Just four days after winning Dwars door Vlaanderen, Finnish sprinter Lotta Lepistö (Cervélo-Bigla) has been the fastest again in another classic in Flanders: Gent-Wevelgem. It was an extremely close finish between Lepistö and local favourite Jolien D’hoore (Wiggle-High5) Coryn Rivera (Team Sunweb), recent winner of the Trofeo Binda, was 3rd in a reduced bunch sprint. …

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We are in Flanders for the round four of the Women’s WorldTour, the Gent-Wevelgem, and about to enter April, which may very well be the most important month of the classics calendar, including the Ronde van Vlaanderen and the Ardennes races. But of course Gent-Wevelgem is a great race in itself and everybody wants to …

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It might be a growing trend. As the level and depth of the peloton increases, races get a wider variety of winners and classic courses become less selective, even though some other such as the recent Ronde van Drenthe proved otherwise. Coryn Rivera’s victory at Trofeo Binda is a good example of this. Team Sunweb’s …

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Or maybe not? Looking at the race’s recent winners it’s Lizzie Armitstead (Deignan) twice and then Emma Johansson in 2014. Great riders for sure, but not exactly what one would call pure climbers. All right, Trofeo Binda might not be a true climbers’ race after all, but it’s not one for the sprinters for sure, …

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No matter how good she was as a junior: it was a surprise that Amalie Dideriksen won the elite road race in the World Championships last year against the best sprinters of the world, being only 20. Such a huge win could act as a heavy burden for a young rider racing for the arguably …

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After a rather exciting showing at Strade Bianche in Italy, the Women’s WorldTour 2017 moves to the Netherlands for a completely differente type of race. Gone are the gravel roads and the numerous climbs. Instead, narrow cobbled roads roaming through beautiful forests will be the key. Oh, and the infamous VAMberg, the very short but …

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It was high time a race like this was created. Teams and cyclists love training rides along the Mediterranean coast of Spain in late winter. Weather is usually good and it creates the ideal scenario to build up form, and there’s a long tradition of men’s races in this part of the world at this …

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Elisa Longo Borghini doesn’t win many races. But, whenever she does, she wins big. Her expression at the finish line of the Strade Bianche said it all: it was a huge burst of emotion. You don’t win everyday on home roads and that was special for the Wiggle-High5 leader. But the 2017 edition of the …

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It’s March 3, 2017. In less than 24 hours, the second edition of the Women’s WorldTour will start in Italy: it’s time for the Strade Bianche, the race that already feels like a classic even though it’s one of the most recent additions to the cycling calendar. But how was the first edition of the …

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Change is good! Well, at least that’s what optimistic people tend to think. Those with a tendency to see the glass half full surely thought that when they read, back in September 2015, that the first edition of the Women’s WorldTour would be officially launched for the 2016 season. A Women’s WorldTour. That would mean …

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