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Teams confirmed for 2022 Gent Wevelgem and Tour of Flanders

Teams confirmed for 2022 Gent Wevelgem and Tour of Flanders

Flanders Classics organises and runs a series of major races through the spring classics part of the year. They’ve announced the invited teams for the 2022 editions of Gent Wevelgem and the Tour of Flanders. 2021’s races saw impressive wins for Marianne Vos and Annemiek van Vleuten. Vos won a bunch sprint against the likes …

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6 top women riders currently unsigned for 2022

6 top women riders currently unsigned for 2022

The 2021-2022 transfer season is well underway and most of the available big-names have been snapped up already. A few other well-known riders are retiring which leaves spaces for other riders to slot into. Despite that, there are a few teams who haven’t really announced any deals. Team BikeExchange-Jayco, as they will be known in …

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Paris Roubaix Femmes 2021 Race Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Paris Roubaix Femmes 2021 Race Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

There’s finally a Paris Roubaix Femmes! It was teased to us as part of the end of 2020 season calendar but events with Covid took hold and there was no Paris Roubaix. It was a similar story in the Spring of 2021 with Paris Roubaix Femmes once again being postponed with the men’s race due …

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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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Flanders World Championships 2021 – Women’s Time Trial Photos

Flanders World Championships 2021 – Women’s Time Trial Photos

After the men’s time trial yesterday, it was the turn of the women’s elite riders today. A slightly different course with a segment chopped out from the men’s time trial meant the race was slightly shorter. Conditions were great though, nice and dry, a fair bit of wind but that mostly aided the riders. Ellen …

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European Championship Women’s Road Race & Time Trial Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

European Championship Women’s Road Race & Time Trial Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

The European Championships is a relatively new race at Elite level. It’s taken place since 2016 in its current form but previous was open only to U23 and Junior races. 1995 was the first year for any race, for U23s in Trutnov in Czechia. As the European Championships developed, Juniors were added to the programme …

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Ceratizit Challenge by La Vuelta 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Ceratizit Challenge by La Vuelta 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

This year’s Ceratizit Challenge by La Vuelta has had an extra day added and moves away from Madrid too. The Ceratizit Challenge by La Vuelta will finish in Santiago de Compostela in the north-west of Spain to match up with the men’s Vuelta a Espana taking place on the same final day. Before the final …

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Simac Ladies Tour 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Simac Ladies Tour 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

The Simac Ladies Tour is the new name for the Boels Ladies Tour in 2021. Boels pulled back from their sponsorship of the race at the same time as they reduced their involvement in the now SD Worx team. The sponsorship was ended positively, with Boels saying that their involvement in women’s cycling had been …

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Women’s Olympic Time Trial 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Women’s Olympic Time Trial 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

The 2021 Women’s Olympic Time Trial will see a new winner for the first time since the 2004 Olympics in Athens. Kristin Armstrong, the winner of the 3 previous Olympic TTs has retired once more and therefore isn’t on the USA startlist for the Tokyo Olympics. Armstrong beat Olga Zabelinskaya and Anna van der Breggen …

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