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.

New jersey for Trek Segafredo men & women at the Tour de France & Tour de France Femmes

New jersey for Trek Segafredo men & women at the Tour de France & Tour de France Femmes

In July, the Trek-Segafredo team will be overhauling its wardrobe in the run-up to the season’s key events: during the two French stage races, its male and female members will be wearing the same special kit that brings together the men’s squad’s signature red and women’s squad’s signature blue. An extension of the graphic of …

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Annemiek van Vleuten announces retirement at end of 2023

Annemiek van Vleuten announces retirement at end of 2023

This morning Annemiek van Vleuten announced that she will re-sign for 1 year at Movistar and then retire from cycling at the end of the 2023 season. The current Olympic TT champion and World number 1 will finish after 16 years at the top of women’s cycling. Van Vleuten has pushed the women’s Movistar team …

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The battle for the last Women’s WorldTour licence in 2023 and how relegation works

The battle for the last Women’s WorldTour licence in 2023 and how relegation works

The Women’s WorldTour has grown quickly since its licences became available for teams. Before 2020, every team was known as a UCI Women’s Team. Having that designation meant that a team was able to take part in the UCI races that form all of the highest levels of women’s cycling. There was no distinction between …

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All of Marianne Vos' 30 Giro Donne stage wins

All of Marianne Vos’ 30 Giro Donne stage wins

Marianne Vos is pretty much the undisputed ‘greatest of all time’ in women’s cycling. Current sat on 240 UCI wins, she’s had great fun over the years at the Giro Donne, the Giro Rosa and the Giro d’Italia Femminile. They’re all the same race but various re-brandings over Vos’ career. 2021 saw Vos reach a …

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What are the classification jerseys for the 2022 Giro Donne?

What are the classification jerseys for the 2022 Giro Donne?

The jersey designs for this year’s Giro Donne have been finalised with sponsors assigned to each jersey. The pink jersey is synonymous with the Giro. The design for the women’s race has changed a few times over the years but the Maglia Rosa formed part of the Giro Donne’s name back when it was branded …

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2022 Ceratizit Challenge by La Vuelta teams announced

2022 Ceratizit Challenge by La Vuelta teams announced

This year’s Ceratizit Challenge by La Vuelta race takes place between 7th and 11th September 2022. The race organisers have just announced which teams will be taking part in the significant Spanish race. This year the race will have 5 stages, up from 4 in 2021 and 3 stages in 2020. The recent publishing of …

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Giro d’Italia Donne 2022 Race Preview

Giro d’Italia Donne 2022 Race Preview

The Giro Donne’s status has seen the GC riders of recent generations all spar off to take the victory in Italy. So in recent years, honours have been shared between Anna van der Breggen and Annemiek van Vleuten, with Megan Guarnier the last another rider to win in 2016. Multiple wins are a regular occurrence, with Vos taking 3 wins in the early 2010s

2023 Women’s WorldTour Calendar Announced: Analysis & Thoughts

2023 Women’s WorldTour Calendar Announced: Analysis & Thoughts

The UCI has announced the movers and shakers for the 2023 Women’s WorldTour calendar. We found out which races will be promoted and which races, if any, are to be demoted and any other changes that races have asked to make for the 2023 season. Races promoted to Women’s WorldTour level Let’s start with the …

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