The Women’s Tour

Neutral Service’s Women’s Tour Live News Updates – click here 07-11.05.2014 Official Site United Kingdom, UCI 2.1 It’s the biggest, most talked-about event to hit women’s cycling for years, one that most fans thought they’d never see: an international women’s stage race of major importance, taking place right here in Britain – and it’s very nearly…

The Women’s Tour: Lizzie Armitstead interview

Sweetspot and thetour.co.uk haven’t organised The Women’s Tour simply because they’ve been pressured into doing so – they have a real love for women’s cycling and are committed to its development, which is why they’ve provided the following interview in which Brendan Gallagher talked to Lizzie about her year so far and her thoughts on the…

The Women’s Tour

07-11.05.2014 Official Site United Kingdom, UCI 2.1 It’s the biggest, most talked-about event to hit women’s cycling for years, one that most fans thought they’d never see: an international women’s stage race of major importance, taking place right here in Britain – and it’s very nearly upon us. Make no mistake, this is going to be…

The Women’s Tour: Stage 4

Technical Guide GPX QOM 1 QOM 2 Taking place among the rolling hills of Hertfordshire, Stage 4 begins at Broxbourne Borough Offices (51°42’10.33″N  0° 2’54.09″W) – which is in Cheshunt, hometown of double Olympic gold medalist Laura Trott (she was born just over the Essex border in Harlow) rather than Broxbourne – the closest the…

The Women’s Tour: Stage 2

Technical Guide GPX QOM 1 QOM 2 Running between Hinckley in Leicestershire and Bedford, the county town of Bedfordshire, Stage 2 takes in similar rolling countryside to that seen yesterday. Along the way, the riders will pass a point 195m above sea level – not exactly alpine, but the highest point anywhere along the Tour’s…

The Women’s Tour: Stage 1

Technical Guide GPX QOM 1 QOM 2 The rolling countryside of Northamptonshire provides the backdrop for the first stage, and the numerous hills along way may be small but their cumulative effect will ensure some aching knees by the end of the day. The race starts at the Marketplace in Oundle,  then gets underway with…