Fortin Takes First Canadian Cycling Title

On Saint-Jean-Baptiste day, Véronique Fortin  celebrated her first ever Canadian title on Friday night in Milton, ON, winning the women’s elite road race at the 2011 IMMUNITY-FX Canadian Road Championships powered by Canaccord Wealth Managent in front of over 1000 fans gathered on the course to cheer on Canada’s top women cyclists. Fortin, 31, completed…

2011 Canadian Road Nationals Video Preview

2011 Canadian Road Nationals Video Preview

A closer look at the Elite Road Race course for the 2011 Immunity-FX Canadian National Road Championships. The 12-km circuit features the notorious Rattlesnake Point climb. Pro rider Andrew Randell of Team SpiderTech p/b C10 and race organizer Craig Fagan offer a preview of what to expect. ttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hz4PoEdh04E Both the elite women’s and men’s road…

Hughes To Race At Gatineau

Clara Hughes will be racing for Team Canada at the only two UCI Category 1 races for women in Canada, the 2011 Grand Prix Cycliste Gatineau, held on May 19th and 21st 2011 in Gatineau, QC. Hughes is having a brilliant comeback to cycling, winning both the time trial and road races at the 2011…

Team Canada For Pan Am Games

Fourteen athletes will represent Canada at the UCI Pan American Road and Track Continental Championships held on May 1 – 8 in Bogota, Colombia. The track events will take place May 1-5 followed by the time trials on May 6th and the road race on May 8th. Road Cycling Joëlle Numainville (Montréal, QC; TIBCO/To The…

Canada Names Team For Cross Worlds

The Canadian Cycling Association (CCA) announced today the six cyclists who will be representing Canada at the 2011 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships, held January 29-30, 2011 in St. Wendel, Germany. (See USA Names Elite Women, U23 & Junior For Cross Worlds) Canada’s team at the UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships has two riders with previous participation…

Canada Bidding For 2015 Road Worlds

In September, the possibility of hosting the 2015 UCI Road World Championships in Quebec City was first talked about, publicly that is, prior to the first ever ProTour race held in North America, the Grand Prix Cycliste de Quebec.  Well, it’s now official Canada, via the Canadian Cycling Association has initiated the bid process to…

Tuft Says Worst Day Of My Life

Canadian cyclist Svein Tuft of Langley, BC, finished 26th in the Men’s Time Trial at the 2010 UCI Road World Championships in Melbourne, in what he describes as the “worst day of my life.” Tuft, the current and multiple Canadian Champion in Time Trial, completed the course in 1 hour 3 minutes 4 seconds, almost…

Team Canada Ready For Road Worlds

The Canadian Road Cycling team has arrived in Melbourne, Australia, to compete in the 2010 UCI Road World Championships from Wednesday September 29 to Sunday October 3. The team landed “down under” last week, and have been preparing for this major cycling event with training races, course familiarisation, public events and team building exercises to…

Canadian Team For Worlds

Today, Canadian Cycling Association (CCA) revealed the 13 riders that will represent Canada at the UCI Road World Championships in Melbourne, Australia, from September 29 to October 3, 2010. After a breakthrough year, Ryder Hesjedal has decided not to race at Worlds and Michael Barry, the fourth Canadian in the ProTour ranks, is recovering from…

CCA Announces Partnership With LOOK

LOOK RETURNS TO CANADIAN CYCLING ASSOCIATION TO HELP ATHLETES WIN Bikes and accessories maker return to support as Canadian Cycling continues to grow The Canadian Cycling Association (CCA) is proud to announce a new partnership with LOOK, a high performance bicycle and accessory maker from France. After a few years of separation, LOOK and the…

Team Canada for MTB World Championships

Canada hosts event for the third time in history; World’s best to ride hills of Mont-Sainte-Anne, QC The Mountain Bike World Championships are the biggest annual Mountain Bike event in the world in terms of importance. Over 850 competitors from 50 nations are expected to arrive in Québec City for the event. Over 1000 volunteers…

the week that was

News for the week ending July 23: Canada and South Africa name teams for 2010 Commonwealth Games. Canada and USA squad for Junior Road Worlds and Junior Track Worlds. Jesse Sergent to Radioshack as stagiaire.

the week that was

News from the week ending July 9. Bad news from Univest Grand Prix and Tour de Toona. Two new riders, Amaël Moinard and Greg Van Avermaet to BMC. CalGiant Cross Team. Canada’s long-list for Elite Women and U23 Men for Worlds.