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Women’s peloton survey: wages up for top riders, 43% buying their own gear

Three years after the first women's cycling union was founded there have been some noticeable changes within the women's peloton, accordi...

The short, bright career of Katie Hall has reached its end

Katie Hall had one of the brightest, shortest careers in women’s cycling. A career capped by COVID and an unfortunate, but not altogether...

A day at the back of the Giro Rosa

Julie Van De Velde is struggling. Way off the back of stage five of the Giro Rosa she looks exhausted. Her pedal stroke is awkward, and s...

Amid coronavirus pandemic, pro cyclist swaps kit for doctor's coat

With coronavirus sweeping across Europe, Bigla-Katusha’s Elise Chabbey traded Strade Bianche for the halls of the Geneva University Hospi...

Things I don’t miss about professional cycling…and then again, I do

The title is probably going to throw people a bit, and some of you might think I’m going to go on a rant about women’s cycling –the poor ...

Rivalries in women's cycling: the good, the bad and the ugly

Rivalry in sport is an interesting topic, and I’ve seen both the positives and negatives of this word “rivalry”.  I think if we look at s...

Four things you can do to generate more women’s cycling coverage

Too often I hear and see the same thing on social media, “when will we be able to watch women’s cycling live?”. It’s the same old story y...

On the other side: Why I decided to continue working in women's cycling, and how we can make a difference

The simple reason I have stayed in the sport is that I love it. I don’t really want to be involved in anything else at this point in my l...

Loren Rowney, expert fan girl, foreshadows the road season ahead

Now that I have officially retired from professional cycling, for the first time in a long time, I get to sit back and take on the role o...

Doing what it takes to make it: Loren Rowney introduces Hazel Magill

Last week, I visited South Africa, my homeland, where my parents spent the majority of their life, and a place that all their family and ...

Tips to dating a female competitive cyclist from his and her perspective

As always, my blogs tend be quite honest, and written from my own personal experiences. This blog, however, is collective, from all the o...

The off season is calling but first we gotta “work work work work” for those stripes

As the season begins to draw to a close, I find that I’m reaching some of the hardest weeks of the year. I can almost smell the hamburger...

'Time to suck it up, Princess': Loren Rowney on dealing with post-tour depression and disappointment

Post Tour Depression. It’s a thing, at least for me. When you’ve been on the road for a while, you become this walking, talking robot, re...

Marianne Vos calls for more awareness and safety in the peloton

Reflecting on her scary crash at Dwars door de Westhoek a few weeks ago, Vos today put out a call to safety on her blog, asking cyclists ...

Lizzie Armitstead extends contract with Boels-Dolmans for two years

After winning the world championship road race in Richmond last year, some publications falsely reported that Lizzie Armitstead intended ...

Marianne Vos: 'The crash was totally my own fault'

In the final meters of Dwars door Westhoek, a small group of nine riders were sprinting full gas around the final left turn bend when a r...

Former national champions behind new domestic women's team

Some of America's winningest racers of the past have come together to build a team for future champions. Portland Sports Group announced ...

Video: get excited for the 2016 Women's WorldTour

A new year and a new season is just around the corner. Take a look at this new teaser produced by UCI to get you excited for the 2016 – a...

How the Race Was Won: 2014 Women's World Championship Road Race

In this edition of Cyclocosm's "How the race was won" we take a look at the Women's Road Race from Ponferrada, Spain that was held over t...

2011 Australian National Women's Road Race Championships

Photos courtesy of James Broadway and Jarrod Partridge Congratulations to Alexis Rhodes for winning the 2011 Australian National Road Rac...