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Mayuko Hagiwara wins Giro Rosa stage six to become first Japanese rider to win at Italian Grand Tour

Mayuko Hagiwara (Wiggle Honda) became the first Japanese rider to win a stage of the Giro Rosa on Thursday with a stunning solo victory into Morbegno. The five-time Japanese national road champion launched a bold attack on the last of three climbs, riding alone for nearly 30 kilometres before crossing the stage six finish line […]


Photo gallery: 2015 Philly Cycling Classic

On Sunday, June 7, Lizzie Armitstead (Boels-Dolmans) climbed to her second UCI Women Road World Cup victory of the season after passing Elisa Longo Borghini (Wiggle Honda) just 50 metres before the top of the Manayunk Wall in Philadelphia. With the Philly Cycling Classic win , Armitstead pulled on the World Cup leader jersey, jumping […]


Ella Picks

Mondays mean Ella Picks here at Ella CyclingTips. We’ve rounded up links to the content we’ve came across over the last week that we thought all of you might like to read. Stumble across something we miss? Feel free to let us know in the comment section. The Cyclist’s Guide to Crashing with Friends Loren […]

Elisa Longo Borghini reflects on the Ronde

Elisa Longo Borghini (Wiggle Honda) was the talk of the (women’s cycling) town last Sunday. The young Italian won the Tour of Flanders with panache, class and heart. Thirty hilly, cobbled kilometres from the finish, Longo Borghini attacked the peloton and soloed to the finish line. Her teammate Jolien d’Hoore won the chase group sprint […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Alexander Kristoff dashes to victory in crash-marred Scheldeprijs; Joaquim Rodriguez claims stage 3 of the Vuelta al Pais Vasco; Anna van der Breggen takes out Energiewacht Tour prologue; Anthony Roux and Adriano Malori take the spoils on day two of the Circuit Cycliste Sarthe; Policeman […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Kristoff steps up to a new level with Tour of Flanders win; Elisa Longo Borghini wins women’s Tour of Flanders; Caleb Ewan wins the Vuelta Ciclista a La Rioja; Neutral service vehicles involved in two crashes at the Tour of Flanders; Van Avermaet accepts his […]


Elisa Longo Borghini wins Tour of Flanders with stunning solo move

Elisa Longo Borghini (Wiggle Honda) soloed to victory at the Tour of Flanders on Sunday. It was a spectacular victory for the Italian, who crossed the finish in Oudenaarde 43 seconds ahead of a nine-rider chase group. Ronde van Drenthe winner Jolien d’Hoore (Wiggle Honda) led the chasers home, sprinting across the line for second. […]


Photo Gallery: Highlights from the 2015 Strade Bianche

Megan Guarnier (Boels-Dolmans) proudly stood on the top step of the podium in Siena on Saturday. The American winner of the inaugural women’s Strade Bianche soloed across the line. Thirty-seven seconds later Guarnier’s teammate Lizzie Armitstead bested Elisa Longo Borghini (Wiggle Honda) in a two-up sprint for second place. The story of the season continues […]


Megan Guarnier claims first-ever women’s Strade Bianche title

Boels-Dolmans continue to stamp their collective authority on the spring season as Megan Guarnier scored the squad’s sixth win of the season at Strade Bianche. The American soloed to victory in Siena, more than a half-minute ahead of teammate Lizzie Armitstead. Italian Elisa Longo Borghini (Wiggle Honda) rounded out the podium. “This is a really […]


Elisa Longo Borghini and Valentina Scandolara preview Strade Bianche

Strade Bianche is a race full of history. It began as an amateur fondo called l’Eroica, which is held in October in Tuscany each year following the Road World Championships. The ride is a throwback to earlier days. All participants ride bicycles built before 1982. Many wear vintage clothing and accessories. The professional event began […]