Opening Week Success

As the days get lighter and the weather gets somewhat warmer, the cobbled sections of pavé on the roads in Belgium get ready. They anticipate the upcoming streams of riders who jump and jolt over the cracks between the rocks, punctures and mechanicals lying in wait for those who cross them. The firstCobbled Classic of […]

Korevaar: “The Trofeo Alfredo Binda lends itself to be a combative race”

Liv Racing can count on a fresh and eager team in the Trofeo Alfredo Binda. The squad will start the Italian UCI Women’s WorldTour classic next Sunday with Alison Jackson, Pauliena Rooijakkers, Jeanne Korevaar, Sofia Bertizzolo, Soraya Paladin and Marta Jaskulska. “We are quite strong in terms of width with Liv Racing and are extremely […]

Women’s Omloop van de Westhoek 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Women’s Omloop van de Westhoek 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

The Omloop van de Westhoek is another young race on the calendar. Originally held in 2018, the race was cancelled in 2019 due to storms and then due to the pandemic in 2020. This year, thankfully, it seems to have the go ahead to take place. The parcours sees the riders in West Flanders, where […]

Women’s Trofeo Alfredo Binda 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Women’s Trofeo Alfredo Binda 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

The Trofeo Alfredo Binda is one of the longest-running women’s pro races, first run in 1974. The winner’s list includes plenty of big names like Fabiana Luperini, Nicole Cooke and Emma Johansson. After all the debate about whether Strade Bianche was a monument, this race would be firmly on the hypothetical list of women’s monuments. […]

Aggressive Team BikeExchange line-up for Trofeo Alfredo Binda

Team BikeExchange return to Italy and the latest event on the women’s WorldTour with a strong line-up of attacking talent for Trofeo Alfredo Binda-Comune di Cittiglio. Former runner-up Amanda Spratt is back alongside fellow climber Lucy Kennedy and 2021 new signings Ane Santesteban and Urška Žigart, while double New Zealand champion Georgia Williams and Janneke Ensing will provide valuable support. The 141km course concludes with a tough final […]

Warwickshire to host first-ever Women’s Tour individual time trial

10-mile test around Atherstone celebrates Britain’s rich time trial heritage Banbury unveiled as finish location for the race’s opening stage in Oxfordshire Race organisers SweetSpot continue to search for stage four host venue(s) owing to calendar move to October Unsung heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic to be celebrated daily as part of the race’s Ride […]

Start and finish venues for the Tour of Britain 2021 announced

Start and finish venues for the Tour of Britain 2021 announced

Seven new host venues to make their debut in this year’s race Edinburgh to host first-ever stage finish of the race on Saturday 11 September Two full stages will be held in Wales for the first time in race history (subject to COVID-19 conditions) Unsung heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic to be celebrated daily as […]

Michael Woods announces commitment to 2021 carbon neutral season

Michael Woods announces commitment to 2021 carbon neutral season

He also pledges to inspire his fans, partners and fellow professional cyclists to join hismission to rebalance the sport’s environmental impact Mike’s Commitment Ahead of my first WorldTour race of 2021 (starting next week at Volta a Catalunya) I am excited to announce that I am making a personal commitment in making a positive difference […]

Canyon SRAM line-up for Trofeo Alfredo Binda

One of the longest-running women’s races, Trofeo Alfredo Binda – Comune di Cittiglio established in 1974, will be held on Sunday 21 March in Cittiglio, Italy. Our team’s roster will be Alena Amialiusik, Hannah Barnes, Tiffany Cromwell, Mikayla Harvey, Kasia Niewiadoma and Omer Shapira. The second UCI Women’s World Tour race on the 2021 calendar stands […]

Race Report: Amy Pieters wins Danilith Nokere Koerse

In this second edition of this race, she improved her result of 2019’s race in which she became 4th. Due to the bad weather conditions, a lot of rain and strong winds, the peloton kept together for a long time. With 40 kilometres left a break-away group was formed with Amy Pieters, Grace Brown and […]