Pauline Ferrand-Prevot

Lizzie Armitstead crowned the new UCI women’s world champion

As the top pre-race favourite, there was a lot of pressure for Great Britain’s Lizzie Armitstead going into this race. And even as the fans were biting their nails in a thrilling last lap, Armitstead stayed calm, followed her plan and sprinted to rainbow glory. “It’s very surreal. I think every cyclist dreams of the […]


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

Ready. Set. Ella Picks. We’ve got race coverage for you from Boels Rental Ladies Tour and Tour de Ardèche. This week in news there are more teams announcing contracts and national federations naming selections for Worlds – most notably Amy Pieters moves from Liv-Plantur to Wiggle Honda and Australia named its seven-rider elite women’s team for Richmond. […]


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

After a month-long hiatus Ella Picks makes a special mid-week return. The women’s cycling content we loved these past couple weeks includes a feature on ultra-distance rider Juliana Buhring, the first woman to cycle the world sans support; an opinion piece entitled #NOPODIUMGIRLS; Rebecca Rusch’s letter to her 15-year-old self; and a short film on […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Andre Greipel sprints to a second win on stage 5, Tony Martin retains Tour lead; Pauline Ferrand-Prevot solos to victory in first Giro Rosa summit finish; Savitskiy sprints to first pro win on stage 4 of the Tour of Qinghai Lake; Víctor De La Parte […]


Ella Picks

It’s that time of the week again – Ella Picks. We’ve rounded up links to the best things we’ve read and watched in the last week. Our picks this week include advice on kit care, an injury update on Pauline Ferrand-Prevot, the best photo feature we saw out of USPRO and two features on British […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Gilbert powers to victory on Giro d’Italia’s 12th stage, Contador adds to his lead; Kristoff wins back-to-back at the Tour of Norway; Adam Phelan into the overall lead at the Tour of Japan; Lauren Kitchen wins stage 2 of the Tour of Zhoushan Island, moves […]


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 […]


How the Race Was Won – Women’s World Cyclocross Championships

In the latest “How The Race Was Won”, Cosmo Catalano takes a look at the elite Women’s Cyclocross World Championships, contested this past weekend in Tabor, Czech Republic. In Cyclocosm’s “How the Race Was Won” series, you’ll see much more than simple race highlights. Cosmo Catalano picks up the details that nobody else sees, analyses the race […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Gianni Meersman claims inaugural Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race; Rachel Neylan wins elite women’s Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race; Jack Bobridge unsuccessful in hour record bid, covers 51.3km for new Australian record; Matteo Pelucchi wins two of the four Challenge Mallorca races, Valverde […]


The Week in Bike #54 – The Season Arc

Road season’s just getting going while cyclocross prepares for that last big bang. The circle of life, really, but with more awkward—especially where sprinting results, footed fencing, and US Weekly are concerned. We hope you enjoy Cosmo Catalano’s latest episode of The Week in Bike.