Brits at the Women’s Tour – Stage 2

Stage 2 – Braintree to Clacton Following the accident yesterday, when a gust of wind blew her into the official photographers waiting beyond the finish line right after she’d won the start today. The Otley-born rider, with the Boels-Dolmans team, was given oxygen and placed in a neck brace following the crash and airlifted 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…

The Women’s Tour: Stage 2

Technical Guide GPX QOM 1 QOM 2 Running between Hinckley in Leicestershire and Bedford, the county town of Bedfordshire, Stage 2 takes in similar rolling countryside to that seen yesterday. Along the way, the riders will pass a point 195m above sea level – not exactly alpine, but the highest point anywhere along the Tour’s…