Tag Archives: Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec

Parisien – “I worked a lot on my mental toughness”

Posted on 08. Sep, 2012 by .

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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 […]

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Langlois – “I proved today that I had the level to be there”

Posted on 08. Sep, 2012 by .

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Bruno Langlois wanted to show himself at the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec on Friday. Mission accomplished for the 31-year old rider of the Garneau-Quebecor team who rode on the Canadian team at the WorldTour race. Langlois not only spent two laps off the front, in front of fans, family and international TV audience but […]

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Gerrans Wins in Quebec

Posted on 07. Sep, 2012 by .

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Once again, a late race attack delivered the win at the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec. Two years ago, Thomas Voeckler (Europcar) made his move in the final kilometer on the false flat to the finish. Last year, Philippe Gilbert (then with Omega Pharma Lotto) attacked the break multiple times in the final two kilometers […]

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An Exceptional Year For Gilbert

Posted on 13. Sep, 2011 by .

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When he came to Québec, Belgian National Champion Philippe Gilbert (Omerga Pharma Lotto) was on the hunt for six UCI points in order to re-claim the top of the WorldTour standings. Simply said Gilbert wants to be number one. Not only did Gilbert get those points, but he finished the weekend with one victory and […]

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Photos – Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec

Posted on 10. Sep, 2011 by .

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Photo Gallery of the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec

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Gilbert Wins In Quebec

Posted on 09. Sep, 2011 by .

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A virtual target on his back didn’t stop Philippe Gilbert (Omega Pharma Lotto) from winning a very tough Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec this afternoon. After breaking away from the field with two laps to go, Gilbert found himself in a select 11 rider break. But not liking the fact that some were not cooperating, […]

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Hesjedal Wants The Top Step This Weekend

Posted on 09. Sep, 2011 by .

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On form, Canadian Ryder Hesjedal (Garmin-Cervelo) is coming to the Grand Prix Cyclistes races in Québec and Montreal to win. “I just want to race well, perform well and be happy when I leave the race but with the way I was able to perform last year, I want to win here. I want to […]

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Photos – Rest Day Grand Prix Cycliste Quebec

Posted on 08. Sep, 2011 by .

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Photo gallery from Thursday, rest day before the Grand Prix Cycliste de Quebec

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Gesink Motivated To Salvage A Tough Year

Posted on 08. Sep, 2011 by .

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Winner of the inaugural race in Montreal last year, and third in Québec, Robert Gesink (Rabobank) is back and highly motivated do well this year. “Last year for me, they were two really good races, in Québec first and then in Montreal. For me, I think these two races were the best pair I had […]

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On Tap: Grands Prix Cyclistes de Québec et de Montréal

Posted on 06. Sep, 2011 by .

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Bigger & Badder. For the second year, only two WorldTour races in North America are back starting with the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec on Friday September 9, and the Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal on Sunday September 11. A few changes were brought to the courses to make them more difficult and closer in […]

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