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Pendrel, Batty, Plaxton and Kabush to represent Canada at Olympic Games

Posted on 20. Jun, 2012 by .

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Cycling Canada, in collaboration with the Canadian Olympic Committee, is pleased to announce the nomination of Catharine Pendrel, Emily Batty, Geoff Kabush and Max Plaxton to the 2012 Canadian Olympic Team set to compete at the Olympic Games this upcoming summer. Canada qualified the maximum two spots for the women’s race, and two spots for […]

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Whitten and Bell Lead Canada’s Track Team at Olympic Games

Posted on 15. Jun, 2012 by .

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Cycling Canada, in collaboration with the Canadian Olympic Committee, is pleased to announce the seven track cycling nominees to the Canadian Olympic team for the 2012 Olympic Games in London, GBR. Canada qualified for an all-time high six events at the 2012 Olympic Games this upcoming summer: men omnium, women omnium, women team pursuit, women […]

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Hesjedal Made Canadian History

Posted on 12. May, 2012 by .

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Canadian road cyclist Ryder Hesjedal of Victoria, British Columbia (Garmin-Barracuda) made Canadian sport history today by becoming the first Canadian cyclist to ever wear the famous Pink jersey, a distinction awarded to the overall leader of the general classification at the Giro d’Italia. Hesjedal finished fifth on the seventh stage at the Giro d’Italia, and […]

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Grand Prix cycliste Gatineau to Feature World’s Best Women Cyclists

Posted on 09. May, 2012 by .

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The Canadian Cycling Association is pleased to announce the Canadian squad which will compete for the Canadian National Team at the upcoming 2012 Grand Prix cycliste Gatineau Hydro-Québec and Chrono Gatineau Rona, prominent UCI-sanctioned women’s cycling road and time trial races on Canadian soil. On Saturday May 19, some of the world’s best riders will […]

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Lac Mégantic Ready to Welcome Canada’s Top Road Cyclists

Posted on 08. May, 2012 by .

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The 2012 COLD-FX Canadian Road Championships presented by Canadian Tire promises to be very exciting this summer, with the top cyclists converging onto Lac Mégantic, QC to race for the ultimate Canadian honour, the coveted Red and White Maple Leaf jersey. The 2012 edition of the event will be held from June 21nd to July […]

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Kirchmann takes silver in road race at 2012 Pan-American Championships

Posted on 12. Mar, 2012 by .

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Leah Kirchmann took the silver medal in the women’s road race on the final day of the 2012 UCI Pan-American Championships on Sunday in Mar Del Plata, Argentina. After 90 kilometers of racing, Kirchmann crossed the finish line in second place of a bunch sprint won by Cuban rider Yumari Gonzalez. Janildes Fernandez of Brazil […]

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Neben Wins Pan American Time Trial, Shaw Second

Posted on 09. Mar, 2012 by .

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Amber Neben (USA) wins time trial Pan American Continental Games, Canada’s Rhae Shaw second. Nate Brown and Lawson Craddock take 2nd & 3rd in men’s u23 time trial.

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Hashtag Proposal For Road Races

Posted on 16. Feb, 2012 by .

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Here’s a list of twitter hashtag for North American road races on either the NRC, NCC, UCI and/or CCA calendar  that we, @podiuminsight and @podium_live, propose to use this year. In the age of social media, #hashtags matter. Let us know if we missed any and/or if you’d like to propose a different hashtag for […]

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Four To Represent Canada At Cross Worlds

Posted on 11. Jan, 2012 by .

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The four cyclists who  will be representing Canada at the 2012 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships, held January 28-29, 2012 in Koksijde, Belgium were announced by the Canadian Cycling Association (CCA) today. Canada’s team at the 2012 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships has two riders with previous experience at World Championships. Both Craig Richey of Smithers, BC […]

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Expecting Olympian Erinne Willock To Sit Out 2012 Season

Posted on 10. Jan, 2012 by .

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2008 Olympian and 2012 Olympic hopeful road cyclist Erinne Willock of Victoria, British Columbia announced on Tuesday she will put her Olympic dreams on hold as she and husband Tony Zarsadias are expecting the birth of her first child, only days before the start of the 2012 Olympic Games in London. “The last couple months […]

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