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Chaos on the European roads and splinters on the track: Olympic hopeful Sarah Van Dam faces them all

Ahead of the Nations Cup in Milton, Ont., the rider breaks down the strategies of key races, as well as choreography for social media clips

Mel Webb and her ultra-endurance cycling adventures

The Vancouver rider talks gear, gummy bears, an outhouse nap and safety within the world’s toughest events

Road cycling myth-busting with Kevin Field

The data guru turns some common ideas—like racing is dead in North America—on their heads

Year-end cycling inspiration with Sami Sauri

The YT Industries athlete looks back at the Migration Gravel Race and other challenging rides from 2023, and ahead to another 12 months of big adventures

Top Canadian cycling stories of 2023

CCM editors debate the best performances of the year on the roads, trails and boards. Find out where they agree and where they don’t see eye to eye

Six stars of Canadian cyclocross

As the national championships approach, Isabella Holmgren, Rafaelle Carrier, Evan Russell, Sidney McGill, Luke Valenti and Michael van den Ham take stock of their seasons

A team of six started a winter bikepacking trip, only three finished

During a 1,000-km journey to Alaska, a group faced dangerous road conditions, terrible weather and mechanical issues, and then things fell apart

Go behind the scenes at the Grands Prix Cyclistes de Québec et de Montréal

A deep dive into the recent WorldTour races in La Belle Province

A deep dive into Michael Woods’s Tour de France stage win

Plus, a look ahead to the Grands Prix Cyclistes de Québec et de Montréal and back to stories from Glasgow you haven’t heard

Just how far can gravel champ Devon Clarke go?

She took up racing less than a year and a half ago and has racked up some big wins. Find out what lies ahead for the Ontario rider

The uphill battles of gravity rider Kasper Woolley

How YT’s young Squamish racer is moving past freak accidents and injuries

The Ottawa mechanic who’s worked at 21 Tours de France

Geoff Brown provides insights into la Grande Boucle and riders he’s worked with, including Lance Armstrong, and looks ahead to the TdF Femmes

How to plot a 14,000-km bikepacking route from coast to coast

Matt Kadey on the joys and challenges of designing adventurous tracks across the country

In-depth interview with Derek Gee on the Giro d’Italia and the seconds that count

A discussion with the Ottawa rider about his achievements throughout May

Olivia Baril has Grand Tour victories in her sights

The rider has had a strong road season so far and is poised for bigger things

Building a cyclist’s mental toolkit with Mark Beaumont

The long-distance and adventure cyclist discusses the psychological elements that can make you a better rider

There’s more going on in a 4:16 team pursuit than you know

Riders and coaches break down performances at the Milton Track Nations Cup

The wisdom of Geoff Kabush

The legendary mountain bike rider has advice for riders young and no-so-young. Also, Paris-Roubaix. (More like, Roub-eh!)

Tips and advice for the riding season ahead

Or, mistakes we’re trying not to make, again

Top Canadian cycling stories of 2022

CCM’s editors discuss the year that was on the road, trails and track

The inside story of Hugo Houle’s Tour de France stage win

Key players break down the day’s racing, as well as the effects of the historic victory

How an 18-year-old Canadian signed with Ineos Grenadiers

Find out more about Michael Leonard and his path to the big WorldTeam

How a judgement on U.S. Postal rocked Canadian cycling

Looking back 10 years to a tumultuous time in road cycling

What’s next for Olympian and national champ Leah Kirchmann?

Following the pro rider’s announcement that she’s retiring after the world championships, she looks back at the evolution of road racing and the women’s peloton, as well as ahead to the future

JaBig, the DJ and far-ranging rider, on his six-month cycling tour of the U.S.

The Vancouver-based adventure cyclist speaks about some striking differences between riding in America compared with Canada, as well as headwinds, riding on interstates and being a ‘bikeochondriac’

She was supposed to be a reserve rider, but Magdeleine Vallières Mill did the Tour de France Femmes and more

The pro from Sherbrooke, Que., had a busy first season on EF Education-TIBCO-SVB

‘I have to know that it’s not in the disco socks’

National short track champion Laurie Arseneault on racing World Cups, fishing, superstition and the fire in her heart

Road and criterium national champion Maggie Coles-Lyster is on the podium a lot

The rider talks American Criterium Cup, chasing UCI points for the track, her big wins this year and the races ahead

Canada’s first Action Jackson, her WorldTeam and the new Tour de France Femmes

Twenty-five years ago, Linda Jackson was on the podium of a stage race in France. Today, her team, EF Education-TIBCO-SVB, will be at the new eight-day race by the ASO

There are three Canucks going to the Tour de France. No! Four. Wait. Five?

A preview of la Grande Boucle with guest Michael Barry

The Biking Lawyer has tips for staying safe on the road

Empowering cycling knowledge from Dave Shellnutt

Two gravel experts on racing, gear and tips for big days on rough roads

Michael van den Ham on Lost and Found. Andrew Randell looks to Unbound. Also, interviews from the Nations Cup in Milton, Ont., and a Giro d’Italia check-in with Alex Cataford

Ryan Roth on winning Tro Bro Léon, but no pig, 10 years ago

Also on the podcast, a check-in with Alex Cataford at the Giro d’Italia

Kelsey Mitchell, beyond big watts

The track cycling Olympic gold medallist looks ahead to the Nations Cup at her home track

Pier-André Côté on his big win and on managing risk in bike races

The sprinter, and actuary student, has had a strong start to his season

How Bridge Bike Works plans to make carbon frames in Toronto

A cool factory, a detailed process and an all-road machine on the way

Kevin Field and Premier Tech u23 have an ambitious plan to put more Canadians in the WorldTour

Can the continental team achieve its goals in fewer than five years?

Top Canadian cycling stories of 2021

CCM’s editors discuss the year that was on the road, trails and track

Was this Guillaume Boivin’s best season ever?

By midsummer, the Montreal rider had hit new heights. Then things got better.

Canada’s newest world champions

Junior stars of the track Carson Mattern and Dylan Bibic on how they got their rainbow jerseys

Jenn Jackson on World Cup mountain biking, the Hawaiian shirt, wrenching and cookies

The rider also looks ahead to her cyclocross season and back to a Jedi mind trick by Sandra Walter

A deep dive into the new Shimano Dura-Ace and Ultegra groupsets

Dave Lawrence and Nick Legan of Shimano discuss features and design of the road bike components

How is Carter Woods planning to win his next race?

The cross country World Cup victor looks ahead to the second act of his season

Tristen Chernove, the rider with 13 rainbow jerseys and three Paralympic medals, looks ahead to the Games

The challenges the cyclist has overcome and continues to face on his way to Tokyo

It’s the third week of the Tour de France, and Guillaume Boivin just wants a salad

The Montreal rider on Israel Start-Up Nation previews the Olympics while still deep within la Grande Boucle

Talking cycling, boxing and wine with Canadian champ Adam de Vos

The rider from Victoria has collected a few jerseys, but one has more significance than the others

After the Olympics, will national champion Karol-Ann Canuel retire?

The SD Worx rider looks ahead to the Games and back on a long road career

Remembering Jocelyn Lovell, the first modern hero of Canadian cycling

On the anniversary of the Lovell’s death, Gordon Singleton, Steve Bauer and Michael Barry share their stories and memories of the complicated man who paved the way for their careers

World Cup cross country rider Gunnar Holmgren packs a lot of coffee

The Orillia, Ont., athlete talks racing in Europe, java, cooking and…figure skating

Lucas Cruz mixes mountain living with downhill World Cup racing

The Pemberton, B.C., athlete on all the fun to be had on bikes, sleds, skis and 4x4s as he looks ahead to the DH season

What could freak out Svein Tuft?

The retired pro from Langley, B.C,. shares his wisdom that comes out of years of racing and exploring, and talks about an old fear and current projects

Haley Smith knows real toughness

The cross country rider speaks candidly about her mental-health struggles and about the race season ahead

It’s about more than setting a world record for Lucy Hempstead

She broke a world record on her bike, but the machine plays a more significant role in putting things back together for the Ottawa rider

Seven Summits is your riding challenge for 2021, and it’s really, really tough

Ryan Atkins on the difficulties and the rewards of climbing the world’s highest peaks, virtually

This Canadian coach is looking closely at Chris Froome’s numbers

Paulo Saldanha, the Israel Start-Up Nation head of performance from Montreal, is helping the Grand Tour champion get back to his best

What the stats don’t tell you about Benjamin Perry

The 26-year-old rider gets ready for his first season in the WorldTour

When Emily Batty could stop hiding her new bikes

The reigning national cross country champ discusses past successes, challenges and current hopes for the season ahead

Why you should scrap training goals in 2021

Ditch New Year’s resolutions, too. But discover Molly Hurford’s approach to improving on and off the bike in the year ahead

Was this past road season Michael Woods’s best ever?

From a broken leg to stage-race podiums

Ryan Anderson’s career is the story of Canadian road cycling during the past 15 years

From iconic teams, such as Symmetrics and SpiderTech, to Europe, and then back to North America

Lockdowns and cyclocross: Maghalie Rochette’s tough choices in Europe

Does the Canadian and Pan Am champ continue racing abroad? Or does she come home? It’s complicated

Michael Barry’s one way-off prediction for the 2020 road season

The former pro roadie looks back at how he thought the action would play out this fall. He got some stuff right. Other stuff: not so much

U.S. cyclocross champion Tim Johnson, a not-so-secret Canadian, rides northern gravel

His first bikepacking trip takes him to a remote region in his adopted province of Quebec

Michael Woods and Hugo Houle on the road world championships

Plus a look back at one rider’s time at the Tour de France and the other’s successes at Tirreno–Adriatico

Watching hockey with Peter Sagan and other tales from the Grands Prix Cyclistes

The opportunities, both big and small, created by the races in Quebec

Catharine Pendrel is awesome

The world champion and Olympian talks racing (past and future), training, bikes and supporting other riders

Listen: Bikepacking tips from Rob Britton

The Tour of Utah winner has advice and tales about big multi-day rides

Listen: The last time there were no Olympics [rebroadcast]

Lessons from three cyclists affected by the 1980 boycott for the COVID-19 era

Listen: Steve Bauer and the last time a Canadian led the Tour de France

30 years ago this summer, the Fenwick Flash was in the yellow jersey

Listen: Talking bubbles and the sourdough revolution with Leah Kirchmann

Canada’s time trial champion looks ahead to the start of the road season and discusses making bread and racing for salmon

Listen: Michael Barry’s straight talk about the planned 2020 road season

The former pro cyclist looks at the challenges and opportunities—but mostly challenges—that lie ahead for riders, teams and race organizers

Listen: Cory Wallace and the art of lockdown in Nepal

The 24-hour mountain bike champion on taking it easy at 2,500 m

Listen: Ryder Hesjedal’s victory at the 2012 Giro d’Italia

A look back at the first Grand Tour win by a Canadian

Listen: The last time there were no Olympics

Lessons from three cyclists affected by the 1980 boycott for the COVID-19 era

Listen: They went on a subarctic fat bike trek, and then the whole world changed

Three riders pedalled the Wapusk trail, the world’s longest seasonal road. When they got out of the woods, they had to learn about the new normal

Listen: When Steve Bauer was 1 cm away from winning Paris-Roubaix

30 years ago, a Canadian almost, almost, won a Monument. Usually, the second-place finisher is forgotten, but not when things are this close

Podcast: Michael Woods has had bad luck, but also some lucky breaks

The EF Pro Cycling rider from Ottawa talks about his femur-busting crash at Paris-Nice, lockdown in Spain and the Tokyo Olympics

Podcast: Canadian pros preview the Hoogerheide cyclocross World Cup

Maghalie Rochette, Michael van den Ham, Ruby West and Aaron Schooler share stories and insights into the final event of the UCI series

Podcast: Lessons from the national cyclocross championships

Athletes discuss what the races say about the discipline and the scene. Also, a dispatch from the Pan Am championships in Midland, Ont.

Podcast: Pros preview CX nationals and Pan Am championships

Also, virtual and in-real-life adventures chasing a distance record in Zwift

Podcast: How to ride in costume this Halloween

Also, should you have a beer after an event?

Podcast: Catharine Pendrel and Haley Smith take on Epic Israel

Two Canadians win a dusty mountain bike stage race. Also, Maghalie Rochette, Jenn Jackson, Michael van den Ham and Ruby West reflect on their early season cyclocross races

Podcast: The Moneyball of Canadian cycling and road cycling world championships preview

How Kevin Field and his spreadsheets have helped this country’s athletes perform better and better

Podcast: Why Michael Matthews likes the Quebec one-day WorldTour races

The Team Sunweb rider talks about the Grand Prix events. Coach Peter Glassford has advice for cyclocrossers targeting a weekend of racing

Podcast: Did Catharine Pendrel’s puppy help her to a World Cup podium?

Vaea Verbeeck discusses her coronation at Crankworx and what do in fall if you just aren’t that keen on ’cross

Podcast: Michael Woods and his Tour de France debrief

Also, Leah Kirchmann on her La Course podium and Shimano’s ‘Gravel Avengers’ come to Ontario

Podcast: Kicking off summer in style at Sea Otter Canada

A rider’s first enduro and the far-out front suspension of Calgary’s Structure Cycleworks

Podcast: Special Tour(s) edition with the first Canadian to crack the top 10

An extended interview covering the nearly forgotten 1984 Tour de France Féminin where Canadian riders distinguished themselves, and a look to this year’s Grande Boucle and Giro Rosa

Podcast: Climbing tips and riding far with Fara Cycling

Techniques for going uphill faster and the Canadian behind a Norwegian company

Podcast: Haley Smith on her best mountain bike World Cup finish

The cross country racer reflects on her third-place at Nové Mesto in the Czech Republic. Also, find out how to hack your local roads to maximize your training rides

Podcast: Riding the roads of the Giro d’Italia and behind the scenes with B.C.’s Knolly Bikes

Head out into the Emilia-Romagna region, recently featured in the Italian Grand Tour. Also, a small Canadian company is doing some innovative things with its mountain bikes

Podcast: Find out about the country’s new summertime cycling festival, Sea Otter Canada

Also, we play a new game: What Does That Sponsor of the Italian Pro Conti Team in the Giro d’Italia Do?

Podcast: Staying motivated and fit in the early season, and hanging with the Toronto Hustle

The development squad in the Big Smoke has some big ambitions. Also, find out how to avoid burnout in springtime

Podcast: Behind the mayhem of the Partymaster Tour

A look into the rock ’n’ rock freestyle series by Montreal’s The Rise, plus the art of moving from the trainer to the road in spring

Podcast: Plan the perfect training camp and Bear Mountain Bike Festival preview

Key tips that will help you get the most out of your upcoming getaway. Also, the inside scoop on the cross country season-opener

Podcast: The tastiest bikepacking route and X-Jam radness

The designer of the new Butter Tart 700 on what makes a good mixed-surface adventure and a national BMX freestyle champ on bar spins and tailwhips

Podcast: Stories from a 600-km winter fat bike ride in Northern Ontario, Svein Tuft: from bike bum to the WorldTour

The four riders of the James Bay Descent project tell their tales from out on the trail. The country’s favourite hardman speaks about the evolution of his long road cycling career

Podcast: The youngest person to ride around the world and a Canadian starts on Development Team Sunweb

B’yauling Toni speaks about pedalling the globe unsupported. Also, Ben Katerberg of Courtenay, B.C., on starting out with his new team

Podcast: Ted King on riding fat bikes on James Bay, interviews from Rally UHC team camp

Former Cannondale-Garmin pro and a fellow rider discuss a planned 600-km trek from Ontario to Nunavut and back. Sara Poidevin and Sara Bergen of Rally UHC Cycling look to the season ahead