It’s fond farewells to some of cycling’s biggest names, which means one thing: Lifetime Achievement Awards (and tranquillisers for me). 796 more words
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Ryder rode off into the sunset in style.
Where he finished this week really didn’t matter — this week was special for Ryder Hesjedal at the Tour of Alberta. 463 more words
Defending champion Bauke Mollema and Canadian cyclist Ryder Hesjedal will headline the 2016 Tour of Alberta multi-stage cycling race.
Mollema, who won the 2015 Tour of Alberta, finished 11th overall at the Tour de France this year, but had been positioned for a podium spot before crashing in the final days of the three-week long marathon event. 225 more words
Canadian cyclist Ryder Hesjedal confirmed on Monday that he will retire at the end of the 2016 season.
The 35-year-old Victoria native won the 2012 Giro d’Italia, won stages in the Vuelta a Espana (2009, 2014), earned a second place in the Amstel Gold Race (2010), and fifth overall in the Tour de France (2010). 366 more words
The Giro is over for another year and I’m feeling quite sad about it. I really, desperately wanted Esteban Chaves to win. He was one of my ‘Ones to watch’ at the start and unlike Tom Dumoulin (remember him?) and Ryder Hesjedal (nope) he was still in there at the end. 448 more words