Emma Johansson

Photo gallery: Highlights from the 2015 La Course

The second edition of La Course proved as prestigious as the first. The women’s peloton enjoyed the fuss and fanfare that comes with racing around the Champs-Élysées in front of the biggest crowds of the year as well as a world-wide television audience. While the rain may have soaked the roads and caused crashes aplenty, it […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Bardet solos to stage 18 win; Emma Johansson wins Thüringen Rundfahrt overall; Colombian Cyclist Fails Doping Test; Moto collision costs Jakob Fuglsang a chance at Tour de France stage win; A closer look at FSA’s electronic groupset; Tour de France GoPro footage: The best of […]


Lizzie Armitstead: best in the world

Women’s professional cycling has a new leader. The recently updated UCI Individual Rankings shows that Britain’s Lizzie Armitstead (Boels-Dolmans) is the best ranked rider in the world, taking the number one spot from The Netherland’s Marianne Vos (Rabo-Liv) who’s been sidelined with injuries all season. Armitstead has been enjoying a very successful season. In the […]

Is the Aviva Women’s Tour too easy?

Emma Johansson (Orica-AIS) is preparing to head to the airport following the fifth stage of the Aviva Women’s Tour. She has a flight out to Oslo four hours after the British stage race has ended. Emma’s been on the road for two straight weeks – and she’s very much looking forward to reuniting with her […]


Emma Johansson wins final stage of Euskal Emakumeen Bira; Kasia Niewiadoma secures overall victory

Emma Johansson won the fourth and final stage of Euskal Emakumeen Bira on Sunday. The Swedish national road and time trial champion proved quickest from a five-rider move that escaped from a reduced peloton over the final climb of the Basque tour. The stage win in Markina on Sunday is the third victory for Johansson […]

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 today’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: BMC Racing Team wins Criterium du Dauphiné team time trial; Five times on the Emakumeen Saria podium, Emma Johansson finally climbs to the top step in Durango; Ewan triumphs again, netting stage three of Tour of Korea; Dennis: It wasn’t planned; Photo gallery: 2015 Philly Cycling […]


Five times on the Emakumeen Saria podium, Emma Johansson finally climbs to the top step in Durango

Emma Johansson (Orica-AIS) has five times finished on the lesser steps of the podium in Durango at the one-day Emakumeen Saria, but on Tuesday, the Swedish national road champion finally climbed to the top step of the Emakumeen Saria podium, winning a two-up sprint from Rabo-Liv’s Kasia Niewiadoma. Elena Cecchini (Lotto Soudal Ladies) led home […]


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My first bike race with Orica-AIS

Ella CyclingTips spent an afternoon with Orica-AIS last month before the start of the Tour of Flanders. We sat down with the Australian-registered squad to talk first bike races. In a roundtable format, we listened as Melissa Hoskins, Valentina Scandolara, Amanda Spratt, Loes Gunnewijk, Gracie Elvin, Emma Johansson and Lizzie Williams regaled us with tales […]