ICYMI – Women’s Cycling News

Neutral Service’s monthly (or thereabouts) women’s cycling news round-up To stay up to date with all the latest news, follow NS on Facebook and search #womenscycling on Twitter New sponsor, rider and kit for Matrix One of Britain’s longest-lived women’s cycling teams, Matrix Procycling, has announced it’s entered into a partnership with Lazer Sport, the well-known…

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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…

Draai van de Kaai report by Hans van der Maarel

The Draai van de Kaai (“Turn of the Quay”) isn’t a well-known race among British fans, but it tends to attract a good selection of British riders and foreign riders on British teams – eight were due to race this year, though only three (Lucy Garner of Liv-Plantur and Jolien D’hoore and Amy Roberts of Wiggle-Honda) were on…

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Rowson Retires Penny Rowson, best known for her time with the On The Drops team for whom she rode between 2010 and 2012 and again from 2014 to 2015 after spending a season with Breast Cancer Care, has announced her immediate retirement at the age of 23. “I’m so grateful for all the opportunities which have…

Team News

Got some news on your team you’d like us to add? Let us know! Carnac-Planet X Lauryn Dawber took second at the Yorkshire Day At The Races, behind winner Seonaid Thompson of Albarosa CC. Dawber’s team mate Sarah Cramoysan also got into the top ten, finishing in tenth place. eliteVelo-Kalas Sophie Black won the Points…

Guest Blog: Wiggle-Honda at the Bay Crits – Nikki and Gethin Pearson

Cardiff-based women’s cycling superfans Nikki and Gethin Pearson are on a world tour, and called in at Melbourne to watch the British-registered team Wiggle-Honda in action at the famous Bay Crits. We’ve been travelling since September so our cycling fixes have been few and far between. We’ve managed to do a couple of days touring…

Women’s Cycling News Round-Up 08-15.09.2014

Coldwell 20th at Tour de l’Ardèche — Estado de Mexico-Faren-Kuota technical director accused — What’s happening at Wiggle-Honda? — Transfer News — Shorts and Interesting Links — More to come…   Lucy Coldwell 20th at Tour de l’Ardèche Glasgow’s Lucy Coldwell took 20th place overall at the Tour de l’Ardèche, in doing so taking a big step towards her…

Prudential Ride London Women’s GP Report

Huw Williams reports on the action at the second women’s road cycling event of international importance to have taken place in Britain this year.  The second Ride London Grand Prix was won by Wiggle Honda’s Giorgia Bronzini, by barely a tyre width in a classic sprinters’ bike-throw, from World Champion Marianne Vos following a high-octane,…