The peloton braved challenging terrain and low temperatures in the third stage of the Tour of Alberta
Tom-Jelte Slagter wins the third stage at the Canadian stage race, with countryman Bauke Mollema riding back into the GC lead.
Images from the second stage at the Tour of Alberta, where Michael Matthews won and took the race lead.
The 24-year-old American has returned strong from a crash last season and is a GC contender wherever he races.
The Tour of Alberta will include two entirely new stages — both of which feature mountaintop finishes that should be decisive.
Matthews prevails on a cold and wet day in Alberta, seizing the overall lead with a sprint victory.
Svein Tuft and his Orica teammates ride to second place in the Tour of Alberta TTT, and now turn their TTT focus to the worlds.
The Dutch rider is the Tour of Alberta overall leader after Trek wins the opening-stage team time trial.
Scenes from the opening stage at the Tour of Alberta, a team time trial.
The Canadian says he's got 77 race days under his belt this season, including both the Giro d'Italia and the Tour de France.