womens cycling

Cookson hoping La Course develops into bigger event for women’s cycling

UCI president Brian Cookson has said that he hopes that the new La Course race run by Tour de France organisers will evolve beyond the current one day setup, although he said that for now he was not aware if this is being planned. “I don’t know [if this is on the cards],” he told […]

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Inside Line: Nettie Edmondson’s Friends Life Women’s Tour (part 2)

After months of build-up and excitement the first ever Friends Life Women’s Tour was held in Britain last week. The five-day race attracted the biggest names in the women’s peloton, including world champion Marianne Vos and World Cup leader Lizzie Armitstead. Nettie Edmondson, who splits her time between riding on the track and riding on […]

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Inside Line: Nettie Edmondson’s Friends Life Women’s Tour (part 1)

After months of build-up and excitement the first ever Friends Life Women’s Tour was held in Britain last week. The five-day race attracted the biggest names in the women’s peloton, including world champion Marianne Vos and World Cup leader Lizzie Armitstead. Nettie Edmondson, who splits her time between riding on the track and riding on […]

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Inside Line: Chloe Hosking’s Omloop van Borsele

On Friday and Saturday riders in the women’s peloton contested two races in ‘s-Heerenhoek, The Netherlands, as part of the 2014 EPZ Omloop van Borsele: a 20km ITT and a 120km road race. In this post, Australian sprinter Chloe Hosking (Hitec Products) talks us through her victory in the road race and why winning this […]

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Inside Line: Loren Rowney’s Redlands Bicycle Classic

The Redlands Bicycle Classic is the longest continuous running stage race in American cycling. Since its inception in 1985, the Californian race has crafted an honour board that boasts names like Jonathan Vaughters, Chris Horner and Phil Gaimon. The 2014 edition of the race finished on Sunday after five stages of racing for elite men […]

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Inside Line: Gracie Elvin’s Tour of Flanders

Yesterday’s Tour of Flanders was the third round of the nine-round UCI Women’s World Cup and one of the most prestigious one-day races on the women’s calendar. Raced at the same time as the men’s event, the women’s Tour of Flanders was contested over 140km with eight climbs and plenty of cobbled roads to contend […]

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Inside Line: Chloe Hosking’s Ronde van Drenthe

The Ronde van Drenthe is the first World Cup race on the UCI Elite Women’s Calendar and this year’s edition of the Dutch one-day race was held on Saturday. Australian Hitec Products sprinter Chloe Hosking finished fourth in last year’s edition of the race and was keen for a podium this time around. She wrote […]

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Inside Line: Jessie MacLean on the Ladies Tour of Qatar

The Ladies Tour of Qatar mightn’t be the most scenic of bike races, what with its abundance of dead-straight roads, sand and repetitive landscapes, but that doesn’t mean the racing is dull. Far from it. In this post, Orica-AIS rider Jessie MacLean takes us inside the peloton and shares the experience of racing in the […]

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2014 Santos Women’s Cup: a recap

Raced alongside the Santos Tour Down Under last week, the Santos Women’s Cup saw a record field of 78 women tackle two criteriums and a road race in and around Adelaide. Kevin Anderson from Chameleon Photography put together this recap.

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Inside line: Tiff Cromwell’s nationals road race

The 2014 Australian national road race championships came down to a sprint finish between a select group of nine riders in a hard fought battle around Buninyong. Specialized-Lululemon’s new Australian recruit and pre-race favoruite Tiffany Cromwell was at the pointy end of the field all day and filed this report.

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