Women’s Cycling News


Vos in ’Cross: Marianne Vos Returns to Cyclocross on Saturday at Scheldecross in Antwerp

[Cyclocross Magazine] After suffering two years plagued by injury, overtraining and illness, Vos returned to road racing this year, winning a stage at the Tour of California and playing a critical role in the road race at the Olympics. Now the Dutch cycling star is anxious to get back to cyclocross as well.

New kit for Deignan and Guarnier as Boels-Dolmans unveil 2017 jersey

[Cycling News] Boels-Dolmans have unveiled their 2017 race kit with the leading women’s team linking up with Italian clothing manufacturer Santini. The partnership is set to run for at least two years and came about after discussions over the Women’s WorldTour jersey that 2015 world champion Lizzie Deignan (née Armitstead) wore following her win at the 2016 Strade Bianche.

Young guns to lead new Irish woman’s-only domestic racing team

[Sticky Bottle] A new woman’s-only cycling team has been launched with five of the eight riders confirmed for the forthcoming season.

Dropping Cycle Snobbery and Riding a Brompton around Japan

[Total Women’s Cycling] Die hard road cyclist and creator of plus women’s clothing brand ‘Wheel Women’ (from sizes 6-24) Tina McCarthy put aside her preconceptions when she bought a folding bike to ride around Japan. Here’s what she learnt…

First Junior Women’s Road Race Championships in 2017

[Total Women’s Cycling] Up until now, junior women have had no choice but to race with the seniors, which represents even more of a challenge when you consider the fact that they must race on restricted (lower) gears.

Olympic bronze transformed D’hoore from shy sprinter to superstar in Belgium

[CyclingNews.com] The Olympic Games is a rare opportunity for non-mainstream sports to be broadcast into the homes of millions around the world. For this reason, success at the Games brings with it much more attention and recognition than almost any other result in sport.

Best women’s road bikes of 2016

[Velo News] Of all the women’s bikes we tested in 2016, whether they were built from the ground up specifically for women or if they differ only in the details from the men’s versions, these were our favorites of the year.

Dutch cycling federation launches investigation into harassment as riders speak out

[Ella Cycling Tips] Triggered by recent revelations of sexual abuse in British football clubs, former Dutch pro cyclist Marijn de Vries admitted to being intimidated and even inappropriately touched by soigneurs in the past.


Jess Varnish demands release of British Cycling data

[BBC] Track cyclist Jess Varnish has demanded British Cycling release her personal data after she was subject to sexism at the organisation.

The 26-year-old has requested access to Sutton’s text messages and British Cycling’s report into his conduct.