Brits at the Tour of Norway

Results and latest news below When they saw the parcours of the 2014 Women’s Tour of Norway, several fans thought it was a pity that the race didn’t spend a bit more time showing off the countryside of the nation frequently called the most beautiful on Earth. While Norway is indeed very, very beautiful and so…

Brits at The Women’s Tour – Stage 1

With Neutral Service concentrating on domestic women’s cycling nowadays it was decided to cover the National Championships next week instead of the (UCI) Women’s Tour this week. However, several regular contributors are going along to the stages – so we’ll still have some original photos and news.   Stage 1 – Bury St. Edmunds to…

Tour of the Reservoir Gallery

Day 1 – The King is back Wiggle-Honda’s Dani King left no doubt she’s made a full recovery from the horrific crash back in November that left her with such severe injuries – a punctured lung, eight broken ribs and extensive bruising including to her organs – surgeons inserted a thoracic catheter when she beat Pearl…

Stafford GP

01-02.08.2013 Official Site Stafford, England Criterium: 45 minutes + 3 laps. Kermesse  Women’s National Series 52°48’21.89″N  2° 7’0.83″W Entries open at the end of February The Stafford GP is a two-stage event consisting of a criterium and a longer kermesse. This is the third edition of the modern race, which was first held in 2010, but the…

FLG Women’s Tour – Stage 3 Report

Stage 3’s “flat” parcours could perhaps be more correctly described as rolling, since neither Suffolk nor Essex are particularly flat; nevertheless, the highest point of the stage was a mere 47m above sea level, making it appear ideally suited to the Dutch riders. It also seemed to make a bunch sprint the most likely end to…

FLG Women’s Tour – Stage 2 Report

  It was cold and wet and it rained cats and dogs (or ropes, as the French riders would have it) all day long. Knowing as we do – because we’ve been told so many times – that so few people are really interested in women’s cycling, the weather obviously meant few people venturing out…

FLG Women’s Tour – Stage 1 Report

If you want proof that women’s cycling is growing – indeed, has grown and is now able to rival men’s cycling in popularity – then the crowds that gathered in Oundle’s Market Place to see off the first stage of the inaugural FLG Women’s Tour is that proof: the general consensus among the press was…

The Women’s Tour Stage 1 Report

If you want proof that women’s cycling is growing – indeed, has grown and is now able to rival men’s cycling in popularity – then the crowds that gathered in Oundle’s Market Place to see off the first stage of the inaugural FLG Women’s Tour is that proof: the general consensus among the press was…

The Women’s Tour: Stage 1

Technical Guide GPX QOM 1 QOM 2 The rolling countryside of Northamptonshire provides the backdrop for the first stage, and the numerous hills along way may be small but their cumulative effect will ensure some aching knees by the end of the day. The race starts at the Marketplace in Oundle,  then gets underway with…

Women’s Cycling News Round-up 02-09.03.2014

Road (Lotto Cup; Omloop Het Nieuwsblad; El Salvador; Women’s Tour; 31 teams at Energiewacht; Vuelta a Costa Rica; Women’s team logical step for Sky says Wiggo; Poitou-Charentes Futuroscope 86; Links) — Cyclo Cross (Prize equality at Koppenbergcross; Links) — Track (British women win medals at Track Worlds) This Week’s Races   Road Lotto Cup: GP Le…