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.

Volta a la Communitat Valenciana Stage 1 sees Biniam Girmay take the win

Volta a la Communitat Valenciana Stage 1 sees Biniam Girmay take the win

Intermarché-Circus-Wanty is off to a great start in 2023, after Kobe Goossens and Rui Costa’s recent wins, Biniam Girmay took the first stage of the Volta a la Communitat Valenciana. At this early part of the year, it’s no surprise that it was Girmay’s first win of the season. It came in a reduced bunch …

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Søren Wærenskjold takes his first pro win on Stage 3 of the Saudi Tour

Søren Wærenskjold takes his first pro win on Stage 3 of the Saudi Tour

Søren Wærenskjold timed his run to the line perfectly on the third stage of the Saudi Tour. The stage finished with an uphill drag and a tough intro the last 1km meant that sprint trains were fractured. Uno-X managed to hold theirs mostly together and spur Wærenskjold onto his first pro win ahead of the …

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Team Groupe Abadie unveils jersey and team for 2023 season

Team Groupe Abadie unveils jersey and team for 2023 season

The newly Continental registered Team Groupe Abadie unveiled its new jersey and team riders for the 2023 season at the JOA Casino in the Pyrénées-Orientales town of Le Boulou last week. The team has been a feature at the French national level and a regular at the lower-level Continental Coupe de France races such as …

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Jonathan Milan takes Saudi Tour Stage 2 in close finish

Jonathan Milan takes Saudi Tour Stage 2 in close finish

Jonathan Milan of Bahrain Victorious sneaked a victory on the second stage of the 2023 Saudi Tour ahead of Dylan Groenewegen. It came down to a photo finish, with the Italian just ahead by enough on the line. Dylan Groenewegen had looked like cruising to another victory after winning stage one but a late kick …

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Anna Kiesenhofer officially joins Israel-Premier Tech Roland for 2023

Anna Kiesenhofer officially joins Israel-Premier Tech Roland for 2023

The Olympic champion from Tokyo, Anna Kiesenhofer has today joined Israel-Premier Tech Roland for the 2023 season. The Austrian was seen at the team’s training camp earlier this month and also joined the team’s socials around the same time – usually an indicator a rider is about to join a team. Now at the end …

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Aude Biannic confirms retirement plans for the end of 2024

Aude Biannic confirms retirement plans for the end of 2024

The French rider Aude Biannic has confirmed to Le Telegramme that she intends to retire at the end of the 2024 season. The domestique who was part of Annemiek van Vleuten’s triple major GC winning teams in 2022 says that she will be able to “turn the page without regret” retiring at that point when …

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