Road

The term road bicycle is used to describe bicycles built for traveling at speed on paved roads. There are many types of bicycles that are used on the roads including: BMXrecumbentsracingtouring and utility bicycles.

Dedicated road bicycles have drop handlebars and multiple gears, although there are single and fixed gear varieties. Road bikes also use narrow, high-pressure tires to decrease rolling resistance, and tend to be somewhat lighter than other types of bicycles. The major sub-categories of road bicycle racing include one day races, stage races, and time trials (individual & team), criteriums, ultra endurance racing,  hill climbing events, and gravel events. There are sometimes different types of riders in road races who also specialize in specific roles (sprinters, climbers, Domestique, Puncheur, and All-rouder).

Road racing has been recognized as an Olympic sport since 1896.

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Velodonnas is the first and only female cycling club in Winnipeg. There mission is to inform, instruct and inspire female cyclists of all abilities.

To organize a Road race, please contact your Club Committee Rep and Road Director/Committee Coordinator, then head over to the Organizers section of the website for important information and resources.

The organization of road races and events depends on the work of volunteers – consider joining the Road committee and help road racing grow in Manitoba.

The committee consists of a Race Director/Committee Coordinator (MCA Board member) who chairs the Road committee and a road representative from each club in Manitoba.

Unofficial – Road Blog

The Road race calendar is established each year by the Road committee in January and posted to the MCA website in February. Events typically take place between April to August.

GET INVOLVED

Join a Club

Want to find a group to ride with? There are dozens of clubs in the city offering a wide variety of rides and adventures.

Road Race Director/Committee Coordinator

Sasa Ivetic

Email: road.mbcycling@gmail.com

Phone: 204-770-8535

To organize a Road race, please contact the Road Director/Committee Coordinator and then head on over to the Organizers section for important information and resources.

Event Format

Race Series Criteria – coming soon…
Road Disciplines – coming soon…
UCI Road Racing Rules
MCA Specific Rules – coming soon…

Road Events

Annual Meeting of Members (Nov 21/22)

Manitoba Cycling – Annual General Meeting of Members WHEN: Monday  Nov 21/22 @ 7pm – 830pm CST WHERE: Zoom details will be forwarded via email to registrants HOW: Please register

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Road News

Leah Kirchmann – Commonwealth Games

The commonwealth games are taking place July 28-August 08, 2022 in Birmingham, England Road Racing will take place on Thursday, August 4th and Sunday, August 7th.  Held on public roads,

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Latest to join- Green Route Cycling Club

Please welcome new road cycling club Green Route Cycling Club Green Route Cycling Club:  Road Cycling Recreational & Competitive based out of Winnipeg Also new this year… Decipher Wilderness Experiences

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Clubs
Twila Cruickshank

Niagara 2022 – Canada Summer Games

  Manitoba Cycling is excited to announce the 2022 cycling team representing Manitoba in the Mountain Bike and Road Cycling events at the Canada Summer Games hosted by Niagara  August

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