Mikayla Harvey Articles
La Vuelta Femenina is very much the junior member of the women’s grand tours and riding the coattails of the men’s race whilst trying to catch up. It’s had a slow, measured progression from a one-day race, similar to La Course on the Champs Elysees was, into something bigger. After 3 editions, a second stage was added which was somewhat strangely a team time trial to effectively decide the GC.
The Trofeo Alfredo Binda has been around for what feels like forever, it’s one of the crown jewels of the women’s cycling calendar. With all the talk the other week of whether Strade Bianche is a monument (it isn’t), the Trofeo Alfredo Binda is unarguably one in women’s cycling.
Trek Segafredo and Elisa Longo Borghini stamped their authority on the UAE Tour Women with a commanding display on Jebel Hafeet. The rest of the
2023 sees the first-ever edition of the UAE Tour Women, which jumps straight into Women’s WorldTour level. It’s a bit of an evolution of the Dubai Women’s Tour that was held once, in 2020, before Covid claimed it. Lucy van der Haar won the GC there in her final year as a pro.
After the announcement that Silvia Persico is due to sign for UAE Team ADQ, today we learned that Valcar teammate Eleonora Gasparrini will be joining