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A tough day out in the Welsh hills

Maike van der Duin held a healthy lead in the red sprints jersey going into the day, sitting on 11 points, seven clear of her nearest rival. The first intermediate sprint of the day...

Riders head to the hills for stage 3 of The Women’s Tour

WORDS: REBECCA BLAND IMAGES: HONOR ELLIOTT The third stage of The Women’s Tour brought entertainment and excitement to the Gloucestershire countryside today. With punchy hills and changeable weather, the race was filled with potential flashpoints, and...

Team fights on all fronts in Harlow

WORDS: REBECCA BLANDIMAGES: HONOR ELLIOTT Strong sprints, keen climbing and sunshine were the order of the day on stage 2. Majo powered to fourth in the stage finale, Maike did more than enough to secure...

Maike takes sprint jersey on stage 1 of the Women’s Tour

Maike van der Duin impressed on the first stage of The Women's Tour, winning both intermediate sprints to take the red jersey. She also secured enough time bonuses for third overall. The Dutchwoman was...

British block continues with Women’s Tour

The team has enjoyed success at the Women’s Tour before, with Alice Barnes placing sixth overall in 2017, and Joss Lowden taking tenth last season.  Add to that the run of form the team has...

Maike and Jesse sprint to top 10 finishes in RideLondon finale

High speeds and aggressive racing defined the finale of the new-look RideLondon Classique. Lorena Wiebes of Team DSM took her third victory in as many stages, but it wasn't plain sailing to the finish.  The 85km...

Career-best WorldTour result for Jesse at RideLondon

The pace began to pick up on the approach to the Epping High Street circuit, with minor splits in the peloton. With 15km to go, unfortunately, Maike suffered a puncture resulting in a bike...

Jesse sprints to 12th In RideLondon Classique opener

After an interrupted start to the season with a crash early on in the spring, Jesse Vandenbulcke demonstrated today that she’s back on form with a strong 12th place on stage 1 of the...

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