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Annemiek van Vleuten


It is never easy to handle the extra-pressure of riding in home soil, but Annemiek van Vleuten (Orica-Scott) turned that responsibility into a powerful victory in the 4.3 kilometre prologue held in Wageningen. As Ellen van Dijk stated after the race, the circuit was a nice mix of straight roads, slight uphill to start with, …

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Words: Yolanda Álvarez, except 8th paragraph (below podium pic) by Saúl Miguel Photos: Saúl Miguel, Fabienne Amant (1st selfie) and Annemiek van Vleuten (2nd selfie)   Talking about the “backstage” of races we attend is one of CiclismoFem’s favourite hobbies. Dutch national championships in Montferland was the 1st trip abroad we’ve had as both fans …

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Gene Bates, Orica-Scott’s D.S., told us the first day of racing that they were ambitious, and their aim was to win several stages plus the general classification. So far, I think the whole team cannot be happier with the results. Maybe some riders are not feeling in top shape, but the power of the whole …

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Llegar a mi alojamiento de Durango y encontrarme allí con las chicas del Río-Miera Meruelo sólo podía deparar cosas buenas. Saludo a Cris San Emeterio desde el coche y cuál es mi sorpresa cuando subo a las habitaciones y me encuentro a Paula Díaz, Laura Tenorio, Ane Iriarte, Sandra Trevilla … y mi habitación “asignada” …

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As we previewed yesterday, Orica-Scott was coming to the Basque roads to win. And so they did. Annemiek van Vleuten did not seem to be the main card of the Australian squad today as the race went on, as we saw her working in front of the bunch when the race really started. Femke Vertichelen, …

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2011’s edition of the Ronde van Vlaanderen was arguably the first really big win for Annemiek van Vleuten. That was also the last year to date that the Flemish classic featured the much missed Kapelmuur and the Bosberg. However, some other races have started to include the iconic cobbled hill and made it their hallmark. …

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I don’t usually write personal stuff, but Annemiek van Vleuten’s crash at the Olympics’ Road Race affected me in kind of a personal way. Van Vleuten is probably one of the most spectacular cyclists in the world. She never hides, she never stays in the bunch quietly. She loves cycling, she is a cyclist. Few …

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Gent-Wevelgem

Tras el pequeño impás que se produjo con el Trofeo Alfredo Binda-Comune de Cittiglio, la pura primavera llega del todo al ciclismo femenino. La primera carrera de la estación de las flores y las alergias no podía ser otra que una de piedras, de nervios, de pinchazos, de caídas. Y así será (aunque esperamos que …

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Un año después de hacerlo por primera vez, la neerlandesa Annemiek van Vleuten, ahora sin maillot de campeona nacional de crono y enfundada en el buzo de contrarreloj de Bigla, logró hacerse con la victoria en el prólogo inaugural del Giro Rosa 2015 y vestirse con la preciada maglia rosa en Liubliana. Salía muy pronto, …

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Porque no todo en julio es el Tour, como cada año llega por estas fechas el Giro d’Italia Internazionale Femminile, mejor conocido como Giro Rosa, única gran vuelta del ciclismo femenino mundial. En una carrera tan especial, teníamos que hacer algo especial, y por eso os traemos nuestra guía en PDF (optimizada para móviles y …

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