- Mountain Bike
Cycling Canada will be sending a small but strong team to the 2014 UCI Road World Championships, taking place in Ponferrada, Spain from September 22 to 28.
The only weekend of WorldTour racing in North America, the Grands Prix Cyclistes de Quebec et Montreal opened on Thursday with the Sprint Challenge. Canadian champion Cody Canning (Team Canada) won the overall title against a field stacked with WorldTour riders. Bryan Coquard (Team Europcar) was second and Steele von Hoff (Garmin-Sharp) third, just ahead of Elliott Doyle (Team Canada).
Daryl Impey of Orica-GreenEDGE is the 2014 Tour of Alberta winner, taking home the yellow jersey by just one second, thanks to a bunch sprint stage win on Sunday.
An early breakaway that included two Canadians – Bruno Langlois of Team 5-Hr Energy and Nic Hamilton of Team Jelly Belly p/b Maxxis, as well as members from both Canadian-based continental teams Garneau-Quebecor and Silber Pro Cycling highlighted the fourth and penultimate stage at the Tour of Alberta.