Gracie Elvin

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

In this week’s internet roundup we are talking gender-free saddles with Selle Royal’s new line of Scientia saddles and bod image with fighter Ronda Rousey. We also want to introduce you to Katrine-Mari, a woman who completed two full Tour de France routes and the subject of Total Women’s Cycling profile story. We had a […]


Orica-AIS: What I know now that I wish I knew then

The tip section on the homepage just below the featured stories and newsletter sign-up is populated by responses to the question: “What do you know now that you wish you knew then?” It’s a question we ask repeatedly in interviews. We ask professional cyclists. We ask industry leaders. We ask the women we met on […]


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 […]


Racing Round-Up: Three Aussie wins across six UCI women’s races

It was a huge three days of racing for women’s cycling with six UCI-ranked women’s races across five countries. Australians dominated the weekend with Chloe Hosking (Wiggle Hondo) winning out of a breakaway in France at La Classique Morbihan, Lizzie Williams (Orica-AIS) soloing to her first professional victory in Switzerland at SwissEver GP Cham-Hagendorn and […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Alberto Contador wins the 2015 Giro d’Italia; Greg van Avermaet wins the Belgium Tour; Marco Haller takes overall victory at Tour des Fjords; Gracie Elvin takes first European win at Gooik-Geraardsbergen-Gooik; Lizzie Williams takes her first European win at SwissEver GP Cham-Hagendorn; Lizzie Armitstead claims […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Jonas Ahlstrand wins stage 2 of the Four Days of Dunkirk; Van Avermaet ‘happy nightmare is over’ as doping charges dismissed; BMC Racing Team rider Lodewyck out of Giro d’Italia due to heart concerns; Velon on-bike footage to feature on eight of the Giro d’Italia’s […]


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 […]


Gracie Elvin’s gluten-free “salted caramel” pecan brownie ride food

So I’m not one to Instagram my food usually, but my latest batch of ride food gave me some inspiration to join the crowd of athletes who share their diet over social media. Once it was posted I received many requests for the recipe, so I decided to share it. I don’t tend to follow […]


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 […]


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 […]