Tiffany Cromwell

Photo gallery and rider comments: Lizzie Armitstead’s impressive solo win in Omloop het Nieuwsblad

What a day it was for Boels-Dolmans on Saturday. On both sides of the Atlantic, two of their riders gave stellar performances in very different circumstances. In the 7-Eleven Velodrome of Colorado Springs, Evelyn Stevens set a new UCI Hour Record, improving the one set by Bridie O’Donnell last month by over a kilometer. Meanwhile in Belgium, […]


No rainbow curse here: world champion Armitstead wins season opener with impressive solo

It was just above freezing this morning in Gent, but the bright blue skies and the sun made it a cheerful and almost springlike Saturday morning. The tension that comes with the first big race of the season was palpable, especially among those who hadn’t made the trek to Australia, Qatar or San Luis for […]


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 […]

New kit day: How much clothing do pro cyclists get?

For most riders, getting a new set of cycling kit is something worth celebrating. You might have had your eye on a particular design for a while, perhaps you needed to update your wardrobe to keep up with the latest trends, or maybe your old kit was simply falling apart. Either way, ‘new kit day’ […]


The path to a professional cycling contract may be in your living room: Canyon-SRAM and Zwift launch talent competition

UCI Women’s World Tour team Canyon-SRAM is taking a novel approach to talent identification, on Thursday announcing it will partner with Zwift and use the social fitness platform to help pick a member of its squad in 2017. The search for a rider, labelled ‘The Canyon-SRAM Racing and Zwift Academy Project’, is set to start in March […]


Canyon//SRAM reveals striking new bikes and kit

Canyon//SRAM Racing launched in November to take the lead in the inaugural UCI Women’s WorldTour. Bringing together the best riders to compete with some of the best equipment available, the team is now proud to reveal a bold and dynamic design to match its high ambitions. The team will be using Canyon Ultimate WMN CF […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Race organisers, including ASO, reject UCI reforms and call for a decrease in team race squad sizes; Where are we going? The Inner Ring on the UCI’s reforms; Journalist who exposed Russian doping scandal calls for UCI anti-doping commission clean-up; WADA clarifies status of ‘non-compliant’ […]


New Canyon-SRAM team announces roster and sponsors

The new UCI WorldTour team Canyon-SRAM was officially launched in London today. Made up of many of the same staff and riders as the highly successful but disbanded Velocio-SRAM team, there had been much speculation about what the new team would look like and who would be on its roster. All rumours were put to […]


Road to Rio: Tiffany Cromwell visits Rio, returns nervous yet driven

With less than a year to go until the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, a select group of cyclists from 20 countries flew out to Brazil earlier this month for the official road cycling test event. The race was one of 45 test events happening in the coming year as the city prepares for this huge […]


Ella Picks: Women’s cycling content we loved this week

After a month-long hiatus Ella Picks makes a special mid-week return. The women’s cycling content we loved these past couple weeks includes a feature on ultra-distance rider Juliana Buhring, the first woman to cycle the world sans support; an opinion piece entitled #NOPODIUMGIRLS; Rebecca Rusch’s letter to her 15-year-old self; and a short film on […]