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Interview w/Team H&R Block’s Garrett McLeod

– Garrett McLeod hails from Wolfville Nova Scotia and races for Team H&R Block. His palmares include multiple National Championship podiums in addition to representing Canada on several National Team projects, including World Tour … READ MORE →

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Norco Bicycles Joins the M1 Pro Cycling Project

(Vancouver, BC) – The M1 Pro Cycling project welcomes Norco Bicycles as the official bike manufacturer. The M1 Pro Cycling Project looks to grow professional cycling in Canada and allow athletes to compete on … READ MORE →

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Open Letter Against Route Verte Cuts Signed by Quebec Cycling Notables

(Quebec City, QC) – More voices are speaking out against the announced funding cuts for the maintenance of Quebec’s 5358km Route verte cycling network. In recent weeks, the Liberal government announced it was cutting … READ MORE →

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Give the GIFT that Lasts All Year – Pedal GIFT Subscription

(Toronto, ON) – This holiday season, give the gift that cycling fans on your list can enjoy all year long – a subscription to Pedal! Canada’s cycling mag will keep the cyclists you love … READ MORE →

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Velofix and Olympic Medallist Simon Whitfield on Dragons’ Den Nov. 26 at 8pm

(Vancouver, BC) – On November 26 at 8pm pst on CBC two Vancouver entrepreneurs enter the Dragons’ Den along with their business partner and Canadian Olympic gold medalist and flag bearer Simon Whitfield. They … READ MORE →

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2015 Test of Metal Locals and 4-Pack Registration to Open Dec. 1

(Squamish, BC) – Sea to Sky residents can get the jump on the rest of the Test of Metal field with their eligibility to register early for the 20th anniversary of this venerable mountain … READ MORE →

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11 Pro Cycling Teams Unite to Create Velon for More Excitement, Stability, Credibility to Sport

– Today sees the launch of Velon, the first joint venture of UCI World Tour cycling teams. This group brings together 11 leading teams – over 60 per cent of the World Tour – … READ MORE →

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2014 Junior and U17 Track Championships PHOTOS

(Burnaby, BC) – Here’s a selection of photos from Days 2 and 3 at the 2014 Canadian Junior and U17 Track Cycling Championships held at the Burnaby Velodrome where close to 80 young riders … READ MORE →

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Montreal’s Bixi Back For 5 More Years Until 2019

(Montreal, QC) – Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre today announced that the sometimes controversial Bixi bike share program will continue through at least 2019 reports CBC. “Bixi Montreal reports show the goods they delivered are … READ MORE →

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Louis Garneau Receives Medal of Honour at Ceremony in Quebec’s National Assembly

(Quebec City, QC) – Louis Garneau, a former Olympic cyclist and founder of international sportswear company Louis Garneau Sports, was among four people receiving a medal of honour (Médaille d’honneur) this past week. The … READ MORE →

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New York City to Ban Cell Phone Use by Cyclists

(New York, NY) – City councillors in New York City are considering a bylaw that would ban the use of handheld cell phones while riding a bicycle reports CBS New York. Democratic Brooklyn Councilman … READ MORE →

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2014 Junior and U17 Track Championships Day 3 Report and Results

(Burnaby, BC) – The 2014 Canadian Junior and U17 Track Cycling Championships took place in Burnaby, and close to 80 young riders met to compete for the ultimate honours, the red and white jerseys … READ MORE →

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2015 OCA OHPSI Endurance Camp Announced in Buellton, California – Applications Open

– The focus of the 2015 OCA OHPSI Endurance Camp in Buellton, California, will be athletes in the Train to Compete and Learn to Win stages of LTAD. These athletes will be 2017 Canada Summer Games eligible … READ MORE →

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SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2014/15 Contest – DON’T MISS IT

(Toronto, ON) – For Nordic ski lovers the world over, we’re pleased to announce that over 150 team entries have entered our 7th annual SkiTrax FIS Fantasy World Cup 2014/15 International Contest. Featuring over … READ MORE →

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2014 Junior and U17 Track Championships Day 2 Results UPDATED

(Burnaby, BC) – Here are more results from Day 2 at the 2014 Canadian Junior and U17 Track Cycling Championships being held at the Burnaby Velodrome, featuring the U17 Cadet (ages 15 and 16) and … READ MORE →

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Internship Opportunity – TwentyTen Group

(Toronto, ON) – The TwentyTen Group is a leading-edge strategic marketing and sponsorship firm with a growing international client base. Operating in Toronto and Vancouver, the TwentyTen Group strives to elevate the potential of … READ MORE →

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H&R Block Canada Signs on as Title Sponsor for the M1 Pro Cycling Project

(Vancouver, BC) – M1 Pro Cycling is pleased to announce that H&R Block Canada has agreed to become its title sponsor for the 2015 cycling season. As the lead sponsor, H&R Block joins the … READ MORE →

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2014 Junior Track Championships Day 1 – Team Sprint and Team Pursuit Results

(Burnaby, BC) – Here are the results from the Day 1 at the 2014 Canadian Junior and U17 Track Cycling Championships being held at the Burnaby Velodrome Club, featuring the U17 (ages 15 and 16) … READ MORE →

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Terry Lazarou’s Ironman Epiphany is Pedal’s Great Bike Moment Contest Pick of the Week

(Toronto, ON) – Have you entered Pedal’s #GreatBikeMoment contest? Check out Terry Lazarou’s inspirational story about digging deep and finding inner strength that he never knew he possessed. It’s our pick of the week. … READ MORE →

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Logica Sport Launches 2015 Collection at Lamborghini Showroom – Biemme, Larcorse, Diadora, De Rosa + PHOTOS

(Montreal, QC) – Logica Sport, the distributor of Biemme, Diadora, Stella Azzurra, Veloflex, Enervit and Elleto in Canada released 2015 Collection including custom clothing from Biemme and Lacorsa at an event in the new … READ MORE →

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Watch 2014 Centurion Cycling and Subaru eGames TV Shows Online

– If you missed the original airing of Subaru Centurion Cycling and Subaru eGames TV shows on Sportsnet One, you can now view them online. Blue Mountain Village and the Town of the Blue … READ MORE →

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Bell Wins International Male Athlete of the Year at Sport Yukon Awards

– The 2014 Team SmartStop road captain, Zach Bell, has won 2014 International Male Athlete of the Year award at the 39th annual Sport Yukon awards night. This is not the first time Zach … READ MORE →

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Junior, U17 Riders to Vie for 24 Titles at 2014 Canadian Track Championships – Nov. 21-23

(Ottawa, ON) – Cycling Canada, in collaboration with Cycling BC and the Burnaby Velodrome Club, will host this weekend the 2014 Canadian Junior and U17 Track Cycling Championships, starting on Friday.  Close to 80 … READ MORE →

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Trek Red Truck Racing p/b Mosaic Homes 2015 Team Roster Announced

(Vancouver, BC) – Trek Red Truck Racing Team is pleased to announce their 2015 roster. Their high performance program is focused on developing young cyclists on and off the bike.

TRT wants to build off … READ MORE →

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Taiwan KOM Challenge Report, Photos – Canada’s Fedyna Wins, Routley 15th

(Taiwan) – Working with a few racers on the 7% graded highway at a hard though comfortable effort, I glanced down at my GPS. It registered 42km in distance of the 105km event, though … READ MORE →

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Team ATAC 2015 Women’s Team Roster Announced

(Vancouver, BC) – After an incredible debut at the BC Superweek, racing with an international women’s field, Women’s Team ATAC Sportswear has their sights set on a successful 2015 season. We have a talented and diverse … READ MORE →

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Sports Cardiology B.C. Invites Athletes 12-35 to Island Testing and Education Event – Nov. 29-30

(Vancouver, BC) – Sports Cardiology B.C. is a new Vancouver Coastal Health Program operated out of UBC Hospital Vancouver. The Medical Lead is Dr. Saul Isserow, Head of UBC Division of Cardiology, Head of … READ MORE →

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SRAM Steps into Title Sponsorship – Canada’s Canuel on Board

– The fastest women’s team on the planet will continue in 2015 under a new name and new title sponsorship, reflecting SRAM’s commitment to and passion for women’s cycling. The core of riders and … READ MORE →

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Sprenger to Host Free Webinar: Using a Physiologist in the Daily Training Environment – Nov. 26

– Former Canadian National Team road cyclist Heather Sprenger is leading a free webinar presented by the Canadian Sport Institute Ontario on November 26 about using a physiologist in the daily training environment. This … READ MORE →

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Forest City Velodrome Racing Ramps Up – More Race Dates Added

(London, ON) – While the opening of the new track in Milton has officially been postponed to January, the Forest City Velodrome has seen a wealth of activity lately. While the season was a … READ MORE →

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Optum Pro Cycling Announces 2015 Men’s Roster – 5 Canucks in the Mix

(Minneapolis, MN) – Optum Pro Cycling presented by Kelly Benefit Strategies today announces its complete roster for the 2015 men’s team. The team retains the core of its UCI stage-winning leadout train from 2014 … READ MORE →

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Velodrome Opening Event Rescheduled for Family Day

November 18, 2014 (Milton, ON) – After careful thought and consideration, the Town of Milton is postponing the opening event of the Mattamy National Cycling Centre and its cycling programs until after the TORONTO 2015 … READ MORE →

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15th Annual OCA Cycling Celebration – More PHOTOS

(King City, ON) – Here are some more great shots from the 15th annual OCA Celebration gala held on Saturday, Nov. 15 at the Cardinal Golf Club in King City where close to 200 … READ MORE →

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Alberta’s Josh Peacock to Join Cycling Canada as Competition Coordinator

(Ottawa, ON) – Josh Peacock of Edmonton, AB will be joining the team at Cycling Canada in the role of Competition Coordinator, starting in December.
Peacock, holder of a Bachelor of Commerce (Sports Administration) from … READ MORE →

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Job Opportunity – Alberta Bicycle Assocation

(Edmonton, AB) – The Alberta Bicycle Association is seeking to fill one position of Mountain Bike & BMX Coordinator. The successful candidate will have experience in program planning, event coordination and management. This position … READ MORE →

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Registration Open for 2015 Canadian Sport for Life National Summit – Jan. 28-29

(Victoria, BC) – Canadian Sport for Life is pleased to announce that registration has opened for the 2015 Canadian Sport for Life National Summit, being held January 28 & 29, 2015 at the Hilton … READ MORE →

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Canada’s Pound and Smith Re-Elected to International Council of Arbitration for Sport

– The International Council of Arbitration for Sport (ICAS) today announces the appointment of new council members for its next four-year term, beginning on 1 January 2015. The elections took place at the 42nd … READ MORE →

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New Canadian Kinex Cycling Shoes Launched with Increased Power Transfer

(Montreal, QC) – Kinex Cycling Shoes is a new Canadian company based in Montreal that claims to increase foot-to-pedal power transfer from 5-25% by stabilizing and employing three anatomical structures: Forefoot-Sole-Heel to create a … READ MORE →

Indoor Training Kickoff Party on Nov. 22 at La Bicicletta

(Toronto, ON) – On Saturday, November 22, stop in for our Indoor Training Kickoff Party. We will have demonstrations all day on Tacx, Wahoo, CycleOps, and Inside Ride trainers and rollers, given by company … READ MORE →

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Bono of U2 Injured in NYC Bike Accident – Cancels Tonight Show Appearance

(New York, NY) – Irish rock star Paul David Hewson – better known by his stage name of “Bono” – was injured in a bike accident Sunday in New York City, forcing the postponement … READ MORE →

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CCES Supports New Lyle Makosky Values and Ethics in Sport Fund

(Ottawa, ON) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) is pleased to announce its support of the Lyle Makosky Values and Ethics in Sport Fund – a fund to assist the study … READ MORE →

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CAAWS Accepting Nominations for Most Influential Women List 2014

(Ottawa, ON) – Starting today you can publicly recognize and honour an influential woman by nominating her to be included on The Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity … READ MORE →

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Vote for the Cyclesmith Junior Racing Team in the TrueSport Give Back Challenge

(Halifax, NS) – The Cyclesmith Junior Race Team out of Halifax Nova Scotia created a video showcasing their efforts in making a difference, through sport in our community and has been selected as a … READ MORE →

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Jingle Cross Day 3 Results – Van den Ham 2nd, Rochette 10th

(Iowa City, Iowa) – Alberta’s Michael Van Den Ham (Trek Red Truck p/b Mosaic Homes) delivered a stellar podium performance in the Elite Men’s race on the final Day 3 of the Jingle Cross … READ MORE →

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15th Annual OCA Cycling Celebration – Award Winners and Photos

(Toronto, ON) – The 15th annual OCA Celebration gala was held on Saturday, Nov. 15 at the Cardinal Golf Club in King City as close to 200 people gathered to share a glass and … READ MORE →

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Jingle Cross Day 2 Results – Rochette 4th

(Iowa City, Iowa) – Canada’s Maghalie Rochette (Luna Pro Team) was just off the podium finishing 4th in the Elite Women’s race on Day 2 of the Jingle Cross as Katerina Nash (Cze) Luna … READ MORE →

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#LEXvsLARAQUE – Albrecht Wins and Laraque Hospitalized + PHOTOS

(Montreal, QC) – This morning’s #LEXvsLARAQUE duel up Mount Royal was easily won by pro cyclist Lex Albrecht, recently signed with Optum p/b KBS, who handily defeated former Montreal Canadien hockey player Georges Laraque while … READ MORE →

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Jingle Cross Day 1 Results – Rochette 5th, Van Den Ham 7th

(Iowa City, Iowa) – Canada’s Maghalie Rochette (Luna Pro Team) claimed 5th in the women’s race at the Jingle Cross won by Katerina Nash (Cze) Luna Pro Team over Courtenay McFadden (USA) GE Capital/American … READ MORE →

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Taiwan KOM Challenge – Canada’s Routley on Board

(Hualien Qixingtan, Taiwan) – The Taiwan KOM Challenge is a one-day road bike race that starts in the eastern coastal village of Hualien Qixingtan at sea level and travels 105 km through the breath-taking … READ MORE →

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Russell Moore’s Cabot Trail Revelation is Pedal’s Great Bike Moment Contest Pick of the Week

– Have you entered Pedal’s #GreatBikeMoment contest? Check out Russell Moore’s story Cabot Trail Rider Revived, about discovering the importance of fueling properly on long rides – our pick of the week. Tell us … READ MORE →