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What women's cycling can learn from the US women's soccer team

On the same day as the Tour de France began last month, in a stadium in Lyon, the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup came to a close, with the U...

Remembering Sharon Laws

The news broke at the end of 2016. Just weeks after announcing her retirement from professional cycling, former British national champion...

Retired pro Iris Slappendel chases new land speed record

Iris Slappendel retired at the end of the 2016 season after a 12-year professional career in which she was an invaluable asset to many vi...

Newly retired Iris Slappendel as passionate about women's cycling as ever

Armed with knowledge and a UCI certification in her back pocket, recently retired pro cyclist Iris Slappendel left the UCI World Cycling ...

Seven retiring riders we'll miss seeing in the women's peloton

As the 2016 road season has come to an end, cyclists return to their homes for some vacation before preparing for the next season again. ...

Three things I learned from being a European on an American team

Since January 1st, I’ve been part of the UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team. Although you could say I’m in the ‘autumn of my career’, bein...

Cycling wear designed by female pros for bike-loving women

With women’s products being the largest growing segment of the cycling industry, more and more brands are paying close attention to what ...

Marianne Vos, Iris Slappendel and Anna Meares elected to the UCI Athletes Commision

The UCI today announced that Marianne Vos,  Iris Slappendel and Anna Meares are among the 13 athletes elected to the new UCI Athletes Com...

Photo gallery: 2015 Philly Cycling Classic

On Sunday, June 7, Lizzie Armitstead (Boels-Dolmans) climbed to her second UCI Women Road World Cup victory of the season after passing E...

Photo Gallery: Highlights from the 2015 Strade Bianche

Megan Guarnier (Boels-Dolmans) proudly stood on the top step of the podium in Siena on Saturday. The American winner of the inaugural wom...

Bigla continues to reinforce team with signing of Slappendel

Adding on to the previously-announced signings of Annemiek van Vleuten, Shelley Olds and Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio, the Bigla Cycling Team h...