Brits Abroad

The weekend was spectacular for Britain’s female cyclists racing abroad with Lizzie Armistead winning the highly prestigious Trofeo Binda round of the World Cup for her Boels-Dolmans team while Molly Weaver and Christina Siggaard of Matrix Pro Cycling both broke into the top 20 at Gent-Wevelgem. Armitstead won the World Cup last year following a superb…

Brits at the Thüringen Rundfahrt 2014

Lizzie Armitstead Born: 18.12.1988, Otley, W. Yorks (age 25) Team: Boels-Dolmans Victories this year: Omloop ven het Hageland, Ronde van Drenthe, Otley GP – Lizzie has also taken numerous second and thirs this year including at the Tour of Qatar (2nd, Stage 3), the Omloop het Nieuwsblad (3rd), the Trofeo Binda (2nd), the Ronde van…

Brits at the Giro Rosa

For an excellent preview of the race, see Velofocus   Sharon Laws United Healthcare are an American team, but they’ve got two British riders at the race, Sharon Laws and Hannah Barnes (see below). The team is also home to Mara Abbott, who returned to cycling last year after battling an eating disorder and sensationally won…