Rui Costa, Péraud, Gerrans, Van Garderen and Gallopin Set to Shine at the 2014 Québec City and Montréal Grands Prix Cyclistes
Montréal, Thursday, August 28, 2014 – The organizers of the upcoming 5th edition of the Québec City and Montréal Grands Prix Cyclistes (GPs), are pleased to announce that this year’s races will feature a first-rate peloton that includes 6 of the current top 15 riders in the UCI WorldTour rankings. The field includes several classics specialists along with some veterans of the GPs. Since their inception in 2010, the Québec City and Montréal events have established a pedigree on the world circuit and remain the only UCI WorldTour races contested in the Americas. Whether on the punishing Côte de la Polytechnique on Montréal’s Mount Royal (September 14) or in the final sprint along Grande Allée in Québec City, (September 12), 2014 promises a thrilling spectacle given the headliners in the roster, among them 6 of the top-15 finishers at this year’s Tour de France. Full team rosters available at http://gpcqm.ca/en/news-room/communicates/
Team Canada Roster Announced for the Québec City and Montréal Grands Prix Cyclistes
(Ottawa, ON - August 25, 2014) In September 2010, the world’s best cyclists converged onto Canadian soil for the Québec City and Montréal Grands Prix Cyclistes (GPCQM); the first ever stop of the UCI WorldTour race series in the Americas. Five years later, the event continues to attract the best cyclists in the world while giving Canada’s top riders an opportunity to show their talent in front of home crowds. Cycling Canada has selected a strong lineup of professional road cyclists for the fifth edition of the GPCQM, and the canadian cycling icon Steve Bauer will be the manager.
Jean-Christophe Péraud (AG2R LA MONDIALE) commited to the GPCQM
Jean-Christophe Péraud officially registered to the ProTeam AG2R LA MONDIALE bulletin.
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.