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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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Women’s World Tour: What to Watch and When in 2021

Women’s World Tour: What to Watch and When in 2021

After the 2020 Women’s WorldTour season, 2021 promises to be something more back to normal. It’s likely the Spring races will be affected, although it’s tough to confirm in most cases. The Tour Down Under (not a WWT race but normally a season opener) and the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race have already been …

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Women’s Madrid Challenge by La Vuelta 2020 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

The Madrid Challenge by La Vuelta was born in 2015 from the same idea that saw La Course become a part of the women’s calendar. With a big men’s grand tour taking place, there should be some event for the women’s peloton at the same time. Particularly in France where the women’s grand tour equivalents …

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Women’s European Championships 2020 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Women’s European Championships 2020 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

The Women’s European Championships started life as races for U23 riders. Regina Schleicher won the first road race in 1995 and Diana Žiliūtė the first time trial in 1997. The winners list of the U23 road race is full of some of the strongest riders in the modern history of women’s cycling. The likes of …

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Women’s Tour of California 2019 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Women’s Tour of California 2019 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

California here we come, right back where we started from – or something. The Women’s Tour of California is a 3 stage race with a couple of sprint stages and 1 queen stage that will see the general classification sorted. And it starts tonight for us Brits. The sprint stages are no formality though. Stage …

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