Quebec Withdraws Bid For World Championships

Surprising news: Québec City has withdrawn its bid to host the 2015 UCI Road World Championships.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

Canada Bidding For 2015 Road Worlds

In September, the possibility of hosting the 2015 UCI Road World Championships in Quebec City was first talked about, publicly that is, prior to the first ever ProTour race held in North America, the Grand Prix Cycliste de Quebec.  Well, it’s now official Canada, via the Canadian Cycling Association has initiated the bid process to…

Tuft Says Worst Day Of My Life

Canadian cyclist Svein Tuft of Langley, BC, finished 26th in the Men’s Time Trial at the 2010 UCI Road World Championships in Melbourne, in what he describes as the “worst day of my life.” Tuft, the current and multiple Canadian Champion in Time Trial, completed the course in 1 hour 3 minutes 4 seconds, almost…

Team Canada Ready For Road Worlds

The Canadian Road Cycling team has arrived in Melbourne, Australia, to compete in the 2010 UCI Road World Championships from Wednesday September 29 to Sunday October 3. The team landed “down under” last week, and have been preparing for this major cycling event with training races, course familiarisation, public events and team building exercises to…

Canadian Team For Worlds

Today, Canadian Cycling Association (CCA) revealed the 13 riders that will represent Canada at the UCI Road World Championships in Melbourne, Australia, from September 29 to October 3, 2010. After a breakthrough year, Ryder Hesjedal has decided not to race at Worlds and Michael Barry, the fourth Canadian in the ProTour ranks, is recovering from…