Across men’s and women’s cycling, Marianne Vos is one of the most decorated riders of all time. She’s also one of the most versatile too. She’s won World Championships in each of road, track and cyclo-cross cycling.
It’s quite hard to pick a rider type for someone that won Milan San Remo, the Giro d’Italia and Il Lombardia. Our modern rider types either don’t fit or don’t do justice. Girardengo found the early part of his career interrupted by World War I but he’d already won Giro stages and the National Championship by the time war took over.
Leah Dixon (Team TIBCO Silicon Valley Bank) won the first-ever ŠKODA V-Women’s Tour on Friday night as young Dutch rider Cathalijne Hoolwerf (NXTG Racing) took… Read More »Leah Dixon wins first ever ŠKODA V-Women’s Tour
Welsh rider Leah Dixon (Team TIBCO Silicon Valley Bank) took the second stage of the ŠKODA V-Women’s Tour on the virtual hilltop finish of Burton Dassett in Warwickshire to round off an exemplary display of tactics from Team TIBCO Silicon Valley Bank.
Dani Christmas from the Lotto Soudal Ladies team delivered a home win for British fans in the opening stage of the new ŠKODA V-Women’s Tour virtual cycle race on Wednesday evening.
Liège Bastogne Liège (La Doyenne) is the oldest monument in cycling, with its first running in 1892. Although it was for amateurs at the time and Spa replaced Liège. 1894 saw professionals allowed to race for the first time and then bizarrely it wasn’t held for another 14 years.