Live: 2024 Setmana Ciclista Valenciana Stage 1

Live: 2024 Setmana Ciclista Valenciana Stage 1

Today’s opening stage of the 2024 Setmana Ciclista Valenciana is a near carbon copy of the final stage from the 2023 race which saw Justine Ghekiere win the GC by 1 second. The late climbs are a great launch point for someone to try and deliver a surprise stage win but with this stage being […]

Setmana Ciclista Valenciana 2024 Race Preview

Setmana Ciclista Valenciana 2024 Race Preview

The Setmana Ciclista Valenciana has blossomed into an early-season staple for GC riders over the last few years. Initially a low-level 2.2 race for many years, it was getting a strong enough start list that saw it get plenty of attention.

Kopecky Clinches UAE Tour Victory as Amber Kraak holds on for solo stage victory

Kopecky Clinches UAE Tour Victory as Amber Kraak holds on for solo stage victory

Lotte Kopecky secured the overall victory at the UAE Tour for women, with her team, SD Worx-ProTime, focusing primarily on her success in the general classification. Lorena Wiebes, Kopecky’s teammate, came close to a stage win in the final race to Abu Dhabi but was pipped to the post by Amber Kraak of FDJ-Suez. Wiebes […]

Live: 2024 UAE Tour Women Stage 4

Live: 2024 UAE Tour Women Stage 4

After yesterday’s GC battle at Jebel Hafeet, it’s firmly a sprinter day again today on Stage 4 of the UAE Tour Women. Lotte Kopecky should have everything wrapped up if it goes to plan and will helping Lorena Wiebes try and take her 3rd stage win in the UAE this year. There is only a […]

Lotte Kopecky Conquers Jebel Hafeet to Seize Lead in UAE Tour

Lotte Kopecky Conquers Jebel Hafeet to Seize Lead in UAE Tour

Lotte Kopecky achieved a stunning victory in the third stage of the UAE Tour, showcasing her strength on the day’s only climb, Jebel Hafeet. The SD Worx rider caught and overtook Neve Bradbury in a gripping final sprint, relegating Bradbury and Mavi García to second and third places, respectively. The race, previously dominated by sprinters, […]

Live: 2024 UAE Tour Women Stage 3

Live: 2024 UAE Tour Women Stage 3

Lorena Wiebes went 2 from 2 yesterday but today’s stage finish on Jebel Hafeet is a very different beast. 7km of around 9% makes it a pure test for the climbers and an interesting test to see if Lotte Kopecky can hang with them as well. We saw what she did on the Tourmalet last […]

Dwars Door Vlaanderen 2024: Team Lineups Announced for Spring Classic

Dwars Door Vlaanderen 2024: Team Lineups Announced for Spring Classic

The cycling world is gearing up for another thrilling edition of Dwars Door Vlaanderen, slated for March 27, 2024, eagerly anticipating who will claim the victories currently held by Christophe Laporte and Demi Vollering. This pivotal event in the spring cycling season is set to feature an illustrious array of teams competing in both the […]

Lorena Wiebes wins back-to-back stages at 2024 UAE Tour Women

Lorena Wiebes wins back-to-back stages at 2024 UAE Tour Women

SD Worx-Protime’s sprint sensation, Lorena Wiebes, continued her winning streak in the UAE Tour, taking a convincing victory in the second stage amidst a flurry of echelons and a nail-biting sprint finish. The Dutchwoman, perfectly set up by world champion Lotte Kopecky, powered past her rivals, with Chiara Consonni and Clara Copponi following in second […]

Gaël Le Bellec Joins ARKEA-B&B HOTELS Women’s Team as Director-Sportif

Gaël Le Bellec Joins ARKEA-B&B HOTELS Women’s Team as Director-Sportif

Gaël Le Bellec has been appointed the new director-sportif of the ARKEA-B&B HOTELS women’s cycling team, bringing with him a wealth of experience from both the amateur and professional realms of women’s cycling. Having previously worked with the Breizh Ladies in Brittany and spearheaded projects at Cofidis Femmes and Charente Maritime, Le Bellec’s appointment is […]

Live: 2024 UAE Tour Women Stage 2

Live: 2024 UAE Tour Women Stage 2

After hyping up the crosswinds yesterday it turned out the roads were tree-lined and a little bit too much of the stage was spent in built-up areas. Today’s provides the opportunity again with the wind conditions a little bit nicer for echelons with a strong 13mph NW wind hitting the riders as they go South […]