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Demi Vollering returns to racing at the Ceratizit Challenge by La Vuelta

Demi Vollering returns to racing at the Ceratizit Challenge by La Vuelta

Team SD Worx looks strong for the 2022 Ceratizit Challenge by La Vuelta that starts on Wednesday 7th September. The Dutch team heads to Spain with a team of: Marlen Reusser, Lotte Kopecky, Anna Shackley, Niamh Fisher-Black, Blanka Vas and Demi Vollering. For Demi Vollering, the Ceratizit Challenge is going to be her first race …

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Mavi Garcia wins the 2022 GP de Plouay Classic Lorient Agglomeration Trophée Ceratizit

Mavi Garcia wins the 2022 GP de Plouay Classic Lorient Agglomeration Trophée Ceratizit

Spanish rider Mavi Garcia took her second Women’s WorldTour victory of the season at the catchily named GP de Plouay Classic Lorient Agglomeration Trophée Ceratizit. She beat Jumbo-Visma’s Amber Kraak in a head-to-head sprint, in what was Kraak’s best pro result. Grace Brown led the chasing group for the final spot on the podium. The …

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Uttrup Ludwig wins queen stage in Tour of Scandinavia and takes race lead

Uttrup Ludwig wins queen stage in Tour of Scandinavia and takes race lead

The queen stage of the Tour of Scandinavia saw Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig take control of the race that start in her home country on Tuesday. She took the stage victory and moved into the overall leader’s jersey at the finish in Norefjell today. Only Liane Lippert was able to climb as well as Uttrup Ludwig …

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MTB rider Sina Frei included in SD Worx selection for Tour of Scandinavia

MTB rider Sina Frei included in SD Worx selection for Tour of Scandinavia

SD Worx has pulled a surprise heading into the Tour of Scandinavia, which starts Tuesday 9th August 2022. Marlen Reusser was originally down as riding for the Dutch team but a late change saw another Swiss rider take her place. Sina Frei, known mainly as a mountain biker will race instead. She has participated in …

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Women’s Amstel Gold Race 2022 Race Preview

Women’s Amstel Gold Race 2022 Race Preview

The women’s Amstel Gold Race returned last season. It was heavily altered, turned into a large circuit based around the Cauberg, the Geulhemmerberg and the Bemelerberg. The constant climbing was hoped to be attritional but ultimately we saw a reasonably large sprint after the Cauberg. Despite the attack of Niewiadoma, no-one would work with her and it proved fruitless. Vos took the sprint ahead of Demi Vollering and Annemiek van Vleuten.

British Riders in the 2022 Women’s WorldTour

British Riders in the 2022 Women’s WorldTour

The 2022 women’s cycling season has begun but the Women’s WorldTour doesn’t kick into action until Strade Bianche on 5th March. With the continuing expansion of the Women’s WorldTour, there are more British riders at the top level than ever before. Jess Roberts is the only rider to leave a WWT team, she has joined …

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Reviewing the 25 Women Riders With Breakout Potential in 2021

Reviewing the 25 Women Riders With Breakout Potential in 2021

The Established Names Mikayla Harvey It’s been a bit of a tough follow-up season for Harvey. Changing teams, with a new pecking order, has seen chances limited for the young Kiwi. There have been some good results, like 5th in GC at the Tour de Suisse and top-10s dotted around. However, with Kasia Niewiadoma taking …

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Women’s British National Championships 2021 Photos

Women’s British National Championships 2021 Photos

The 2021 Women’s British National Championship saw a big group of favourites take off early on. Despite staying close for a lap or two, the chasing pack couldn’t close the gap. All the favourites were represented and slowly dropped off in small numbers. Despite attacks by Pfeiffer Georgi the group kept reassembling on the rest …

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