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Women’s Omloop Het Nieuwsblad 2019 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

The Women’s Omloop Het Nieuwsblad takes place on the same day as the men’s race – 2nd March 2019. The route is a shortened version of the men’s with less trips on the Haaghoek/Leberg section and one whole less loop. The finish is the same though, a trip up the Muur de Geraardsbergen and the Bosberg before the run into Ninove. For the first time...

Omloop Het Nieuwsblad 2019 Preview – Tips, Contenders, Profile

Omloop Het Nieuwsblad is the start of the Spring Classics season. It’s the first race that will lead us into the major classics of the season like Paris Roubaix and Liege Bastogne Liege. Omloop Het Nieuwsblad contains a few of the same cobbled climbs (hellingen) that are also raced over in E3 Harelbeke and the crown jewel race of the Spring- the Tour of Flanders. Puncheur riders...

National Track Championships 2019

Annoyingly I managed to leave my camera bag at home for this, so only took a couple of photos on my phone. Luckily we had great seats so saw plenty of the action – just not so many decent photos! Taking place at the Manchester Velodrome, the highlight of the night was the Women’s Scratch Race which saw a who’s who of British women’s cycling...

Flashback to the time Michael Rogers won the 2002 Tour Down Under on a spectator’s bike

The year is 2002, the new cycling season has kicked off in Australia and the first stage race is underway. The Tour Down Under was still a relatively new race in its current form, only on its 4th running in 2002. Consequently the field was made of up mainly Australians and a few European teams we still recognise today like Mapei-Quickstep, AG2R-Prevoyance and Francaise de...