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Ryder Hesjedal honoured at final Canadian race of his career

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


Prominent names in field for 2016 Tour of Alberta

Veteran Canadian cyclist Ryder Hesjedal wants to make the Tour of Alberta one of the final races of his career. Last year’s overall winner and Olympian Bauke Mollema is excited to come back and defend his title. 454 more words


Hesjedal, Mollema among cyclists to take part in Tour of Alberta

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, former Giro d'Italia winner, will return at the end of season

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


Giro d'Italia 2016 - week three

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

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Giro d'Italia 2016 - Stage 11

Put Careless Whisper on the turntable. Play Back for Good on repeat. Lovely Tom Dumoulin has left the Giro, taking his saddle sores with him. What a difference a week makes. 153 more words

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Giro d'Italia 2016 - Stage 9

I think today proves, if proof were needed, that when it comes to cycling predictions I need to go home and rethink my life. Yesterday/this morning post-Eurovision I suggested that Dumoulin was saving himself for the ITT today by way of explanation for the wheels falling off his Giro yesterday. 314 more words

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