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Liège Bastogne Liège Femmes 2022 Race Preview

Liège Bastogne Liège Femmes 2022 Race Preview

Liege Bastogne Liege Femmes is another relatively new race on the women’s calendar. First held in 2017, it gives riders the chance to cover roads raced by the men’s peloton in one of their monuments. Although the race is called Liege Bastogne Liege still, the women’s race starts in Bastogne and before heading to Liege.

Women’s World Championship Road Race 2021 Race Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Women’s World Championship Road Race 2021 Race Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

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 race is bigger. I’m mainly thinking of the cultural link Flanders has to its Tour de Flanders here, but the World Championships is for everyone. The 2021 women’s world championships …

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Ladies Tour of Norway 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Ladies Tour of Norway 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

The Ladies Tour of Norway is back in 2021 after being another major race to suffer a forced COVID postponement in 2020. The undoubted queen of the race is Marianne Vos who has won the last 3 editions in a row, although it feels like a 4th victory will be tough. Stage 3’s climb to …

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Lotto Belgium Tour 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Lotto Belgium Tour 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

The Lotto Belgium Tour will have its 9th edition in 2021 after taking a year off because of Covid. The race still holds its 2.1 level designation but its winners list has some big names on it. Some are listed below but Ellen van Dijk and Emma Johansson have also taken victory here. Most editions …

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Women’s Brabantse Pijl 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Women’s Brabantse Pijl 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

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 from seeing racing in the Ardennes region of Belgium and the Netherlands. The race begins at Lennik in Flemish Brabant before heading south, skirting around the bottom of Brussels. It …

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Women’s Tour of Flanders 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Women’s Tour of Flanders 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

The Women’s Tour of Flanders holds bona fide monument status in the women’s calendar. Taking place each year since 2004, De Ronde has seen a host of major riders take victories. The female version of the race doesn’t include the long flat section out of Antwerp but starts in Oudenaarde and gets straight into things. …

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Flashback to the 2016 Women’s Tour – Stage 2

Flashback to the 2016 Women’s Tour – Stage 2

Stage 2 of the 2016 Women’s Tour took place across Warwickshire and therefore on my local home roads. The stage started in Atherstone in the north of the county before winding its way southwards. The route clipped the Oxfordshire hills before heading across to Stratford upon Avon for a slightly uphill sprint finish. The lumpy …

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Mikayla joins & 4 re-sign!

We have signed New Zealand young rider Mikayla Harvey in a two-year contract. The winner of the Best Young Rider classification at this year’s Giro Rosa joins the announcement of contract extensions for another four of the team’s riders. Alena Amialiusik, Hannah Barnes, Hannah Ludwig and Omer Shapira will all continue racing with CANYON//SRAM for …

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