Lizzie Armitstead

Boels-Dolmans: What I know now that I wish I knew then

You know that tips section on the homepage just below the featured stories and newsletter sign up? Well, that section is populated by responses to the question: “What do you know now that you wish you knew then?” We ask that question nearly every time we do an interview with someone for the first time. […]

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My first bike race with Boels-Dolmans

When Ella CyclingTips spent the day with Boels-Dolmans in northern Italy last weekend, we had the opportunity to sit down with all six riders that would line up for Trofeo Binda the following day. In a roundtable format, we asked Evelyn Stevens, Lizzie Armistead, Chantal Blaak, Ellan van Dijk, Christine Majerus and Megan Guarnier to […]

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Roundtable with Boels-Dolmans: First bike races and top tips

Ella CyclingTips spent last Saturday in northern Italy with Boels-Dolmans. We met the Dutch super squad at their hotel in Ternate and followed along as they pre-rode one lap of the Trofeo Binda course. The team is a hot commodity these days, and five of the six riders that started Sunday’s World Cup already have […]

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Lizzie Armitstead wins Trofeo Binda to move into World Cup lead

Lizzie Armitstead (Boels-Dolmans) outsprinted a six-rider breakaway in Trofeo Alfredo Binda on Sunday, taking the lead in the UCI Women’s World Cup in the process. The victory continues Armitstead’s run of fine form and the Boels-Dolmans show of strength the week before the all-important Tour of Flanders, which Armitstead has long called a target. “I’m […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Photo gallery: Highlights from the 2015 Omloop Het Nieuwsblad

Anna van der Breggen (Rabo Liv) may have won the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, but it was the strength of Boels-Dolmans that proved the talking point following the first European race of the season. The Dutch team put two riders on the podium with Ellen van Dijk coming in second place to the race winner in […]

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Photo gallery: Highlights from the 2015 Ladies Tour of Qatar

Kirsten Wild (Liv-Plantur) has won four editions of the Ladies Tour of Qatar. Her notable absence in 2015 made it anyone’s game in the Qatari desert. Boels-Dolmans capitalised on the infamous crosswinds, forcing splits on the second stage that would prove decisive in deciding the overall. Following a somewhat surprising field sprint win by Annalisa […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Jose Joaquin Rojas wins stage 1 of the Tour of Qatar; Rohan Dennis sets new hour record with 52.491km; Cameron Meyer wins the Jayco Herald Sun Tour, Patrick Bevin claims the final stage; Mark Cavendish crowned Dubai Tour winner; Lizzie Armitstead wins the Ladies Tour […]

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Elia Viviani claims first win in Sky colours at the Dubai Tour; Cameron Meyer takes overall lead in Jayco Herald Sun Tour after stage 1 win; Lizzie Armitstead wins stage 3 of the Ladies Tour of Qatar, takes overall lead; Lefevere admits mistake in not […]

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