Romain Bardet and John Degenkolb spoke to the media this morning with the 2022 Tour de France due to start tomorrow. The Team DSM pair
In July, the Trek-Segafredo team will be overhauling its wardrobe in the run-up to the season’s key events: during the two French stage races, its
This morning Annemiek van Vleuten announced that she will re-sign for 1 year at Movistar and then retire from cycling at the end of the
The Women’s WorldTour has grown quickly since its licences became available for teams. Before 2020, every team was known as a UCI Women’s Team. Having
The jersey designs for this year’s Giro Donne have been finalised with sponsors assigned to each jersey. The pink jersey is synonymous with the Giro.
The Giro Donne’s status has seen the GC riders of recent generations all spar off to take the victory in Italy. So in recent years, honours have been shared between Anna van der Breggen and Annemiek van Vleuten, with Megan Guarnier the last another rider to win in 2016. Multiple wins are a regular occurrence, with Vos taking 3 wins in the early 2010s
After a 20-year wait, the Tour de Suisse Women made a return to the calendar in 2021. There’d been a few editions around the turn of the millennium, with Zulfia Zabirova winning two of them. There’s a link with the last edition of the Tour de Suisse Women when Olga Zabelinskaya took part in last year’s race, 20 years after her last Tour de Suisse Women race.
Officially this race is just called the Women’s Tour but may have to unofficially finally become the Women’s Tour of Britain. With the Tour de France Femmes coming, the original name all feels just a little too vague. The Women’s Tour is another race affected by COVID in 2020, but 2021 saw the race return, albeit in September rather than its usual timeslot of June.