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.
Nov 14, 2016 - A successful weekend of cyclo-cross for Mathieu van der Poel. Video action from Asper-Gavere, Brabant and the Jaarmarktcross. Top Story is the sad story of an ex-pro doping his son. Other cycling news: Canadian team pursuit, Giant-Alpecin seek damages, CCB team roster, Rally signs McNulty, #RoadToBEAT team and video of the Tour de Trump. Monday EUROTRASH coffee time.
Canada won its first cycling medal of the Rio Olympics on Saturday, with a bronze medal in the Women's Team Pursuit. The team of Allison Beveridge, Jasmin Glaesser, Kirsti Lay and Georgia Simmerling beat New Zealand with a time of four minutes and 14.627 seconds for 4000 metres, which is a new Canadian record.
In less then two weeks the 2016 Global Relay Canadian Road Championships p/b Lexus will take place in the National Capital Region, bringing together Canada's top road cyclists for one of the most important events on the Canadian calendar.
The 2016 Global Relay Canadian Masters Road Championships presented by Lexus concluded on Sunday with the road race championships, awarded across two categories for women and four for men.