Women’s Cycling News Round-Up 15-22.09.2014

Colombian kit causes a furore — Brits Abroad: Simmonds, Coldwell, Garner — Norwegian riders mount protest — Transfer News — Shorts and Interesting Links -m- More to come   World gets in a tizz over… a strange kit A photo of the Colombian women’s team at the Giro Toscana sparked much discussion over the weekend,…

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…

Johansson wins GP Le Samyn

Orica and Specialized-Lululemon spent most of 2013 in a one-on-one slugfest, trading blows in a battle that provided a highly-entertaining sideshow all season long. We’re apparently going to be treated to more of the same this year if Le Samyn des Dames is any indication of what lies ahead: the two teams passed control of…