Category Archives: Giro

26 Jul
Straight: Cycling Champion Ryder Hesjedal to receive hero’s welcome in Victoria

By Stephen Thomson, July 26, 2012 – www.straight.com Victoria is planning to welcome back hometown sports hero and Giro d’Italia champion cyclist Ryder Hesjedal – once he’s finished competing at the London Olympics, of course. To celebrate Hesjedal’s historic achievement, a homecoming event hosted by the City of Victoria and Ryder’s Cycling Society of Canada

28 Jun
Autographed pink jersey from Giro d’Italia up for Auction

If you don’t mind a bit of wear and a few champagne marks, Ryder Hesjedal’s pink jersey — the first one ever won by a Canadian in the Giro d’Italia — could be yours. The autographed jersey is for sale on eBay, with all proceeds going to support up-and-coming cyclists in Canada through Ryders Cycling