women’s cycling

2016 pro women’s team kits that we love

A new season means the opportunity to introduce a new team kit. While some teams have done just that, other teams decided to keep their look the same or similar to last season. We had a closer look at the designs that make up the women’s pro peloton this year. Here are the ones that really stand out […]

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Road to Rio: Young Australian forges through tragedy to chase Olympic Dream

The past year on the bike has been one of those patches where things fell into place for young Tasmanian cyclist Georgia Baker. She gained a place in the High5 Dream Team, her form on the road continued to build with four wins in the National Road Series, she went to Europe for track and […]

Stevens on the UCI Hour Record: “It’s going to be one of the most painful hours of my life”

Just two weeks after Australian Bridie O’Donnell set a new women’s UCI world hour record, USA Cycling announced on Monday that American Evelyn Stevens will attempt to break the record on February 27th. The 32-year-old Boels-Dolmans rider will take on the challenge in Colorado Springs in front of a live and online audience. This will be the […]

What the Summer of Cycling means to NRS riders

The Summer of Cycling in Australia is a jam-packed period of racing. We warm up with prestigious events such as the Cycling Victoria Tour of Bright and the Shimano SuperCrit in December in the hopes of finding peak fitness for the biggest month in Australian cycling: January. January is when it all happens — the […]

Ella Picks: Belizean cyclist threatened for demanding a women’s race; the hour record battle is on; analyzing women’s cycling in the media; and more

Every week we scan the internet for the interesting stories of women’s cycling that deliver unique insight, inspire or simply make us laugh and round them all up in a weekly news digest. There was no shortage of content this week with the cyclocross season nearing its end, track season ramping up to its pinnacle event […]

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Carmen Small’s Road to Rio: ‘the racing will be more dynamic this year than ever before’

As the UCI road calendar kicked off at the Santos Women’s Tour in Australia last week and women’s peloton is now  readying themselves for action in Qatar, American Carmen Small has yet to put the first race kilometres to her name. Cervélo-Bigla was not invited to Qatar, which was a disappointment to say the least. […]

Five things to know about new CX World Champion Thalita de Jong

In a nail-biter of a race, 22-year-old Thalita de Jong overcame sloppy conditions, a poor start and a 21-seconds gap to be crowned world champion in Zolder, Belgium, last week. While she may have been overlooked as a favourite, those who’ve been watching her closely were not surprised at all. The young Dutch rider of […]

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USA Cycling confirms Evelyn Stevens to take on world hour record

We broke the news on Twitter already but today USA Cycling confirmed that Evelyn Stevens of Boels-Dolmans will indeed take on the UCI world hour record, hoping to beat Bridie O’Donnell’s mark of 46.882 kilometres set just last month. The 32-year-old American will make the attempt on February 27 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. About Evie: […]

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Loren Rowney on depression: ‘Maybe if I talk about it, other people will too’

For once I am not going to be the procrastinator I always am. The person that is always thinking, saying, and swearing they will do things, and just never getting around to it. Either finding an excuse like I was too busy, or I couldn’t get in touch with the right people, or I’ll do […]

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Photo gallery: 2016 Ladies Tour of Qatar

Two former winners returned to the Ladies Tour of Qatar this year. Ellen van Dijk took the GC in 2014, Kirsten Wild already has four wins of the Ladies Tour of Qatar to her name. Both Dutchwomen are looking for a chance at a World Championships title later this year and came to the desert for an early dress rehearsal. […]