Breakthrough season for Houle

Canadian Hugo Houle raced to the best performance of his career, so far, when he finished fourth at the under-23 road race at the UCI Road World Championships last Saturday. “Generally, I had a super season. That fourth place is my biggest result this season, even though I’m very proud of my second overall at…

Stybar Unsure About Louisville

Two-time Cyclocross World Champion Zdenek Stybar (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) is not sure if he will be racing and trying to regain the title at the 2013 Cyclocross World Championships in Louisville, KY.  With still some road racing on his schedule, including the road race at the Road World Championships this weekend, his upcoming cross season…

Canadian Team for Road Worlds

Finally, Cycling Canada announced today – via twitter – the riders named to represent Canada at the 2012 UCI Road World Championships, set for September 15 to 23 in Limburg, Netherlands. The event starts on September 16 with the newly added Team Time Trial race for professional cycling teams, and closes on September 23 with…

Courses Approved For Limburg 2012

Last week, the UCI gave the approval for all road and time trial races held in the UCI Road World Championships in Limburg, Netherlands. Not only was a team time trial, for trade teams, added this year but the Limburg 2012 added an extra twist to the elite men’s race with an added 100km approach to…

Team USA for Road World Championships

USA Cycling announced today the roster 31 riders that will represent the United States at the 2011 UCI Road World Championships, Sept. 19-25 in Copenhagen, Denmark. The short list for Team Canada was announced last week. Quotas for Worlds. Quotas for each country were a few weeks ago. Ranked 8th in the UCI WorldTour Classification,…

Canada Short List For Elite Men Road Worlds

The CCA released the 12 cyclists named to the Selection Pool in the Men’s Elite category for both the Road race and the Time Trials race at the 2011 UCI Road World Championships held September 19-25 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Of the pool, six are racing for Team SpiderTech powered by C10, Canada’s only UCI Pro-Continental…

Quotas For Canada and USA For Road Worlds

The USA will be able to field the maximum numbers of riders in almost all of the UCI Road World Championships, to be held in Copenhagen, on September 19-25, 2011. Canada also qualified but will be fielding a smaller squad. As usual, there are lots of UCI rules to determine the quotas (ie number of…

Canadian Short List For Road World Championships

The Canadian Cycling Association (CCA) announced today the short list of athletes named to the selection pool for the 2011 UCI Road World Championships, to be held in Copenhagen, Denmark from September 19-25, 2011. The Men’s Elite pool will be announced in August, while the complete and final Canadian contingent will be announced mid-September. Head…