Barry Harvey was a Canadian star of the track in the 60s with National and Commonwealth Games medals round his neck and is now the subject of a new book ‘Inside Cycling’ on the shelves soon. Ed Hood spoke to Barry about his racing career and the production of one of the first titanium frames.
There has been many tough riders come out of Canada; Steve Bauer, Jocelyn Lovell, Gordon Singleton and Ryder Hesjedal all come to mind, but there is also Gordon Fraser - A prolific winner on both sides of the Atlantic and Asia, plus Canadian National champion in 2004. Ed Hood found out more.
Mar 26, 2020 - No 2020 Olympic Games, Tour next?-Top Story. Corona virus shaping news as the Grand Tours are all in question. We hear from riders and officials. Belgians ask for benefit, UAE quarantine, no GB racing, virtual Sanremo and part 2 of The Wolfpack Tour Colombia video.
Rider Interview: You may not have heard of The ‘Gran Premio de la Patagonia’ but it may go down in history as the last UCI bike race of 2020. The winner was 25 year-old Colombian, Jose Tito Hernandez, eighth was Canada’s Jean Michel-Lachance - Ed Hood caught up with him at home in Quebec.
Rider Interview: The Astana team presented their 2020 riders and staff in Calpe, Spain at the end of December. Our man in Spain, Alastair Hamilton, was there for the bright lights and to catch up with Canada's Hugo Houle. It's been another good year for the man from Sainte-Perpétue in Québec, here is how he saw it.
Interview: Canada has a long history of top road riders and the most successful could be Steve Bauer. From Olympic Silver to World's Bronze, close to winning Paris-Roubaix and that World's finish in Ronse, plus being a most dependable domestique, Steve was the complete package. Ed Hood managed to grab the now CCC Team directeur sportif for a word.
Rider Interview: Canadian rider Hugo Houle moved from the French AG2R-La Mondiale team to Astana for the 2018 season and we caught up with him to hear his hopes back then. So, it was only right that we got the follow up after his year with the Kazakhs at the Astana team presentation.
Rider Interview: The Astana team have been training in Calpe - like most World Tour teams - and so our man in Spain, Al Hamilton, made the short journey to catch-up with the Kazakhstan team's Canadian rider Hugo Houle. How to become a WorldTour professional and his plans for the future.