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Team Wiggins Women Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins says he plans to have a U23 women’s team running alongside the Team Wiggins U23 men’s squad by 2018. Wiggins, whose daughter Isabella is currently racing in U12 events, has some history backing women’s cycling – his Bradley Wiggins Foundation supported the Wiggle-Honda (now Wiggle-High5) team in…

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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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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…

Brits at the Thüringen Rundfahrt

With ten British riders at the Tour de France, the media are even less likely than usual to pay any attention to the six British riders currently racing at the Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen. A pity, because it’s been a superb race and – just like Froome, Thomas and the rest – Hayley Simmonds, Nikki Harris, Lucy…

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,…

The British in Brittany – Storey 12th at Tour de Bretagne

Prologue Sarah Storey was the fastest British rider in the Prologue, an individual time trial at Pledran – the Pearl Izumi-Sports Tours International rider was 5″ slower around the 2.3km parcours than winner Elisa Longo Borghini of Hitec Products, who managed it in 3’13. Five riders, in addition to Longo Borghini, were faster than Storey; the…