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How a father and son duo are turning a passion project into Women's WorldTour potential

Three years ago, printing business owners Bob and Tom Varney got hooked on women’s cycling after a successful season as sponsors of the B...

A fire fighter, a teacher and a dentist: a look at the other lives of cycling pros - Part 2

While women's cycling is evolving, it still has a long way to go. Whereas minimum wage requirements ensure that riders competing at the m...

Smaller fields and ‘true’ Women's WorldTour teams are coming, says UCI

With an exciting Women's WorldTour and World Road Championships behind us, the road season is coming to a close. While some cyclists are ...

On par: six times when the women equalled the men

We are still far removed from complete equality in professional women's and men's cycling. Despite several developments over the past cou...

The 2017 Women's WorldTour in numbers, videos and photos

Most of you will know by now that Anna van der Breggen (Boels-Dolmans) took out the overall win in the second edition of the Women's Worl...

Van der Breggen wins the 2017 Women's WorldTour

Anna van der Breggen (Boels-Dolmans) has won the 2017 Women's WorldTour in dominant fashion. So dominant she didn't even have to take to ...

Far from done: Ellen van Dijk eyes world title, Olympic gold, hour record

With a big smile, Ellen van Dijk (Team Sunweb) opened the door of her brand new home in Woerden, The Netherlands, and welcomed me in. Whe...

Marianne Vos wins Ladies Tour of Norway, her first Women's WorldTour stage race win

Continuing their block in Scandinavia, the women's professional peloton transferred from last weekend's races in Sweden to the neighbouri...

Marianne Vos: 'I'm not done yet'

It’s been a rough season for multi-discipline, multi-time world champion Marianne Vos. After a dominant cyclocross season, Vos entered th...

Lepistö claims her third WorldTour victory in thrilling race in Sweden

For the second race in the Vårgårda weekend, the women's peloton competed in a 140-kilometre road race that includes four difficult grave...

Boels-Dolmans repeat TTT victory in Sweden; Worlds is next

Now in its 10th year, the Vårgårda team time trial is the only stand-alone team time trial on the women's calendar, and since it's held o...

Marianne Vos bests rival Giorgia Bronzini in European road race

After a race that the Belgian commentators dubbed 'more entertaining than a Tour de France stage', Marianne Vos, the most winningest cycl...

Van Dijk powers to a dominant win and prolongs European time trial title

Herning, Denmark, provided the scene for the 2017 European championships. After an elite category was added to the event for the first ti...

August in Scandinavia: The women's peloton travels to Eurochamps, Vårgårda and Tour of Norway

As we are inching closer to the 2017 UCI Road World Championships in Bergen, Norway, in September, the women's peloton is getting plenty ...

Rivera nets fourth WorldTour victory at RideLondon, wins women's cycling's biggest prize purse

With La Course moving away from the Champs-Élysées and into the Alps, no longer did the women's peloton ride their circles on the Parisia...

Van Vleuten climbs to solo victory atop Izoard to win La Course

After three editions of La Course on the Champs-Élysées in the heart of Paris, the race moved away from France's capital city into the Al...

New kit day: a look at the new national jerseys in the women's peloton

With #Natsweek now a month behind us, some new national champions were crowned while others prolonged their titles. The reshuffling of ti...

La Course by le TDF 2016

The new La Course: details and rider responses

This weekend, the women's peloton will line up for a renewed, two-stage edition of La Course by le Tour de France, and the feedback has b...

Thüringen Rundfahrt, La Course and RideLondon highlight big women's cycling month in July

July was off to a great start for women's cycling with the Giro Rosa running from June 30 to July 9. The only remaining Grand Tour for wo...

Van der Breggen is your 2017 Giro Rosa winner; teammate Guarnier wins the final stage

The 28th edition of the Giro Rosa was once again a celebration of women's cycling. As the only remaining Grand Tour on the women's calend...

Giro Rosa stage 9

Giro Rosa stage 9: Bastianelli delivers Italy its first stage win

Now in its 28th edition, the Giro Rosa is the biggest celebration of women’s cycling on the calendar. With 10 days of hard racing, the Gi...