Women’s Cycling News Round-Up 01-08.09.2014

No Brits for Elite Women’s Worlds TT — Laura Trott to Matrix-Vulpine — Newport Nocturne — VeloPark Women’s League Update — US Worlds team — Kirsten Wild to Hitec Products and more transfer news — Tweet of the Week No Brits for Elite Women’s Worlds TT In a move that has drawn criticism from fans,…

Women’s Cycling News Round-up 04-11.08.2014

Matrix-Vulpine go pro — Brits take 1-2 at Commonwealth Road Race — Brits at Erpe-Mere — Vos wins Sparkassen Giro, Bronzini second — Interesting Links — More to come… Matrix-Vulpine go pro Matrix-Vulpine, which in its previous incarnations gave an early home to several of Britain’s top female cyclists and is currently home to some…

Women’s Cycling News Round-Up 28.07-03.08.2014

Pooley announces retirement — La Course — Specialized-Lululemon seek crowd-funding — Upcoming British and UCI Events — Interesting Links — More to come… Pooley announces retirement Emma Pooley, one of Britain’s most successful and popular cyclists, has announced her intention to retire from professional cycling after the Commonwealth Games. Originally a runner, Pooley won a “Blue”…

Women’s Cycling News Round-up 30.06-07.07.2014

Nationals: Trott and Pooley take titles — National Champions around the world —  Armitstead wins in Otley — Wiggle-Honda signs Bertine — Tickhill GP needs entries — Upcoming British & UCI Races — Interesting Links — more to come   Laura Trott takes National title The support and commitment invested in her by Boels-Dolmans has seen Lizzie…

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…

Victory for Vos in Euskadi

World Champion Marianne Vos has added a fourth win at the Durango-Durango Emakumeen Saria to her palmares after a thrilling duel with arch-rivals Lizzie Armitstead (Boels-Dolmans) and Emma Johansson (Orica-AIS) – bringing her total number of victories up to an incredible 309. Last year, the climb on the first four laps permitted a group consisting of Vos, Johansson,…

FLG Women’s Tour – Stage 5 Report

Squally showers, gusty winds and the sad news that British rider Lizzie Armitstead (Boels-Dolmans) had been forced to quit the race due to illness met the teams as they turned up in the Essex coastal town of Harwich to compete in the final stage of what has been a bigger and better inaugural FriendsLife Women’s…

FLG Women’s Tour – Stage 4 Report

Marianne Vos won Stage 3 and took control of the General Classification yesterday; today she was looking to close down the race and when early rain cleared up just before the team vehicles arrived the scene was set for another fast stage. The crowds at the start of Stage 4, just as at every other…

Fleche Wallonne Photo Gallery

New Zealander and regular Neutral Service contributor Miss Meow is on a mission deep in the heartlands of European cycling, taking as many photos of women’s races as she can possibly manage. This week, she went to the Fleche Wallonne and caught some of the best shots of the action on the notorious Mur de…