In a spectacular showcase of talent and endurance, the European Cycling Championships in Drenthe, UK, saw three remarkable women dominate their respective categories. Elite Championship:
Belgian cyclist Julie De Wilde claimed victory in the SPAR Flanders Diamond Tour (1.1), outpacing Austrian Kathrin Schweinberger and Katrijn De Clercq in the final
The women’s Dwars Door het Hageland has had 2 editions so far, both this side of the covid pandemic. The first year, 2021, was won by classics queen Chantal van der Broek-Blaak in a solo victory of 36 seconds ahead of teammate Christine Majerus.
This year’s Dwars Door de Westhoek has been scaled back due to roadworks. The riders will tackle 12 laps of a 10km circuit that presents
New last year, Leiedal Koerse is effectively the E3 Classic for Women. For now, it remains not quite on the same level but there is
A women’s Exterioo Classic Brugge-De Panne has only been in existence since 2018, the same year the men’s race stopped being 3 stages long. Instead, the new women’s Brugge-De Panne helped create a festival of cycling style approach lasting for 3 days. The flat parcours means it’s a sprint heavy classic.