Tag Archives: Grand Prix Cyclists de Montreal

A Surprise Win For Nordhaug In Montreal

Posted on 09. Sep, 2012 by .

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It wasn’t a surprise to see a Sky Procycling rider on the top step of the podium today at the Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal. The surprise was that it was Sky’s Lars-Petter Nordhaug on the top step and not his teammate and pre-race favorite Edvald Boasson-Hagen taking the win at the end of the [...]

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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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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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Quebec Withdraws Bid For World Championships

Posted on 24. Mar, 2011 by .

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Surprising news: Québec City has withdrawn its bid to host the 2015 UCI Road World Championships.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 [...]

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22 Teams For Grand Prix Cycliste Races In Canada

Posted on 11. Mar, 2011 by .

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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.

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Wrapping Up ProTour Races In Canada

Posted on 15. Sep, 2010 by .

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Wrapping up the two ProTour races in Canada. World Championships in 2015. ProTour race in Boston.

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No surprises Just Confirmation For Team Canada

Posted on 13. Sep, 2010 by .

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The Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal was a much a tougher course than the Québec course, the fans knew it and the riders certainly knew it. It could be seen on the faces of the young riders of Team Canada p/b Spidertech at sign-in, nerves were showing. And it could be seen on their faces [...]

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Photo Gallery Grand Prix Cycliste Montreal

Posted on 13. Sep, 2010 by .

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Photo Gallery of the inaugural Grand Prix Cycliste Montréal

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Gesink’s Blistering Attack Wins Montreal

Posted on 12. Sep, 2010 by .

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Rabobank’s Robert Gesink put in a blistering attack the final time up Camilien Houde, the first climb in the 12.6 km lap and was able to hold off a determined chase  to win the Grand Prix Cycliste Montreal, his first ever win at a ProTour one-day race. Four seconds later, Peter Sagan (Liquigas) won the [...]

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On Tap: Grand Prix Cycliste ProTour Québec & Montréal

Posted on 07. Sep, 2010 by .

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History. Many top riders have climbed and suffered on the Mont Royal in Montréal. In the 1974 World Championships where the great Eddy Merckx won his third rainbow jersey. The Olympic Road Race in 1976. For five years, from 88 to 92 at the Grand Prix des Amériques, a stop in the World Cup circuit [...]

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