Amy Pieters

Amy Pieters moves to Boels-Dolmans to bolster classics squad in 2017

After only one year with the Wiggle-High5 team, Amy Pieters will return to a Dutch-registered squad. She has signed a two-year contract with Boels-Dolmans Cycling Team and is expected to bolster the team’s options in the spring classics and the sprints. “My main hope for the next season is to achieve a really big victory,” said …

Your guide to La Course by le TDF

As the male riders in the Tour de France take on the Alps in their final week of racing, the women’s peloton looks ahead at their moment to shine on the iconic cobbles Champs Élysées this Sunday , July 24th, in Paris. Now in its third years, La Course by le Tour forms the 12th round …

15

Pieters and Vos celebrate in the Aviva Women’s Tour stage 2

Yesterday’s Stage 1 offered a finale full of suspense, with the peloton slowly closing in on lone leader Alison Tetrick (Cylance). Even without live images, following the stage through social media, the excitement was palpable. The peloton did catch Tetrick in the final 100 meters of the stage and Christine Majerus (Boels-Dolmans) was the first to cross …

3

What I know now that I wish I knew then…

You know that tips section on the homepage just below the featured stories and newsletter sign up? Well, that section is populated by responses to the question: “What do you know now that you wish you knew then?” We ask that question nearly every time we do an interview with someone for the first time. …

4

Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Dan Martin takes Volta a Catalunya lead with stage 3 win; Jens Debusschere sprints to Dwars door Vlaanderen victory; Amy Pieters claims third-straight Dwars door Vlaanderen win; Tour de Yorkshire becomes the world’s most lucrative women’s cycling race?; Does Milan-San Remo need an extra climb?; Porte flying under the radar in Catalunya; Giro …

10

Photo gallery: Despite bombings, racing continued in Belgium

When the peloton lined up in Tielt, Belgium this morning, the mood was dampened by yesterday’s terrible events. And a minute of silence was held in honour of the 34 people who were killed in the terrorist bombings around Brussels, just 84 kilometers away. Until late last night, it had been uncertain whether the race …

2

Women’s European road season kicks off in Belgium this weekend

It’s here! The European season officially kicks off in Belgium this weekend at Omloop het Nieuwsblad. While not part of the inaugural Women’s WorldTour it remains to be seen as the European season’s opener. This eleventh edition did get upgraded from UCI 1.2 to UCI 1.1 status though and is attracting 22 UCI teams to the start line. That combined …

How does Wiggle Honda continue to grow while other teams struggle?

Emma Johansson, Amy Pieters, Lucy Garner – Wiggle Honda Pro Cycling Team has been announcing one new signing after the other while other teams struggle to retain riders and sponsors. Now boasting a roster of no less than 15 riders with room for one more, Wiggle is the biggest World Tour level women’s cycling team. And …

10

Ella Picks: Women’s cycling content we loved this week

Ready. Set. Ella Picks. We’ve got race coverage for you from Boels Rental Ladies Tour and Tour de Ardèche. This week in news there are more teams announcing contracts and national federations naming selections for Worlds – most notably Amy Pieters moves from Liv-Plantur to Wiggle Honda and Australia named its seven-rider elite women’s team for Richmond. …

4

Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: D’Hoore takes stage one of Boels Rentals Ladies Tour; Rogers awarded 2004 Olympic bronze medal; Cavendish move to MTN-Qhubeka would require Briton to bring sponsor; Dumoulin still can’t believe Vuelta performance, Degenkolb says sensations are good before world championships; Quintana: I’m tired after the Tour but I …

48

Pin It on Pinterest