The roads travelled have been very different for two Ottawa cyclists, but their paths have now met on the Garneau-Quebecor Cycling Team. Alex Cataford and Mike Woods are two of 13 members on the prominent Canadian cycling team that races across North America and further, including the May 17-20 Grand Prix Cycliste Gatineau.
8 national medals for track cyclists
Created On: October 14, 2012
Ottawa Bicycle Club members too home eight medals in total from the mid-September Canadian championships in Moncton. Vincent De Haitre won three silver and a gold in junior races, Bailin Xie earned a junior bronze, Keltie Campbell won U17 silver as did Derek Gee, and Connor Byway earned gold in U17.
Cyclist/speed skater on the right track – both of them
Updated On: August 14, 2012
Call it the Clara Hughes model. Similar to the Canadian summer and winter Olympic legend, competitive speed skater Vincent De Haitre of Cumberland has shifted gears to focus on track cycling in order to prepare for the world junior championships, starting Aug. 27 in New Zealand.
Ride for KidSport helps youth participate in organized sport
Updated On: May 11, 2012
Spending eight consecutive hours on a stationary bike while the sun was shining outside may not stick out as everyone’s cup of tea, but enthusiasm ran high nonetheless from the group involved in the Saturday, May 5 fundraiser for KidSport Ottawa at the Kanata Leisure Centre.
Pan Am jr. silver for Ottawa cyclist
Updated On: May 9, 2012
Ottawa’s Ariane Bonhomme helped Canada to a silver medal in the team pursuit event at the Pan American junior track cycling championships in Guatemala.
Own The Podium helps create high-performance swim & triathlon centre
Updated On: January 12, 2012
Infrastructure upgrades, increased coaching services and frequent training camps are a few of the key benefits local athletes will see thanks to the newly established regional high-performance training centre for swimmers and triathletes at the University of Ottawa.
Wheels tailored to all feels – profile of Bytown Storm Cycling Team
Created On: September 15, 2011
When it comes to the Ottawa cycling scene, there’s truly something for everybody. With the countryside and the Gatineau Hills just a short ride away, plus a large network of paths within the city, it’s only natural that groups exist to support cyclists of all kinds
London Olympic Test Event Cycling Race Report
Created On: September 7, 2011
By Jamie Riggs
Included as part of the pre-World Championships preparation program the CCA organized for the U23 men this year, was the chance for 2 of us to ride the Olympic test event (technically the London-Surrey Cycle Classic), alongside Canadian elite riders Christian Meier, Dominique Rollin and David Veilleux.