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A fresh start for Pauline Ferrand-Prevot at Canyon-SRAM

With a heart-breaking post, Pauline Ferrand-Prevot ended her season in dramatic fashion, stating that she was unsure when or if she’d return to racing again. Fans rejoiced when she uploaded a picture to her  Instagram account of her training again. But the eagle-eye observers noticed something else:  she was sporting Rapha instead of her Rabo-Liv colours. Today, Canyon-SRAM …

Preview: 4 multi-discipline athletes to watch in the women’s Olympic xc mountain bike race

Outdoor bike racing continues at the Rio Olympics this weekend as the mountain bikers are slated to take on the purpose-built track in northwest Rio –as long as the fire and its damage are contained. Cross-country mountain bike racing made its Olympic debut in Atlanta 1996 and has been a part of the Olympics ever …

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Top 10 female pros to watch for in 2016

With the introduction of the UCI Women’s World Tour and the Olympics taking place in Rio later this summer, the 2016 season will be one to remember. Throughout the off season, new teams emerged, riders transferred and some influential riders are making a comeback out of injury or retirement. The excitement around this coming season …

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Lauren Stephens leads the Tour Femenino de San Luis after stage 4 ITT win; UCI confirms rider action over unpaid salaries at Colombia-Coldeportes; Froome extends his contract with Sky; Marianne Vos – “We all want to win but we are teammates first and foremost”; Tom …

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Marianne Vos: ‘We all want to win but we are teammates first and foremost’

The women of the 2016 Rabo-Liv team kitted up and kicked off their 2016 season today with a ride and team presentation in the Dutch city of Papendal. The orange and white kits have changed little for the coming season but there’s plenty to talk about when it comes to the 12 women of Rabo-Liv. …

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Ella Picks: Ferrand-Prevot breaks her leg; 36-year-old makes comeback ahead of Rio, Ale-Cipollini rider tests positive for EPO and more

In this week’s internet roundup, we explore the riders with the most ‘character’. We also want you to meet Rebecca Werner, who’s currently riding from Adelaide to Brisbane in the bike tracks of her parents, and take a trip to Rio with the Dutch national team. And as always, we catch up on latest race news. …

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Nibali’s anticipated departure from Astana at end of 2016 looking a lot less likely; “The most exciting I’ve seen in many years” – Holm predicts greatness for Etixx – Quick-Step’s young sprinter Gaviria; Pauline Ferrand-Prevot sidelined with knee injury; Androni Sidermec reveals 2016 jersey; This …

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Lizzie Armitstead crowned the new UCI women’s world champion

As the top pre-race favourite, there was a lot of pressure for Great Britain’s Lizzie Armitstead going into this race. And even as the fans were biting their nails in a thrilling last lap, Armitstead stayed calm, followed her plan and sprinted to rainbow glory. “It’s very surreal. I think every cyclist dreams of the …

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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. …

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

After a month-long hiatus Ella Picks makes a special mid-week return. The women’s cycling content we loved these past couple weeks includes a feature on ultra-distance rider Juliana Buhring, the first woman to cycle the world sans support; an opinion piece entitled #NOPODIUMGIRLS; Rebecca Rusch’s letter to her 15-year-old self; and a short film on …

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