Author name: Mathew Mitchell

My name is Mathew Mitchell, 30-something from Staffordshire, UK. Over the last few years I've got more and more into cycling, from the first innocent Sportive events to Audaxes, Go-Races, British Cycling racing and now Time Trials.

Dylan Groenewegen takes victory on Stage One of the 2023 Saudi Tour

Dylan Groenewegen takes victory on Stage One of the 2023 Saudi Tour

The opening stage of the 2023 Saudi Tour saw Dylan Groenewegen of Jayco AlUla take the victory after 180.5km of racing. A hectic finish saw a crash in the last 1km but led out by teammate Luka Mezgec, Groenewegen was able to skirt past the danger and be taken to the victory. Serbian Dusan Rajovic …

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Soltec Team unveils its riders in team presentation for 2023 season

Soltec Team unveils its riders in team presentation for 2023 season

The Soltec Team has launched its 2023 team with 10 riders, of which surprisingly only 3 are Spanish. Registered with the UCI as Soltec Team, they’re also known as Soltec Costa Cálida with ties to the region of Costa Cálida in Murcia. The team will look to build on its first season in 2022 where …

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Puck Pieterse wins final Cyclocross World Cup race of the year in Besançon

Puck Pieterse wins final Cyclocross World Cup race of the year in Besançon

Puck PIeterse outlines her top form ahead of the World Championships in Hoogerheide next weekend. Despite an earlier mechanical, PIeterse was able to ride away solo in Besançon. The likes of Fem van Empel and Shirin van Anrooij chose to stay local and race in Hamme yesterday, which left a clear run for Pieterse to …

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Arianna Fidanza takes first win of the year at Women Cycling Pro Costa De Almería

Arianna Fidanza takes first win of the year at Women Cycling Pro Costa De Almería

Italian Arianna Fidanza got her 2023 season off to a flying start with a sprint victory at the Women Cycling Pro Costa De Almería. Racing for Ceratizit-WNT for the first time, Fidanza was able to outsprint the likes of Emma Norsgaard, Audrey Cordon-Ragot and Eugenia Bujak after around 135km of racing. It’s Arianna Fidanza’s first …

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Laboral Kutxa confirms its 2023 rider line-up ahead of Costa de Almería

Laboral Kutxa confirms its 2023 rider line-up ahead of Costa de Almería

Laboral Kutxa has confirmed its 17-strong rider line-up for the 2023 season. The Basque team is looking to make progress ahead of a potential budget increase, in part due to the new Spanish minimum wage regulations that will affect the women’s peloton in 2024. It’s the 5th season for the team, and 3rd at UCI …

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Loes Adegeest takes her first-ever Women’s WorldTour win at the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

Loes Adegeest takes her first-ever Women’s WorldTour win at the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

Dutch rider Loes Adegeest took the first WWT win of her career after beating Amanda Spratt in a sprint-a-deux at the end of the 2023 Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race. A new signing for FDJ-Suez, she took the honours after Grace Brown wasn’t strong on the day and the team pivoted to a very …

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