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DIY cycling adventures: The stag fondo

It was a lot of work, but for a cyclist, I can’t imagine a better stag

Why your training should focus on intensity this winter

In November, many cyclists take break from regular riding, but they still have their sights on the upcoming year. While optimism may be high for what lies ahead, it is important to train smart.

Milton International Cycling Challenge begins Friday

The Milton International Cycling Challenge is set to begin this weekend at the Mattamy National Cycling Centre. After a successful […]

H&R Block Pro Cycling and Pearl Izumi Canada announce partnership

On Tuesday morning, H&R Block Pro Cycling and Pearl Izumi Canada announced their partnership ahead of the 2015 cycling season. M1 Pro Cycling’s Mark Ernsting, the CEO of the organization behind the UCI continental team, was on hand in Brampton, Ont., for the announcement. In addition to wearing Pearl Izumi clothing, the team will also be equipped with Shimano wheels, groupsets and Pro components.

Five ways to make hitting the trainer just a little more bearable

For most of the country, it’s full-on trainer season. That means riding indoors and fighting the monotony. To stay motivated and fit, here are five tips to keep you spinning on the spot.

Mark Ernsting continues with project to build professional Canadian team

“If it’s ever going to be accomplished, someone has to take on the challenge,” said Mark Ernsting, who hopes to […]

Silber Pro Cycling announces 2015 roster

On December 12, Silber Pro Cycling officially announced their roster for 2015. New signings include current under-23 Canadian national road […]

Exams first, then the world cyclocross championships for Oliver Evans

“I am currently preparing for exams, but would be happy to respond you your questions later tonight,” said Manitoba’s Oliver Evans on Tuesday evening. Evans who is the current junior cyclocross national champion has his eyes set on the world championships in Tabor, Czech Republic beginning Jan. 31. He’s in the midst of balancing training and studies, however, his plans to head to Europe in the new year are set. “I’ll be staying with and racing for Team Canada. Our first race will be the Hoogerheide World Cup in Hoogerheide, the Netherlands on Jan. 25 and then we’ll race the world championship in Tabor, Czech Republic the following weekend.”

Escape Velocity-Devo hiring a new head coach

On Tuesday, Vancouver-based youth cycling group Escape Velocity-Devo announced that it is hiring a part-time head coach to manage the under-17 and under-19 […]

Optum Pro Cycling announces 2015 roster

On Tuesday, Optum Pro Cycling presented by Kelly Benefit Strategies announced their official roster for 2015. There are two new […]

Ontario Cycling Association cycling celebration

The Ontario Cycling Association (OCA) is having its annual cycling celebration at the Cardinal Golf Club in King City, Ont., on […]

Three Canadians sign with Team SmartStop for 2015

On Monday, Team SmartStop announced their roster for 2015. The 2013 Canadian men’s national road champion Zach Bell will continue with the […]

Kona-Kup BC provincial cyclocross championships

On Thanksgiving Monday, Bowen Park in Nanaimo, BC will host the Kona-Kup BC Provincial cyclocross championships. The course is set […]

Phil Gaimon signs with Optum

On Tuesday, Optum presented by Kelly Benefit Strategies announced that Phil Gaimon will be joining its ranks in 2015. Gaimon, who won in his WorldTour debut at the Tour de San Luis in January, was not offered a contract extension with his current team Garmin-Sharp.

BMX Canada Cup series final

On Sunday, the BMX Canada Cup concluded with the final race of the series in Drummondville, Que. following the national championships. […]

Tory Nyhaug dominates Canadian BMX championships

On Saturday, Tory Nyhaug of Coquitlam, B.C., won his eighth Canadian BMX championships in Drummondville, Que., since turning elite a mere four […]

Canadian BMX Championships

Drummondville, Que., will host the Canadian BMX Championships from Oct. 3rd to Oct. 5th. Canada’s top BMX riders will compete […]

Live to Play Sports announces expanded offerings from Zipp

One of Canada’s largest distributors premium cycling goods, Live to Play Sports announced on Wednesday that they are expanding their […]

Argyll Velodrome Association looking for $91 million from City of Edmonton

Earlier this year, the Argyll Velodrome Association outlined their plans to create a new indoor velodrome out of the old Coronation […]

Paxton’s Lights of Hope

The 2013 Canadian road champion Zach Bell is one of Canada’s top professional cyclists, an Olympian, husband and father. On […]

Heath’s Gran Fondo to cover the rolling terrain of the Durham region

On Sunday, Endras BMW in Ajax, Ont., will host Heath’s Gran Fondo, a cycling celebration. The event will include two […]

Specialized to sponsor Boels-Dolmans cycling team

On Sept. 23, Specialized announced that they will sponsor women’s cycling through the Dutch-based cycling team, Boels-Dolmans. Having supported the […]

The fifth annual Tour de Hans to ride out of Cambridge

On Sunday, Sept. 28 the fifth annual Tour de Hans will be hosted by the Whistle Bear Golf Club in Cambridge, […]

Bay of Quinte road race challenge and tour: Varabei wins

On Sunday, Anton Varabei (Jet Fuel – Norco) won the second annual Bay of Quinte Road Race Challenge and Tour. […]

Scott-3 Rox Racing’s year end celebration announced

Canada’s only UCI professional XC team, Scott-3 Rox Racing announced their year-end celebration set for Oct. 28 at the historic […]

Toronto cycling advocates stickering cars parked in bike lanes

A group of cycling advocates in Toronto are looking to change a common occurrence. Drivers often park their cars in […]

No Canadian under-23 men’s team at the UCI road world championships

On Sept. 17, Cycling Canada announced the 15 athletes who will represent Canada at the upcoming UCI road world championships […]

Zach Bell wins the Thompson Bucks County Classic

Last Saturday, Zach Bell soloed away from a select group to win the UCI 1.2 Thompson Bucks County Classic in […]

Gerrans wins Grand Prix Cycliste de Montreal; Woods 26th

On Sunday, Simon Gerrans (Orica-Green Edge) won the Grand Prix Cycliste de Montreal. In second was current world road race […]

Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec and Montréal: Preview

On September 12 many of the world’s top cyclists will start the Grand Prix Cycliste de Quebec, the first of […]

Aaron Fillion wins Ontario Time Trial Championships

On Sunday, Aaron Fillion (Ride with Rendall) won the 40-km Impala Bicycles Ontario Time Trial Championships with a time of […]

Cyclist fatally injured after getting struck by police car

On Wednesday, 48-year-old Guy Blouin was struck by a police cruiser while riding his bike in Quebec City. He was […]

Cyclist killed while riding across Canada for WWF

On Monday, Graeme Loader was killed while riding his bike across Canada just east of Brandon, Man. The 24-year-old was […]

Ontario criterium championships and the Tour de Via Italia

On Saturday, Jeff Schiller (Two Wheels/Epic Sports/BCC) won the elite men’s Ontario Criterium Championships. Schiller outsprinted four others in a […]

Ontario crit championships and Tour di Via Italia this weekend

On Saturday August 30, the Ciociaro Cycling Club, based in Windsor, Ont., will host the Ontario Criterium Championships. There will […]


Last Thursday, Sweden’s POC Sports unveiled their new partnership with MIPS as they unveiled their new Octal road helmet for […]

M1 Sports Management welcomes Yoeri Geerits

On Tuesday, M1 Sports Management announced their latest recruit to launch a professional cycling platform. Yoeri Geerits, the vice president […]

Maxxis Rubberside Down

Maxxis recently released their latest episode of “Rubber Side Down,” a video series chronicling the races and events of Maxxis […]

Cycling Canada announces team for GPQM

On Monday, Cycling Canada announced the men’s National team for the upcoming WorldTour races in Quebec City and Montreal on […]

Bike thefts are down 22 per cent in the region of Waterloo

According to a CBC news article published on Thursday, in the first three months of the summer, bicycle thefts are […]

Stanley Park dispute between cyclists and walkers

In certain areas of Vancouver’s Stanley Park cyclists are prohibited to ride their bikes and yet it as apparent that […]

Houle to lead Team Canada at the Tour of Alberta

On Thursday, Cycling Canada Cyclisme announced that Hugo Houle will be the leader of Team Canada at the upcoming Tour of […]

Svein Tuft helps Cataford make a comeback

Earlier this year, Canadian under-23 prospect Alex Cataford was hit by a car while training in Tucson, Az. After almost […]

Chilliwack cyclist reaches settlement

A  Chilliwack, BC cyclist  was knocked off his bike by a doberman on Jan. 1st, 2012 according to an article […]

Trek unveils new carbon Slash

Designed for the “160mm enduro specialist,” Trek’s Carbon Slash enduro mountain bike has been reworked for 2015. Available for next […]

Full Canadian race program for Hugo Houle

Last Saturday Hugo Houle confirmed that he would not race in the Vuelta a Espana. Originally it was a part […]

Team Canada announced for the Pan-American championships

On Wednesday, Cycling Canada Cyclisme announced the track endurance team for the Pan-American Championships scheduled for September 11 to 14 […]

Toronto cyclists are frequently doored

According to the Toronto police, 62 cyclists have reported being hit by people opening car doors while riding since November. […]

Specialized releases S-works Demo 8 & Demo 8 Carbon

Specialized’s latest release is the Demo 8 Carbon – a downhill bike designed to have a lower centre of gravity […]

Bikes go missing at Hudson’s Bay Centre in Toronto

According to an article posted on CBC’s website on Thursday, a number of locked bicycles were going missing in front […]

Guillaume Boivin and Hugo Houle on the Vuelta’s provisional start list

Early Friday, the long list for the Vuelta a Espana was announced. Included in the list were two Canadian WorldTour […]

Cycling App helps commuters and city planners

When Wiesbaden, a city in South West Germany was declared the worst city in Germany for cycling, a group of […]

Remembering Robin Williams the cyclist

It is said that Robin Williams, who passed away on Monday, was the owner of more than 100 bicycles. He frequented the Tour de France on a number of occasions, perhaps most famously when he attended a key stage with rock star Sheryl Crow during the 2004 Tour. He was an absolute cycling fanatic who in all likelihood could turn any mediocre bike ride into something distinct and memorable.

Ronde van Namen: Perry ties for the best young rider’s jersey

Last week, Canadian under-23 riders, Ben Perry and Sean Mackinnon raced in the five-stage Ronde van Namen for team Baguet-MIBA-Indulek. […]

Mardis Lachine Round 10: Naud wins

On Tuesday evening, Garneau-Quebecor continued their domination of the Mardis Lachine criterium series. Stage 10 was the final round of […]

Britton satisfied after Utah, looking for more at the USA Pro Challenge

Last week U.S. squad Team Smartstop continued to be the revelation team of the season. After tallying wins at the […]

Tour of Utah final stage, Britton finishes 17th

On Sunday,  Cadel Evans (BMC) won his second stage of the Tour of Utah in as many days after displaying […]

Lake of Bays Road Race adds a second Ontario up event; the Brunel Time Trial

On August 23 the inaugural Brunel Time Trial will take place in Huntsville, On. The event is more or less […]

Arctic Race of Norway Preview

With the success of the 2013 edition of the Arctic Race of Norway which saw 150 000 spectators line the […]

Canadian Junior Men’s Track team in Korea for the Junior World Championships

Cycling Canada Cyclisme has sent five riders to represent Canada at the UCI World Junior Track Championships in Gwang Myeog, […]

Rocky Mountain releases Thunderbolt MSL

With shorter chainstays, a lower stand-over, additional adjustability and improved pivot technologies the new 2015 carbon Thunderbolt MSL is Rocky […]

Edmonton cyclists can look forward to year-round bicycle lanes

As a part of an initiative to create greater accessibility for Edmonton commuters, city councillors have been developing new project […]

Moncton cyclists begrudge dangerous bicycle lanes

Gravel, garbage and glass are all contributing to poor riding conditions for Moncton, NB commuters. According to an article published […]

Tour of the Catskills; Dal-Cin wins two stages and the overall

Last weekend, Matteo Dal-Cin of Silber Pro Cycling won the overall and two stages at the Tour of the Catskills […]

Garneau-Quebecor continue to tally wins at Mardis Lachine

On Tuesday evening, Jacob Kauffmann (Garneau-Quebecor) won the 50km men’s Mardis Lachine criterium. Last night’s race was the ninth round […]

Jet Fuel-Norco’s Travis Samuel signs with Start-Trigon

Last week Jet Fuel – Norco announced that one of their top up and comers Travis Samuel will finish his […]

Review: Colnago V1-r

Colnago is a brand with deep roots in the history of bike racing. There are few names with a similar […]

Iron Curtain Bicycle Trail: 10,000 km of history, culture and politics

“One who masters the past can master the future,” said Michael Cramer, a European Member of Parliament. Cramer was speaking […]

Bicycle Nova Scotia unveils new bicycle maps and routes

Bicycle Nova Scotia (BNS) announced five newly mapped bicycle routes in an article posted by the Amherst News. Given the […]

Mardis Lachine Stage 8 report: Naud wins again

On Tuesday evening, Pierrick Naud (Garneau-Quebecor) won his third stage of the 2014 Mardis Lachine criterium series. Naud was able […]

Outdoor Gear Canada to distribute Redline Bicycles

On Tuesday, Outdoor Gear Canada (OGC) announced that they will be distributing Redline Bicycles in Canada. The company will focus […]

Tory Nyhaug wins silver medal at BMX supercross world championships

On Sunday, Tory Nyhaug won a silver medal at the BMX supercross world championships in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The 22-year-old Coquitlam, […]

Ontario road race championships: Roth wins solo

On Saturday, Ryan Roth (Silber Pro Cycling) won the 160-km elite men’s Ontario road race championships. Roth finished solo 1:33 […]

Tour de l’Abitibi: Stage 6 and 7 report

On Saturday, Quentin Valognes of Team Novo Nordisk won his second stage of the Tour de l’Abitibi after winning Stage […]

Pelletier-Roy wins bronze at the Commonwealth Games

On Sunday, Remi Pelletier-Roy won the bronze medal in the men’s scratch race at the Commonwealth Games. It was thanks […]

Tour de l’Abitibi: Stage 5 report

On Friday, French rider of Team Novo Nordisk, Quentin Valognes won the fifth stage of the Tour de l’Abitibi. He […]

Tour de l’Abitibi: Stage 3 and 4 reports

On Thursday, the Tour de l’Abitibi had a double day. Adrien Costa of Team U.S.A. won the morning’s Stage 3 time trial in Amos. He finished ahead of teammates William Barta and Zeke Mostov.

Tour de l’Abitibi: Stage 2 report

On Wednesday, Danish rider Norsgaard Jorgensen won the second stage of the Tour de l’Abitibi. Jorgensen was the best rider […]

Tour de l’Abitibi 2014: Stage 1 report

On Tuesday, French cyclist Ryane Bouhanni of Team France won the opening road stage at the Tour de l’Abitibi, Canada’s […]

Benjamin Perry has eyes set on the world championships

“All I cared about was having a group to ride back to town with,” said Benjamin Perry after winning the […]

AeroVelo aims to design the fastest bike in the world

The current human-powered speed record stands at a 134km-h. Toronto based organization AeroVelo is hoping to smash the current standard […]

Lac-Mégantic: Remembering and moving forward after the rail disaster

On July 6, 2013, approximately one week after the 2013 Canadian national road championships a 74-car freight train carrying crude […]

U.S. continental Team SmartStop moving to Canada

On Sunday, Team SmartStop announced that it would be bringing its general operations to Canada in 2015. The organization’s goal is to obtain a UCI pro continental licence, which will grant them Tour de France eligibility. Jamie Bennett, the Canadian owner of Premier Sports Group LLC, the parent company of SmartStop Pro Cycling, feels that Canada is the place with the best opportunity.

Christian Meier on standby to race Tour de France

Canadian Christian Meier could still race the Tour de France despite not being named to the squad earlier this week. Australian Michael Matthews, who wore the pink jersey for the first week of the Giro d’Italia earlier this year, was injured in a training crash Tuesday.

Pierrick Naud wins Stage 4 of the Mardis Cyclistes de Lachine

On Tuesday evening Pierrick Naud (Garneau-Quebecor) won the fourth stage of the Mardis Cyclistes de Lachine ahead of Félix Côté-Bouvette (Veloselect) and Yohan Patry (Transports Lacombe) who finished second and third, respectively.

Matteo Dal-Cin’s unconventional road to nationals

The 2013 Canada Summer Games gold medallist is perhaps one of the most nonchalant Canadian racers around. “I’m registered for […]

Ryan Roth heading to nationals with confidence after a consistent spring

The annual re-shuffling, or cycling’s version of musical chairs, continues to plague the sport at professional level. There isn’t a […]

Colnago releases the new V1-r aero road bike

Colnago says that it doesn’t manufacture the lightest bicycles in the world, nor does it claim that its bikes are the most aero. […]

Pierrick Naud heads to nationals after a busy spring

“I have had a good last month of racing, four tours (stage races) in four weeks,” said the defending Canadian […]

Tour de Beauce 2014: Skujins wins final stage and overall, Britton finishes second

On Sunday, Tom Skijuns (Team Hincapie Development ) turned 23-years-old and won the last stage of the Tour de Beauce, securing […]

Tour de Beauce 2014 : Early break wins in Quebec City

On Saturday, Leonardo Pinizzotto (Amore Vita-Selle SMP) won the fourth stage of the Tour de Beauce ahead of Brodie Talbot […]

Tour de Beauce 2014: Schumacher wins the time trial, Roth places third

Stefan Schumacher (Christina Watches – Kuma) won the Stage 3 time trial at the Tour de Beauce on Friday. Shumacher […]

2014 Tour de Beauce: Skujins holds on to win atop Mont-Mégantic on race’s second stage

Lativian rider Tom Skujins of the Hincapie Sportswear Development team held off Mike Woods (Amore Vita – Selle SMP) to win the Tour de Beauce’s queen stage atop Mont-Mégantic. Coming across in third place was Carter Jones (Optum presented by Kelly Benefit Strategies). Rob Britton (Team SmartStop) placed fourth.

Tour de Beauce Stage 1: Luca Benedetti takes opener

Luca Benedetti (Amore Vita – Selle SMP) won the opening stage of the Tour de Beauce in a sprint ahead […]

After many struggles, Jordan Cheyne looks ahead to the Tour de Beauce

“I was shirtless, balancing my computer on a towel on the way to the shower. That was when I found […]

Denise Ramsden holds off Flavia Oliveira to win the Grand Prix Cycliste Gatineau

Denise Ramsden (Optum p/b Kelly Benefit Strategies) powered away from a select group of six riders to win the 2014 […]

Preview: 2014 Grand Prix Cycliste Gatineau road race

On Saturday, a world-class women’s field will race the 2014 Grand Prix Cycliste Gatinuau road race. The start list includes […]

Philly Cycling Classic: Lex Albrecht finishes second

On Sunday, Evelyn Stevens (Specialized-lululemon) defended her title by powering up the Manayunk Wall at Sunday’s Parx Casino Philly Cycling […]

Interview with Rohan Dennis of Garmin-Sharp

Garmin-Sharp’s Rohan Dennis discusses his challenging, but largely successful 2014 Amgen Tour of California, and the stage of the 2013 Tour of Alberta that nearly made him quit bike racing. We all know, though, that he kept racing and won Alberta.