News

Routley takes the biggest win of his career [P] Cor Vos
Will Routley Announces his Retirement

– Will Routley, one of the most dedicated and well-respected riders in the peloton, has called an end to his twelve-year cycling career. In his time as a professional, Routley took several high profile … READ MORE →

[P] Trek Store Toronto
Trek Stores in GTA Host “Saddle, Sore” Book Launch Parties + 2017 Trek Canada Team Announced – Dec. 6, 7, 8

(Toronto, ON) – The Trek Stores in the G.T.A. are each hosting a Launch Party for the updated version of Molly Hurford’s book, “Saddle, Sore” and an associated talk, “Ride Fast and Ride Comfortable”. … READ MORE →

juiced-bikes-crosscurrent-11-black-78ah-rear-iso-s-copy
Hill Eater to Distribute Juiced Bikes in Canada – IBDs Welcome

(Salt Spring Island, BC) – Hill Eater E-bikes Ltd, based on lovely Salt Spring Island BC, is proud to announce that it is now the exclusive Canadian wholesale distributor for the Juiced Bikes brand.
Juiced … READ MORE →

gran-fondo-mont-tremblant-logo-33
Gran Fondo Mont-Tremblant Launches Fifth Edition – Registration is Officially Open

(Mont-Tremblant) – On your marks, cyclists! Registration for the fifth edition of the Gran Fondo Mont-Tremblant is officially open. May 26 to 28, 2017 in scenic Mont Tremblant, the event promises a fun, varied, … READ MORE →

Canadian Lex Albrecht will bring her climbing and GC prowess to the team this year. [P] courtesy of TIBCO
Team TIBCO-Silicon Valley Bank Announces 2017 Roster – Canada’s Albrecht on Board

– To the Top Cycling announced it’s roster as it gears up for its 13th season. Bay Area-based TIBCO Software Inc. and Silicon Valley Bank will continue to co-title the team founded by former Canadian … READ MORE →

Sean Fincham [P] Michal Cerveny
Victoria’s Cycling NextGen Program Launches with 10 Mountain Bike Riders Named

(Victoria, BC) – For the first time in program history, Canadian Sport Institute Pacific (CSI Pacific), in partnership with Cycling Canada, announced a Cycling NextGen roster made entirely of cross-country mountain bike athletes. These … READ MORE →

Craig Richey [P] Scott Robarts
BC CX 2016 Championships Report, Full Results, Photos – 300+ Survive as Dyck and Richey Win Elite Titles

(Squamish, BC) – The 2016 BC Cyclocross Championships was by far the most epic race on the provincial calendar and not just for the deep pool of cycling talent who showed up to compete. … READ MORE →

Onza Tires Now Distributed Across Canada by Distributions Lyncée

(Lévis, QC) – Distributions Lyncée today announced that it is the official Canadian distributor of Onza tires. IBDs across Canada will be able to order Onza products as of February 2017.
“We are thrilled to … READ MORE →

tino-et-marc-3
Tino Rossi Officially Passes the Mardis Cyclistes Torch to Cyles Néron

(Lachine, Que) – The founder and general manager of Mardis Cyclistes de Lachine, Mr. Tino Rossi, has decided to pass the torch of his popular event beginning next year. Mr. Rossi, who led the … READ MORE →

Tour of Shanghai Results – MacKinnon 12th Overall

(Shanghai) – Sean MacKinnon (Can) TeamRace Clean Canada finished 12th overall at the Tour of Shanghai that concluded on Saturday following his strong 6th place result on the 75km Stage 1 Lingang Cup held … READ MORE →

UCI Logo only Col CMYK
UCI Licence Commission Announces Decisions for WorldTour and Pro Conti Teams for 2017 Season

– In accordance with the UCI Regulations and following a full review of all criteria for attribution (administrative, ethical, financial and sporting), the Licence Commission has decided to grant a UCI WorldTour licence for … READ MORE →

george-wood-img_8096-3
Arofly the World’s Smallest and Lightest Power Metre Launched

(Taiwan) – A great stocking stuffer this holiday season for every cyclist is the new Arofly, billed as the smallest and lightest power metre on the market. Weighing just 10 grams and only 2cm … READ MORE →

Réjean Giguère (VP Finances) presents the award to Karol-Ann Canuel [P] Pasquale Stalteri
Interviews with Canuel, Barrette, Lay and Bouchard at Quebec Cycling Awards

(Bromont, Que.) – At the recent Quebec Cycling Awards brunch in Bromont Pedal was on hand and caught up with Karol-Ann Canuel, Hugo Barrette, Kirsti Lay, Leandre Bouchard for their take on 2016 and … READ MORE →

Quebec Representatives in Rio - (l-r) Gabrielle Duchesne (representing brother Antoine), Jacques Landry, Louis Barbeau, Michael Drolet (Commissaire), Nicole Clermont (Para), Charles Moreau (in front - Para), Hugo Barrette (Track), Léandre Bouchard (MTB), Raphaël Gagné (MTB), Daniel Chalifour (Para), Jean-Michel Lachance (Para), Marie-Claude Molnar (Para), Audrey Lemieux (Para), Kirsti Lay (Track), Karol-Ann Canuel (Road), Eric Van den Eynde (Coach), André Michaud (FQSC president) [P] Pasquale Stalteri
Quebec Cycling Awards 2016 – Athletes, Builders, Volunteers Honoured

(Bromont, Que.) – Over 300 people were in attendance at Quebec Cycling Federation’s annual awards brunch on Nov. 20 at the Chateau Bromont Hotel. More than 50 awards of distinction were awarded to athletes, … READ MORE →

wada-logo-3
WADA Publishes 2015 Testing Figures Report – Cycling One of the Most Tested Sports

– (Montreal, QC) – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) publishes its 2015 Testing Figures Report (2015 Report), which summarizes the results of all 2015 samples analyzed by WADA-accredited laboratories, as reported in WADA’s Anti-Doping … READ MORE →

[P] Louis Garneau Sports Inc.
Louis Garneau Launches a New MTB Club

(Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, QC) – Businessman and former Olympic cyclist Louis Garneau, in collaboration with the President of the Association régionale de vélo de montagne Québec Chaudière-Appalaches, Mr. Gilles Morneau, announces a new mountain bike division … READ MORE →

[P] Brian Green Photography
Trek Red-Truck p/b Mosaic Homes Announces 2017 Team Roster

– Trek Red Truck Racing Team is pleased to announce their 2017 roster. Their high performance program is focused on developing young cyclists on and off the bike. Last season, TRT saw much success … READ MORE →

(l-r) Jessica Catton Rinaldi, Curt Harnett, Nancy J. Spotton [P] courtesy of Canadian Sport Institute ON
Curt Harnett Appointed to Canadian Sport Institute Ontario Board Of Directors

(Toronto, ON) – Canadian Sport Institute Ontario (CSIO) is pleased to announce three new members appointed to its Board of Directors – Curt Harnett, Jessica Catton Rinaldi, and Nancy J. Spotton.
Curt Harnett is a … READ MORE →

giordana_astana_2017kit_full-copy
Giordana to Outfit Astana Team

(Montecchio Maggiore, Italy) – Giordana Cycling Apparel announced their return to the UCI World Tour today. The Astana Pro Cycling team will wear Giordana technical apparel for all racing and training activities beginning in … READ MORE →

(l-r) Clara Hughes, Erik Van Den Eynde, Annie Gariépy, Steve Rover [P] Pasquale Stalteri
Quebec Cycling Hall of Fame Inducts Arsenault, Hughes, Van Den Eynde, Rover and Gariepy + PHOTOS

November 22, 2016 (Bromont, QC) – This past weekend featured the who’s who of Quebec cycling with the 30th anniversary of the FQSC Hall of Fame inductions held on Saturday followed by the 2016 Merite … READ MORE →

Velofix logo 165x165
Job Opportunity – Lead Bicycle Mechanic @ Velofix Halton

(Oakville, ON) Velofix is a mobile bike shop and is looking for a full-time bike mechanic to operate the Velofix van in the Halton area (Oakville, Burlington, Milton and Halton Hills).
If you are passionate … READ MORE →

milton copy
Help Shape the Future of Transportation in Milton

(Milton, ON) – The Town of Milton is asking the public for feedback at an upcoming input session and via an interactive online tool to develop a Transportation Master Plan (TMP), in conjunction with consultants … READ MORE →

Coach Chris SC Camp [P] CoachChris.ca
CoachChris.ca/Joe Rousseau/Garneau Team Announced for 2017

– The CoachChris.ca/Joe Rousseau/Garneau Team is pleased to announce their roster and sponsors for 2017. We are very pleased to have Joe Rousseau DVM and Garneau as Title Sponsors. Other great sponsors include, North … READ MORE →

Argon 18 Logo
ARGON 18 Launches Partnership with Astana – Opens European Office

(Montreal, Que.) – Argon 18 prepares for 2017 with the opening of their international sales office in Italy, expanding its global sales within the European market. With its step up into the UCI World … READ MORE →

Rochette [P] Chris McIntosh
Rochette Doubles Up and Wins Supercross Cup Day 2 Report, Results, Photos – Martin 2nd in Men’s Race

(Sufferin, NY) – Canada’s Maghalie Rochette (CLIF Pro Team) is on fire with confidence and back-to-back wins to prove it as she took the Elite women’s race at Supercross Cup Day 2 in Sufferin, … READ MORE →

1st Prize – Yoko Package
SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2016/17 Contest – Don’t Miss It

(Toronto, ON) – We know many cyclists are Nordic skiers and the heat is on as early competitions set the stage for the FIS World Cup season kicking off in Ruka, Finland on Nov. … READ MORE →

Final GC podium (l-r) Eyob, Ndayisenga, Okubamariam [P] Ben Andrew
Tour du Rwanda Stage 7 Report, Photos, Final GC – Ndayisenga Wins Overall

(Kigali, Rwanda) – The 7th and final stage of the Tour du Rwanda concluded on Sunday in front of a massive crowd of spectators in Kigali, the Rwanda capital. Tesfom Okubamariam (Eritrea National Team) won the … READ MORE →

rochette-img_0549-3
Canada’s Rochette Wins Supercross Cup Day 1 Report, Results, Photos – Takes Over Series Lead

(Sufferin, NY) – Canada’s newly minted national champ Maghalie Rochette (Clif Pro Team) added another big win to her resume taking the Elite Women’s victory on day one of the Supercross Cup UCI Weekend … READ MORE →

Sara Reinke [P] Ivan Rupes
NCCH Awards Celebration 2016 Winners + PHOTOS

(Hamilton, ON) – The annual National Cycling Centre Hamilton (NCCH) 2016 Awards honouring athletes while commemorating another season of success was held on Nov. 18 at the Courtyard by Mariott on Upper James in … READ MORE →

ndayisenga-on-the-cobbles-3
Tour du Rwanda Stage 6 Report, Results, Photos – Valens Ndayisenga Wins

(Kigali, Rwanda) – Valens Ndayisenga won the 6th Stage of the Tour du Rwanda after attacking the field on the descent off of the second categorized climb of the day into the capital of … READ MORE →

spakwus-50-3-2016-11-19-at-2-46-43-pm
Spakwus 50 – New MTB Marathon Bike Race in Squamish, BC

(Squamish, BC) – If you have raced a mountain bike in Squamish, BC, you have been through the crusher. You have been jammed and jabbed. You have passed the Test. Now you are wondering … READ MORE →

bici-amore-3-2016-10-14-at-11-32-00-am
Bici Amore Mio and La Bicicletta Invitation – Nov. 19 from 5-8pm

(Toronto, ON) – Looking for an Italian Cycling Experience in 2017? You are invited to join us for what is bound to be an excellent Italian inspired evening at La Bicicletta!
On Saturday, November 19th … READ MORE →

stage-winner-metkel-eyob-3
Tour du Rwanda Stage 5 Report, Results, Photos – Metkel Eyob Wins

(Musanze, Rwanda) – Dimension Data for Qhubeka continued their strong showing at the Tour du Rwanda during the 125.8km Stage 5, with Eritrean Metkel Eyob taking the win. The Stage began in the town … READ MORE →

ferguson_img_8244-3
Randy Ferguson to Cycling Canada as Chair of High Performance Committee

(Montreal, QC) – While not yet officially announced, Pedal has learned that sports journalist Randy Ferguson of Montreal has been nominated to Cycling Canada’s High Performance Committee.
“It is with great pleasure and gratitude that … READ MORE →

Pierre Lafontaine [P] CCC
Pierre Lafontaine Named Cycling Canada’s New CEO

(Ottawa, ON) – Pierre Lafontaine is returning to Ottawa full time, accepting the role as chief executive officer/secretary general for Cycling Canada, after splitting time over the last year between his hometown and Cross … READ MORE →

Jeremy Martin [P] Pasquale Stalteri
Interview with Jeremy Martin

(Sherbrooke, Que.) – On Nov. 5 Quebec’s Jeremy Martin (Focus CX Canada) won the Elite Men’s Cyclocross National Championships in Sherbrooke, Que. At first glance that might seem like an underdog victory, but for … READ MORE →

Kirsti Lay [P] Rally Cycling
Rally Cycling Announces 2017 Women’s Team

– Rally Cycling is proud to announce its final women’s roster for the 2017 season. The team welcomes several new riders as it continues its focus on rider development and success. The women of … READ MORE →

ncch-black-3-2016-10-12-at-6-57-06-pm
NCCH Elite p/b MGCC Roster 2017 Released

– With an average age of just under 20 the NCCH Elite p/b MGCC will no doubt be the youngest Trade Team in Canada in 2017. “We have selected young riders that have potential,the … READ MORE →

Valens Ndayisenga - Yellow Jersey [P] Ben Andrew
Tour du Rwanda Stage 4 Report, Results – Areruya Wins, Wachtendorf of Canada’s LowestRates.ca Cycling 10th on GC

(Huye, Rwanda) – The fourth stage of the Tour du Rwanda took riders on a grueling route between Rusizi and Huye. The 140.7km stage was won by Joseph Areruya of Club Les Amis Sportifis. … READ MORE →

oca-youth-series
Ontario Youth Track Development Series 2016/2017

(Milton, ON) – The Track Development Youth Series has been revamped to provide better opportunities for young riders to develop skills and progress as an athlete, and be challenged by other riders of a … READ MORE →

Team after the nationals RR [P] courtesy of The Cyclery Racing
The Cyclery Racing Announces 2017 Roster

(Ottawa, Ontario) – The Cyclery Racing is proud to announce its 2017 roster, composed of the nation’s top upcoming talent. The ten-lady roster is building on a massively successful 2016 season. The team emerged … READ MORE →

rugg-dsc01039-43
Timothy Rugg of Canada’s LowestRates.ca Cycling Team Wins Stage 3 at Tour du Rwanda

(Rusizi, Rwanda) – Timothy Rugg of the Canadian LowestRates.ca Cycling Team doubled up today at the Tour du Rwanda, taking his second win during Stage 3 of the 8 day race. Rugg bridged to … READ MORE →

Share the Road.2
Share the Road Cycling Coalition – Stakeholder Survey

– The Share the Road Cycling Coalition is conducting this survey to inform our advocacy priorities and our input into the development of CycleON Action Plan 2.0. We want to hear from you. If … READ MORE →

(l-r) Steve Bauer, Peter Fusaro, Ziggy Martuzalski © Sandra Leitch
Big Chill Reunion Party in Ontario Massive Success

(Woodbridge, ON) – The who’s who of Ontario’s cycling scene from the 1960’s, 70s and 80s gathered last weekend for a massive “Big Chill” reunion at the home of Marc and Lisa Polsinelli of … READ MORE →

Ndayisenga - Yellow Jersey [P] Ben Andrew
Tour du Rwanda Stage 2 Report, Resutls – Ndayisenga Wins, Wachtendorf of LowestRates.ca 8th

(Karongi, Rwanda) – Stage 2 of the Tour du Rwanda was the first day in the mountains for the peloton. The 124.7km stage from Kigali to Karongi in the east of the country took … READ MORE →

UCI Track Cycling World Cup Series - Apeldoorn 2016
Team Canada Concludes Successful UCI Track World Cup Project

(Apeldoorn, the Netherlands) – The Canadian men’s track program has completed a very successful fall campaign in Europe at the opening rounds of the UCI Track World Cup.  Team Canada finished the project with podium results … READ MORE →

Quinton Disera [P] Peter Kraiker
2016 Ontario CX Championships The Silver Goose – MORE PHOTOS

(Midland, Ontario) – Here’s a selection of photos from The Silver Goose, Ontario CX Championships, presented by Total Sports The Bike Shop, on Sunday, Nov. 13, in Midland Ontario – full results here.

 

Brouwer, West and Barson at Vaughan CX [P] Kassandra Kriarakis
Rise Racing Announces 2017 Roster

– Back for a third season, Rise Racing is excited to announce their 2017 roster. Rise Racing was founded by Ashley Barson and Jamie Gilgen in 2014, and has seen numerous successes, in both … READ MORE →

Guillaume Boivin wins Stage 1 [P] Tour du Rwanda
Canada’s Guillaume Boivin Wins Stage 1 at Tour du Rwanda

(Kigali, Rwanda) – For the second day in a row, North Americas have made their mark on the Tour du Rwanda, with 2015 Canadian national road race champion, Guillaume Boivin (Cycling Academy), taking the … READ MORE →

Maghalie Rochette [P] Chris McIntosh
Verge Northampton International Day 2 Report, Results, Photos – Rochette 3rd, Martin 5th

(Northampton, Massachusetts) – Day 2 of the Verge Northampton International saw a clean sweep from the Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com squad with wins from siblings Curtis White and Emma White. Both the Elite Women and … READ MORE →