Yukon's original cycling club.

Celebrating the Sisterhood: Cycling's Most Inspirational Women

Where to start! Simply put, Dutch superstar Marianne Vos is a phenomenon, an enigma on the bike.

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What's Coming Next

Tour de Whitehorse

July 8th - Prologue (2 km up South Access) ... starts at 6:30 pm with registration starting at 5:30 pm. Location  for Registration is bottom of South Access at the entrance to the Go-Kart Track.

July 9th - ITT (20 km and 10 km) ... starts on North Klondike at Hot Springs Road at 10 pm. Registration at Gas Station startting at 9 am

July 10th - Road Race starting at Jales Corner - 30 km distance for U13 and Recreational riders ends at Kettley's Canyon, 51 km for U15  and 78 km for Expert ends at South Access. Start time 10 am with registration at 9 am at Jakes Corner

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Daily News Digest

In today's CT Daily News Digest: Twenty-nine at the line!

  • Cavendish surpasses Hinault, slots into second in all-time Tour stage wins;
  • Giro Rosa Round-up: Stevens wins atop Madonna della Guardia, Guarnier is back in pink;
  • Sterbini soloes to Austria stage victory;
  • Von Hoff sprints to stage win in Sibiu Cycling Tour;
  • Tour leader Van Avermaet on taking yellow: 'I think it's once in a lifetime for me';
  • and a lot more

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Cyclocosm’s How the Week Was Won: 2016 Tour de France, Stages 1-5

Each week during the Tour de France we'll be bringing to you Cyclocosm's unique take on 'how the week was won'. In this second installment of the series, Cosmo looks back on the first five stages of the Tour de France, and gives a special nod to the Dimension Data teamwork that has brought Mark Cavendish several stage wins.

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Recovered after losing kidney, Trixi Worrack will make her return to racing this weekend

After crashing out the Trofeo Alfredo Binda on March 20th and losing her kidney, Trixi Worrack (Canyon-SRAM) was unsure whether she was able to continue her career. But with her sights firmly set on the Rio Olympics, the German national champion has been working hard on her rehabilitation for the past two-and-a-half months and now, Canyon-SRAM announces that Worrack will make her return to racing this weekend at the Auensteiner Radsporttage tour in Germany.

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Sun’s out, guns out: women’s spring kits reviewed

It's finally sunny and temperatures are warming up. This means it's that fun time of year when we celebrate #NewKitDay and show off our new threads at the weekend group ride. We tried and reviewed a bunch of kit to help inform you before your next purchase.

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Cycling Odds & Ends

Liv says yes to empowering women cyclists - There's this specific moment every cyclist faces. It's the moment you decide whether to meet your fears, or retreat; a battle of determination or mind-over-matter. Liv's "Actually, I Can" campaign aims to inspire through stories of women who have used bikes to change their realities; everything from affecting social change to just accomplishing personal goals Liv-Cycling.com...

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Canada Qualifies One Spot in BMX at Rio Games

Canada has qualified one position in the men's BMX competition for the Rio Olympic Games.  The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) announced the nation quotas after the conclusion of the BMX world championships in Medellin, Colombia, at the end of May. The BMX competition will take place at the Olympic BMX Centre in Deodoro Olympic Park, on August 17-19.

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VMO FTW: How to Build This Iconic Cycling Muscle

There are quads. Then there are cycling quads. And of the four muscles that make up the quadriceps, the one that's come to signify the strongest, hardest-working riders-and the one that routinely turns heads on your rides-is the teardrop-shaped bulge just above the knee called the vastus medialis oblique, VMO for short.

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Five bicyclists killed in Michigan hit-and-run after pickup truck plows into bike group


A pickup truck plowed into a group of bicyclists including children along a western Michigan road, killing at least five people with a weekly riding group, according to local reports.

Cops apprehended a driver fleeing the crash site near Cooper Township about three miles north of Kalamazoo Tuesday evening.

A witness, who narrowly missed being struck, saw the driver hit least eight bicyclists with the bike club, WOOD-TV reported.

"I stepped back, blacked out for a second, turned around and before I could say 'watch out' to the bikers, it happened," the witness told the TV station. 

The extent of the injuries are unknown at this time.

  ... as reported at this site



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Daily News Digest

Herrada times finishing kick to perfection to win Dauphiné stage, Contador keeps yellow ... and much much more

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Local News

Tight finish at Whitehorse-dominated Kluane Chilkat

With a stout headwind on the final leg of the Kluane Chilkat International Bike Relay, it quickly became apparent to the frontrunners the overall title would be settled in a sprint to the finish line. Stephen Ball and Preston Blackie were banking on it. The Whitehorse cyclists both consider sprint...
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Teams break 300 km at 24-hour bike fest

A member of the Croepke Crushers family team leads a pair of racers at the 24 Hours of Light mountain bike festival at the Biathlon Yukon Range on Sunday. The 16th annual event saw a record turnout this year.If riding over 300 kilometres in a day sounds tough, imagine doing it on challenging trails...
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Cyclists roll out at the Southern Lakes Gran Fondo

On a gorgeous Saturday, 112 riders set out to conquer the 173-kilometre Southern Lakes Gran Fondo.Riders ages six to 73 battled a strong headwind on a course that started and finished at the Marsh Lake Community  Centre.... to read more click here
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June 8 - Carcross Cut-off Time Trial

Under clear blue skies, light winds and mild temperatures, thirteen cyclist turned up for the third event ofVeloNorth's 2016 road cycling series.The event was an individual time trial starting at the junction of the Alaska Highway and South Klondike heading south on the Alaska Highway 8.5 km, with...
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Southern Lakes Gran Fondo

Though these "old guys" did not win this trophy (Preston did) they did finish first in the 5-man categoryHe did it again!! Preston Blackie wins the Southern Lakes Yukon GranFondo in a time of 04:53:16 and with it the Golden Helmet and Trophy!! The Crooked Wheel Award went to Team "True Grit"...
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Yukoners Compete in the Trans Portugal Mountain Bike Race

Ross Phillips on Day 2The RaceTotal of 108 riders listed on the official entry pageCrossing Portugal in 8 days, north to south; finishing in Sagres - the southern west point of Europe; 1000 km of off-road racing across forest tracks, gravel roads and steep single tracks on clifftops.Racing from...
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U Kon Echelon opens bike race season with criterium event

RACE SEASON BEGINS - Nineteen riders turned out Wednesday for the beginning of the U Kon Echelon race season. The criterium event was held on Titanium Way in the Marwell area. Photo by Vince FedoroffU Kon Echelon's first bike race of the season Wednesday night in the Marwell Industrial subdivision...
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Buffalo, Irving pocket Tour de Whitehorse titles

Chris Rider races in the Tour de Whitehorse on Friday. Whitehorse's Elijah Buffalo and Trena Irving won the expert divisions in the three-stage eventphoto by Tom Patrick of the Yukon NewsWhitehorse's Elijah Buffalo has achieved a goal years in the making. After coming close a few times, Buffalo won...
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Whitehorse cyclist medevaced after being hit by minivan

20-year-old woman was crossing Normandy Road in Takhini subdivisionA bicycle laying on the ground and a minivan with a cracked windshield could be seen on Normandy Road for several hours after the collision. (CBC) A Whitehorse cyclist was medevaced to a Vancouver hospital after being hit by a...
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Melissa "Missy" Giove

Missy forged the path for mainstream professional downhill mountain bikers around the globe. A serious force of nature, Missy (42) did not earn her nickname The Missile for nothing.

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Jane Eccles

In 2005, a few days after giving birth, Jane and her family were told she had just hours to live. She had contracted Necrotising Fasciitis (NF) and it was very quickly ripping through her body.

Thankfully their prognosis was not correct, but for Jane this was only the first battle of many. Extensive surgery was required to get rid of the NF, one which involved the removal of her abdominal muscles. As she lay in intensive care, it was becoming clear that her physical ability would never be the same again.

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Tara Llane

Tara Liane's incredible story is not one of how she became paralyzed crashing in a downhill mountain bike race back in 2007 but rather one of determination, drive and the positivity.

The four-time national bike champion may have lost the use of her legs but she is living proof that you can always come back fighting and if you have the will, energy and competitive spirit can help you to achieve what others would deem impossible.

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Eileen Gray

One of the pioneers and champions of women's racing is Eileen Gray. It's a name that might not be familiar to many, but the incredible vision and hard work of this woman made a significant contribution to establishing women's cycle racing on the national and international stage.

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