Category: Women’s Cycling

Tour of Flanders 2018 Photos

The final race and the highlight of my trip to Belgium this Spring – the Tour of Flanders. It’s a race I’ve never been to before but knew to expect that the sheer amount of people watching would far eclipse any of the races I’d seen so far. It didn’t disappoint, the start packed out the large central square in Antwerp and the finish packed...

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Gent – Wevelgem 2018 Photos

After heading to E3 Harelbeke with my camera the previous Friday, Hannah and I went along to Gent – Wevelgem (both the Men’s and Women’s races) on Sunday with my press pass in tow. We didn’t go to the start this time round, but instead took up station on the Kemmelberg. The Kemmelberg is known as a fearsome hill to cycle up – the pros took...

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8 things we learnt from the Track World Cup in Manchester

Kristina Vogel is in really good form Kristina Vogel managed to win all three of the events that she entered, confirming her status as the world’s best track sprinter at the moment. She took gold in the Sprint, the Keirin and the Team Sprint (with Miriam Welte) events in Manchester. Seemingly always smiling, probably due to always winning, Vogel convincingly won each of the finals....

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Track World Cup Manchester 2017 Preview

After treating my mum to a visit to the Track World Championships for her birthday in 2016, I’m looking forward to going to this year’s Track World Cup in Manchester. Since then I’ve also had the chance to feel a little bit of what it’s like to smash around a velodrome by doing one of the taster sessions at the Derby Velodrome. I’ve got tickets for...

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The Cycle Show and Pirelli Supercrit 2017

One of the offers that the recent Velo Birmingham gave away was the chance to visit The Cycle Show on the cheap. I decided to take them up on this, especially as they were hosting the Pirelli Supercrit on the same day. The Cycle Show Starting the day off, we had a look round the masses of stalls that made up The Cycle Show. Being...

Women’s Tour of Britain – Stage 2 – 8th June 2017

Today I took the chance to go watch the Women’s Tour of Britain come past in Stafford. Yesterday, on Stage 1, Katarzyna Niewadoma took off on a 50km solo breakaway to win the stage into Kettering and take the leader’s green jersey. Today the riders were doing a big loop starting and finishing in Stoke on Trent. Big name riders such as multiple world champion...