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Women’s Tour Down Under 2024 Race Preview

The Women's Tour Down Under came back after a Covid hiatus in January 2023 with a great edition. Grace Brown took the victory after a close battle with Amanda Spratt that saw just 10 seconds separate the pair of Australians.

La Vuelta Femenina 2023 Race Preview

La Vuelta Femenina is very much the junior member of the women's grand tours and riding the coattails of the men's race whilst trying to catch up. It's had a slow, measured progression from a one-day race, similar to La Course on the Champs Elysees was, into something bigger. After 3 editions, a second stage was added which was somewhat strangely a team time trial to effectively decide the GC.

Trofeo Alfredo Binda 2023 Race Preview

The Trofeo Alfredo Binda has been around for what feels like forever, it's one of the crown jewels of the women's cycling calendar. With all the talk the other week of whether Strade Bianche is a monument (it isn't), the Trofeo Alfredo Binda is unarguably one in women's cycling.

Elisa Longo Borghini wins Stage 3 of the UAE Tour Women on Jebel Hafeet and takes race lead

Trek Segafredo and Elisa Longo Borghini stamped their authority on the UAE Tour Women with a commanding display on Jebel Hafeet. The rest of the peloton had no answer...

UAE Tour Women 2023 Race Preview

2023 sees the first-ever edition of the UAE Tour Women, which jumps straight into Women's WorldTour level. It's a bit of an evolution of the Dubai Women's Tour that was held once, in 2020, before Covid claimed it. Lucy van der Haar won the GC there in her final year as a pro.

2023 Women’s WorldTour transfers summary

With only a week to go until the transfer window shuts for Women's WorldTour teams, it's safe to say that all but the latest of deals are still to...

Eleonora Gasparrini follows Valcar teammate Silvia Persico to UAE Team ADQ

After the announcement that Silvia Persico is due to sign for UAE Team ADQ, today we learned that Valcar teammate Eleonora Gasparrini will be joining her as well. Gasparrini...

Making a dream 2023 roster from available riders

Each season, a whole host of riders are out of contract and potentially change teams. We're currently at the point where some riders have confirmed their moves or renewals...

How the Giro Donne 2022 GC battle looks after Stage 4

Stage 4 of the 2022 Giro Donne was an absolute belter. On paper, it looked like there might be a late attack with a launch pad climb just 10km...

How the Giro Donne 2022 GC battle looks after Stage 3

The Giro Donne GC battle wasn't affected by Stage 2 with no time lost at all by the contenders. Stage 3 however is a different matter after a late...

Riders complain after Giro Donne Stage 3 finish affects the GC battle

The Giro Donne has always had a reputation for some interesting route quirks, including late changes and one stage in 2020 where no-one quite knew where the finish line...

Pro Cyclist FTPs 2022

During Covid lockdown in 2020, I wondered what FTPs pro cyclists were putting out. With everyone stuck indoors, Zwift became super popular and a whole new way to check...