Floortje Mackaij Articles
Riejanne Markus takes solo win at Navarra Women’s Elite Classic
In a dazzling display of athleticism, Dutch cyclist Riejanne Markus clinched the Navarra Women’s Elite Classic title. After a gruelling, hilly race from and to
Marianne Vos takes another win on 2023 Vuelta Stage 4
Marianne Vos doubled up with another win on Stage 4 after a tough stage that started to light the touchpaper for the expected GC battle
Women’s Amstel Gold Race 2023 Race Preview
The history of the Women’s Amstel Gold Race is very much in two parts. An initial race was held between 2001-2003 (won by Nicole Cooke, Leontien van Moorsel and Debby Mansveld), reaching the highest-level Women’s World Cup set of races in its final year of that run.
Paris Roubaix Femmes 2023 Race Preview
It’s a short history for the Paris Roubaix Femmes as the race has only been held since 2021. Originally earmarked for 2020, that edition to be held in the Autumn was postponed as the pandemic took hold again. Eventually moved into 2021, the first year saw a long-range move from Lizzie Deignan who attacked before the cobbles started to ensure a strong lead position on the very muddy cobbled sectors that year.
Attacking race sees Vollering take a solo win in Dwars Door Vlaanderen
The 2023 edition of Dwars Door Vlaanderen saw an exciting, attacking race that ultimately got decided on the berg in Nokere that isn’t the Nokereberg!
Tour of Flanders Women 2023 Race Preview
A Women’s Tour of Flanders goes back to 2004, where the race immediately joined the top-level Road World Cup. From there, it’s pretty much been a who’s who of women’s cycling on the winner’s list. World champions, grand tour winners and more, every name is heavily linked to women’s cycling with no surprises like say Jacky Durand on the men’s list.