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Ella Harris: “I’ve never been in that much pain – I couldn’t move”

In the theatre, the term ‘break a leg’ is used superstitiously in lieu of saying ‘good luck’ before going on stage. For cyclists, however...

Never off the podium: Lucinda Brand is dominating CX and eyeing Roubaix

Lucinda Brand hasn’t finished lower than third in a cyclocross race this year, and she's won the last three races she started. And all in...

The new triple-threat: World champion Ceylin Alvarado wants to win it all

Ceylin del Carmen Alvarado is the current world cyclocross champion. She's already won four races this season. She also rode her first mo...

Sarah Gigante has smashed Melbourne's 1 in 20 QOM ... and she's not done yet

On Wednesday morning Australian time trial champion (and VeloClub member) Sarah Gigante (Tibco-SVB) went on a rampage in the Dandenong Ra...

Her race was cancelled at the last minute, so she rode 1,000 km home

Hannah Ludwig of Canyon//SRAM recently rode 1,000 km over five days from a cancelled race in Bretagne back to her home in Germany. Speaki...

Ashleigh Moolman Pasio: 'Progress is not always comfortable'

Few riders are as willing to put their head above the parapet as Ashleigh Moolman Pasio. Having started in the sport relatively late, the...

Goodbye, Boels-Dolmans, and thanks for all the memories

On October 20, 2020 the Boels-Dolmans team lined up for AG Driedaagse Brugge-De Panne with a little more on their minds than the usual pr...

Jumbo-Visma to launch women’s team in 2021

From 2021, Team Jumbo-Visma will start its own women’s professional and development cycling teams. The expansion of the team is being sup...

Équipe Paule Ka shuts down mid-season after sponsors default on payments

Equipe Paule Ka - currently 4th on the UCI ranking - is ceasing operations immediately. The women's team has withdrawn from Sunday’s Tour...

Preview: Your guide to the 2020 women's Tour of Flanders

It feels like the season only started yesterday yet here we are, at the final one-day races of the year. Sunday's penultimate one-day rac...

Liane Lippert is one of the sport's most exciting young stars

Like me you've probably been focusing on the big stars over these past few months. Fair enough -- the likes of Anna van der Breggen, Lizz...

Gracie Elvin announces retirement from cycling

Two-time Australian road race champion and Classics specialist Gracie Elvin has announced that this will be her final season of professio...

Annemiek van Vleuten plans to race World Championships with broken wrist

The defending World Champion Annemiek van Vleuten is on her way to Italy to race the world championships today and is confident she will ...

What you might have missed at the 2020 Giro Rosa

The Giro Rosa is done for another year. The teams, staff and press have all either gone home or headed on to Imola for Worlds. The ‘podiu...

Video: Inside Mitchelton-Scott's horror day at the Giro Rosa

The day had started out so well for Mitchelton-Scott. There'd been a spirited rendition of "Happy Birthday" for Amanda Spratt in the team...

The Giro Rosa, the nearly invisible race

The 2020 Giro Rosa is now going into its seventh stage and the race has been full of thrills and spills so far - not that anybody outside...

Preview: Your guide to the 2020 Giro Rosa

There is only one stage race on the Women’s WorldTour calendar that is longer than seven days* and that is the Giro d’Italia Internaziona...

A chat with Amanda Spratt: 'I feel my best years are still to come'

Amanda Spratt is aiming high. “The dream is to win more races, to be world champion and Olympic champion," she tells me. "The dream is to...

'I have to be brave and attack': A chat with solo expert Elisa Longo Borghini

When Elisa Longo Borghini (Trek-Segafredo) wins a race, it’s always spectacular. The cold and rainy Trofeo Binda when she was only 21 yea...

Rohan Dennis and Amanda Spratt to headline Australian Road Worlds team

Rohan Dennis (Ineos Grenadiers) and Amanda Spratt (Mitchelton-Scott) will lead Australia's medal hopes at the upcoming Road World Champio...

Emma Pooley Everests again – this time on gravel

Weeks after breaking the world record for Everesting, Emma Pooley has slogged her way through another massive ride – this time Everesting...