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Simac Ladies Tour 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Simac Ladies Tour 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

The Simac Ladies Tour is the new name for the Boels Ladies Tour in 2021. Boels pulled back from their sponsorship of the race at the same time as they reduced their involvement in the now SD Worx team. The sponsorship was ended positively, with Boels saying that their involvement in women’s cycling had been …

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Ceratizit Festival Elsy Jacobs 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Ceratizit Festival Elsy Jacobs 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

The Festival Elsy Jacobs is the first race to take place after the Spring Classics part of the season has come to a close. This race is a homage to Luxembourger Elsy Jacobs, the first-ever women’s world road race champion. The second stage is hosted by her own town of Garnich and the country is …

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Women’s Madrid Challenge by La Vuelta 2020 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

The Madrid Challenge by La Vuelta was born in 2015 from the same idea that saw La Course become a part of the women’s calendar. With a big men’s grand tour taking place, there should be some event for the women’s peloton at the same time. Particularly in France where the women’s grand tour equivalents …

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Women’s Flèche Wallonne 2020 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Women’s Flèche Wallonne 2020 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

The 2020 Flèche Wallonne comes just a couple of days after the successful Imola World Championships. A strange quirk of the 2020 calendar given normally Flèche Wallonne takes place around 5 months beforehand. It also means we’re entering the next stage of the 2020 season – the Spring Classics! Or the Autumn Classics, or just …

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Women’s World Championship Road Race 2020 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Women’s World Championship Road Race 2020 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

The 2020 Women’s World Championship Road Race takes on in Imola on Saturday 26th September. The course set up for the riders sees them take on 5 laps of a 27.8km circuit. Each lap contains two stiff climbs, the Mazzolano and the Cima Gallisterna. The Mazzolano lasts 2.8km at an average of 5.9% – the …

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Women’s World Championship Time Trial 2020 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Women’s World Championship Time Trial 2020 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

This year’s Cycling World Championships are taking place at Imola in Italy. The Coronavirus crisis enforced a move from Switzerland to Italy and a course involving the Imola race circuit. Formerly used in Formula 1 and famous for the death place of champion Ayrton Senna, Imola is handily placed next to a decent hill too. …

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Women’s Giro Rosa 2020 Stage 5 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Women’s Giro Rosa 2020 Stage 5 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Stage 5 should finally see a chance for the sprinters. They’ve had a hard week so far with a team time trial and then 3 lumpy stages to contend with. In true Giro Rosa fashion, even this sprint stage isn’t a guaranteed sprint. A massive Cat 2 climb takes up the middle of the stage …

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