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The SHEcret Pro: Your feedback, received

Since the latest column from the SHEcret Pro posted last week, we’ve received a fair amount of feedback — some positive, some not so much. I want our audience to know that we read your feedback — via the comments section, Facebook and Twitter — and we take it all into consideration. And I want to address …

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The SHEcret Pro: Dishing on Vos, the newbies in the peloton and relationships

The season is now well and truly underway, and with the nerves of the first races now behind us, it’s business as usual on the world cycling stage. Racing as a full time professional rider is a complete lifestyle- while I’m sure a lot of people can see the perks and are jealous of a …

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Video: Meet Lotte Kopecky, Belgium’s upcoming star

Belgium’s Lotte Kopecky (Lotto-Soudal Ladies) got our attention last summer when she got herself some TV time during the women’s Olympic road race in Rio. The young track rider went on a gutsy solo attack on the hot and hilly circuit and spend a lonesome 65 kilometres with her head in the wind in the first …

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Faces of the Future: Sara Poidevin’s polka dot dreams

As part of a series entitled ‘Faces of the Future‘ we’re taking a look at the personalities, ambitions, and palmares of some of the young and talented cyclists you might not know much about, but you are bound to be hearing lots about in the future. In this edition of our Faces of the Future series, …

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Video: Catching up with Orica-Scott at ‘home’ in Italy

Orica-Scott might be an Australian outfit, but many of its riders call Gavirate, Italy, their home. The UCI caught up with the women’s squad as they were racing their ‘home’ race at Trofeo Binda ahead of the Spring Classics in the lowlands.

Out of the shadows and onto the podium: Meet Team Sunweb’s playmaker Lucinda Brand

When Sunweb rider Lucinda Brand was the first to cross the finish line at Het Nieuwsblad at the start of the season, her hand went up in the air, thumb and pinky pointing out in the Shaka sign. Teammate Coryn Rivera would make the same symbol after winning Trofeo Binda, and again on the podium after …

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A female point of view: A Q&A with Bonnie Tu, the grandmother of the women’s cycling industry

  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. The women we write about in this series include team owners, key industry players, race organisers, cycling advocates, journalists, inventors, …

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Starting the Indian Pacific Wheel Race again after 1,150km: Juliana Buhring’s story

Less than a week ago Juliana Buhring found herself in the remote Australian outback on her bike, struggling to breathe, her heart racing and her body puffing up. An alarmingly severe allergic reaction forced her to pull the pin on her dash across Australia in the Indian Pacific Wheel Race and to head back to …

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‘It’s the process that makes you a champion’: A Q&A with two-time world time trial champion Amber Neben

  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. The women we write about in this series include team owners, key industry players, race organisers, cycling advocates, journalists, inventors, …

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Going against the tide: A European chasing the cycling dream in America

In a sport where Europe is usually still considered the ultimate goal, the decision by the British Claire Rose’s to hop the pond and come to America to chase her cycling dream might seem like an unconventional one. But after getting a taste of American racing during last year’s Amgen Breakaway from Cancer Tour of …

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