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A European adventure for Coryn Rivera with Liv-Plantur

She spent several months in Europe this year, under the guidance of team captain Iris Slappendel, and now it’s time for Coryn Rivera to take the next step in her career. After three years representing the American United Healthcare team, she has signed for Team Liv-Plantur in 2017. Rivera is one of five new riders at Liv-Plantur, together …

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It’s official: there will be a women’s Amstel Gold Race in 2017

Rumours of the return of a women’s Amstel Gold Race have been flying around for a while now, and today race organisers made it official. On April 16, 2017, the women’s peloton will get the opportunity to race the classic Dutch race on the same day as the men’s WorldTour event. A former Amstel Gold …

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A fresh start for Pauline Ferrand-Prevot at Canyon-SRAM

With a heart-breaking post, Pauline Ferrand-Prevot ended her season in dramatic fashion, stating that she was unsure when or if she’d return to racing again. Fans rejoiced when she uploaded a picture to her  Instagram account of her training again. But the eagle-eye observers noticed something else:  she was sporting Rapha instead of her Rabo-Liv colours. Today, Canyon-SRAM …

Riders and name announced for Marianne Vos’ 2017 team

The name and roster for the new team of Marianne Vos have been announced today. The team will operate under the name Fortitude Pro Cycling and offers a new way of sport sponsorship. Team manager Eric van den Boom explains: “Small businesses, mom-and-pop shops, larger companies with a sizable workforce, multinationals; really, all businesses that believe in …

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The memorable moments that happen between the results

Results are wins, losses, disasters and sometimes easily structured into acronyms –DNS. DNF. DFL. WTF. What you did and did not do in a season is listed clearly in placings and numbers. This is the time of year when the season is broken down into statistics and points. Everyone loves statistics and addition. Ok, maybe …

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Video: UCI’s Gaudry on the first year of the Women’s WorldTour

UCI Women’s Commission president Tracey Gaudry has summed up the first year of the UCI Women’s WorldTour as one that has benefitted race organisers, teams and athletes, but that is just the beginning of a plan to lift the viability of the top level of women’s racing. “When we created the Women’s WorldTour, we created with a vision of where we …

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Cylance bolsters 2017 roster with world-class sprinters Kirsten Wild and Dani King

Building on their successful inaugural year, the American-registered Cylance Pro Cycling Team is significantly bolstering their roster for the 2017 season with the signing of two of the best sprinters in the women’s peloton, Kirsten Wild and Dani King. Cylance emerged on the Women’s WorldTour scene as a brand new team this year and had a decent amount …

2016 Cross Vegas Elite Women Live Streaming

Watch live the first round of the 2016-17 Telenet UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup in Las Vegas (USA). Women’s Elite race starts at 03.10am GMT (1:10pm AEST, 4:10am London) on September 22, 2016. Sorry, but live streaming geo-blocked in USA, Belgium, Denmark, Italy, Norway, San Marino, and Vatican City. See here for local broadcasts.

Guarnier, Small to lead USA women’s team at World Championships in Qatar

USA Cycling today announced its roster for the 2016 UCI Road World Championships held October 9-16 in Doha, Qatar. There will be 30 American athletes competing among the junior, U23 and elite categories. While Qatar is the first Middle East country to host the championships, it’s no stranger to staging international cycling competition. The women’s …

Cyclocross behind the Great Firewall: Emily Kachorek’s photo essay from the UCI cyclocross season opener in China

Cyclocross is here! The UCI cyclocross season kicked off in China earlier this month with the annual Qiansen Trophy events in Beijing. After being impressed with well-run event, good courses and strong competition, American racer Emily Kachorek (Squid Bikes) returned to China this year in search of some good early season racing. What she found was …

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