in CBC.ca. He accomplished this feat at … READ MORE →

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Nominate Your Sports Hero for Induction into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame

– Induction into Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame is our country’s highest sporting honour and Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame strives to reflect and celebrate Canada’s long and diverse sporting history.
In celebration of Canada’s … READ MORE →

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Pedal Magazine’s 2016 Cycling Award WINNERS

(Toronto, ON) – We apologize for the short delay and are very pleased to announce the winners of Pedal Magazine’s 2016 Cycling Awards that recognize all categories including juniors, seniors, U23 and paracyclists from … READ MORE →

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Canada’s Holmgren 7th, Sanderson 18th at DVV Verzekeringen Trofee #7 GP Sven Nys

(Baal, Belgium) – Canada’s Gunnar Holmgren (Garneau-Easton) was back in the top 10 finishing a stellar 7th at round seven of the DVV Verzekeringen Trofee – GP Sven Nys in Baal, Belgium. Brody Sanderson … READ MORE →