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Paris to Ancaster race turns 20

The Canadian classic tribute to Paris-Roubaix is aging well

Giuseppe Marinoni’s hour record

In the spring of 2012, Giuseppe Marinoni found himself a bit incredulous when his son told him the one-hour record for the 75-79 age group at the time. It was 33 km. “I said ‘33?'” recalls the elder Marinoni. “I could do more than that easily—33.”

Canadian WorldTour organizer on changes needed for the sport

Serge Arsenault on cycling’s problems and solutions

Pinarello Dogma 65.1 Think 2

An elegant, top-of-the-line machine

Family, full-time job and racing like a pro

How it’s possible to keep up with expert riders by training 12 hours a week.

Book review: Road to Valour

Road to Valour (Doubleday Canada) offers bigger rewards to those not very familiar with Gino Bartali, the Italian cyclist whose career spanned the Second World War. Those who know of the racer’s victories and records will still get a lot from this book—from a look at cycling’s early history in the first half of the 20th century to European politics of the era—but they may miss out on the suspense. Some of Bartali’s races were infused with the same drama that comes with any good race. Others had much more than a coloured jersey riding on them.