Women’s cycling

LIVE STREAM and preview: Women’s US National Road Championships

America’s top professional road cyclists are headed to Winston-Salem for the 2016 Volkswagen Professional Road and Time Trial National Championships this Friday and Saturday. The championships are not only a chance to vie for the coveted stars-and-stripes jerseys but also to make a final push for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. We are happy to announce that […]

Faces of the Future: three things to know about Alice Barnes

As part of a new series entitled ‘Faces of the Future‘, we’re taking a look at the personalities, ambitions, and palmares of some of the young and talented cyclists you might not know much about, but you’ll be hearing lots about. Last month Drops Cycling Team announced the signing of British rider, Alice Barnes. The […]

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Adventure, empowerment, change: Videos that will make you want to get in the saddle and ride

  We all need a little bit extra motivation from time to time. Maybe the weather is crappy, maybe you’re tired or maybe you just don’t feel like getting on the bike today. Luckily, the bike industry has really been stepping up their women’s advertising game lately, and there are some really cool videos floating […]

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Video: Greenland by fat bike with Australian adventurer Kate Leeming

Australian adventurer Kate Leeming has taken to the icy nation of Greenland, facing blizzards and gales, as she tested her equipment and her body in preparation for a world-first cycle across Antarctica via the South Pole. Initial targets for a 400-kilometre fat bike expedition had to be wound back as the blizzard stalled the start by eight days. Then, the load of soft snow […]

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Women’s Tour of California ends in a lightning fast finale

Hidden within the pack and coming seemingly out of nowhere, Dutchwoman Kirsten Wild (Hitec Products) thundered down the centre of the peloton to claim the final stage win of the Amgen Breakaway From Heart Disease Women’s Race Empowered with SRAM in Sacramento today. The fourth and final stage of the women’s WorldTour event was perfectly […]

Women’s Tour of California: Marianne Vos launches long sprint to take Stage 3 win

After nearly three hours of racing, a dwindled peloton dashed to the finish line in Santa Rosa, making way for a bunch sprint. Coryn Rivera (United Health Care Pro Cycling) was the first to make a move on the far right but Marianne Vos (Rabo-Liv) countered quickly, launching a long sprint to the finish. Rivera […]

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Women’s Tour of California TTT filled with surprises

“The team time trial is going to make or break this race,” American Kristin Armstrong had predicted in a press conference leading up to the race. And she should know. A two-time Olympic gold medalist in the individual time trial, Armstrong was keen to show the world what her Twenty16-RideBiker squad can do. And show […]

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Big day for American cycling as Megan Guarnier wins the first stage of the women’s Tour of California

Without a live feed to watch, the press gathered at the finish line, eagerly peering down the chute, waiting for the women’s peloton to arrive at the Heavenly resort in South Lake Tahoe, the finish of the Amgen Breakaway From Heart Disease Women’s Race Empowered with SRAM 2016 (a.k.a the Women’s Tour of California). On […]

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Hidden Heroes: road captains and domestiques – Part 2

While the winner is being honoured on stage, the riders that have worked for the team all day roll over the finish line. They’re the ones who spent all day in the wind, setting the pace. They attacked and countered, closed gaps, grabbed bottles and did whatever else needed to be done for the team to win. With […]

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Vos and Van der Breggen to lead Dutch team in Rio; Blaak misses out

The Dutch cycling federation today announced its team selection for the Olympic Games in Rio with Marianne Vos and Anna van der Breggen (Rabo-Liv) as the team’s leaders. Also confirmed for the orange squad are Ellen van Dijk (Boels-Dolmans) and Annemiek van Vleuten (Orica-AIS). In addition to the road race, Van Dijk and Van der […]

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