The Ryder’s Cycling Society of Canada was featured in the National Post’s Sports section in August of 2012. Check out the article by Sean Fitz-Gerald here.
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Originally published August 10, 2012 on www.vicnews.com. It’s been a tough year for a few of Victoria’s high-profile athletes. After winning the Giro D’Italia and solidifying his place as Canada’s premier cyclist, Ryder Hesjedal crashed out of the Tour de France, and middle-of-the pack outcomes in the Olympic road race and time trial, and no
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
By Terry Bell Published July 24, 2012 on blogs.theprovince.com Ryder Hesjedal doesn’t just win bike races and wave the flag … he donates funds to help Canadian athletes like Olympic teammate Denise Ramsden. Ryder Hesjedal’s Giro d’Italia victory in May has turned into a blessing for Olympic cyclist Denise Ramsden of Yellowknife, NWT. Victoria’s Hesjedal, who’ll
SOFMC Panel: Cycling History of Greater Victoria In 2012, Media One Multimedia donated design time on behalf of RCSC to plan and produce an installation, titled Cycling History of Greater Victoria for the Greater Victoria Sports Hall of Fame. The display contrasts the early bicycle ridden by champion Victoria cyclist Torchy Peden in the 1930s
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
Before we changed our name to the Ryders Cycling Society of Canada, we were called Wheelmen. Today, Wheelmen is the name of our fundraising apparel brand. Check out this video clip from CTV news, where Ryder & co surprise a Wheelmen donor with an impromptu birthday bike ride!