race report

Anna van der Breggen bests Ellen van Dijk in European opener

In the tenth edition of Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, Anna van der Breggen (Rabo-Liv) beat out Ellen van Dijk (Boels-Dolmans) in a two-up sprint to win the first European race of the season. Lizzie Armitstead (Boels-Dolmans) led home the chasers in Ghent to round out the podium. The race winning move escaped from an elite front […]

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Rachel Neylan plays cards to perfection to win Cadel Road Race

Rachel Neylan soloed to victory at the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race. The 32-year-old launched two decisive attacks on the finish circuit and eventually rode away from the remnants of the elite leading group. Forty six seconds after Neylan crossed the line, Santos Women’s Tour winner Valentina Scandolara (Orica-AIS) won a two-up sprint against […]

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Peta Mullens bests Rachel Neylan in two-up sprint for nationals road race gold

Victorian Peta Mullens (SRAM) won a two-up sprint against Rachel Neylan to take her first elite national road title, continuing the fine form she has shown during the Australian summer of racing. Mullens, reigning cross-country eliminator (XCE) mountain bike champion, could not contain her surprise and delight following her brilliant victory at the Mars Cycling […]

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There Goes The Warny

Out of the gates! photo by Leigh Schilling Never again. I know that’s what I say that every year, but I think I’ve sufficiently proved that I will never come close to winning this race.  It’s probably the most prestigious race in Australia that I think everybody dreams of winning (or even completing), but in […]

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