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Losing gold: Annemiek van Vleuten’s first TV interview since Olympics crash

Dutch rider Annemiek van Vleuten, whose crash in the Olympic road race shocked viewers worldwide, has been released from the hospital and today, four days after the crash, made her first appearance on Dutch television. With a bruised face and a quivering voice, she bravely spoke to NOS about Sunday’s race, which saw her career-best performance turn …

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Live stream: Evie Stevens’ UCI Hour Record attempt

On February 27,  American Evelyn Stevens will attempt to break the UCI Hour Record for women. This will be the fourth attempt on the women’s world hour record since a modernisation of the rules in 2014. The first to beat Leontien Van Moorsel’s 12-year-old mark of 46.065 kilometres was American law professor Molly Shaffer van Houweling who made …

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Live stream: Bridie O’Donnell’s UCI Hour Record attempt

On January 22, Australia’s Bridie O’Donnell — a 41-year-old physician and former nation champion time trialist — will attempt to break the UCI Hour Record for women. The record is currently 46.273 kilometres in one hour and was set last September American Molly Shaffer van Houweling in Mexico City. Keeping it local, O’Donnell will attempt …

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Video: get excited for the 2016 Women’s WorldTour

A new year and a new season is just around the corner. Take a look at this new teaser produced by UCI to get you excited for the 2016 – and first ever – Women’s WorldTour. Replacing the former UCI Women Road World Cup, which was held from 1998 to 2015, the UCI Women’s WorldTour will …

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Behind the scenes of the Abu Dhabi Tour on-bike live coverage experiment

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (CT) – We saw a few firsts at the Abu Dhabi Tour: the race itself, for a start, Peter Sagan in his newly won world championships jersey and a live broadcast from inside the peloton on the final stage. During that stage, which took place over 20 laps of the …

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“Every day I think about Rio”: exclusive video with Lizzie Armitstead

From the Ella archives: Every weekend we bring back one of our archived stories just in case you had missed it the first time. We talked to the newly crowned world champion, Lizzie Armitstead, just minutes after she sprinted to rainbow glory this past weekend. She stated that winning something once is enough and while …

Aviva Women’s Tour inspires the next generation

Ask any rider racing the Aviva Women’s Tour what she loves most about the British stage race, and I can almost guarantee you that she will mention the crowds. Race organisers have gone to great length to educate the community about the race, and encourage community groups, schools and those who live along the route …

Inside the Tour of Flanders: on-board cameras from Velon

Velon was launched earlier this year and is a joint business venture of eleven of the teams. CEO Graham Bartlett says: “It has three founding principles: To make the sport more exciting, bring new technology too it and that this all has to be underpinned by sustainable and credible teams.” One of Velon’s goals is to improve …

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Women’s pro cycling – 2015 team bikes

Who rides what in the women’s pro peloton? Is Shimano or SRAM the more popular choice? Do most of the women’s teams ride women’s specific models? Which teams have paint jobs that match their kits? This GCN video reveals the answers to these questions – and more. Watch to learn more about the bikes of …

Orica-GreenEdge 2013 Season Objectives

Up until now Orica-GreenEDGE fans have been blessed with as much behind-the-scenes footage as we can consume. Thanks to Dan Jones’ Backstage Pass we’ve gotten to know the riders and staff in a personal and fun way. In this short video, the Global Cycling Network has brought to us a more serious side of the …

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