women’s cycling

The joy of a plan perfectly executed: Tiffany Cromwell’s Giro Rosa stage one diary

In addition to daily race reports out of the Giro Rosa, we’re lucky enough to be able to offer you two rider diaries out of the on the only women’s cycling Grand Tour of the season. Australians Tiffany Cromwell (Velocio-SRAM) and Lizzie Williams (Orica-AIS) have agreed to daily check-ins out of the 10-day race. Cromwell’s […]

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Barbara Guarischi makes the most of ‘perfect’ Velocio-SRAM lead-out to win Giro Rosa stage one

Barbara Guarischi (Velocio-SRAM) won the first road stage of the 26th edition of the Giro d’Italian on Saturday. The Italian sprinted to victory in Kamnik, Slovenia ahead of Lucinda Brand (Rabo Liv) and teammate Tiffany Cromwell (Velocio-SRAM) Win for @BabyG_90, second Lucinda Brand…..And in more good news @tiffanycromwell third! #GiroRosa2015 pic.twitter.com/3g5hrQX1A9 — VelocioSRAM (@velociosports) July […]

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Lung-busting, adrenaline-pumping, fast-paced action: Tiffany Cromwell’s Giro Rosa prologue diary

In addition to daily race reports out of the Giro Rosa, we’re lucky enough to be able to offer you two rider diaries out of the on the only women’s cycling Grand Tour of the season. Australians Tiffany Cromwell (Velocio-SRAM) and Lizzie Williams (Orica-AIS) have agreed to daily check-ins out of the 10-day race. Cromwell’s […]

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All Dutch podium at Giro Rosa prologue as Annemiek van Vleuten time trials into pink

Annemiek van Vleuten (Bigla) time trialled to victory on the opening stage prologue of the 26th edition of the Giro Rosa. Having won the Giro Roas prologue last year and the Euskal Emakumeen Bira prologue last month, van Vleuten, known for her prowess in the short individual efforts, started the stage as the outright favourite. […]

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Rosa Round-up: Essential Giro Rosa prologue coverage

The Giro Rosa begins today (YAY!) with a two-kilometre prologue in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Karol Ann Canual (Velocio-SRAM) will kick off the ten-day Italian Grand Tour at 7 p.m. We have a full schedule of Giro Rosa cover planned for you, including a daily round-up of the best content we’ve seen out of each stage; however, […]

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Weekly Wisdom: Life Happens and Training Doesn’t Tickle

Australia is currently enjoying a break from road racing as it is winter, which means motivation to train can sometimes be hard to find. As a coach, racing season is actually the easiest to schedule: race, recovery, one harder workout earlier in the week, recovery, race, repeat. In the off season however, there aren’t as […]

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A ‘stay sane’ packing guide for the Giro Rosa

It’s that time of year again. Pink fever! The new national champions have been crowned around Europe and the Americas, which can only mean one thing -the Giro Rosa is fast approaching. It feels like the Aviva’s Women’s Tour ended only a couple days ago, but it’s possible I feel this way because I have […]

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Your guide to the 2015 Giro Rosa

We’re slightly more than 24 hours from the start of the Giro Rosa. Remember how excited we were about the Aviva Women’s Tour? The Giro Rosa inspires that same sort of excitement for entirely different reasons. While the Aviva Women’s Tour is all about the social agenda and the ‘feel good’ moments and the professionalization […]

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Q&A with two-time Giro Rosa winner Mara Abbott

Only two women have won the Giro Rosa in the last five years – Marianne Vos (Rabo Liv) and Mara Abbott (Wiggle Honda). With Vos sidelined because of an injury, Abbott starts the Giro Rosa on Friday as a pre-race favourite and one of two returning champions. Abbott’s excelled in Italy since her Giro Rosa […]

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Treating and preventing saddle sores

Whether you only ride to work or 400km weekly, chances are you will experience saddle sores at some point. While there are many theories out there on what saddle sores actually are –infected hair follicles, cysts or boils –one thing is for certain: they’re a total nuisance and can be quite painful. Luckily, they are […]

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