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Lizzie fourth at La Course National Road Race Champion Lizzie Armitstead (Boels-Dolmans) took an impressive fourth place at the Tour de France’s La Course women’s race, finishing near the front of a group of ten riders which was just one second behind as winner Anna Van Der Breggen (Rabo-Liv) crossed the finish line after surviving…

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Nikki Juniper wins Ryedale GP as team mate Abby-Mae Parkinson wins Junior Championship Giordana-Triton made Sunday’s Ryedale GP their own with four riders in the top six – including Nikki Juniper, who took first place to further cement the overall victory she’s already won in the 2015 Women’s Road Championship, and Abby-Mae Parkinson who accompanied…

Brits at the Women’s Tour – Stage 5 and Overall

There were some who, when they heard that the Women’s Tour was going to clash with the first ever European Games this year, said that it would be a far less exciting race than the first edition as a result. They were mistaken – just like last year, it’s been nail-biting stuff all the way…

Brits at the Women’s Tour – Stage 3

To begin Stage 3, the Women’s Tour made a return to Oundle where, last year, everyone’s unspoken fear that “maybe nobody will show up” was laid to rest forever when literally thousands of people packed into the Northamptonshire town’s beautiful Market Place to prove once and for all that the Great British Public really does…

Women’s Cycling News Round-Up 15-22.09.2014

Colombian kit causes a furore — Brits Abroad: Simmonds, Coldwell, Garner — Norwegian riders mount protest — Transfer News — Shorts and Interesting Links -m- More to come   World gets in a tizz over… a strange kit A photo of the Colombian women’s team at the Giro Toscana sparked much discussion over the weekend,…

Prudential Ride London Women’s GP Report

Huw Williams reports on the action at the second women’s road cycling event of international importance to have taken place in Britain this year.  The second Ride London Grand Prix was won by Wiggle Honda’s Giorgia Bronzini, by barely a tyre width in a classic sprinters’ bike-throw, from World Champion Marianne Vos following a high-octane,…

Women’s Cycling News Round-up 21-28.07.2014

Juniper wins Ryedale GP, Hayward crowned National Junior Champ — Storey 12th at Tour de Bretagne — Garner top 20 at BeNe Tour — Armitstead 2nd overall, wins Points & Mountains at Thüringen — Interesting Links — Upcoming Events — More to come…   Nikola Juniper wins Ryedale GP and 2014 Women’s Road Series Nikola Juniper…

Women’s Cycling News round-up 23-30.06.2014

Pooley wins National TT Champs — Victory for Walker at Barnsley — Curlew Cup — Critérium du Université deux — Noordwijk Classic — Giro del Trentino —  Fifth National 24hrs TT title for Biddulph — Upcoming British & UCI Races — Interesting Links Emma Pooley wins National TT Championships Quite a few people have been saying…

Amy Pieters wins Dwars Door Vlaanderen

Flemish-style racing is all about making the best of any opportunities the parcours offers to attack, hence many attempts to escape the peloton during the first couple of laps of the 11km circuit. None came to anything, however, and it was not until the third lap that five riders got away. The five were Julia…