Women’s Cycling

All the content about women’s cycling on ProCyclingUK.com – from women world tour cycling to women continental team cycling.

Articles like race previews, rider interviews, opinion pieces and analysis about the women’s pro peloton will be listed here.

The unfortunate tale of the Colnago CM Women’s team

The unfortunate tale of the Colnago CM Women’s team

This April, it was announced that Colombia would get its first women’s UCI team, Colnago CM. The team was launched with high ambition, with talk of joining the Women’s WorldTour within a couple of years. The team was supposed to be a launchpad for Colombia’s talent into the European peloton, with a base in Europe …

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Pro cyclists that changed their name during their career

Pro cyclists that changed their name during their career

Coryn Rivera has just announced that she will be riding for Jumbo Visma in 2022, at the same time she ‘suddenly’ became Coryn Labecki. She’s not alone in changing her name mid-career, it’s almost something to be expected for a handful of riders in women’s cycling. Now a rider doesn’t have to change their riding …

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Women’s Tour 2021 Stage 3 Photos

Women’s Tour 2021 Stage 3 Photos

The 3rd stage of the 2021 Women’s Tour saw its first-ever time trial! Nothing could be more British than a 10-mile time trial and that’s what the riders got. The course was fairly flat, a decent drag to start with was the only gradient challenge.

Women’s Tour 2021 Stage 1 Photos

Women’s Tour 2021 Stage 1 Photos

The first stage of the 2021 Women’s Tour saw the riders start in Bicester. From Bicester, they worked their way into Oxford before heading northwards towards Banbury. The peloton crossed the finish line once before heading out to do a country loop around some of the nearby Oxfordshire villages.

AJ Bell Women’s Tour Returns Tomorrow!

AJ Bell Women’s Tour Returns Tomorrow!

842 days after Lizzie Deignan (Trek-Segafredo) won the last edition of the race, the AJ Bell Women’s Tour returns tomorrow (Monday 4 October). ProCyclingUK has previewed the AJ Bell Women’s Tour! Two days after her historic victory in the first-ever women’s Paris Roubaix Deignan heads the start list as the race gets underway in Oxfordshire …

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Women’s Tour of Britain 2021 Race Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Women’s Tour of Britain 2021 Race Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Officially this race is just called the Women’s Tour, but with the Tour de France Femmes coming, it all feels just a little too vague. The Women’s Tour is another race affected by COVID last year, with no race taking place. This season’s race was postponed from its usual spot in June for the same …

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Paris Roubaix Femmes 2021 Race Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Paris Roubaix Femmes 2021 Race Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

There’s finally a Paris Roubaix Femmes! It was teased to us as part of the end of 2020 season calendar but events with Covid took hold and there was no Paris Roubaix. It was a similar story in the Spring of 2021 with Paris Roubaix Femmes once again being postponed with the men’s race due …

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Flanders World Championships 2021 – Men’s and Women’s Road Race Photos

Flanders World Championships 2021 – Men’s and Women’s Road Race Photos

The 2021 World Championships centred on the city of Leuven with a city loop tackled multiple times by the riders. After starting the day in Antwerp, the riders had an easy start to the day down to Leuven before leaving the city to take on the Flandrian loop. The two races played out completely differently. …

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Women’s World Championship Road Race 2021 Race Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Women’s World Championship Road Race 2021 Race Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

The women’s World Championships road race is arguably the most important one-day race in the cycling calendar. Sure different regions might argue that their local race is bigger. I’m mainly thinking of the cultural link Flanders has to its Tour de Flanders here, but the World Championships is for everyone. The 2021 women’s world championships …

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