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Pohl wins Ras na mBan South Netherlands team rider Stephanie Pohl won the Ras na mBan with an advantage of 7″ in the final General Classification over Eileen Roe. Pohl led the race from Stage 4 and, in the sixth stage, came third behind Roe and Grace Garner – the latter having won Stages 1…

Draai van de Kaai report by Hans van der Maarel

The Draai van de Kaai (“Turn of the Quay”) isn’t a well-known race among British fans, but it tends to attract a good selection of British riders and foreign riders on British teams – eight were due to race this year, though only three (Lucy Garner of Liv-Plantur and Jolien D’hoore and Amy Roberts of Wiggle-Honda) were on…

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…

Vos wins her own Classic; UK’s Garner second

The Rabobank 7-Dorpenomloop Aalburg was never a name that tripped lightly from non-Dutch-speaking tongues (although even a smattering of the language makes it easy to understand what it means, and what the race is like: Rabobank’s Circuit of Seven Villages and Aalburg) which may be one of the reasons that organisers decided to rename it…