Chloe Hosking

Magpie Mitigation

Spring has well and truly arrived in Australia with cyclists around the country ducking their first magpie swoops of the season. That means it’s time to start employing those bird dodging tactics again, so we’ve dug out Chloe Hosking’s article on magpie mitigation. It’s your essential refresher on how to avoid and defend, or perhaps just make …

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Prioritising life at home, Chloe Hosking leaves Wiggle High5, joins Alé Cipollini Galassia with flexible race schedule

Prioritising life at home, Australian Chloe Hosking announced today that she is leaving Wiggle High5 and will ride for Italian-registered Alé Cipollini Galassia for the 2017 season. Her new arrangement will allow the 25-year-old Ella contributor to race only two dedicated blocks in Europe, while spending most of the year training in her native Australia. …

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The inaugural Women’s WorldTour recap in numbers, videos and photos

After 17 rounds of fierce racing, the inaugural UCI Women’s WorldTour concluded in Madrid yesterday where WiggleHigh5 scored their third Women’s WorldTour victory with Jolien d’Hoore taking the win and teammate Chloe Hosking coming in second. Boels-Dolmans’ Megan Guarnier had already secured the series title several races prior with an impressive lead over second place finisher …

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These women have more guts than Hulk Hogan: Chloe Hosking on finding the courage to watch the Red Hook Crit

Two years ago I opened my inbox to find an email from Paul Yeates. Who’s Paul Yeates? What does he want? More signed gloves? Spare biddons for his collection? Thankfully, he wanted neither. Instead he was asking if I might be interested in racing the Barcelona Red Hook criterium. The what? Brooklyn 2008 For those …

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“May all your pain turn to champagne”: Rider diary from La Course

There is nothing quite like Paris in July, and apparently everyone thinks so because everyone seems to be in Paris in July, including all my bike friends and bike family. And on this fateful day in Paris in July, the Tour de France and La Course came to take over the streets of downtown to …

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Chloe Hosking sprints to victory on La Course

  “Well, I stayed upright,” said Marianne Vos (Rabo-Liv) told Ella CyclingTips after La Course, and that was the sentiment of many as the third annual La Course was once again filled with crashes, despite the good weather. Due to two crashes in the last lap alone, teams were unable to get a good leadout …

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Four talking points from the 2016 Giro Rosa

The pink confetti has been swept off the streets of Italy, locals are returning to their day-to-day, and the riders have moved onto the next race or training block. The 2016 Giro Rosa is in books but we’re not done talking about it yet. The feeling around women’s cycling’s only remaining grand tour, the Giro Rosa, …

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Giro Rosa Round-up: another Wiggle-High5 victory with Chloe Hosking in stage 3, Stevens stays in pink

We predicted a bunch sprint for today’s stage and that’s exactly what happened. Scotti Lechuga (Hagens Berman-Supermint) did shake things up a little bit when she put in a late attack in the final 20 kilometers, but it wasn’t to be. After 120 kilometers, the peloton arrived at the finish line in Lendinara all together. …

Cycoupling: the art of riding in a couple

I don’t care who you are — Michelle and Barack Obama, Kim and Kanye (Kimye), Bec and Leyton Hewitt — if you have donned lycra and gone riding with your significant other, you have, at some point or another, returned home separately. Not by choice, of course, but because you got into a raging argument. …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Marcel Kittel leads the Giro d’Italia after back-to-back stage wins; Bryan Coquard wins the Four Days of Dunkirk; Chloe Hosking victorious at the Tour of Chongming Island; Markus Eibegger takes overall title at the Tour d’Azerbaidjan; Morton, Abbott victorious at the Tour of the Gila; Pat Lane wins the Grafton to Inverell …

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