Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal 2016 Preview

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With Québec done and dusted the WorldTour’s Canadian campaign heads to Montréal for a slightly more challenging race. A bit friendlier to long-range attacks than it’s Québec counterpart, the event has delivered plenty of excitement in recent years and there’s little reason to expect this year’s edition to be any Read More →

Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec 2016 Preview

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The Vuelta is in its final week, which means it’s time for a weekend of excellent one-day racing thousands of miles away. The Canadian GPs get underway Friday with the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec. The Route The “easier” of the two Québecois classics, the Quebec City race is a Read More →

The Recon Ride Podcast: GP Québec + GP Montréal 2016

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Episode 56: GP Québec + GP Montréal 2016 Pre-race Show The Recon Ride previews the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec and the Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal, with a little help from top contenders Greg Van Avermaet and Tim Wellens. Dane Cash of VeloHuman and Cosmo Catalano of Cyclocosm talk Canadian GPs in a Read More →

Grand Prix Cycliste de Montreal 2014 Post-race Impressions: Gerrans Dominates, Making Strong Statement for Upcoming World Championships

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With the conclusion of the GP Montreal, the WorldTour’s yearly visit to Canada is now complete. With the World Championships around the corner, today’s race offered plenty of takeaways. Starting with the obvious, Simon Gerrans dominated the Canadian WorldTour double. Before 2014, no rider had ever won both races in the same Read More →

Grand Prix Cycliste de Montreal 2014 Preview

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The first of the Canadian WorldTour events is in the books, and now it’s on to Montreal. Another urban circuit race, the GP Montreal shares a hilly profile with its sister race in Quebec and, often, many of the same riders who shine in one do well in the other, but Read More →

Grand Prix Cycliste de Quebec 2014 Post-race Impressions: Gerrans Lives up to Expectations, Dumoulin and Navardauskas Continue to Prove Themselves

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The first half of the Canadian Grand Prix weekend is in the books, and with another race just two days away in Montreal and Worlds looming, today’s race in Quebec offers some important takeaways. Pre-race favorite Simon Gerrans made the loudest statement, as if his 3rd place finish in the Read More →