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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 Gent Wevelgem 2022 Race Preview

Women’s Gent Wevelgem 2022 Race Preview

The Women’s Gent Wevelgem has been running since 2012. Taking place on the same day as the men’s race, the women’s version starts from Ypres and finishes in Wevelgem. The route takes in the infamous Kemmelberg, although the women haven’t tackled the steepest Ossuary side until this year’s race.

Women’s Nokere Koerse 2022 Race Preview

Women’s Nokere Koerse 2022 Race Preview

Nokere Koerse is still a fairly 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 SRAM’s Lisa Klein and Lotto Soudal’s Lotte Kopecky joined Wiebes on the podium.

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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Amstel Gold Race confirms its 2022 participating teams

Amstel Gold Race confirms its 2022 participating teams

This year’s Amstel Gold Race has a new spot in the calendar, switching with Paris Roubaix. That’s due to a clash between Paris Roubaix and the French presidential elections on April 10th. Amstel Gold Race’s race director, Leo van Vliet agreed to the change and the quick fix was sorted. The 2022 race should be …

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Teams confirmed for 2022 Gent Wevelgem and Tour of Flanders

Teams confirmed for 2022 Gent Wevelgem and Tour of Flanders

Flanders Classics organises and runs a series of major races through the spring classics part of the year. They’ve announced the invited teams for the 2022 editions of Gent Wevelgem and the Tour of Flanders. 2021’s races saw impressive wins for Marianne Vos and Annemiek van Vleuten. Vos won a bunch sprint against the likes …

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Marianne Vos wins her 8th World Cyclocross Championship

Marianne Vos wins her 8th World Cyclocross Championship

The 2022 women’s world cyclocross championship in Fayetteville was an incredible watch. The Dutch pair of Lucinda Brand and Marianne Vos duked it out in a fierce head to head battle. It was the race we’d hoped to see with the pair cementing their pre-race favourite status by going clear of the field. On a …

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6 Women’s WorldTour riders who can bounce back in 2022

6 Women’s WorldTour riders who can bounce back in 2022

Every year there are riders who don’t quite deliver to high expectations, often due to injury, but they come back stronger the following year. 2020 was a strange season with the Covid lockdowns but there were a number of riders who came through the experience with strong results. No doubt due to being able to …

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