Jean-Michel Lachance Profile


Name: Jean-Michel Lachance
From: Quebec, Canada
Height: 183cm / 6’
Weight: 71-74kg / 155-165lbs
Qualifications: Certified level 3 coach by the NCCP (National Coaching Certification Program)
Team: Rossetti Devo Cycling Team
Languages Spoken: French, English and Spanish
Twitter: @lachance87
Personal Website:

I started cycling at 15 years old as a way to keep good form during the off-season for the speed skating. Quickly, cycling became more important and now it’s my main focus. Athlete and founder of the Tour de Quebec (a national cycling stage race) what can I say, I’m pretty busy, but in everything I do, I am always focused and passionate. During the last few years in the elite category, I’ve been constantly improving. My journey has not always been easy, but I am proud to have continued despite the difficulties.

For sure the best is still to come… I hope to share my experiences with you all here at Cycling Shorts.
Career Highlights:
– Points Race National Champion (2011)
– Double National Champion at Team Pursuit (2009, 2010)
– Double National vice-champion (Points and Scratch Race) 2010
– Broke the Team Pursuit National Record twice
– 9 x medalist at various Nationals Championships
– Sprint leader (few days) at Vuelta Independencia, Vuelta Costa Rica and Green Mountain Stage Race
– 2x top 10 at elite road nationals

Personal Goals:

– Podium at Canadian national championships road and track
– Win a stage in a UCI race
– Top 5 in a track world cup or European six day
– Join a Professional team and be the best rider I can for the team

Long term
– 2016 Olympics (Track – Team Pursuit or Omnium)

Click here to view all of Jean-Michel’s posts on Cycling Shorts.

Jean-Michel’s Sponsors & Charities:


EDA construction

SauceBox Cyclewear

Sport Canada

Fédération Québécoise des Sports Cyclistes

Conseil du Sport de Haut-Niveau de Québec

Fondation d’aide à l’athlète Carougeois



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