Anna van der Breggen

Two in a row for Anna van der Breggen at Flèche Wallonne Femmes

At 11.20 a.m. CET this morning, the starting pistol send the women’s peloton off for the sixth round of the Women’s WorldTour. After 137 kilometers through the Wallonia area of Belgium, Rabo-Liv was able to finally break the Boels-Dolmans’ winning streak with Anna van der Breggen coming across the line first. This is the second year in a […]


Photo gallery: Boels-Dolmans takes its third WWT win with Lizzie Armitstead’s victory in Trofeo Binda

None of the first three UCI Women’s WorldTour races so far have been completely livestreamed, but the Trofeo Binda organisers did offer us live images from the finish in Cittiglio. With the peloton crossing that finish line five times before the arrival would determine the winner of the race, it was certainly a step up […]

Lizzie Armitstead takes back the Women’s World Tour leader’s jersey after another Italian win

It was the third weekend in a row with UCI Women’s WorldTour action on the calendar. After last weekend’s races in Holland, the peloton returned to Italy for the Trofeo Alfredo Binda today. A course for the climbers, Trofeo Binda had been a World Cup event for several years and was won by Lizzie Armitstead […]

On the scene in Drenthe: Boels-Dolmans takes another Women’s WorldTour win

The attractive thing about cycling is that races take place on public roads, so it’s the same stretches of pavement that cars and cyclists use every day. When the professional peloton visits your home country, it makes those familiar roads extra special. So I was quite looking forward to visiting Drenthe for the second round in […]


Celebrating International Women’s Day with women’s voices and women’s stories

We are honoured to be part of a wonderful community that celebrates women on bikes, and we love sharing the incredible stories and inspiring voices behind the sport, lifestyle and industry of cycling. In celebration of International Women’s Day, I wanted to share with you some of our favourite and best read Ella interviews and […]


Women’s European road season kicks off in Belgium this weekend

It’s here! The European season officially kicks off in Belgium this weekend at Omloop het Nieuwsblad. While not part of the inaugural Women’s WorldTour it remains to be seen as the European season’s opener. This eleventh edition did get upgraded from UCI 1.2 to UCI 1.1 status though and is attracting 22 UCI teams to the start line. That combined […]

Top 10 female pros to watch for in 2016

With the introduction of the UCI Women’s World Tour and the Olympics taking place in Rio later this summer, the 2016 season will be one to remember. Throughout the off season, new teams emerged, riders transferred and some influential riders are making a comeback out of injury or retirement. The excitement around this coming season […]

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Lauren Stephens leads the Tour Femenino de San Luis after stage 4 ITT win; UCI confirms rider action over unpaid salaries at Colombia-Coldeportes; Froome extends his contract with Sky; Marianne Vos – “We all want to win but we are teammates first and foremost”; Tom […]


Marianne Vos: ‘We all want to win but we are teammates first and foremost’

The women of the 2016 Rabo-Liv team kitted up and kicked off their 2016 season today with a ride and team presentation in the Dutch city of Papendal. The orange and white kits have changed little for the coming season but there’s plenty to talk about when it comes to the 12 women of Rabo-Liv. […]


The Ella Awards: celebrating the best of the season

The inaugural UCI Gala took place in Abu Dhabi this past weekend, and while 17 great cyclists were celebrated, we felt that some athletes were left out. Specifically, female athletes. So we came up with our own Ella Awards to celebrate the season’s best moments and performances. 1. Best overall season It’s a rare rider that […]