Virtual Tour de France shows how esports has come of age during the lockdown

Andy Miah, University of Salford Elite sports events are still largely closed to the world – but July 2020 has still been an unprecedented month for the global sporting calendar thanks to the world’s first Virtual Tour de France, which – despite the name – was based nowhere in particular, as riders took part from […]

Boels-Dolmans women’s team chooses Santini Cycling Wear for the 4th consecutive year

The partnership between the Boels-Dolmans women’s team and Santini Cycling Wear is to continue for its fourth year: the race kit for the 2020 season will once again be designed by the Italian company. The members of the Dutch team will also be receiving a full range of cycling wear to cover all the seasons […]

Stop that car, and plan cities around bikes to make cycling a real option for more women

Katja Leyendecker, Northumbria University, Newcastle Growing up in North Germany, cycling was my main means of transport, as would be usual for residents. When I moved to Newcastle, northern England in 1996, I stopped. The clear cycle paths I was used to in Germany simply didn’t exist and I didn’t feel safe. But slowly I […]

Tips & Expert Advice from the pros of the Boels-Dolmans Women’s Cycling Team

Usually it is hard to find good training and nutrition tips for avid cyclists, and women-specific information in this area is even rarer. But now, you can get tips and expert advice from the pros for free, and it is coming from the UCI Worlds 2015 Elite Women Team Time Trial silver medalists: Women’s cycling […]

Colombian women’s cycling team ‘not ashamed’ of their team kit (video)

A Colombian women’s cycling team defend their choice of uniform which has led to criticism from the International Cycling Union president and online commentators and said they would not stop wearing flesh-colored uniforms that earned them criticism from the International Cycling Union president.

Servetto-Footon Women’s Cycling Team presented

Another Women’s cycling team is presented: Servetto-Footon. The Italian based team is a four-year project, means the sponsorship will continue until the end of 2016. The team contains ten athletes total. The athletes are: Alessia Aimone Secat, Simona Bortolotti, Veronica Cornolti, Corinna Defile, Isabella Ferrari, Marina Lari, Marta Manitto, Giorgia Nanni, Maria Cristina Nisi and Roberta […]

Wiggle-Honda Team was launched today

I think every serious cyclist on earth knows UK based bike&accessories seller Wiggle. The result of their collaboration with Honda Europe is Wiggle-Honda Pro Cycling Team. The all-new UK-based female pro cycling team Wiggle-Honda was launched today in London. The Wiggle-Honda Pro Cycling Team is one of 33 UCI Women’s Teams for the 2013 season. and […]