Annemiek Van Vleuten

Ella Picks: Women’s cycling content we loved this week

Beyond the race coverage round-up, this week’s Ella Picks is a bit light on links. Either it was a quiet week in women’s cycling or I missed a lot of the good stuff published last week. If it was the latter, feel free to pipe up in the comments section, and I’ll make sure to […]


Ella Picks: Women’s cycling content we loved this week

Ready. Set. Ella Picks. We’ve got race coverage for you from Boels Rental Ladies Tour and Tour de Ardèche. This week in news there are more teams announcing contracts and national federations naming selections for Worlds – most notably Amy Pieters moves from Liv-Plantur to Wiggle Honda and Australia named its seven-rider elite women’s team for Richmond. […]


Ella Picks: Women’s cycling content we loved this week

Ella Picks returns to its regularly scheduled Monday time slot – and we’ve got loads of links for you. Catch up on all the race action from the last 10 days out of Norway, Sweden, Colorado and France — including lots of videos! Read up on the latest news stories about the end of Velocio-SRAM […]


Hit by a car while training, Annemiek van Vleuten suffers multiple fractures and collapsed lung

Annemiek van Vleuten (Bigla) was left with multiple fractures and a collapsed lung following a training accident on Thursday. The 32-year-old was hit by a car while training in Livigno, Italy. “The car did not see me coming and took a left turn,” van Vleuten explained in a statement issued by Bigla. “I was riding […]


Ella Picks: Women’s cycling content we loved this week

It’s a special Giro Rosa edition of Ella Picks with a heap-load of our favourite links to one of our favourite races of the year – but beyond the Giro Rosa, we’ve have some great finds for you, too. Our picks this week include fun news from Velocio, an inspiring column from The Nation about […]


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 Rosa 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. […]

Emma Johansson wins Bira stage two photo finish over Annemiek van Vleuten

Emma Johansson (Orica-AIS) beat out Annemiek van Vleuten (Bigla) by the narrowest of margins on Friday to win stage two of Euskal Emakumeen Bira. Initial reports named van Vleuten the winner. The Dutchwoman had thrown her hands up across the line in celebration. A photo finish later declared Johansson the winner. “It could have gone […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Nacer Bouhanni takes a second stage win at the Dauphine, Dennis retains overall lead; Paddy Bevin wins stage 4 of the Tour de Korea, Ewan still in yellow; Annamiek van Vleuten wins Euskal Emakumeen Bira prologue; LottoNL-Jumbo becomes third team to quit MPCC over disagreement […]


Annemiek van Vleuten time trials to her first win of the season

Annemiek van Vleuten (Bigla) won the opening stage of Euskal Emakumeen Bira on Wednesay night. The prologue is a new addition to the 28th edition of the Basque stage race that has returned to five stages for the first time in eight years. The Dutch national time trial champion powered through Iurreta, stopping the clock […]

Photo gallery: Highlights from the 2015 La Flèche Wallonne

Anna van der Breggen (Rabo Liv) reached the top of the Mur de Huy alone to win La Flèche Wallonne and move into the overall lead of the women’s World Cup series following its fourth round. Her Rabo Liv team rode a tactically brilliant race from start to finish, perfectly positioning van der Breggen for […]