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Nick Craig

Nicholas Ian Craig (born 3 April 1969, Stockport) is a professional racing cyclist specialising in cross country mountain bike racing and cyclo-cross, and a multiple national champion.

Charlie Avis

Charlie Avis’s biography, age, height, fact, career, awards, net worth, salary, income, family tree, personal life and life story.

Éric Boily

Éric Boily (né le 19 juin 1987) est un coureur cycliste canadien.

Brian Walton (cyclist)

Brian Clifford Walton (born December 18, 1965) is a cycling coach and former Canadian professional road and track cyclist. His racing career spanned 18 years, racing professionally for North American pro teams 7-Eleven, Motorola, and Saturn. He represented Canada at the Pan American Games, Commonwealth Games, and the Olympic Games in 1988, 1996 and 2000. He won a silver medal in the points race at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia. Walton was inducted into the BC Sports Hall of Fame in 2006.
Walton is a partner at Cadence Performance Cycling Center in Philadelphia.

Pierre Harvey

Pierre Harvey, CM CQ (born March 24, 1957) is a Canadian sports athlete. He was the first Canadian male athlete to compete in both the 1984 Summer Olympics (cycling) and 1984 Winter Olympics (cross-country skiing).
Born in Rimouski, Quebec, he won three gold medals in cross country skiing in the 1979 Canada Winter Games.
First competing as a cyclist at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Harvey finished 24th in the individual road race event. He was also a silver medallist in the Road Race at the 1978 Commonwealth Games in Edmonton.
Competing in cross country skiing from 1982 to 1988, Harvey’s best finish at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships was 16th in the 15 km event at Oslo in 1982. He would earn a total of three victories in his career, including a victory in the 50 km event at the Holmenkollen ski festival in 1988. As of 2010, he is the only Canadian to win any event at that prestigious competition.
At the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics cycling road race event his job was to act as wind breaker to his team mate Steve Bauer who went on to win Olympic silver.
At the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, he took the Athlete’s Oath and finished 14th in the 30 km event.
He won the prestigious 54 km Birkebeinerrennet ski marathon in Norway in 1987, the first non-Scandinavian to do so.
In 1988, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada. In 1992, he was inducted into the Canadian Ski Hall of Fame. Harvey was inducted in the Canadian Cycling Hall of Fame in 2006. In 2011, he was made a Knight of the National Order of Quebec.
His son, Alex Harvey, made the Canadian team for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver as well as the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Fred Rodriguez

Fred “Freddie” Rodriguez (born September 3, 1973) is a former American professional road racing cyclist. His nickname, Fast Freddie, is due to his reputation as a sprint specialist. Rodriguez is both a four-time National Road Race Champion and a four-time Tour de Georgia stage winner.

Alison Sydor

Alison Jane Sydor (born September 9, 1966) is a retired Canadian professional cross country mountain cyclist. She began cycling at age 20 and is a graduate of the University of Victoria. She won a silver medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in mountain bike, and has won 3 world mountain bike championships gold medals (1994 in Vail, Colorado; 1995 in Kirchzarten, Germany; 1996 in Cairns, Australia; and the 2002 relay race in Kaprun, Austria.)

Anne Samplonius

Anne Samplonius (born 11 February 1968) is a road cyclist from Canada. She was born in the United States, has lived most of her life in Canada, and is a citizen of both countries. Samplonius graduated from the University of Alberta with a bachelor’s degree in Recreational Administration in 1992. She was a silver medallist in the time trial at the 1994 UCI Road World Championships, and was a double winner of the Canadian National Time Trial Championships. Samplonius also won the gold medal in the time trial at the 2007 Pan American Games. She represented her nation at the 2000, 2001, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2010 UCI Road World Championships. She competed in 12 World Championships during her career, and retired from racing at the end of 2012. Following her retirement Samplonius joined Trek Factory Racing as their content manager in November 2013, after working as online digital editor for the RusVelo team in 2012. She also works as a cycling coach.

Karen Darke

Karen Darke, MBE (born 25 June 1971, in Halifax, Yorkshire) is a British paralympic cyclist, paratriathlete, adventurer and author. She competed at the 2012 London Paralympics winning a silver medal in the Women’s road time trial H1-2.
Darke is paralysed from the chest down following an accident, aged 21, whilst sea cliff climbing. In 2006 she took part in an expedition which crossed Greenland’s ice cap whilst sitting on skis using her arms and poles to cover the 372 mile crossing. She has also climbed Mont Blanc, Matterhorn and El Capitan and hand-cycled, skied and swam the length of Japan. In 2009 she was a bronze medal winner in the Para-Cycling World Cup after which, in 2010, she became a member of the British Para-Cycling team. She has won two silver medals in the women’s H2 road race and time trial events at the 2011 Para-Cycling World Cup whick took place in Sydney.
At the 2012 Summer Paralympics, on 5 September 2012, she won a silver medal in the Women’s road time trial H1–2 finishing second to Marianna Davis in a time of 33:16.09. In the Women’s road race H1-3 competition, on 7 September 2012, Darke finished fourth. After crossing the finishing line holding hands with team mate Rachel Morris, both in a time of 1:43:08, Morris was awarded the bronze medal.
In October 2012, she competed in her first ITU Paratriathlon World Championships. She won the gold medal in her TRI-1 classification.
In 2014 Darke took a silver medal in the UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships in South Carolina in the H3 time-trial, following it up with a bronze in the H3 road race.
On 14 September 2016 Darke won the gold medal in the Women’s time trial H1-3 at the Rio Paralympics in a time of 33:44:93.
Darke was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2017 New Year Honours for services to sport.

Julia Shaw (cyclist)

Julia Shaw (born 28 July 1965) is an English racing cyclist specialising in the individual time trial, currently riding for the drag2zero.com cycling team.
She was won multiple British national championships, the British Best All-Rounder competition four times and, in 2010, won a bronze medal in the Women’s road time trial event at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi.

Joel Taylor

Joel Taylor may refer to:
Joel Taylor (musician), American drummer
Joel Taylor (motorcycle racer) (born 1994), motorcycle racer from Australia
Joel Taylor, driver and meteorologist on the TV series Storm Chasers

Audrey Lemieux

Audrey Lemieux (born 9 May 1985) is a road cyclist from Canada. She represented her nation at the 2005 UCI Road World Championships.

Nicole Demars

Nicole Demars (born 17 August 1970) is a road cyclist from Canada. She represented her nation at the 2004 UCI Road World Championships.

Brian Chewter

Brian Chewter (born 2 February 1954) is a Canadian former cyclist. He competed at the 1972 Summer Olympics and the 1976 Summer Olympics.

Claire Buchar

Claire Buchar (born 26 April 1978, in Whistler, Canada), also known as Claire Kovarik, is a professional racing cyclist specialising in downhill mountain biking. Buchar races on the UCI World Cup circuit and is a multiple Canadian national champion in her profession and is a multiple World Cup medalist.

Jessica Allen

Jessica Allen (born 21 August 1989, Brecon) is a Welsh racing cyclist. After being spotted by the Welsh Talent Team, she was selected for the Olympic Development Programme in 2006. She was British Junior Time Trial Champion in 2006 and later British Junior Points Race and Time Trial Champion in 2007. She was a 1st category rider and was in 2008 ranked fifth in the UK.

Jeanne Golay

Jeanne Golay (born April 16, 1962) is an American former road bicycle racing professional from Coral Gables, Florida. She won the 1992, 1994 and 1995 United States National Road Race Championships, and the 1992 world team time-trial championship, and competed in the 1992 Barcelona Olympics and 1996 Atlanta Olympics.
In Glenwood Springs, Colorado, a training and exercise trail formerly known as Red Mountain Trail has been renamed the Jeanne Golay Trail.

Rebecca Twigg

Rebecca Twigg (born March 26, 1963) is an American former racing cyclist, who won six world track cycling championships in the individual pursuit. She also won 16 US championships (the first – the individual time trial – when she was 18) and two Olympic medals, the silver medal in the 1984 road race in Los Angeles, and a bronze medal in the pursuit in Barcelona in 1992.

Robert Walthour

Robert “Bobby” Howe Walthour Sr (1 January 1878 – 1 September 1949) was one of the best American professional cyclists of his era.

Ian MacGregor (cyclist)

Ian D. MacGregor (born April 13, 1983) is an American professional road racing cyclist. MacGregor last rode for UCI Continental team Rally Cycling and is the former US Espoir National Road Champion. In 2006 he founded the Just Go Harder Foundation with fellow professional cyclist Timmy Duggan (Garmin-Transitions).

Phil Cortes

Phil Cortes (born April 21, 1982 in Campbellton, New Brunswick, Canada) is a Canadian racing cyclist.
In 2012, he is the directeur Sportif for Garneau Quebecor, a Canadian cycling team. That same year, Phil Cortes led his team to the Tour de Guadeloupe, with rider Bruno Langlois ranking second in the final general classification.

Lucas Euser

Lucas Euser (born December 5, 1983 in Napa, California) is an American cyclist.

David Veilleux

David Veilleux (born 26 November 1987 in Cap-Rouge, Quebec) is a Canadian former professional cyclist, who competed as a professional between 2011 and 2013. He is best known for his victories in the Italian semi-classic Tre Valli Varesine in 2012 and winning a stage of the 2013 Critérium du Dauphiné.

Christian Meier (cyclist)

Christian Meier (born February 21, 1985) is a Canadian former racing cyclist who rode professionally between 2005 and 2016 for the Symmetrics, Garmin–Chipotle–H30 and UnitedHealthcare and GreenEDGE teams.
Born in Sussex, New Brunswick, Meier is descended from German restaurateurs who settled outside Sussex, Canada and he attended Sussex Regional High School. His brother Michael succumbed to cancer in 2010. He raced for GreenEDGE in 2012, competing in the Giro d’Italia in May, with his best showing on Day 11 in 15th place.
In March 2015 Meier together with his wife Amber opened La Fabrica Girona, a coffee shop in their European home of Girona, Spain.

Kim Sonier

Kim Sonier (ur. 3 kwietnia 1961) – amerykańska kolarka górska, dwukrotna medalistka mistrzostw świata i zdobywczyni Pucharu Świata.

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