Lizzie Armitstead

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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How The Season Was Won 2014

There’s more to cycling than crossing the line first—yes, winning is important, but providing critical team support, functioning well under a variety of racing conditions, and keeping the sport exciting and enjoyable to watch throughout the year are all important, too. After all, cycling’s business structure is built on the idea that people are watching. With that in mind, […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Bonifazio wins stage two of Tour of Hainan, pushes defending champion Hofland out of yellow; SAIDS, UCI confirm Daryl Impey probenecid case won’t be appealed to CAS; Vuelta a España to add women’s one day race to 2015 event; Armitstead says it’s ‘pretty crazy’ that […]

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