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Women’s Fleche Wallonne 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Women’s Fleche Wallonne 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Fleche Wallonne sees the riders take on the Mur de Huy once more. A climb that’s so steep and hard the race is almost always decided on the last ascent of its slopes. The race has been utterly dominated by Anna van der Breggen in recent times, who is on a run of 6 straight …

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Women’s Amstel Gold Race 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Women’s Amstel Gold Race 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

The women’s Amstel Gold Race returns after a year off due to COVID-19. The race this year is heavily altered due to the pandemic but at least it gets to take place. The Cauberg remains, however many climbs have fallen by the wayside. The organisers have created a local loop that the women’s peloton will …

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Women’s Brabantse Pijl 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Women’s Brabantse Pijl 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

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 racing in the Ardennes region of Belgium and the Netherlands. The race begins at Lennik in Flemish Brabant before heading south, skirting around the bottom of Brussels. It …

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Women’s World Tour: What to Watch and When in 2021

Women’s World Tour: What to Watch and When in 2021

After the 2020 Women’s WorldTour season, 2021 promises to be something more back to normal. It’s likely the Spring races will be affected, although it’s tough to confirm in most cases. The Tour Down Under (not a WWT race but normally a season opener) and the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race have already been …

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Women’s Tour of Guangxi 2019 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Women’s Tour of Guangxi 2019 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

The Women’s Tour of Guangxi isn’t just the last women’s WorldTour race of the 2019 season, it’s the last women’s race on the calendar. Once the race on 22nd October is over, the dust can settle and the riders can relax – those with confirmed teams for 2020 that is. Should also add there’s a …

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Women’s GP de Plouay 2019 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Saturday sees the Women’s WorldTour take on the GP de Plouay or the GP de Plouay – Lorient Agglomération Trophée WNT to give the race its full, catchy, made-up marketing name. There’s been 17 previous editions, with honours shared equally with 5 wins for the Netherlands and the UK. Only 2 previous winner has made …

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Women’s Prudential Ride London Classique 2019 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile, Balsamo

Women’s Prudential Ride London Classique 2019 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile, Balsamo

This Saturday sees the women’s peloton visit London for the Prudential Ride London Classique. Unlike the men who get to leave London and visit some of the Surrey Hills, the women are confined to Green Park and St James’s Park. The backdrop will be good, a finish line on the Mall and several passes of …

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Women’s Tour of California 2019 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Women’s Tour of California 2019 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

California here we come, right back where we started from – or something. The Women’s Tour of California is a 3 stage race with a couple of sprint stages and 1 queen stage that will see the general classification sorted. And it starts tonight for us Brits. The sprint stages are no formality though. Stage …

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Women’s Omloop Het Nieuwsblad 2019 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Women’s Omloop Het Nieuwsblad 2019 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Check out the 2020 Preview! The Women’s Omloop Het Nieuwsblad takes place on the same day as the men’s race – 2nd March 2019. The route is a shortened version of the men’s with less trips on the Haaghoek/Leberg section and one whole less loop. The finish is the same though, a trip up the …

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