Kirsten Wild

Photo gallery: the women’s world championship events in Doha

The 2016 UCI road season came to close with a spectacle in the Middle East last weekend where Qatar hosted the 2016 UCI World Road Championships. Despite the delayed timing of the event, the brutal heat, the spectator-less roads and flat course, the riders were there to give it their all in the battle for …

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Amalie Dideriksen surprises, sprints to victory in World Championship road race

As the orange train of the eight-rider Dutch squad stormed down the finish of the World Championship course in Doha, Qatar, a win for pre-race favourite Kirsten Wild (Hitec) seemed almost inevitable. But tucked on her wheel was youngster Amalie Dideriksen of Denmark. The 20-year-old Boels-Dolmans rider timed her sprint just right, coming around Wild …

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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 …

Kirsten Wild wins Prudential RideLondon, takes home record prize money

With 100,000 Euro in prize money, the biggest prize purse of the world, the Prudential RideLondon Classique once again attracted a star studded field, despite the fact that the event is held only days before the start of the Olympics. Even Kirsten Wild (Team Hitec), who’s going to Rio on track and decided to sit out last week’s …

Women’s Tour of California ends in a lightning fast finale

Hidden within the pack and coming seemingly out of nowhere, Dutchwoman Kirsten Wild (Hitec Products) thundered down the centre of the peloton to claim the final stage win of the Amgen Breakaway From Heart Disease Women’s Race Empowered with SRAM in Sacramento today. The fourth and final stage of the women’s WorldTour event was perfectly …

Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Quintana wins the Tour de Romandie, Albasini takes the final stage; Jose Concalves wins the Tour of Turkey, another stage win for Jakub Mareczko; Thomas Voeckler wins the Tour de Yorkshire with final-stage victory; Alexander Kristoff takes out the Rund um den Finanzplatz Eschborn-Frankfurt; Kasia Niewiadoma solos to overall victory at …

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Gallery: How Ellen van Dijk won the Energiewacht Tour

The Belgian classics period was swiftly followed by the first European stage race last week. The five day, six stage Energiewacht Tour took place in the north of the Netherlands from April 6th to April 10th. With only Cervélo-Bigla and Cylance Pro Cycling absent from the top 10 of the UCI teams ranking, the start field was of high …

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Photo gallery: 2016 Ladies Tour of Qatar

Two former winners returned to the Ladies Tour of Qatar this year. Ellen van Dijk took the GC in 2014, Kirsten Wild already has four wins of the Ladies Tour of Qatar to her name. Both Dutchwomen are looking for a chance at a World Championships title later this year and came to the desert for an early dress rehearsal. …

Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Kirsten Wild wins stage 1 of the Ladies Tour of Qatar; Chris Froome ahead of Sun Tour season debut – “I’m not too sure what to expect”; Froome reacts to motorised doping revelations; Wiggins and Cancellara weigh in on hidden motors scandal; Marianne Vos on mechanical …

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The road to the rainbow jersey starts in Qatar

With the road season’s first action in South America and Down Under done and dusted, the women’s peloton now travels to the Arabic desert for the eighth edition of the Ladies Tour of Qatar. Traditionally a race for the sprinters, this edition will be a special event this year as the World Road Championships will …

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