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Tayler Wiles Diary: post-Santos feels and a coffee shop guide to Southern Australia

The first tour of the 2017 UCI road season is officially in the books. After four days of fierce racing in blistering hot conditions, Orica-Scott once again took home the win at the Santos Women’s Tour, where more international competition lined up than ever before. Stage 1 report and photos Stage 2 report and photos Stage …

Kirsten Wild wins scorching Santos Women’s Tour finale, Amanda Spratt wins the tour

ADELAIDE, Australia (CT) – Kirsten Wild (Cylance Pro Cycling) charged to victory in the final sweltering criterium stage of the Santos Women’s Tour in a battle of the sprint trains. This was Wild’s second win of the tour but by finishing safely in the bunch, Orica-Scott’s Amanda Spratt secured the overall leader’s blue jersey, which …

Chloe Hosking jumps up to top step of podium in hilly stage 3 of Santos Women’s Tour

LYNDOCH, Australia (CT) — Chloe Hosking (Ale Cipollini Galassia) stepped up to the top step of the podium in a hot and hilly stage of the Santos Women’s Tour as she turned the tables on yesterday’s winner Kirsten Wild (Cylance Pro Cycling) in a sprint to the line. Rounding out the podium for stage 3 …

Kirsten Wild’s powerful sprint captures stage 2 of the Santos Women’s Tour

ADELAIDE, Australia (CT) – Trying out the sprint train with a new team for the very first time, Kirsten Wild (Cylance Pro Cycling) used her powerful kick to take out the stage two criterium at the Santos Women’s Tour in front of an enthusiastic crowd. Apparently it was a sprint train that didn’t work out …

Amanda Spratt carves out formidable lead in first stage of 2017 Santos Women’s Tour

MEADOWS, Australia (CT) – Charging down the long straight to the finish line of the opening stage of the Santos Women’s Tour Amanda Spratt (Orica-Scott) got to throw her arms into the air to take the win with no other riders in sight. However, despite having every cause for celebration there was no sign of …

Tayler Wiles Diary: Introducing “the blue crew” and our “Skux life”

The 2017 UCI road season officially kicks off in sunny Adelaide,   Australia, this weekend with the Santos Women’s Tour. Summer racing in Australia is becoming an increasingly appealing way for riders to kick off the new season and test the legs. This year, the Santos Women’s Tour, a UCI 2.2 event,  will have its …

Preview: Seven things you should know about the 2017 Santos Women’s Tour

Racing in the Northern Hemisphere may still be all about cyclocross right now, but the international road season officially kicks off this weekend with the Santos Women’s Tour in sunny Adelaide, Australia. The tour, which has a  UCI 2.2 classification, begins on Saturday with more international teams than ever before. Especially now that the Ladies Tour …

Photo gallery: 2017 US national cyclocross championships

Snow and ice, several crashes, a front puncture on the last lap, and a snapped rear-derailleur hanger in the final 300 metres of the race couldn’t stop Stephen Hyde from soloing to his first U.S. national cyclocross title Sunday in Hartford, Connecticut. The Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld.com rider, who came into nationals as the hot favorite while enjoying …

#CXNats: these are your new women’s cyclocoss national champions

There were national championships being held all over Europe, the United States and Australia this weekend. While Australians were battling it out on the road, Europeans and Americans fought snow, ice, mud and freezing temperatures in search of cyclocross glory. The Northern Hemisphere countries tend to collectively hold their national cyclocross championship events in January …

A baker’s dozen: Katie Compton wins her 13th straight US National Cyclocross Championships

Snow, ruts and icy conditions couldn’t keep Katie Compton (Trek – Panache) from winning her 13th straight national cyclocross champion title in Hartfort, Connecticut today. “It was a technical, tricky course,” commented Compton after the race. “This felt really good. [All national wins] are special and it felt really good to win today.” While masters …

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