Ella Picks: How to win the Spring Classics; a bike justice vigilante; Women’s WorldTour and more

by Anne-Marije Rook

March 16, 2016

WOMEN'S CYCLING BROUGHT TO YOU BY ORBEA

Every week we scan the internet for the interesting stories of women’s cycling that deliver unique insight, inspire or simply make us laugh and round them all up in a weekly news digest.

Listen: How to win the spring classics

by VeloClub

Sarah Connolly over at Pro Women’s Cycling posted a great podcast featuring retired professional cyclist Loes Gunnewijk. Gunnewijk, formerly of the Australian Orica-AIS team, spent 15 years as an elite cyclist and as such as more than a view great memories and tips.

In the podcast, Gunnewijk talks about some of her career highlights and offers lots of racing advice.

Photos by Cor Vos. This week’s feature photo comes from the Drentse Acht van Westerveld in the Netherlands where Marianne Vos (Rabo-Liv) returned to the peloton after having been sidelined for 10 months.

Vos’ return was met with a lot of publicity and anticipation. At the start, the Marianne Vos fanclub was out in force, there were “welcome back” hugs from fellow cyclists and lots of media was out to see women’s cycling’s biggest star return.

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