It’s “Race Face On” for the 5th edition of the Montréal GP Cycliste
For the fifth year in a row, the élite riders of professional cycling will attack the daunting course on Mount Royal at the 2014 edition of the Montréal Grand Prix Cycliste on Sunday, September 14.
Behind the face of the élite
The GPCQM team salutes the amazing folks who helped realize our vision of the face of the RACE FACE ON!
The world's cycling elite is coming to town for the 5th edition
For the fifth year in a row, the élite riders of professional cycling will hit the roads of the Capitale Nationale at the 2014 edition of the Québec City Grand Prix Cycliste on Friday, September 12.
Cyclos are part of a 100% cycling week!
For the second year in a row, the La Montréalaise and La Québécoise Cyclos are part of a 100% cycling week!
UCI WorldTour: A Look at the Teams This Season
In professional cycling, the end of the season means changes and shakeups in personnel—just as it does in team sports—as well as for the UCI WorldTour, the élite level of road cycling, which includes the Québec City and Montréal Grands Prix Cyclistes.
Six Canadians in the 2014 UCI WorldTour peloton
In 2013, seven Canadian riders were members of UCI WorldTour ProTeams, including David Veilleux, who rode with Team Europcar, a heavy hitter on the Continental circuit. In 2014, the number is reduced to six, with Antoine Duchesne joining Europcar, which has now graduated to the WorldTour circuit.
An epic story in three parts
A UCI WorldTour season is like a long drama serial, played out in 28 episodes over 10 months: a real-life epic with stars, heroes and failures. And after thousands of kilometres on two wheels, a final winner emerges as the season’s best all-around rider.
What a fantastic fourth edition we had in 2013! This was the year we came of age, with a dream peloton—the deepest since the North American début of these UCI WorldTour races.
$25,828$ for Lac-Mégantic
The Executive Vice-President of the Québec City and Montréal Grands Prix Cyclistes and the Cyclosportives La Québécoise and La Montréalaise, Marcel Leblanc (centre), as well as actor Sébastien Delorme and climber Gabriel Filippi, were proud to announce this week the outcome of the fundraising initiative undertaken in solidarity with Lac-Mégantic at the beginning of August, a total of $25,828.
Sagan first at last!
He was the arch-favourite and after several unsuccessful attempts, Peter Sagan finally won the Grand Prix cycliste de Montreal in style on Sunday.