Women’s Cycling News Round-Up 11-18.08.2014

New women-only track league for Stratford VeloPark — Bronzini wins Ride London — La Route de France — Brits at the Tour of Norway — Jo Rowsell announces engagement — Gabby Durrin launches new CX team — Upcoming Events — Interesting Links — More to come   New women-only track league at Stratford VeloPark Ellie…

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,…

FLG Women’s Tour – Stage 5 Report

Squally showers, gusty winds and the sad news that British rider Lizzie Armitstead (Boels-Dolmans) had been forced to quit the race due to illness met the teams as they turned up in the Essex coastal town of Harwich to compete in the final stage of what has been a bigger and better inaugural FriendsLife Women’s…

FLG Women’s Tour – Stage 4 Report

Marianne Vos won Stage 3 and took control of the General Classification yesterday; today she was looking to close down the race and when early rain cleared up just before the team vehicles arrived the scene was set for another fast stage. The crowds at the start of Stage 4, just as at every other…

Bronzini wins GP de Dottignies

Giorgia Bronzini, of the British-registered team Wiggle-Honda, won the 131km race in Belgium after a tough battle on the cobbles in Dottignies in which she outsprinted Shelley Olds (Ale-Cipollini), Lucy Garner (Giant-Shimano) and Elena Cecchini (Estada de Mexico-Faren). It’s the first victory of the 2014 season for the Italian rider, who was twice World Road…