Tag Archives: francois parisien
Posted on 08. Sep, 2012 by lyne.
His tenth place finish at the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec made François Parisien not only the highest placed Canadian but also marked a personal victory after a very tough year for the Spidertech p/b C10 rider. “It’s the best result of my career. Today (Friday), our team had a perfect race except for my [...]
Posted on 11. Sep, 2010 by lyne.
“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 [...]
Posted on 10. Sep, 2010 by lyne.
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 [...]
Posted on 19. Mar, 2010 by lyne.
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 [...]
Posted on 09. Sep, 2009 by lyne.
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 [...]
Posted on 01. Jun, 2009 by lyne.
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) [...]
Posted on 24. Apr, 2008 by lyne.
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 [...]