Tag Archives: road world championships
Posted on 17. Jul, 2011 by lyne.
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 [...]
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Surprising news: Québec City has withdrawn its bid to host the 2015 UCI Road World Championships.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 15. Jan, 2011 by lyne.
Who will get the 2015 UCI Road World Championships? Richmond, Virginia in the United States or Québec City, Québec in Canada. Both, with the support of their respective mayors and cycling federations, have put in a bid to hold the event in 2015, and according to canoe.ca, they are the only two cities so far [...]
Posted on 26. Oct, 2010 by lyne.
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 [...]
Posted on 01. Oct, 2010 by lyne.
A bit more that two years ago, Guillaume Boivin shocked the Canadian Cycling World, when at 20 years of age he crossed the line first at the Canadian Road Championships, making him the winner in both the Elite and U23 categories. Some called it a fluke, but Boivin stayed quiet and let his legs do [...]
Posted on 30. Sep, 2010 by lyne.
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 [...]
Posted on 29. Sep, 2010 by lyne.
Canadian cyclist Tara Whitten of Edmonton, Alta, posted the top Canadian result with a seventh place in the Women’s Time Trial race, on Wednesday, at the 2010 UCI Road World Championships in Melbourne, Australia. Whitten, who improved by one spot her Time Trial result from last year, placed seventh stopping the clock at 33 minutes [...]
Posted on 28. Sep, 2010 by lyne.
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 [...]
Posted on 16. Sep, 2010 by lyne.
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 [...]