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Eager Team Jumbo-Visma Women makes its debut in RideLondon Classique

Eager Team Jumbo-Visma Women makes its debut in RideLondon Classique

RideLondon Classique was introduced in 2013 as a one-day race. This year, the race for the first time covers three days. The stages will be ridden in and around London. On days one and two, the riders will face the necessary hurdles. In the opening stage, there are five climbs in 137 kilometres. The next …

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Swinkels just misses out on victory in Veenendaal

Swinkels just misses out on victory in Veenendaal

With a race in its own country, Team Jumbo-Visma was keen to people form well. Early in the race, a nine-rider leading group emerged, including Teuntje Beekhuis and Riejanne Markus. After this group was caught, it was Swinkels’ turn. The woman from the Dutch province of Brabant got the French Verhulst with her. They worked …

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Men and women Team Jumbo-Visma at the start in Veenendaal

Men and women Team Jumbo-Visma at the start in Veenendaal

Veenendaal-Veenendaal women (20/05) Vos will be riding this race for the first time, but that doesn’t mean the course is unknown territory for her. “During the first edition, in 2018, I didn’t participate. But the men’s edition of Veenendaal-Veenendaal has already built up a nice history, so that’s how I got to know the race. …

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Achtereekte switches to cycling and signs contract with women’s team at Team Jumbo-Visma

Achtereekte switches to cycling and signs contract with women’s team at Team Jumbo-Visma

Achtereekte has been under contract with Jac Orie’s skating team since 2017 and has achieved excellent results. In 2018 she became Olympic champion in the 3000 metres; in 2020, she was second during the World Championships (3000 metres) and in 2021, the long track skater finished third in the 5000 metres during the World Cup. …

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Swinkels on the podium after final stage of Festival Elsy Jacobs

Swinkels on the podium after final stage of Festival Elsy Jacobs

Like the stage of the day before, the final stage consisted of a large loop followed by several local laps. On this local lap, the riders encountered a hilly course again, which tempted several riders tried to attack. Both Swinkels and Anna Henderson were able to participate. The course proved not selective enough, however; no …

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Henderson fights but loses leader’s jersey in Festival Elsy Jacobs

Henderson fights but loses leader’s jersey in Festival Elsy Jacobs

Today’s race consisted of a big loop followed by four twenty-kilometre local laps. No rider managed to escape in the big loop. It wasn’t until the peloton arrived at the first local lap that the race caught fire. The local lap had one challenging climb. On this climb, Henderson was able to defend for a …

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Places of honour out of reach for Team Jumbo-Visma in Liège-Bastogne-Liège

Places of honour out of reach for Team Jumbo-Visma in Liège-Bastogne-Liège

A fast start made it difficult to get away in the early phase of the race. After an hour, four riders got a one-and-a-half-minute lead. Just after the Côte de la Haute-Levée, the breakaway group was caught. Subsequently, eight riders got away on the Col du Rosier. As some favourites were among them, the peloton …

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Women Team Jumbo-Visma are preparing for ‘La Doyenne’

Women Team Jumbo-Visma are preparing for ‘La Doyenne’

Liège-Bastogne-Liège is also known as La Doyenne, which literally means ‘the old lady’. The cycling race owes this nickname to its impressive track record. The first edition was already ridden in 1892. By men, that is. The first edition of the women’s race followed in 2017. In the upcoming sixth edition they will cover 142.1 …

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