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Women’s Gent Wevelgem 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Women’s Gent Wevelgem 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

The women’s Gent Wevelgem has a little bit more history than many of the other Spring Classics in the women’s calendar. One of the first major spring classics to get a women’s race in modern times, the race has been held each year since 2014. As a new race, it spent 2 years at the …

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Women’s Driedaagse Brugge De Panne (Oxyclean Classic) 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Women’s Driedaagse Brugge De Panne (Oxyclean Classic) 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Driedaagse Brugge De Panne, despite the name isn’t a 3 day race. For the women’s peloton it never has been. Since its inception in 2018, the race has seen 3 big bunch sprints. The parcours is super flat with nothing of note to worry about. The wind is about the only hazard for the riders. …

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Women’s Omloop van de Westhoek 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Women’s Omloop van de Westhoek 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

The Omloop van de Westhoek is another young race on the calendar. Originally held in 2018, the race was cancelled in 2019 due to storms and then due to the pandemic in 2020. This year, thankfully, it seems to have the go ahead to take place. The parcours sees the riders in West Flanders, where …

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Women’s Nokere Koerse 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Women’s Nokere Koerse 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Nokere Koerse is still a new race on the women’s calendar. The first edition took place in 2019 and saw Lorena Wiebes power up the Nokereberg to take the overall win. Canyon’s Lisa Klein and Lotto Soudal’s Lotte Kopecky joined Wiebes on the podium. 2020’s race was cancelled amid the COVID pandemic but we’re lucky …

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Women’s Strade Bianche 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Women’s Strade Bianche 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Strade Bianche will be the first Women’s WorldTour race of the 2021 season. After 2020’s rescheduled race was held in the scorching heat, this year’s race is a return to normal. The current forecast is for an acceptable 11 degrees but also with some rain and showers about during the race. We’ve had a wet …

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Women’s Omloop het Nieuwsblad 2021 Race Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Women’s Omloop het Nieuwsblad 2021 Race Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Omloop het Nieuwsblad is here, the start of the proper 2021 season and the introduction to the spring classics too. The first preview of the season is the hardest to write mind. Riders have changed teams, the form book is wide open and we have no idea who is raring to go! This year’s Omloop …

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Women’s European Championships 2020 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Women’s European Championships 2020 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

The Women’s European Championships started life as races for U23 riders. Regina Schleicher won the first road race in 1995 and Diana Žiliūtė the first time trial in 1997. The winners list of the U23 road race is full of some of the strongest riders in the modern history of women’s cycling. The likes of …

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