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Commentary: These were the 10 most important stories in US cycling in 2016

There were countless stories to emerge during the 2016 season that had great significance, and impact, on American cycling. These were th...

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. ...

Top five talking points from the women's Olympic road race

With two Dutchies on staff, the women's Olympic road race was an emotional rollercoaster for the Ella team as we watched Annemiek van Vle...

Anna van der Breggen takes Olympic gold in a nail-biter of a race

While the lead-up to the women's Olympic road race was somewhat tainted by all the commotion surrounding the three missed doping tests of...

Giro Rosa Round-up: full Italian podium in stage 8 as Guarnier gets closer to her first Giro Rosa win

The penultimate stage in the Giro Rosa today! We're not sure how the break of the day was formed, but we know there was one. Nine riders ...

Giro Rosa Round-up: another victory for the Americans as Stevens wins TT and Guarnier stays in pink

The scene looked familiar at the start of today's individual time trial: Megan Guarnier (Boels-Dolmans) in the pink jersey while Anna van...

Giro Rosa Round-up: The battle among the Americans continues as Stevens wins and Guarnier is back in pink

The pink jersey changed hands yet again in stage 6 of the Giro Rosa, though it continues to be draped around the shoulders of Americans, ...

Giro Rosa Round-up: Mara Abbott climbs into pink in the Queen's stage

We were given a little bit more info throughout the stage today, which was exciting as two-time Giro Rosa winner Mara Abbott (Wiggle-High...

Giro Rosa Round-up: more Boels-Dolmans success as Evelyn Stevens wins stage 2 and takes pink

Today's break of the day was for Mia Radotic (BTC City Ljubljana) and Anna Trevisi (Ale Cipollini), who stayed away until 50 kilometers i...

Phinney, Guarnier headline 2016 US Olympic team

USA Cycling announced Thursday the full squad of athletes competing in the cycling events at the 31st Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro this Aug...

Photo gallery: 2016 Tour of the Gila

Celebrating its 30th edition in 2016, the Tour of the Gila took place in and around Silver City, New Mexico, consisting of three road rac...

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 res...

McCabe wins Sunset Loop as Dal-Cin snatches GC victory from Acevedo at Redlands Classic

REDLANDS, CA (CT) — Twenty-four hours after a dramatic pile-up in the final turn of the Redlands Criterium sent him somersaulting over hi...

Ulises Castillo, Lauretta Hanson win Redlands Criterium as Sunset Loop looms on horizon

REDLANDS, CA (CT) — Mexico’s Ulises Castillo (KHS-Maxxis-JLVelo) and Australia’s Lauretta Hanson (Colavita-Bianchi) took sprint victories...

Kristin Armstrong wins Redlands TT, takes race lead over injured Mara Abbott

HIGHLAND, CA (CT) — Kristin Armstrong, the U.S. national time-trial champion with two Olympic gold medals and two rainbow jerseys to her ...

Mara Abbott takes Oak Glen summit finish, but uncertain to continue Redlands after mid-race crash

OAK GLEN VILLAGE, CA (CT) — It was an unusual day at the office for American Mara Abbott at the Redlands Bicycle Classic. For the second ...

Ella Picks: gender equality in professional cycling, new national champs crowned, Australian summer of racing is heating up, new UCI teams and more

It’s been a few weeks since the last Ella Picks but now that the festive season has come to an end, it’s back. It’s been a few busy weeks...

How to make money riding a bike

How can you make money with a bike? Certainly not by racing one. I have a different plot in mind today. Let's talk about bike commuting. ...

Anna van der Breggen wins the Giro Rosa as Mara Abbott solos to stage victory atop San Domenico

Two-time Giro Rosa overall winner Mara Abbott (Wiggle Honda) soloed to victory up to San Domenico di Varzo on Sunday on the final stage o...

Q&A with two-time Giro Rosa winner Mara Abbott

Only two women have won the Giro Rosa in the last five years – Marianne Vos (Rabo Liv) and Mara Abbott (Wiggle Honda). With Vos sidelined...

Mara Abbott's nut butter

The fun thing about making nut butters is that they are endlessly versatile. You can hone your favourite recipe or go for the “kitchen si...