womens cycling

Roxsolt Racing: supporting Australia’s international stars at home

If you’ve been following any of the women’s racing so far this Australian summer, you would have heard of the Roxsolt Racing Team. The royal-blue-clad squad features many of Australia’s best female riders and has enjoyed great success in its two summers so far. So what’s the team all about and how did it get […]

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Letter from the Editor: Jessi Braverman on the CyclingTips Women’s Section

I’m excited and proud to announce that Jessi Braverman has accepted the position as editor of our women’s cycling section, or rather our sister site. It was an enlightening experience going through the interview process and nearly all of the candidates we spoke with would have been outstanding for the position. However, with Jessi’s experience, […]

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UCI confirms women’s World Cup event in US in 2015, bigger plans globally for 2016

Continuing its push to develop and expand women’s cycling around the globe, the UCI has confirmed a round of the women’s World Cup in the US next season plus plans to step up the staging of events across Europe, North and South America, Asia and Oceania. The governing body presented a plan in Montreau, Switzerland, […]

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Tiffany Cromwell: “Throughout my career I’ve struggled with finding balance”

South Australia’s Tiffany Cromwell was recently crowned Cycling Australia’s Elite Women’s Road Cyclist of the Year after a season that included a fifth in the World Championships road race and fourth in the Commonwealth Games road race. In 2015 and beyond, Cromwell is aiming higher. Cromwell spoke with Aaron S. Lee about how her first […]

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Nicole Cooke video interview part II: “Women’s cycling was at its height in the 1990s”

You can watch part I of Dave Everett’s interview with Nicole Cooke here. As a former world and Olympic champion, double World Cup winner and victor in races such as the Giro d’Italia Femminile, La Flèche Wallonne, the women’s Tour of Flanders and the Amstel Gold Race, Nicole Cooke is one of the best female […]

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Scrymgeour interview: Velocio-SRAM replaces Specialized lululemon

Kristy Scrymgeour, the owner of the team which won the past three editions of the world championship team time trial, has revealed that her clothing company Velocio plus cycling component maker SRAM will be the new title backers of the former Specialized lululemon team in 2015. Speaking in depth to CyclingTips, Scrymgeour said that SRAM […]

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Nicole Cooke video interview part I: “My competitive spirit is still with me”

As a former world and Olympic champion, double World Cup winner and victor in races such as the Giro d’Italia Femminile, La Flèche Wallonne, the women’s Tour of Flanders and the Amstel Gold Race, Nicole Cooke is one of the best female riders of all time. She walked away from the sport in early 2013 […]

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Lisa Brennauer interview: The most successful rider of the 2014 worlds

It was a world championship campaign that is one of the best in the history of road racing: three races, two wins, one silver medal. Lisa Brennauer returned from Ponferrada with a pair of rainbow bands and a cluster of important memories, as well as a greatly enhanced reputation. The German was regarded as a […]

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Why Specialized switched teams and will instead focus on Boels-Dolmans

It’s a move that took some by surprise; after three years of backing Kristy Scrymgeour’s successful team, a period where the squad took three world team time trial titles plus many other victories, both Specialized and lululemon confirmed several weeks ago that they would end their title sponsorship at the end of the 2014 season. […]

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Chloe Hosking signs with Wiggle Honda

Australian sprinter Chloe Hosking has inked a one-year deal with the Wiggle Honda Pro Cycling Team and will join the British-registered squad for the 2015 season. The 24-year-old has spent the past two seasons racing for Norwegian-based Hitec Products but was told by the team in August that her contract would not be renewed. Hosking […]

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