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EVENT: Vis Takes Victory at Red Bull Race the Place

Stefan “Fish” Vis defies all odds, stealing the overall win on a fixed gear bike. On April 19th, cyclists from across Toronto and beyond descended on the city’s iconic Ontario Place for the first ever Red Bull Race the Place, an urban bike race challenging competitors to a 3.7km long dash through the now-closed amusement […]


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VIDEO: ALLEYCATS – Bike Racing with Less Rules

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How the unsanctioned bike racing movement grew from its Toronto roots into a global phenomenon. Being a bike messenger is simple. You deliver a package from Point A to Point B. Or so it seems… Just with any other job, the devil is in the details. There’s work politics, it’s dangerous, and the culmination of […]


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St. Lawrence Market Criterium is this Sunday

Toronto Criterium at St. Lawrence Market

Just found out that the St. Lawrence Market Criterium is being held THIS Sunday, May 29th.  It runs from 8am-12pm. On May 29th Is the ZM Cycle and Fitness Crit (St.Lawrence Market) The Contest will be held at St Lawrence market at Scott and Front St. $20000 In Prizes! RACE SCHEDULE CATEGORY LENGTH START (am) […]


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On The Blogs: Cyclocross in Cedarvale Park

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Bikeroo checked out the Canadian Cyclocross Championships in Cedarvale Park (and previously shared with us a crash video): For the uninitiated, cyclocross is a gritty cycling race in which riders race along an off road course. Technical skill is important as they have to ride in tight quarters with each other but navigate around or […]


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On The Blogs: Cyclocross Crash Video

Cyclocross Crash

You may have caught our post with photos from the Ontario Cycling Association of last Saturday’s Cyclocross Championships, but have you seen Bikeroo’s crash video from the event? Yesterday, local bike shop ZM Cycle & Fitness hosted the national cyclocross race in Cedarvale Park in Toronto. The best cyclocross racers across Canada participated in the […]


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On The Blogs: Do The Cobble Wobble

Cobble Wobble

Duncan has posted a great video of a kind of Time Trial race up an old hilly cobblestone road in the Town of Frome in Somerset, England.  It’s clearly a lot of fun: Uphill sprint races bring out costumed riders and kids! It’s the Cobble Wobble. Where in Toronto could we stage something like this? […]


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On The Blogs: Queens Park Grand Prix

Queens Park Grand Prix

Check out Bikeroo in TO for some fantastic photos of the Queens Park Grand Prix on Sept. 19th: Hosted by Hello Velo, the Queen’s Park GP offered everyone a chance to see Canadian professional cyclists like Ryeder Hesjedal and Michael Barry both being notable riders in this year’s Tour de France. The race also featured […]


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Photos from the Queens Park Grand Prix

I’ve been housebound for the last few days with a severe case of tonsillitus, so I had to miss the Queens Park Grand Prix, which I had been looking forward to all summer. Luckily, lots of people were able to go and take photos! First, here are few from blogger Bikeroo: And here’s a photo […]


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Circling Queens Park with a Grand Prix

Queens Park Grand Prix

Toronto is becoming a very cool place for bike races. The Toronto Criterium in St. Lawrence Market started up again a few years ago, and coming up on Sept. 19th is the Queens Park Grand Prix, a cycling race on the roads circling Queens Park: The SPORTSNET.CA Queen’s Park Grand Prix will feature three distinct […]


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