Canadian Cycling Magazine August September 2015
Canadian Cycling Magazine August September 2015


Pro Riders on Suffering
It’s too common to talk about suffering on the bike. But four Canadian pros—Svein Tuft, Ryder Hesjedal, Lex Albrecht and Catharine Pendrel—explore what it really means.
by Paul Gains

Taking on Paris-Brest-Paris
The founder of the Alberta Randonneurs looks back on his 1,200-km rides and ahead to this year’s big event in France.
by Jeff Shmoorkoff

2015 Tour of Alberta Preview
A stage-by-stage look at the third edition of Canada’s biggest race.
by Matthew Pioro

25 Years of Mont-Sainte-Anne
This August, the top mountain bikers in world will do what they’ve done since 1991: Ride the trails of the iconic Quebec venue.
by Dean Campbell

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    The Scene

    Vuelta a España
    Will Canucks reign in Spain, or even show up?
    by Larry Humber

    Paris vs. Ontario
    Province’s cycling infrastructure funding raises questions
    by Dan Dakin

    Cycling Celebrity
    Ashleigh Ball of indie-pop trio Hey Ocean!
    by David McPherson

    Canadian Club
    Contagious Mountain Bike Club
    by Dean Campbell

    Bringing up little riders
    by James “Cranky” Ramsay

    Notes from the Gruppetto
    What to watch when you watch races on TV
    by Bart Egnal

    48 Hours
    Calgary’s punchy prairies
    by Jeff Bartlett

    Books & DVDs
    A Purpose Ridden; The Bastard is Dead; The Urban Cycling Survival Guide

    Guest Chef
    Sarah Caylor’s Moroccan grilled chicken Buddha bowl with maple tahini dressing
    by Tracey Green

    Nut butters to go nuts for
    by Matthew Kadey

    Pedalling Beach to Beach in Baja
    Test your legs on the roads of the peninsula and then put your feet up to relax
    by Matthew Kadey


    Training Tips
    Commuter workouts
    by Stephen Cheung

    Don’t mountain bike like a roadie
    by Andrew Randell and Steve Neal

    What your bike is trying to tell you when it makes noise
    by Barry Fraser



    Felt AR5
    Aero without compromise

    Three slippery road machines
    Trek Madone 2.5, Giant Propel Advanced Pro 0 and Scott Foil Premium Di2


    Norco Sight C 7.3
    An all-mountain bike with snappy handling

    Cannondale F-Si Carbon 2
    An entry model with top specs for tearing up the XC course

    Rapid Fire

    Stow it Under Your Saddle
    Essential first aid for your machine

    In Depth

    Ebikes for Everyone
    Pedal-assist machines are growing in popularity. Here’s why, and why you could be into them, too.
    by Dan Dakin

    Going in Deeper
    A close look at wheels with 50-mm rim depths

    Ridley Debuts the 2016 Fenix SL
    An endurance bike with race geometry