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Team wins combativity prize and White jersey in TDFF first stage

WORDS: REBECCA BLAND IMAGES: ZAC WILLIAMS Paris. The circuit around the Arc de Triomphe, the vast straights of the Champs-Élysées. Synonymous with the final stage of the men’s Tour de France for years, the parade as...

Want to watch us in action at the Tour de France Femmes?

Although the women’s Tour de France has taken many forms over the years, this Sunday (24th July) will see the first Tour de France Femmes launched as an 8-stage race across France. As a...

Team lineup for inaugural Tour de France Femmes

Veenendaal-Veenendaal winner and French national championship runner-up Gladys Verhulst will be looking to add to an already successful season, while recent signing and former hockey player Eva van Agt will be rearing to go...

Jesse Vandenbulcke extends contract to 2024

A positive team environment is key to keeping riders happy and realising their full potential, particularly when the team takes on WorldTour races like The Women’s Tour and the Tour de France Femmes. Le Col...

Alice Towers: 2022 British national road race champion

Of course, none of this would faze Alice as she battled through the weather, going solo with 30km to go to claim her first national title, and, her first-ever road race win. Evidently, hours...

What a pro cyclist eats during The Women’s Tour queen stage

Post-race Directly after the race I have my SANAS Carbomix recovery shake, usually during my warm down. Then during the transfer I will eat a proper meal. We are very lucky to have post-race food made...

Team secures first ever WorldTour jersey on Women’s Tour final day

The Women's Tour drew to a close in the historic city of Oxford today, with Maike van der Duin securing victory in the sprints competition – the team's first win in a WorldTour stage...

Summiting Black Mountain

WORDS: REBECCA BLAND IMAGES: HONOR ELLIOTT The queen stage of this year’s edition of The Women’s Tour took on some of Wales’ most ferocious climbs and finished atop the Black Mountain. After yesterday’s challenging route, the...

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