1-2 for Hitec Products at Grand Prix de Plumelec-Morbihan

Being a constituent part of the Coupe de France, the GP de Plumelec-Morbihan always attracts a good selection of French riders. Now, after three very successful editions word has spread and riders from a wide variety of other nations took part in the fourth, attracted by a great parcours, good organisation and a warm welcome from…

Fleche Wallonne Photo Gallery

New Zealander and regular Neutral Service contributor Miss Meow is on a mission deep in the heartlands of European cycling, taking as many photos of women’s races as she can possibly manage. This week, she went to the Fleche Wallonne and caught some of the best shots of the action on the notorious Mur de…

Ferrand Prevot wins Fleche Wallonne, Armitstead second

The fourth round of the UCI Women’s Road World Cup is the first edition of the competition that brings the climbers to the fore; the previous races, though they include hills, all ending with sprint finishes. The Fleche Wallonne, though, ends on the Mur de Huy, an incredibly tough climb with sections well above 20%…

Emma Pooley: British hope at the Fleche Wallonne

Wednesday the 23rd of April brings the fourth round of the World Cup, the Fleche Wallonne – and being the first round that expressly favours the climbers, it promises to shake up the rankings. The route has changed a little from 2012 but remains highly challenging: the riders will complete two 63.5km laps both starting…

Cant beats Vos at Krawatencross; Helen Wyman third

Beating the World Champion must feel great. When that World Champion is Marianne Vos, and you also beat the European Champion Helen Wyman, it must feel absolutely fantastic – which explains Belgian Champion Sanne Cant’s delight as she took the top step of the podium following Saturday’s BPost Bank Trofee Krawatencross race at Lille. The victory was sweetened yet…