Lisa Jacobs

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 […]

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My first cyclocross race: Tales from a spectator, a teenager, a mum, and a national champion

It can be nerve-wracking to try something new, and taking on an unfamiliar challenge on the bike is no exception. At the start line, experienced racers can look so confident and focussed that it is difficult to imagine they ever felt that queasiness in the pit of their stomach when lining up for their first […]

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Lisa Jacobs takes a third Australian cyclocross title, Paul van der Ploeg wins a tussle-tainted men’s race

A tight and controversial battle in the Australian National Cyclocross Championships has seen the men’s title shift again, this time to Paul van der Ploeg (Giant), while reigning women’s champion Lisa Jacobs (Rapha-Focus) managed to overcome injury to keep a firm hold of the jersey for a third time. Van der Ploeg, a former world […]

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Australian Cyclocross Championships: Defending champion Lisa Jacobs will need to leap an extra barrier

Australia is holding its third National Cyclocross Championships in Melbourne this weekend. The mud-loving cycling discipline has only recently taken hold in the country, but its popularity is rapidly expanding and the competition throughout the fields is heating up. However, in the women’s elite field one rider stands head and shoulders above her competitors. Lisa […]

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The Women’s Ride: Victoria’s mass-riding event draws 2,000 women

Normally on a Sunday morning in Melbourne the roads, bike paths and single track are teaming with male cyclists. Female cyclists are overwhelmingly outnumbered. However, last Sunday in Victoria was not a normal day. It was a day for female cyclists to make their presence felt as the first ever women’s specific mass-riding event in […]

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How To: Get your mud on with Australian cyclocross national champion Lisa Jacobs

Ask any rider about her first cyclocross race, and you’ll probably hear something like this: “It was tricky and I got filthy, but afterwards I just had this big silly grin on my face and I couldn’t wait to do it again.” It is a cycling discipline that is designed for the wet and chilly […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: National Cyclocross Series wrap-up, rounds 1 and 2; Sergio Henao out for the season with fractured knee; Nacer Bouhanni left out of Tour de France line-up, likely to leave FDJ.fr; Omega Pharma-QuickStep announces Tour de France team; Preview of the Giro Rosa; How to position […]

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