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Why you should never date a cyclist

We may be lovely people but you should probably think twice before dating us

Bikepacking escape on the Simcoe County Loop Trail

On an accessible two-day adventure, you can experience 160 km of quiet rural rail trail, step back in time and indulge on local delicacies

Boyd 55 mm road disc wheelset review

This fast-rolling aero wheelset is a great option for spicy group rides and their sturdy build give them the credentials for arduous adventures too

Alison Jackson caps off great 2019 season at the Tour of Guangxi

Second place at the WorldTour race in China concludes year in which she earned a contract with Team Sunweb thanks to consistently strong results since January

Former pro cyclist Lyne Bessette wins federal seat in Quebec

The two-time Olympian and Liberal candidate for Brome-Missisquoi will be heading to Ottawa as a MP

8 lessons every new cyclist learns

There are some things you will pick up pretty quickly when you start riding and others that will take some more time to sink in

Taylor Phinney announces retirement seeking to create and cultivate in his life beyond the bike

29-year-old teases an enduro race might be in his future and concedes that his passion for art has won out over his desire to keep racing pro

Mobile Strava app to drop support for Bluetooth and ANT+ devices

Recording data from power meters, cadence and speed sensors, and heart rate monitors through the mobile app will no longer be possible

5 thoughts you’ll have during a gravel event

You’ll question everything, wonder what technology you need to buy to make navigating these tricky courses easier and hope you can just stay on your bike

9 habits of cyclists that make no sense

While these practices aren’t bad or harmful to anybody, they’ll make you think ‘Yeah, why do cyclists do that and think it’s just normal?’

The power it took Woods to drop Valverde and the rest of the peloton at Milano-Torino

A huge performance by the Canadian climbing ace on his way to winning the 100th edition of the Italian autumn classic

High or low: Find the right upgrade for your bike

Whether you have a big budget or a more modest one, you can improve the aesthetics and quality of your ride with the right purchase

Michael Woods looking to add icing onto his Milano-Torino cake on Saturday

Canadian climbing ace showed form, maturity and confidence riding the field off his wheel at the 100th edition of the Italian autumn classic

13 things you might hear on your next group ride

Some of the things you are sure to hear among the cyclists you ride long with

5 signs you are winning at fall riding

Enjoying decadent seasonal treats and beverages is a sure sign that you are doing this whole autumn riding thing right

Rochette wins FayetteCross Day 1, van den Ham and Jackson top-5 on Day 2

Fayetteville, Arkansas hosts UCI race weekend giving course preview of 2022 world championship venue

Should you wear your socks over or under your leg warmers?

An age-old debate rages every season, when the cycling etiquette aficionados cover their legs to protect from the wet and cold, on how a cyclist’s socks should be worn

Analyzing Michael Woods ride to second at the Giro dell’Emilia

Canadian explodes up final climb to finish second to an absolutely flying Primoz Roglic

How to execute a quick bike clean after a messy ride

Please don’t leave your bike all dirty after riding muddy singletrack, gritty roads or wet trails

7 Canadians secure roster spots on Rally UHC men’s team for 2020

American UCI Pro Continental outfit find Svein Tuft’s replacement with American WorldTour vet Nate Brown

Being active is very good for your brain but too much exercise may tire it out

New study suggests young adults brains are healthier when they are active but high training loads could tire the brain out in the shorter term

Top 10 drop bar bike trends to look out for in 2020

Categories are merging and blending with some similar trends observable across road, endurance, gravel, cyclocross and adventure bikes

Top Canadian track talent gather in Milton for nationals

Momentum building as Cycling Canada sees promising developments of the performance program out of the Milton velodrome

Hugo Houle and Michael Woods world championship data shows how brutally hard the race was

Relentless pouring rain and cold combined for one of the toughest days in the saddle of the 2019 season

UCI Cycling Esport World Championships coming to Zwift in 2020

Cycling’s governing body and the online riding app have agreed to host inaugural world champion crowning events next year

3 violations that will get the UCI fashion police on your case

Sponsorship logos, socks and skin tight clothing can all get cycling’s governing body on your case if you aren’t careful

Israel Cycling Academy set to acquire Katusha’s WorldTour license, report

Israeli-Canadian Sylvan Adams has been motivated to get his team to the Tour de France

Spottings of furry cyclist around Prince George lead to retrieval of human society’s mascot

Mischievous husky had been spotted riding a small bicycle around town before police were able to return the costume

Gallery: Canadians in ITT action at the Yorkshire Worlds

No medals but Canadians test themselves against the clock with Karol-Ann Canuel’s 12th the top result of the championships for Canada so far

5 reasons fall is the perfect time to start commuting by bicycle

Make getting around and running errands on a bicycle a healthy and sustainable part of your lifestyle this autumn

9 pieces of must-have gear to make the most of autumn riding

Fall is a wonderful time to ride your bike and with the right gear you can really take advantage of the season

Watch: New ITT world champion makes wrong turn but still wins

Russian Aigul Gareeva was not the only rider to have bad luck in Yorkshire as the world’s ITTs got underway

Svein Tuft reflects on the beautiful life pro cycling has given him

42-year-old Langley-native says goodbye to pro cycling but will forever be incredibly thankful for the experiences the sport has given him

10 cycling epiphanies you have every fall

Annual reminders why autumn is the best season of them all for riding your bike

Watch: Cyclists across Canada wish Svein Tuft well in touching retirement send-off

Pros, young riders and members of the cycling community thank 13-time Canadian champion for his inspiration and impact wishing him a happy retirement

Maghalie Rochette carries momentum into Waterloo World Cup with her #CXFever rising

Canadian champion took the biggest win of her career in Iowa City but is even more excited for the Trek CXC Cup

The lies cyclists tell

Our fibs are not malicious and often unintentional

The Strava numbers behind impressive Canadian rides at the 2019 GP Montreal

A look at Matteo Dal-Cin, Nick Zukowsky, Charles-Étienne Chrétien and Hugo Houle’s power data from the Montreal Launrentian Classic

Michael Woods tests his legs in Montreal ahead of worlds and Italian autumn classics

Ottawa-native satisfied with his eighth place finish but eyes Il Lombardia in final chapter of his 2019 season

Gallery: Canadians leave their mark on the 10th edition of the GP Montreal

Four Canadians infiltrate the breakaway, Nick Zukowsky wins the KOM and Michael Woods sprints to eighth

Gallery: Classic show down in the 10th edition of the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec

Canadians fly the flag high on a beautiful day in Old Quebec City for the one-day Laurentian Classic

How a video game gave Michael Matthews his winning edge in Quebec City

Australian has Hugo Houle looking to Gran Turismo for training ahead of the UCI Road World Championships

How to watch the 2019 Jinglecross UCI Cyclocross World Cup in Canada

Watch Rochette take on the world in Iowa City in this weekend’s season opener

Canadians reflect on the importance of the Laurentian Classics on the eve of the 10th edition

Michael Woods, Svein Tuft, James Piccoli and other standout riders racing in Friday and Sunday’s WorldTour events say we are lucky to have these events on Canadian soil

The best places to spectate the Grand Prix Cyclistes de Québec et Montréal

The spots to catch the WorldTour racing if you are planning on spectating in Quebec City or Montreal this weekend

Canada selects 25 riders for the 2019 Yorkshire road world championships

Cycling Canada announces a deep team lead 2018 bronze medalist Michael Woods for the 2019 UCI Road World Championships for elite, under-23 and junior riders

How to watch the 2019 Grand Prix Cyclistes de Québec et Montréal in Canada

Follow all the WorldTour action on the streets of Quebec City and Montreal on Sept. 13 and 15

‘The best in the world are in my backyard, they came to me,’ James Piccoli on Canadian WorldTour races

Montreal-native was runner-up and won stages at the Tour of Utah and Tour de Beauce in breakthrough 2019 season

Who is 200 m sprint world record holder Kelsey Mitchell?

25-year-old track sprinter is steadily progressing in Cycling Canada’s program as it builds towards the 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Cananda wraps up Pan Am championships in Cochabamba with 15 medal haul

Team Canada leaves Bolivia with 15 medals, new Canadian records and a world record after a extremely successful start of the track season

Maghalie Rochette continues stranglehold on Rochester CX with weekend sweep

Canadian and Pan Am champion dominates UCI cyclocross weekend for the second season in a row

Kelsey Mitchell breaks 200 m world record at Pan Am track cycling championships in Cochabamba

Canada accumulating medals and national records on the boards of Bolivia

Jenn Jackson joins Michael van den Ham on Giant-Easton p/b Transitions LifeCare

Giant added as new bike and title sponsor for cyclocross team stacked with Canadian talent

Zwift ups virtual riding immersion with steering functionality

Virtual online training platform introduces increased gamification of their riding and training experience

Shimano’s new 2020 cross-country, downhill and gravity shoes

Winter and hikeable shoes also receive model updates in overhaul of entire footwear line-up

U23 champ and GP Saguenay winner Nick Zukowsky moves to Rally UHC for 2020

American team looking to expand its European campaign in 2020 also adding Silber Pro Cycling alumni Stephen Bassett

Shimano updates 2020 road shoe line-up including to accessible RC5

New track shoes for the Tokyo Olympics and women specific S-Phyre added to 2020 footwear range

Vuelta broadcast helicopter busts illegal marijuana grow-op on rooftop

Three days after Stage 8 finished in Igualada, police seized 40 weed plants but the owners are still at large

Unique 24H Mosport Velo coming to Ontario speedway this September

It’s not too late to sign up for the 24-hour team ride on the international motorsport track in Bowmanville in support of Special Olympics Ontario

4iiii expands into smart trainers with the new Fliiiight

Cochrane, Alta.-based power meter company developed the new trainer after acquiring Waterloo, Ont.-based company STAC

Snot rocket etiquette for cyclists

It’s very rude to expel your mucus onto your ride companions

How to keep training with school about to restart and summer nearing its end

Labour Day weekend signals a change of pace from summer and you’ll need to adapt your riding schedule adoringly

Distracted team director almost runs over his own rider at Vuelta a España

During Stage 5 of the Vuelta a España, the Burgos-DH car collided with KOM leader Ángel Madrazo

Get more out of your bike packing bags by using them for commuting

How to turn gear you infrequently use to an essential for doing errands and getting to work

Why Leah Kirchmann is on point to podium at worlds

Team Canada has an on form ace who is quietly accumulating very promising results ahead of the road race and ITT in Yorkshire

Can I race ‘cross with this?

6 bikes that are suitable for adventure riding and may allow you to hop into a couple of cyclocross races this season as well

Top things you haven’t done this summer but you still have time for

5 attainable objectives you can still complete with the warm weather season soon coming to a close

Zwift riders will soon be able to tackle the 2019 Yorkshire world championship course

In September, Zwift users can test themselves on the Harrogate circuit

Watch: Winnipeg runner chases down and catches bike wheel thief

Karly Tardiff ran barefoot after a man making off with her wheel before confronting him and getting it back

Record number of North Americans to challenge for 10th anniversary of GPCQM

19 Canadians to line-up for Laurentian Classics with Montreal race upping the ante to celebrate a decade of WorldTour racing

Panniers vs backpacks for bike commuters

Alternative ways to transport your belongings with your bike come with pros and cons depending on your priorities

5 tips for a fitness top-up to turn your summer base into sharp end of season form

Take your riding to the next level by improving your high intensity performance with the help of your summer base

How to turn a gravel bike into a cyclocross ready race machine

With a few adjustments to your setup, you’ll be better prepared to navigate the technical and muddy challenges of the ‘cross course on your gravel bike

B.C. government plans to transform 67 km of the Great Trail into a road

Recreational groups oppose Ministry of Forests and Lands proposal to transform rail trail into a road

Things you should keep at your desk as a bike commuter

Be prepared for anything on your bike commutes by keeping the things you might need at work

Your complete guide to Shimano’s road pedals

Chances are, Shimano’s road pedals will work for you

Garneau Garibaldi C Prohibition

Rowdy 650b wheels and a lightweight carbon frame pair for a fun package on any surface

6 new can’t miss 2020 bikes

New bike models that will help you take your riding to the next level

Montreal police stand by 12,000 tickets they issued to cyclist last year

Enforcement officers in the Canadian city that issued the most tickets to cyclists say heavy ticketing was for safety reasons

Answering the internet’s most asked cycling questions

We answer the most Googled questions people have about cyclists

No. 22 Broken Arrow review

A cyclocross bike dialled for the race course but very fun and capable for the rest of the season when #crossiscoming

How to map out a great cycling route

Discover new roads, better views and bigger challenges with these tools

How to introduce a new person to cycling

12 tips to ease a friend or family member into riding

How to take your group rides to the next level

A DIY fondo can be totally informal and still be a can’t miss event for the cycling community where you live

How to improve on the bike by recovering easier and training harder

Polarized training has been observed in elite athletes but amateurs fail to replicate the principal in their own riding

How to fix a creaky bike

If your bike is making undesirable noises, these parts that require tightening, greasing or cleaning could be the culprit.

Top 10 Canadian National Parks to ride in

National areas to explore on your road, cross or mountain bike

How to unleash a fierce acceleration

The art of making a successful attack and break away from the group

A weekend bikepacking adventure with Rondo bikes

The alloy Ruut and carbon Hvrt offer the versatility to crush the gravel Simcoe County Loop Trail all packed up. Then, they can each become a road bike or gravel racer with a few modifications

Update: Cyclist fends off grizzly bear with knife in B.C. backcountry

A man was seriously injured in B.C. on Monday after a wildlife encounter on a logging road near Powell River

How to be the most popular person on the group ride

Do these 9 things to become respected by everyone you ride with

Review of the new look Garmin Edge 530

Updated body with lots of new features make Garmin’s updated mid-tier cycling device an intriguing option for enthusiasts and competitive cyclists

Cycling Canada announces return to Tour de l’Avenir after eight year absence

Six of Canada’s most talented under-23 riders will line-up at a mini Tour de France for under-23 riders which has become a testing ground for future WorldTour talent

The story of the 2019 Tour de France in photos

Looking back on an incredible, unbelievable and exciting three weeks of racing around France.

Canadian Tour de France coverage moving exclusively to FloBikes in Canada for 2020

Live, on-demand sports streaming website FloSports as acquired the rights to ASO’s cycling events for 2020 to 2023

Tour de France gets special bikes and gear for the Champs-Élysées

Classification winners get custom paint jobs while other riders sport custom gear including Michael Woods

How to tell if you are getting dehydrated on your summer rides

Drinking enough fluids is so important for your performance on the bike and your health

5 tips to build a cycling streak

Biking is not only a convenient way to get around but it can also save you money and help you get into better shape

Michael Woods’ day in numbers from the Stage 18 Tour de France breakaway

EF Education First’s Canadian racing with two broken ribs finished seventh on the 208 km Queen stage that featured 4,700 m of climbing