Brits at the Women’s Tour – Stage 5 and Overall

There were some who, when they heard that the Women’s Tour was going to clash with the first ever European Games this year, said that it would be a far less exciting race than the first edition as a result. They were mistaken – just like last year, it’s been nail-biting stuff all the way…

Brits Abroad

The weekend was spectacular for Britain’s female cyclists racing abroad with Lizzie Armistead winning the highly prestigious Trofeo Binda round of the World Cup for her Boels-Dolmans team while Molly Weaver and Christina Siggaard of Matrix Pro Cycling both broke into the top 20 at Gent-Wevelgem. Armitstead won the World Cup last year following a superb…

News Round-Up 29.09-06.10.2014

ASO seeks funds for 7-day Women’s TdF — Hayward and Curtis move to Pearl Izumi? — Armitstead 7th at Worlds — Epic victory for Epic-Scott’s Weaver at Great Orme RR — Domestic Results — Transfers and Team News: Three Belgian squads after UCI licences, Longo Borghini to Wiggle, Corrine Hall leaves Matrix-Vulpine, Domestic and UCI — Shorts…

Women’s Team Series Coalville Road Race Report – by Philip Weaver

Epic Cycles-Scott WRT manager Philip Weaver was at Coalville to watch his team take first and third in the final round of the 2014 Women’s Team Series. Here’s his race report. Report © Philip Weaver; photos © Huw Williams.   The final round of the Women’s Team Series saw a record entry, with a full field on the…

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…