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.

Russians in Turkey

Russians in Turkey

The Alanya GP women’s race took place on a 59 km course and  was won by Cogeas Mettler Look member Daria Malkova.   In second place was Mariia Miliaeva of Cogeas Mettler Look and Margarita Syradoeva came third.   Source

Women’s Le Samyn Dames 2020 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Women’s Le Samyn Dames 2020 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

After the excitement of the opening weekend which saw stars Annemiek van Vleuten and Lorena Wiebes take victories, Le Samyn Dames is on Tuesday 3rd March. Just 2 days rest and many of the riders who had a full weekend will be back in the saddle. Neither of Van Vleuten and Wiebes will be racing …

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Mixed team to Le Samyn

Mixed team to Le Samyn

The third race in three days is Le Samyn, the second race of the Lotto Cycling Cup and the first chance to ride with the Watersley R&D team. Next to our Rozemarijn,  Julia, Emily and Cathalijne we race together with Mischa Bredewold, Silke Smulders and Ilse Grit of the Watersley R&D Team. The great thing is …

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First win of the season for Lorena Wiebes in Omloop van het Hageland

‘’It was an exciting race. It always feels good to win, but even more so after sprinting against these riders. I felt better than last year but it was still a tough race. Good thing the team worked hard and I knew which wheel to go for.’’ – Lorena Wiebes Starting off as one of …

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Emma Norsgaard Jørgensen on the podium at Omloop van het Hageland after strong sprint finish

Emma Norsgaard Jørgensen on the podium at Omloop van het Hageland after strong sprint finish

With the 130km long Omloop van het Hageland, Bigla – KATUSHA took on the second race of the weekend in Belgium. This year’s course had been slightly modified featuring a new run-in to the finish laps, which left the race more open to breakaway groups forming early on. The race featured one long opening loop …

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2020 Team Launch

2020 Team Launch

Rally Cycling and its partners descended on Minneapolis, MN for the 2020 Team Launch, a huge weekend that featured on-stage appearances by the team at Optum’s global headquarters and Rally Health’s innovative new downtown office space.  Events included a jersey reveal and rider panel at Optum, followed by a party and Q&A with the team …

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