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Raw talent: A conversation with Annika Langvad

Annika Langvad can’t stop winning. Last weekend the Danish cross-country champion closed out the Sea Otter Classic in Monterey, Californi...

Annemiek van Vleuten wins Strade Bianche

Annemiek van Vleuten attacked on the final gravel section of Strade Bianche and rode into Siena alone to take her first victory since a s...

Chantal Blaak wins Omloop Het Nieuwsblad

Chantal Blaak took a solo victory at Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, attacking between the Muur and the Bosberg to come into Ninove alone, giving ...

Preview: The elite & U23 women’s road race at the 2019 Aussie Road Nationals

The Australian Road National Championships are underway in Ballarat for another year. There’s been a calendar reshuffle this time around,...

Step by step: Inside Kate Courtney's ride to the rainbow jersey

When you take things one step at a time, you never know when you might be one step away from making something magical happen. That was my...

The SHEcret Pro: On Worlds, minimum wages, and Grand Tours for women

The SHEcret Pro is back and she's got a lot on her mind! In this post our anonymous insider gives us the goss from the Road World Champio...

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...

Imperfect preparation: Embracing the challenge of a mid-season setback

“Now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good.” — John Steinbeck, East of Eden Perfection is a tricky concept. I know inherentl...

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...

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...

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...

A missing mountain at the women's Road Worlds

“Dear reader, can you help me?” Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig asked, tongue planted firmly in cheek. “I’m struggling to understand why there ofte...

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...

Armadillos, storms and a gravel yellow brick road: Alison Tetrick's Dirty Kanza

Armadillos, dust storms, lightning, wind, and rain. Oh my, it was a Dirty Kanza to be remembered, but it is not as if this 200 mile (320 ...

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...

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-Do...

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...

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 natio...

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 ...