A Page Of Cycling History

“We showed that the Canadians are here and that they’re ready for the dance.” Directeur Sportif of Team Canada p/b Spidertech Steve Bauer said after the Grand Prix Cycliste ProTour Québec. A page of cycling history was written on Friday when Québec City hosted the first race of the ProTour on the American continent. A…

Team Canada Is Ready To Battle

Only one rider on Team Canada p/b Spidertech has raced repeatedly at ProTour events or against ProTour teams, Dominique Rollin of the Pro Continental squad Cervelo Testteam, and he is optimistic about the chances of the team in the two races coming up on home soil. “We have 2 or 3 riders that can finish…

A new approach for François Parisien

Same team but new approach this year for François Parisien of the Spidertech powered by Planet Energy team. Instead of putting in race days in South America early on, he “took it easy” training in Palm Springs California. His first race will be the San Dimas Stage Race this weekend. “Last year, at the Tour…

Deja vu in Missouri

In a deja vu from the previous day – or is it from last year – Mark Cavendish of the Columbia-HTC team easily took the bunch sprint to claim stage 2 in back-to-back victories at the Tour of Missouri. The same three men were on the podium but with a flip as Thor Hushovd (Cervelo…

Milne outsprints breakmates to win USAF Cycling Classic

After a long hard-fought 175 km (109.2-mile) and overcoming his own body, Team Type 1’s Shawn Milne outsprinted his breakmates to win the US Air Force Cycling Classic, UCI race on the USA Cycling Pro Tour series event in Crystal City, Va. Canadian Charles Dionne (Fly V Australia) was second and Scott Zwizanski (Kelly Benefit)…

A conversation with François Parisien

François Parisien started racing his bike 14 years ago, and at the age of 19, he decided to head to Europe, leaving Canada in order to live out the dream and try to make it to the pro ranks. He raced for many years with French amateur squads and won the Canadian Road National Championship…