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11.10.17
CYCLING CANADA ANNOUNCES 2018 NATIONAL CALENDAR

Ottawa, November 10, 2017 – Cycling Canada is pleased to release the national and international events competition schedule for 2018.  Beginning in March and running through to December, the competitions calendar spans the country, with events ranging from the Atlantic provinces to the Pacific coast. Josh Peacock, Competition Coordinator at Cycling Canada, said, “We are […]

10.03.17
CLASS OF 2017 INDUCTED INTO CYCLING HALL OF FAME

Milton, October 3, 2017 – The third annual induction to the Canadian Cycling Hall of Fame took place on Sunday at Rattlesnake Point Golf Club in Milton, Ontario, with over 150 people attending the luncheon that saw Gary Longhi, Albert Schelstraete-Coulier, Karen Strong and Steve Smith become the newest members of the Hall of Fame. “To […]

09.26.17
EVENT OF THE YEAR VOTE NOW OPEN

Ottawa, September 26, 2017 – After a very exciting season of racing throughout the country, Cycling Canada invites all cycling fans to vote online over the next few weeks to determine the 2017 Cycling Canada Events of the Year. Fan vote will count for 50% of the overall consideration for Road, Track, Mountain Bike, BMX, […]

09.22.17
CYCLING CANADA MOUNTAIN BIKE NEXTGEN PROGRAM APPLICATION NOW OPEN

Ottawa, September 22, 2017 – The Cycling Canada Mountain Bike NextGen Program is now accepting athlete applications for the 2018 season. This program is focused on providing targeted athletes with an elevated level of support to deliver international podium performances and transition seamlessly into the elite ranks. Selected athletes will receive a world class Daily […]

09.10.17
CANADA’S MIRANDA MILLER WINS WORLD DOWNHILL TITLE

Cairns, AUS, September 10, 2017 – Canada concluded the Mountain Bike World Championships in Cairns, Australia, on Sunday, with a world championship title for Miranda Miller of Squamish, BC, in the Elite women’s category. It is the first Elite Downhill world title for Canada since Cindy Devine won in 1990, the first year of the […]

09.09.17
BATTY 7TH AT MOUNTAIN BIKE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Cairns, AUS, September 9, 2017 – Cross-country competition at the Mountain Bike World Championships in Cairns, Australia, concluded on Saturday with the final three titles awarded.  Canada’s top result was by Emily Batty of Brooklin, Ontario, in seventh place in the Elite women’s competition. Team Canada Head Coach Dan Proulx, summarized the project positively:  “We […]

09.08.17
FORTIER 12TH IN U23 MEN AT MTB WORLDS

Cairns, AUS, September 8, 2017 – Canada had two riders in the top-20 in the U23 men’s cross-country race on Friday at the Mountain Bike World Championships in Cairns, Australia, with Marc-Andre Fortier of Victoriaville, Quebec, finishing 12th and Quinton Disera of Horseshoe Valley, Ontario, finishing 17th.  Sam Gaze of New Zealand successfully defended his […]

09.07.17
CANADA WINS FIRST MEDAL AT MTB WORLDS

Cairns, AUS, September 7, 2017 – Canada won its first medal of the 2017 Mountain Bike Championships on Thursday in Cairns, Australia, with Holden Jones of Squamish, BC, finishing third in the Junior Men’s competition.  Roxane Vermette of St-Ferreol-les-Neiges, Quebec, was the top Canadian in the Junior women’s race, finishing 16th. The men’s five lap […]

09.06.17
CANADA TENTH IN TEAM RELAY AT MTB WORLDS

Cairns, AUS, September 6, 2017 – Team Canada opened the Mountain Bike World Championships in Cairns, Australia, with a tenth place performance on Wednesday in the Team Relay.  Switzerland won the title ahead of Denmark and France. For 2017 the Team Relay made a significant change to the format, adding a fifth rider to each […]

08.27.17
ILES WINS SIXTH DH WORLD CUP & OVERALL TITLE

Val di Sole, August 27, 2017 – Junior Downhill world champion Finn Iles (Specialized) of Whistler, BC, concluded the World Cup season in Val di Sole, Italy, on Saturday with his sixth win in the seven round series to cement his hold on the overall World Cup title. In the Elite men’s category, Mark Wallace […]

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