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GP de Plouay to determine the last-ever winner of a women’s World Cup

Nine rounds down, only one race remains in the UCI Women Road World Cup. Not only is it the final World Cup of the season, it’s likely the final World Cup ever. The UCI has confirmed plans to roll out the Women’s World Tour next year, which means an end to the World Cup series, […]

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A pre-Route de France diary with Australian National Team director Donna Rae-Szalinski

Elite cycling coach Donna Rae-Szalinski fielded our phone call earlier this week from the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) European Training Centre in Gavirate, Italy. The Victorian is in Europe to direct the five-rider Subaru High5 Australian National Team. Australian criterium champion Kimberley Wells received the Amy Gillett Foundation scholarship to earn her spot on […]

Road World Cup Round 7: Sparkassen Giro preview

The UCI Women Road World Cup heads to Bochum, Germany on Sunday. The former mining town plays host to the seventh round of the 10-race series. Formally a 1.1 race, the Sparkassen Giro gained World Cup status last year. Run over a largely flat but technical 15-kilometre urban circuit, the German World Cup is thought […]

What you need to know about La Course

On July 26, the professional women’s peloton will take to the most famous avenue in Paris for the second La Course by Le Tour de France. The women’s circuit race on the Champs –Élysées begins in France at 1:30 p.m. (9:30 p.m. Australia, 7:30 a.m. New York) and will conclude around 3:30 p.m. before the […]

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Your guide to the 2015 Giro Rosa

We’re slightly more than 24 hours from the start of the Giro Rosa. Remember how excited we were about the Aviva Women’s Tour? The Giro Rosa inspires that same sort of excitement for entirely different reasons. While the Aviva Women’s Tour is all about the social agenda and the ‘feel good’ moments and the professionalization […]

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We love everything about The Aviva Women’s Tour and you will, too

Confession: sometimes it’s hard for me to remain completely impartial when covering women’s cycling. Having been part of women’s cycling in varied capacities for the better part of a decade, there are certain riders, teams and events that make me fall in love with the sport over and over and over again, and I can’t […]

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Five-time Philadelphia winner Ina Teutenberg previews Philly Cycling Classic

The sixth round of the UCI Women Road World Cup series has been billed as a new addition to the women’s calendar, but those who have followed cycling beyond the last decade know that the Philly Cycling Classic has a long-standing history in the sport. Previously known as the Liberty Classic, the circuit race in […]

Race preview: 2015 Gent Wevelgem

We’re in Cittiglio this weekend for the second round of the World Cup, which means we’re missing out on Gent Wevelgem – another big women’s race happening over the weekend. When we learned that Sean Robinson of Velofocus was making the trek to Wevelgem, we reached out. We’re pretty excited to announce that Sean has […]

Elisa Longo Borghini and Valentina Scandolara preview Strade Bianche

Strade Bianche is a race full of history. It began as an amateur fondo called l’Eroica, which is held in October in Tuscany each year following the Road World Championships. The ride is a throwback to earlier days. All participants ride bicycles built before 1982. Many wear vintage clothing and accessories. The professional event began […]

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Emma Johansson and Tiffany Cromwell Preview Omloop Het Nieuwsblad

Omloop het Nieuwsblad marks the start of the women’s road season in Europe. The Australian summer of racing followed by the Tour of Qatar provided a glimpse of what we might expect to see over the cobbles and climbs of Flanders. The race on Saturday is the first of the spring classics, a series of […]

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