ICYMI – Women’s Cycling News

Simmonds wins TT Nats, but isn’t going to Rio Hayley Simmonds had a fantastic year last year when she seemed able to set faster times than anyone else on any time trial distance she chose, despite being in the final year of her PhD studies at Cambridge – which culminated in victory at the National…

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Bex Rimmington leaves Ikon-Mazda Rebecca Rimmington, who won the E/1/2/3/4 event at the second round of the┬áTotal Cycle Coach Women’s Series and came eighth overall at the notoriously tough Tour of the Reservoir back in April, announced via Facebook that she is to leave Ikon-Mazda, the team for which she has ridden since the start…

UPDATE – 2020 Olympics: men dropped as women ride on?

Neutral Service has no doubts that all of you worked out our “Men dropped as women ride on” Olympics road race story was an April Fools’ Day joke – hey, you’re cycling fans, not football fans, after all. Did you spot the anagrams, though…? Piet Damhuis – I made this up Rex Tideson-Steally – Doesn’t…

2020 Olympics: men dropped as women ride on?

According to a surprising report that appeared on Swiss website lehattoresfakten-CC.ch,┬áthe International Olympic Committee may be considering dropping the men’s road cycling race from the 2020 Games- but the women’s race would still go ahead. UPDATE The document appears to have the official IOC letterhead without compression artifacts or other evidence of copy-and-paste fakery. If…