Katrin Garfoot

Hometown favourite Elisa Longo Borghini wins Women’s WorldTour opener at Strade Bianche

Italian rider Elisa Longho Borghini (Wiggle-High5) became a hometown hero today when she won the Women’s WorldTour opener at the Strade Bianche ahead of Kasia Niewiadoma (WM3 Pro Cycling) and Lizzie Deignan (Boels-Dolmans). How it went down With the predictions calling for heavy rain and wind, cycling fans across the world looked forward to Tuscany’s gravel …

Top 10 female riders to watch in 2017

The 2016 road season was a momentous one in which the Women’s WorldTour was introduced, Olympic champions were crowned and Lizzie Deignan passed the rainbow jersey onto her younger teammate Amalie Dideriksen. Things may seem more routine in 2017, but thanks to a series of transfers, the formation of new teams and addition of new Women’s …

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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 …

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Inside the breaks that lit up the 2017 women’s Australian Championships road race

It was the break that reigned supreme again in the 2017 Mars Cycling Australia National Road Championships, with Katrin Garfoot taking the win in a two-up sprint with team mate and defending champion Amanda Spratt while Queenslander Lucy Kennedy came in solo to round out the podium. It’s a course that suits the break, and …

Garfoot adds women’s Australian road race title to tally in Orica-Scott one-two finish

BUNINYONG, Australia (CT) – Katrin Garfoot (Orica-Scott) took the victory at the elite women’s road race at the 2017 Mars Cycling Australia National Road Championships, pulling off the time trial/road race double and delivering a clean sweep of the elite women’s green and gold road jerseys for her team. It was a one, two for …

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Katrin Garfoot delivers emphatic win to defend women’s Australian time trial title

BUNINYONG, Australia (CT) – Katrin Garfoot (Orica-Scott) delivered a victory in the Mars Cycling Australia Road National Championships time trial for a second consecutive year, coming to the finish line completely spent after she set a blistering pace to beat Shara Gillow (FDJ Nouvelle-Aquitaine) by a hefty 1 minute and 55.18 seconds. The elation you …

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Camelbak, cooling vests and the dunny: how Katrin Garfoot beat the heat in Qatar

When riders readied themselves for the individual time trial event at the UCI Road World Championships yesterday morning, temperatures were already reaching a scorching 40 degrees celsius. The heat has been the number one talked about topic ever since it was first announced that the week-long pinnacle event of the 2016 road season would be …

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Second world title for American Amber Neben as she wins time trial in Qatar

With three race favourites among them, all eyes were on the Dutch time trial specialists this morning. Already an Olympic and European time trial medalist, Anna van der Breggen would need only one more medal to complete her career-best season; former world champion Ellen van Dijk was fresh off her third gold medal in Sunday’s …

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Photo gallery: Kasia Niewiadoma delivers Rabo-Liv its sixth Elsy Jacobs win

Rabo-Liv went into the Festival Elsy Jacobs as the team to beat, with five GC wins within the team over the last five years. Marianne Vos won this Luxembourg race in 2011, ’12 and ’13, while  Anna van der Breggen was victorious in 2014 and ’15. Although Marianne Vos started out really strong by finishing 2nd in the …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Michael Matthews victorious in Paris-Nice prologue; Fabian Cancellara wins his third Strade Bianche title; Armitstead wins in rainbows again, taking out Strade Bianche; Simon Clarke takes his first win in Cannondale colours at the GP Industria; Will Clarke takes out the opening stage of the Tour de Taiwan; Sean De Bie crowned …

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