CRANK THE SHIELD, September 12-14, 2014

Registration is Now Open

Crank in 2014!!


Ontario's 3-Day Stage Race Returns! 

The 2014 Crank The Shield is a Go!

People travel from all across North America to be a part of those who hold the honour of Cranking The Shield.  Crank participants describe the courses as the best they have ever ridden anywhere!

Why Crank the Shield?

As Eastern North America's answer to the popularity of mountain bike stage races, Crank the Shield is a 3-day cycling odyssey through Ontario’s stunning Canadian Shield country.  Riders “crank” their way through amazing singletrack, alongside stunning vistas, lakes and exposed rock, and eventually to the finish.  

Along the way, riders aren’t ushered into cramped tents, as one of Ontario's premier summer camps complete with mess halls, cabin lodging and beautiful, swim-able lakes await you at day’s end.  Food has been described as the best at any stage race, with all-you-can-eat buffets including everything imaginable to keep you fueled up for 3 long days in the saddle.  Along the way, you’ll find incredibly well marked trails, friendly, helpful aid and marshal stations, and a top-notch safety staff. If you’re gonna crank, you need to Crank the Shield?

Stay on Course with Crank Updates

Crank 2014 Welcomes Back The Trek Store "Rock-Star" Bike Service Package!

by Adam Ruppel on 28-Mar-14 10:06

We've once again partnered with the Trek Bicycle Store to offer you the onsite "Rock Star" bike service package. Take advantage of have Trek's master mechanics wash and tune your bike after Stage 1 and 2. Let the people at Trek worry about cleaning and tuning your steed while you focus on recovering and relaxing!

To sign up, right click on the attached form and save it to your computer, print the form and fill out your information, and finally fax it to (416) 481-7090 or email it to info@trektoronto.ca

Act fast, as 2010 saw these 100 spots fill up quickly!


The 2014 Crank The Shield Jersey Revealed!

by Sean Ruppel on 02-Oct-13 23:51

This jersey design is hot off the press and we can't wait to get out hands on one! 


Available now on the registration site: Crank The Shield Registration

Crank The Shield Gets A Makeover For 2014!!

by Sean Ruppel on 02-Oct-13 14:58

We're excited to share the latest and greatest updated Crank The Shield logo! 

Just wait until you see how this is going to look on the 2014 Crank jerseys!! Sneak peaks coming soon!!

Looking forward to an amazing year of preparation for an awesome event! Don't forget to take advantage of the early bird rates!! 

More News
  • We've extended our Winter pricing!!! ONLY $619 + Tax until May 1st! Commit early to this awesome event!  

  • We're excited to share the latest and greatest updated Crank The Shield logo! Wait until you see how this is going to look on the 2014 Crank jerseys!!

    Crank The Shield Gets A Makeover!
  • Crank The Shield 2012 was a huge success and we have YOU to thank for it! Check out these highlights if you missed it! 

    Crank The Shield 2012 A Huge Success!
  • "Everything was absolutely perfect and spot on from the rider's perspective!  From the bags and drop bags to the cabins, food, course markings, volunteers, course, etc - well it was one of the best ever."

    Laurie Woodbury - Participant
  • "Thanks for a great experience. All the effort you all put in showed in the fact that everything ran so smooth. The bar has been set pretty high for other Mtb Stage Races. I am sure as word gets out there will be line ups to sign on for next year."

    Jim Brogden - Participant

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