Hesjedal Made Canadian History

Canadian road cyclist Ryder Hesjedal of Victoria, British Columbia (Garmin-Barracuda) made Canadian sport history today by becoming the first Canadian cyclist to ever wear the famous Pink jersey, a distinction awarded to the overall leader of the general classification at the Giro d’Italia. Hesjedal finished fifth on the seventh stage at the Giro d’Italia, and…

SpiderTech ready for Pro Continental Season

Team SpiderTech today unveiled Canada’s first ever professional cycling team to achieve UCI Professional Continental status, one level before the Tour de France. Never before has a Canadian team been in pursuit of the Tour de France, considered the highest level in pro cycling in the world. According to Team SpiderTech founder Steve Bauer, Olympic…

A Page Of Cycling History

“We showed that the Canadians are here and that they’re ready for the dance.” Directeur Sportif of Team Canada p/b Spidertech Steve Bauer said after the Grand Prix Cycliste ProTour Québec. A page of cycling history was written on Friday when Québec City hosted the first race of the ProTour on the American continent. A…

Team Canada Is Ready To Battle

Only one rider on Team Canada p/b Spidertech has raced repeatedly at ProTour events or against ProTour teams, Dominique Rollin of the Pro Continental squad Cervelo Testteam, and he is optimistic about the chances of the team in the two races coming up on home soil. “We have 2 or 3 riders that can finish…

Boivin Sprints To Second In Germany

“I told Guillaume, a couple of days ago, that the Sparkassen Giro was his type of course.” said Steve Bauer to sportcom. The SpiderTech p/b Planet Energy DS knew what he was talking about, when Guillaume Boivin took second place in the race held on Sunday in Germany. Not only did he take second place…