Talking Weather And Team Plans At Quebec

“First impressions, it’s humid.” Thomas Voeckler (Bbox Bouygues) replied with a smile. It’s been raining almost non-stop since the riders arrived in Quebec City on Tuesday afternoon for the Grand Prix Cycliste du Quebec. Hurricane Earl is still being felt in La Belle Province. Voeckler along with Levi Leipheimer (Radioshack), Sammy Sanchez (Euskatel-Euskadi) and Ivan…

Big Names for Two Canadian ProTour Races

Preliminary roster for the two Canadian ProTour races includes Sammy Sanchez (Euskaltel-Euskadi), Robert Gesink (Rabobank), Ivan Basso (Liquigas-Doimo), Sylvain Chavanel (Team Quick Step), George Hincapie (BMC Racing Team), Ryder Hesjedal (Garmin-Transitions). 12 riders to Canadian National Team includes Will Routley (Jelly Belly pb Kenda). Sprint Challenge event unveiled. TV Schedule.

the week that was

News from the week ending August 13: Last race for Mark Hekman (Mt Khakis). New course for Univest Grand Prix. More names added to Grand Prix Cyclistes Québec & Montréal, and one, Cadel Evans (BMC) removed.

Monday News Roundup

Roundup of some of the news: Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec, le Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal, La Chrono Gatineau. Rock Racing-Murcia. Chance to ride with the pros at training camps for Team TIBCO, UnitedHealthcare p/b Maxxis and Colavita/Baci. Amber Rais joins Austrian team, positive B Sample for Tom ZIrbel, Clara Hughes is flag bearer for Canada