womens cycling

Letter from the Editor: Jessi Braverman on the CyclingTips Women’s Section

I’m excited and proud to announce that Jessi Braverman has accepted the position as editor of our women’s cycling section, or rather our sister site. It was an enlightening experience going through the interview process and nearly all of the candidates we spoke with would have been outstanding for the position. However, with Jessi’s experience, […]

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UCI confirms women’s World Cup event in US in 2015, bigger plans globally for 2016

Continuing its push to develop and expand women’s cycling around the globe, the UCI has confirmed a round of the women’s World Cup in the US next season plus plans to step up the staging of events across Europe, North and South America, Asia and Oceania. The governing body presented a plan in Montreau, Switzerland, […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Mullens, Donohoe win inaugural Melbourne Kermesse Championships; Paying minimum wage to pro women cyclists could backfire – Cookson; Movistar team’s 2015 line-up completed; Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling team line-up announced; NetApp-Endura renamed as Bora-Argon 18 for 2015; Lisa Brennauer interview – The most successful rider of […]

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Inside Line: Jo Hogan’s Sparkassen Giro World Cup

Six rounds of the nine-round UCI Women’s Road World Cup have now been completed for 2014, with the Sparkassen Giro contested in and around the German city of Bochum yesterday. The 124km race comprised eight laps of a 15.5km circuit, including a series of short climbs in the middle of the lap. Australia’s Jo Hogan […]

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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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