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The difference a team makes: Solo but not alone

We all know what a difference a team can make in cycling. You can benefit from it when you are out racing on the road, see it when you watch a dialled-in sprint train deliver a rider just to the right …

Meet the woman who aims to change the UCI

Our Movers and Shakers series features Q&As with women trail blazers in the sport and industry of cycling. These are women who often go unnoticed but make the world of (women’s) cycling go round …

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In her own words: Lael Wilcox on riding 20,000 miles a year

Ultra-endurance rider Lael Wilcox rides a lot. Really a lot. Averaging 20,000 miles (roughly 32,200 kilometres) a year, the Alaska-native is one of the best ultra-endurance racers — male or fema …

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Cycling delivered my dreams: How the bike earned me a medal at PyeongChang

When Mia Manganello takes my call she’s in the middle of a ‘medal tour.’ She’s in her car, making her way through Salt Lake City. Her bronze Olympic medal tossed on the passenger seat. Her …

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A year and counting: My long road back to riding after concussion

I’ve just hit a cycling landmark that I never aspired to. It is now a year since my last proper ride. A year since I was enjoying the thrill of a descent, the satisfaction of summiting a climb, that …

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The 2018 Kate Epic: Riding outside of my comfort zone

Progress happens outside of your comfort zone. That was the phrase I repeated to myself again and again as I lined up for the Whiskey 50 marathon mountain-bike race last season. As a cross-country …

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Food for thought: Why under-eating could be putting you at risk

We all know that cycling is an energy-intensive activity. Long rides can leave you feeling flat and empty, with a big meal needed to replace all the energy you've expended. But for so many riders (rac …

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Photo Gallery: Ardennes week on the Women's WorldTour

For a second year the Women’s WorldTour got to contest a full Ardennes week of racing and all eyes were on Anna van der Breggen (Boels-Dolmans). The Dutch rider took a clean sweep of all three races …

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Brown awarded Amy Gillett scholarship, Wiggle High5 provides development spot

The Amy Gillett scholarship has been awarded to Grace Brown, who made a powerful impression in the past year with a strong debut into the National Road Series and podium performances among the influx …

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Photo gallery: 2018 Commonwealth Games Women's Road Race

Every single one of the Australian riders fought hard to earn their place in the road cycling team that would get to contest a home nation Commonwealth Games. Having made it, there was no way they wer …

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Photo gallery: Van der Breggen unmatchable in Flanders

After winning all the Ardennes Classics in 2017 (and most of the major races on the women's calendar in general these past few years), a victory at the iconic Tour of Flanders was one of the few items …

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Van der Breggen soloes to Flanders victory

A victory at the iconic Tour of Flanders was one of the few items still missing from Anna van der Breggen's incredible palmares, but she chose to rectify that today with pure dominance. Proving onc …

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Preview: The 2018 Women's Tour of Flanders

With its 102-year history, The Ronde van Vlaanderen – the Tour of Flanders – is a monument of cycling. It's arguably the biggest cycling event in Belgium and one of the hardest one-day races on th …

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Ella Eats: date-licious snacks

The more you ride, the more food-conscious (read: obsessed) one becomes. This makes complete sense because you’re burning a lot of fuel, you’ve learned bonking is no fun, and you’re probably alw …

Ella Eats: Three treats minus a serving of guilt

Are you still feeling a little sluggish after the silly season? Did that New Year's healthy eating resolve never really stick or has it yet to kick into gear as that holiday mood was prolonged through …

Ella Eats: Breakfast crumble

This breakfast crumble is the perfect alternative to a big cooked breakfast, and is light enough to fuel your early morning ride or enjoy as post-workout snack. Packed with natural sugars and healthy …

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