Name: Rasa Leleivyte
Place of Birth: Vilnius
Date of Birth: 22nd July 1988
Rasa Leleivyte Articles
The women’s Giro dell’Emilia is starting to get itself a solid list of winners in its relatively short lifetime. In the previous 8 editions, it has been won almost exclusively by the best puncheurs in the women’s peloton. The course is kinda like Fleche Wallonne in that it finishes at the top of a very steep, solid climb. But it also takes place in Italy at the start of the Autumn and has absolutely no proceeding climbs to worry about.
The Tour de Bretagne Féminin has been run since the 1980s, albeit with some interruptions. Catherine Marsal won a pair of the early editions, before Jeannie Longo unsurprisingly won too. It was German rider Hanka Kupfernagel who was the first to win 3 editions of the race though. She was joined on 3 victories by Marina Jaunatre in the mid-2000s. Brit Emma Pooley won in 2008, taking 2 stages along the way.
The women’s World Championships road race is arguably the most important one-day race in the cycling calendar. Sure different regions might argue that their local
Today’s Stage 1 saw the riders take on 4 climbs over 125km between Barxeta and Gandia. Alto Barxeta came early at 10.8km, the Alto Serra
The women’s Brabantse Pijl sees the Spring Classics move eastwards. The Flandrian part of the calendar is over and we’re only a few days away
The Trofeo Alfredo Binda is one of the longest-running women’s pro races, first run in 1974. The winner’s list includes plenty of big names like