women’s cycling

The Sufferfest introduces The Suffer Prize in continued support of the UCI Women’s Road World Cup

The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) announced on Friday that The Sufferfest will continue as an official sponsor of the UCI Women’s Road Cup for the 2015 season. A sponsor of the UCI since 2010 and the UCI Women’s Road World Cup since 2014, The Sufferfest has partnered with the UCI to introduce a first-of-its-kind award […]


Race preview: 2015 Gent Wevelgem

We’re in Cittiglio this weekend for the second round of the World Cup, which means we’re missing out on Gent Wevelgem – another big women’s race happening over the weekend. When we learned that Sean Robinson of Velofocus was making the trek to Wevelgem, we reached out. We’re pretty excited to announce that Sean has […]


Riding comfort: What to consider when choosing a saddle

The first thing that went into my small suitcase when packing for ten days of riding in the French Alps and Pyrenees was my saddle. Sure the bike I was hiring would come with a decent quality saddle, and if I left my own behind, I might have even be able to squeeze in a […]


Pan-fried salmon – a Chole Hosking speciality

I like to tell people I can cook. The reality is I have about four ‘wow’ recipes. Everyone has these. You know, the meals you always cook if you have friends or family coming over. I’ve mastered these recipes and I have them on a rotating roster. I’m in trouble if someone sticks around after […]


Letter from the Editor: Eight weeks new

I have written a few “letters from the editor” in my short tenure here at CyclingTips. This is the first that is part of the weekly Ella newsletter – because this week marks the launch of our newsletter packed with Ella-exclusive content. The plan is to have the newsletter hit your inbox each Wednesday. And […]


Socks: Tips and top picks

Last week I introduced my top ten picks for women’s cycling kit. I have to admit that I was fairly thrilled that you took to the comment section and social media to challenge my choices – and introduce me to a few new-to-me brands. It’s clear that everyone has their own opinion on kit, and […]


Believe in yourself: Loren Rowney on dreams, fears and failure

The last time we heard from Ella columnist Loren Rowney, she was in hospital in Hamburg, Germany where she was awaiting surgery on her broken collarbone. Loren’s injuries were sustained in a widely documented crash involving a spectator in the sprint finish at Drentse 8. Less than two weeks following her accident, Loren is back […]


Audrey Cordon wins three-up sprint at Cholet Pays de Loire Dames

Audrey Cordon outsprinted compatriot Amelie Rivat (Poitou-Charentes.Futuroscope.86) in a three-up sprint to win Cholet Pays de Loire Dames on Sunday. Mirima Bjørnsrud (Hitec Products) rounded out the podium. The victory is Cordon’s second at the French circuit race and her third appearance on the podium. She sprinted to second last year to Emma Johansson (Orica-AIS). […]


How To: Ride your road bike on dirt and gravel

We recently shared registration details for the Ella CyclingTips Women’s Ride on April 12. Our ride includes a bit of dirt and gravel, which we know might be new terrain for some of you. To ensure you’re ride-ready for the big event, we reached out to Gracie Elvin who graciously shared her top five tips […]


Experience Mt Donna Buang’s hidden side with Ella CyclingTips and The Women’s Ride

Ella CyclingTips has cooked up a ride with a hint of Strade Bianche, a whiff of Everesting heroics, a measure of climbing and a heavy dose of spectacular scenery for The Women’s Ride, a mass riding event in Victoria celebrating women’s cycling. Female cyclists across the state will be spoilt for choice on April 12 […]