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Paris Roubaix Femmes 2021 Race Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Paris Roubaix Femmes 2021 Race Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

There’s finally a Paris Roubaix Femmes! It was teased to us as part of the end of 2020 season calendar but events with Covid took hold and there was no Paris Roubaix. It was a similar story in the Spring of 2021 with Paris Roubaix Femmes once again being postponed with the men’s race due …

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Flanders World Championships 2021 – Men’s and Women’s Road Race Photos

Flanders World Championships 2021 – Men’s and Women’s Road Race Photos

The 2021 World Championships centred on the city of Leuven with a city loop tackled multiple times by the riders. After starting the day in Antwerp, the riders had an easy start to the day down to Leuven before leaving the city to take on the Flandrian loop. The two races played out completely differently. …

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Women’s World Championship Road Race 2021 Race Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Women’s World Championship Road Race 2021 Race Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

The women’s World Championships road race is arguably the most important one-day race in the cycling calendar. Sure different regions might argue that their local race is bigger. I’m mainly thinking of the cultural link Flanders has to its Tour de Flanders here, but the World Championships is for everyone. The 2021 women’s world championships …

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Who has won the cycling world championships in their home country?

Who has won the cycling world championships in their home country?

With Wout van Aert and Lotte Kopecky huge favourites to win at the cycling World Championships in Flanders this year, just how common is a home victor? The men’s road race has the longest history and there’s only been 12 home winners. The last of which was Alessandro Ballan back in 2008. That’s the only …

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European Championship Women’s Road Race & Time Trial Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

European Championship Women’s Road Race & Time Trial Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

The European Championships is a relatively new race at Elite level. It’s taken place since 2016 in its current form but previous was open only to U23 and Junior races. 1995 was the first year for any race, for U23s in Trutnov in Czechia. As the European Championships developed, Juniors were added to the programme …

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Simac Ladies Tour 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Simac Ladies Tour 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

The Simac Ladies Tour is the new name for the Boels Ladies Tour in 2021. Boels pulled back from their sponsorship of the race at the same time as they reduced their involvement in the now SD Worx team. The sponsorship was ended positively, with Boels saying that their involvement in women’s cycling had been …

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Ladies Tour of Norway 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Ladies Tour of Norway 2021 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

The Ladies Tour of Norway is back in 2021 after being another major race to suffer a forced COVID postponement in 2020. The undoubted queen of the race is Marianne Vos who has won the last 3 editions in a row, although it feels like a 4th victory will be tough. Stage 3’s climb to …

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