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Good feelings prevail after disappointing final stage in Women’s Tour

Good feelings prevail after disappointing final stage in Women’s Tour

The final stage of the British race took the riders from Chipping Norton to Oxford. After a quiet opening phase, Romy Kasper broke away with eighteen others, but the group did not manage to stay ahead long. Shortly after the group was caught, three other riders managed to get away. The trio had an advantage …

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Team Jumbo-Visma colours fourth stage Women’s Tour; Markus fourth

Team Jumbo-Visma colours fourth stage Women’s Tour; Markus fourth

Beekhuis attacked in the fast opening phase. Initially, she did not get away, but the 26-year-old Dutchwoman went on the attack again with three other riders. They got a two-and-a-half-minute lead, but the group was caught at the first categorized climb of the day. It continued to rain attacks in the Welsh hills, and Markus …

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Determined Markus attacks in third stage of Women’s Tour, Labecki sprints to third place

Determined Markus attacks in third stage of Women’s Tour, Labecki sprints to third place

Early in the hilly third stage, Markus decided to attack alone. The time trialist quickly built up a minute’s lead, but the peloton maintained a firm pace. On the short, steep hills in England, Markus held her own and two other riders joined her halfway through the race. On the steep foothills of the Speech …

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Labecki sprints to fifth place in second stage Women’s Tour

Labecki sprints to fifth place in second stage Women’s Tour

In the predominantly flat stage, the status quo was maintained for a long time. Halfway through the race, Sammie Stuart broke away. She created a slight lead, but her attempt was over twenty kilometres from the finish. In the final, several riders tried to jump away on the short hills, but the tempo of the …

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Confident Team Jumbo-Visma Women at the start of Women’s Tour

Confident Team Jumbo-Visma Women at the start of Women’s Tour

The Women’s Tour is the most significant and longest-running international cycling race for women in Great Britain. The race consists of six challenging stages throughout England and Wales. The riders will cover 735 kilometres in total. Anna Henderson, who won the mountain classification during RideLondon Classique last week, makes her debut in the Women’s Tour. …

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Labecki eighth in final stage of RideLondon Classique

Labecki eighth in final stage of RideLondon Classique

The final stage was an 85-kilometre criterium over local laps in the centre of London. Everything indicated that the stage would end in a bunch sprint, but several riders tried to attack nevertheless. Team Jumbo-Visma’s Amber Kraak attacked once and finished third in the first intermediate sprint. Eventually, the stage did end in the expected …

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Henderson secures RideLondon Classique mountains classification

Henderson secures RideLondon Classique mountains classification

The riders of Team Jumbo-Visma got off to a good start. They rode at the front of the pack for the first twenty kilometres while withstanding headwind. Veronica Ewers’ escape changed the situation. The American Education First rider took off and created a 3’35 lead. The peloton, containing the Team Jumbo-Visma riders, tried to reel …

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Henderson takes mountain jersey in home race RideLondon Classique

Henderson takes mountain jersey in home race RideLondon Classique

The wind around the start and finish town of Maldon was strong, but the peloton did not fall apart. The riders apparently lacked attacking spirit as there was no breakaway of the day. After about one hundred kilometers, the race finally broke open in the hill zone, which included much turning and twisting. Henderson attacked …

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