5 cycling races to check out during B.C. Superweek

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      The Global Relay Gastown Grand Prix is scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m. on July 13. But it's not the only major cycling race on the Lower Mainland's summer calendar.

      With four other major events scheduled for July during B.C. Superweek, there are plenty of opportunities to see some big names rounding the tracks.

      Tour de Delta

      (July 8 to 10)

      Consisting of three solid days of racing, the Tour de Delta showcases three criterium races in historic Ladner Village, the social heart of North Delta, and the streets of Tsawwassen.

      Giro di Burnaby

      (July 14)

      Returning to Burnaby Heights for the ninth year, pro cyclists from all over the world will tackle the fast and furious 1.3-kilometre closed-loop course.

      PoCo Grand Prix

      (July 15)

      Another criterium race, the event features a mass start and 65 laps. With cyclists whizzing past every minute, PoCo promises an exciting spectator experience.

      Steve Nash Fitness World Tour De White Rock

      (July 16 and 17)

      Tackling White Rock’s gruelling coastal inclines, the Tour is a punishing 130-kilometre test guaranteed to push professional riders to their limits.