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Caroline Buchanan: Finding a way to fly again

In October, on Caroline Buchanan's 28th birthday, it looked like everything was falling into place again. Her year had been dominated by ...

Interview: Marianne Vos on the year she got her groove back

A disappointing start to 2018 that turned into a spectacular return to full potential. It has been a year of mixed results for Marianne V...

Commentary: Do we actually need a women’s Tour de France?

I’ll let you in on a secret. When I started writing this piece, I did so more than a little reluctantly. I really didn’t want to write an...

A mother's forgiveness: Why Pat Hall hugged the driver that killed her son

The inquest into the death of ultra-endurance racer Mike Hall was held in Canberra last month. It flared emotions, difficult memories, an...

Moments of daring: An unpredictable path to a predictable Worlds result

From a quick glance at the result of the women’s road race at the 2018 Road World Championships, you’d be forgiven for thinking the race ...

Can anyone beat van Vleuten? Your guide to the 2018 Worlds women's road race

There is no such thing as an easy race when it comes to winning the rainbow stripes. But in 2018, the women's road race at the Road World...

Dreaming big: How one woman rode the Vuelta route before the pros

There is no three-week Grand Tour for female cyclists, yet it's a challenge many have found a way to take on. We can look right back to 1...

Photo gallery: Thrills and spills as international CX season starts in Australia

It was a dry and dusty start to the season of mud and cowbells as one of the world’s most enthusiastic cyclocross newcomers, Australia, c...

Why the best parts are missing from the Tokyo 2020 women’s road race course

Last week the UCI revealed a women’s road race course for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics that is markedly different from the men’s. While the me...

Commentary: Something's missing from the 2020 Olympic women’s road course

On Thursday the Union Cycliste Internationale, the governing body for professional cycling, unveiled the men's and women's road race cour...

The boss is back: Ina Teutenberg returns as Trek women’s team director

Five years ago the women’s peloton lost one of its most powerful voices when Ina-Yoko Teutenberg crashed hard at Drentse 8 and suffered a...

Photo gallery: The emotion of that thrilling finish at La Course 2018

It looked like it was all over. With 500 metres to go even the tenacious Annemiek van Vleuten (Mitchelton-Scott) was convinced she wouldn...

Lizzie Deignan on returning from pregnant pause to new Trek team

It is far from an everyday occurrence to sign up for a new cycling team while in your final trimester of pregnancy. However, the fact tha...

Key moments at the 2018 Giro Rosa: Crashes, the Zoncolan and Grandma's slippers

It was one of the toughest editions of the Giro Rosa we've seen. From those early days in pink for Team Sunweb, to the emergence of a new...

Pink for Annemiek van Vleuten at 2018 Giro Rosa as Mitchelton-Scott dominates

It has been years since we’ve seen anyone but the power packed Dutch teams of Boels Dolmans and Rabobank on the top step of the Giro Rosa...

How Mitchelton-Scott put themselves into prime position for Giro Rosa pink

Heading into the crucial climbing stages of the 2018 Giro Rosa, there is no question which team is in the strongest position in the battl...

Australia's Katrin Garfoot pulls pin on short but power-packed cycling career

Katrin Garfoot may have entered into cycling late, but the 36 year old's results -- which include three world championship medals -- line...

Giro Rosa 2018 preview: Chasing pink on the Zoncolan at the biggest women's tour

It's nearly time again for the most prestigious tour on the women's road calendar and this year’s Giro Rosa is shaping up as a big one. I...

Photo gallery: Breaking records at the 2018 Trans Am ultra-endurance race

It was a fast fifth edition of the Trans Am Bike race in 2018 with not one but two riders finishing the 7,000 kilometre ultra-endurance r...

Photo gallery: Rivera triumphs over Vos in tight battle at the OVO Women's Tour

Five days of racing across the United Kingdom and it all came down to just 11 seconds. From the early stages of the 678 kilometre OVO Ene...

Photo gallery: Amanda Spratt breaks through at Emakumeen Bira

It’s been a packed schedule for the Women’s WorldTour in the past week. Just as the Tour of California was drawing to a close the Emakume...