Athletic Excellence Fund (AEF) 2021

The Athletic Excellence Fund (AEF) 2021 The Athletic Excellence Fund (AEF) recognizes athletic and academic excellence of the province’s top athletes. Supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts and Recreation (TCAR) and Sport Newfoundland and Labrador (Sport NL), the AEF includes the Premier’s Athletic Awards, Team Gushue Awards, Elite Athlete Assistance Program, and Sport […]

CYCLING CANADA ANNOUNCES 2021 NEXTGEN ATHLETES

CYCLING CANADA ANNOUNCES 2021 NEXTGEN ATHLETES Ottawa, ON (November 18, 2020) – Cycling Canada is pleased to announce the names of the 47 athletes who were selected to join the BMX, Mountain Bike, Para-cycling and Track NextGen programs for the 2021 season. Selected athletes will be working with Cycling Canada’s NextGen coaches, as well as coaches from […]

Basic Hand Signals for Cyclists – Bicycle Safety Campaign

Basic hand signals are an important communication tool for cyclists. They increase safety by indicating to drivers and other road users what you intend to do. Cyclists use hand signals to indicate turns, stopping, or slowing down and road hazards. Left turn: Extend your left arm away from your body to shoulder height pointing straight […]

How to be a Visible Cyclist – Bicycle Safety Campaign

Being visible on a bicycle improves the level of safety for cyclists. Make sure you are visible day and night. Fluorescent colours work best because the sun’s ultraviolet rays make them appear to glow. Choose a high-visibility road bike helmet. Some have the option to attach a rear-blinking red light. Wear a high visibility jacket […]

Tips for Layering Cycling Clothing – Bicycle Safety Campaign

Layering your clothing can keep your core body temperature consistent as you cycle in changing temperatures. Being too warm can be just as bad as being too cold because your body wastes energy trying to regulate itself. A base layer is a next-to-skin layer made from a breathable material that removes moisture from your body. […]

Appropriate Cycling Clothing – Bicycle Safety Campaign

Appropriate cycling clothing can make your ride more enjoyable and comfortable. Fitted shirts made from breathable materials such as nylon or polyester help to wick away moisture. A rear pocket can be useful to carry snacks or extra clothing. A fitted jacket that is breathable, windproof, and helps protect you against the rain should be […]