Le Tour de la relève internationale de Rimouski

The Tour de la relève internationale de Rimouski is a six-stage cycling race organized for male and female Cadets (15-16 years old) as well as for female Juniors (17-18 years old).


From July 9 to July 13, Rimouski will greet 200 athletes from all around Canada, the United States and Europe.



The event's main goal is to prepare these athletes for Juniors international competitions by allowing them to live a small Tour de France experience. Athletes and coaches will then have access to conferences and courses intended to help them progress.



This stage race constitutes a privileged springboard for our young riders. After three edition, this event has already become an important component of Quebec's calendar, and even the North American race calendar. In a near future, we hope it will attract more European teams, therefore giving the participants more exposure and help them emerge on the international scene.



By registering your team, you will allow your riders to beneficiate from a professional organization and give them the opportunity to take up the challenge of competing six stages in four days on selective courses.



2014 Schedule

July 9 2014


1 to 3 p.m. Tour de la relève internationale de Rimouski's accreditation

3 :30 p.m. Team manager's meeting

6 :00 p.m. First stage, Team Time Trial


July 10 2014


10 :00 a.m. Men's second stage

10 :05 a.m. Women's second stage


July 11 2014


10 :00 a.m. Men's third stage

10 :05 a.m. Women's third stage


July 12 2014


9 :00 a.m. Time Trial first start

5 :30 p.m. Tour des petits (promotional event for kids)

6 :30 p.m. Women's criterium

7 :30 p.m. Men's criterium


July 13 2014


9 :00 a.m. Men's last stage

9 :05 a.m. Women's last stage

Registred teams

Women 15-16

Espoirs Laval - Primeau Vélo #2
NorthStar Development

Men 15-16

Espoirs Laval - Primeau Vélo #1
Club Cycliste d'Amos
Équipe Vélo Mauricie
Vélo Club Métropolitain
Équipe Subway - Sigma Assurance
NorthStar Development

Women 17-18

Espoirs Quilicot - TRJ Télécom
Iamgold -Specialized
André Cycle Kaycan RDS
Borah Development

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On Saturday, August 3, do not miss the third stage of the Tour de la relève
internaitonale de Rimouski available by live webcast on the Internet! A 34-kilometre
criterium where the athletes will complete the 1.7-kilometre loop 20 times. This thrilling
stage will start at 9 a.m. with the women’s race, followed at 10 a.m. by the men’s race.
The best cyclists between 15 and 18 years of age from Canada, United States and the
French territory of Guadeloupe will be in action. Watch live the criterium of the 4th Tour
de la relève internationale de Rimouski!

To access to the live webcast: http://webcasts.pqm.net/tourdelareleve

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