Tag Archives: Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec
Posted on 31. Aug, 2011 by lyne.
It’s a simple concept seen in winter sports, like ski cross that was added to the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver. Three racers go head-to-head on a one-kilometer course where only the fast survive to race again and again until only one remains. Introduced last year, the Challenge Sprint Pro is back with a [...]
Posted on 24. Mar, 2011 by lyne.
Surprising news: Québec City has withdrawn its bid to host the 2015 UCI Road World Championships. Race organizer Serge Arsenault told Radio Canada that, at a cost of 20 million dollars, the event was simply too expensive. With no assistance provided by the provincial and federal governments, Arsenault decided to withdraw the bid. The UCI [...]
Posted on 11. Mar, 2011 by lyne.
The six-month countdown has started, and the 22 teams, 18 ProTeams and 4 Pro Continentals were named for the Grand Prix Cycliste races in Québec City and Montréal. The races will also be one lap longer each, for over 200km.
Posted on 12. Sep, 2010 by lyne.
His name was chanted all day Friday at the Grand Prix Cycliste Québec, at the team presentation, at every ascent of the cote de la Montagne, every time he crossed the start/finish line in front of 5-deep, and getting deeper, crowd. The roar was deafening when he initiated an attack to form a late race [...]
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.
Like we’ve seen time and time before, Thomas Voeckler (Bbox Bouygues) launched a race late attack and this one stuck. The French Champion won the Grand Prix Cycliste de Quebec with a perfect timing but not great legs. Edvald Boasson-Hagen (Sky) was second and Robert Gesink (Rabobank) third. Updated