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Marlen Reusser wins stage four on the gravel, Vos retains the yellow jersey

Marlen Reusser wins stage four on the gravel, Vos retains the yellow jersey

Swiss rider Marlen Reusser went solo to win a hilly fourth stage of the Tour de France Femmes with Dutch great Marianne Vos retaining the yellow jersey on Wednesday. SD Worx rider Reusser attacked with just over 20km remaining on the 127km route from Troyes to Bar-sur-Aube and powered home more than a minute ahead …

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Tour de Suisse Women 2022 Race Preview

Tour de Suisse Women 2022 Race Preview

After a 20-year wait, the Tour de Suisse Women made a return to the calendar in 2021. There’d been a few editions around the turn of the millennium, with Zulfia Zabirova winning two of them. There’s a link with the last edition of the Tour de Suisse Women when Olga Zabelinskaya took part in last year’s race, 20 years after her last Tour de Suisse Women race.

2023 European Championships to take place in Drenthe (Netherlands)

2023 European Championships to take place in Drenthe (Netherlands)

Yesterday Drenthe was confirmed as the host region for the 2023 European Championships of cycling. It’s a quick return to the Netherlands for the European Championships after they stepped in to host the championships in Alkmaar back in 2019. That year, the Dutch women dominated a windy race. Attacking from the get-go they split the …

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Breakdown of power at Liège Bastogne Liège Femmes 2022

Breakdown of power at Liège Bastogne Liège Femmes 2022

We saw a huge performance from Annemiek van Vleuten at this year’s Liège Bastogne Liège Femmes. The Movistar rider attacked the Col de la Redoute but only succeeded in picking up a Marlen Reusser shaped anchor. Reeled back in before the Côte de la Roche aux Faucons, Van Vleuten attacked again heading up to the …

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Women’s Brabantse Pijl 2022 Race Preview

Women’s Brabantse Pijl 2022 Race Preview

The women’s Brabantse Pijl sees the Spring Classics move eastwards. The Flandrian part of the calendar is over and we’re only a few days away from seeing more racing in the Ardennes region of Belgium. The race begins at Lennik in Flemish Brabant before heading south, skirting around the bottom of Brussels.

Breakdown of power at the Women’s Tour of Flanders 2022

Breakdown of power at the Women’s Tour of Flanders 2022

This year’s Women’s Tour of Flanders saw Lotte Kopecky take the victory. For the Flandrian rider, this race was a huge target and with the SD Worx team behind her, they delivered her to a head to head sprint again Annemiek van Vleuten. We’ve already seen Kopecky outsprint Van Vleuten on San Caterina in Strade …

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Women’s Tour of Flanders 2022 Race Preview

Women’s Tour of Flanders 2022 Race Preview

The first Women’s Tour of Flanders took place in 2004. The route followed the last 55km of the men’s race with a bit before it to take the distance up to 94km. The finish parcours from that time is now used for Omloop het Nieuwsblad. Riders climb Kapelmuur before riding the tree-lined Bosberg. Zulfiya Zabirova won the first race with an attack on Kapelmuur itself.

Women’s Ronde van Drenthe 2022 Race Preview

Women’s Ronde van Drenthe 2022 Race Preview

Table of Contents Ronde van Drenthe Race History The women’s Ronde van Drenthe has a higher profile than the men’s version, being in the Women’s WorldTour. It’s one of the longest running top-level races in the women’s cycling calendar and the list of winners reads like a Who’s Who of women’s cycling since 2007. 5 World Champions …

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Bloeizone Fryslân Tour 2022 Race Preview

Bloeizone Fryslân Tour 2022 Race Preview

Table of Contents Bloeizone Fryslân Tour Race History The Bloeizone Fryslân Tour began life as the Energiewacht Tour in 2011 but is better known as the Healthy Ageing Tour in recent years. The changes in name reflect different sponsor agreements. The recent renaming is to represent the Fryslân area of the Netherlands. Bloeizone translates to …

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6 things we learned from 2022 Omloop het Nieuwsblad

6 things we learned from 2022 Omloop het Nieuwsblad

The 2022 Spring Classics season kicked off with Omloop het Nieuwsblad. The men’s race saw the European part of the WorldTour start whereas the women’s race isn’t part of the WorldTour. Despite Flanders Classics applying for Women’s WorldTour status, the UCI declined to add the race in 2022. The Molenberg was the major change to …

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