Grace Brown wins time trial, Van Vleuten takes race lead

Grace Brown wins time trial, Van Vleuten takes race lead

In a dramatic twist in the Tour of Scandinavia, Dutch powerhouse Annemiek van Vleuten wrestled the leader’s jersey from Denmark’s Cecile Uttrup Ludwig. As the riders moved from Norway into Denmark for a decisive 16.5-kilometre time trial, the stage was set for a thrilling contest. Grace Brown of FDJ-SUEZ emerged as the stage winner, clocking […]

Karlijn Swinkels to join UAE Team ADQ in 2024

Karlijn Swinkels to join UAE Team ADQ in 2024

In a strategic manoeuvre ahead of the 2024 season, UAE Team ADQ has enlisted the skills of 24-year-old Dutch cyclist Karlijn Swinkels, who previously raced with Jumbo-Visma. Swinkels is not just a new face on the team; she brings with her a wealth of experience and clear sporting ambitions. According to reports, Swinkels is thrilled […]

Lorena Wiebes wins Stage 3 uphill finish in Larvik

Lorena Wiebes wins Stage 3 uphill finish in Larvik

Lorena Wiebes showcased her diverse skills by claiming her second victory in the Tour of Scandinavia, winning the uphill sprint to Larvik, Norway in the challenging third stage. Renowned for being the favourite in flat sprints, Wiebes demonstrated her prowess in a tough final, proving that she can also prevail in more gruelling conditions. The […]

Clara Koppenburg to join EF Education-Cannondale

Clara Koppenburg to join EF Education-Cannondale

Clara Koppenburg, a 28-year-old German cyclist, has joined the women’s team of EF Education-Cannondale, bringing her considerable experience and zest for learning. With a decade-long professional cycling career, Clara is known for her insatiable curiosity about the sport, constantly seeking to understand more and push her limits. She originally came to cycling later in life, […]

Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig retains Norefjell crown for her first win of the 2023 season

Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig retains Norefjell crown for her first win of the 2023 season

Cecile Uttrup Ludwig has emerged as the victor in the second stage of the Tour of Scandinavia, triumphing over Dutch cyclist Annemiek van Vleuten in a demanding mountainous leg. With this win, Ludwig has claimed the leadership position in the WorldTour race, which witnessed intense competition and strategic plays. The second stage included a climb […]

Lorena Wiebes wins opening sprint at the Tour of Scandinavia

Lorena Wiebes wins opening sprint at the Tour of Scandinavia

Lorena Wiebes, the powerful SD Worx sprinter, claimed an exciting victory in the opening stage of the Tour of Scandinavia, making her the first leader in this Women’s WorldTour stage race. Despite two challenging climbs in the final 20 kilometres, Wiebes managed to survive and secure victory in the 124.6-kilometre stage from Mysen to Halden. […]

Lotta Henttala agrees to join EF Education-Cannondale in 2024

Lotta Henttala agrees to join EF Education-Cannondale in 2024

Lotta Henttala, a skilled sprinter with 25 professional race wins, has joined EF Education-Cannondale’s new women’s team for 2024. Known for her love of classic races, she has claimed victories in prestigious events like Gent-Wevelgem and Dwars Door Vlaanderen, as well as in stages of the Giro Donne and Women’s Tour. But Lotta’s life isn’t […]

Lidl-Trek signs Holmgren twins & Izzy Sharp

Lidl-Trek signs Holmgren twins & Izzy Sharp

Lidl-Trek has announced three young additions to its women’s squad, focusing on the future of the sport. The American team has signed a three-year deal with Izzy Sharp, an 18-year-old British cyclist, and twin sisters Isabella and Ava Holmgren from Canada for two years each. Izzy Sharp, recently crowned the silver medalist in the Junior […]

Femke Gerritse to join SD Worx for 3 seasons

Femke Gerritse to join SD Worx for 3 seasons

Team SD Worx has strengthened its lineup by signing 22-year-old Femke Gerritse for three years, until 2026. Recognised for her skills in explosive climbing and longer climbs, she has been carefully observed by Sports Manager Danny Stam, who expressed faith in her potential for growth. Stam shared his insight on signing Gerritse, stating, “In several […]

Tour of Scandinavia 2023 Race Preview

Tour of Scandinavia 2023 Race Preview

The Tour of Scandinavia was born out of the Ladies Tour of Norway that ran from 2014-2021, the idea was created to make the race a wider Scandinavian one. Initially called the Battle of the North, in the wake of the war in Ukraine it was renamed to the Tour of Scandinavia. It was supposed to include the racing in Vårgårda as well for its Swedish elements but eventually that organisation pulled out last year.