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
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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
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
Hope comes in many forms.
As I walk my journey of heart break, betrayal, and the devastating consequences of a narcissistic, cheating spouse and his self-seeking girlfriend in my life, God inserts kinder, gentler, inspiring people to remind me that my ex and the other woman are only two crumby people in a huge world that have lived on and crossed my path, temporarily blocking my way. 770 more words