Team Sd Worx Convenes At Costa Blanca Camp To Ready For 2021 Season
Double world champion Anna van der Breggen sights are set on Olympic defense which starts at Spanish training camp. Read the full article at Team SD Worx convenes at Costa Blanca camp to ready for 2021 season on VeloNews.com .
Sd Worx Unveils New Jersey Ahead Of Worldtour Debut
Anna van der Breggen anchors team as new sponsors take over in four-year deal. Read the full article at SD Worx unveils new jersey ahead of WorldTour debut on VeloNews.com .
Velonews Podcast: Our All-Worldtour Team For 2020 And Our Favorite Stories Of 2020
Tadej Pogačar or Primož Roglič? Anna van der Breggen or Annemiek van Vleuten? Wout or Mathieu? On today's podcast we debate the top performers of 2020. Read the full article at VeloNews Podcast: our all-WorldTour team for 2020 and our favorite stories of 2020 on VeloNews.com .
Twelve Breakthrough Riders Of 2020
As the year comes to a close, we’re taking stock of the racing season that was while looking ahead to 2021. Among the many, many unconventional things that stood out from the year in cycling was just how many up-and-comers exploded onto the scene this year with breakthrough performances, performances that will potentially clue us … The post Twelve breakthrough riders of 2020 appeared first on CyclingTips .
2020 Reminded Us How Amazing Bike Racing Can Be
I love watching racing, and always have. Long before I was ever a cyclist I’d purchase a copy of Ride Magazine’s thick annual Tour de France preview and pore over it while watching the racing unfold. Sure, the traveller in me was initially attracted to the stunning locations (I’d even made a detour to the … The post 2020 reminded us how amazing bike racing can be appeared first on CyclingTips .
Preview: What You Need To Know About The Ceratizit Madrid Challenge
Originally a one-day race, the Madrid Challenge has grown into a three-day event over the last five years. Held at the end of the Vuelta a España, the Madrid Challenge is kind of the “La Course” version of La Vuelta, albeit one that doesn’t move around from year to year. Since it was first created … The post Preview: What you need to know about the Ceratizit Madrid Challenge appeared first on CyclingTips .
Why Elisa Longo Borghini’S National Championship Victory Matters So Much
Supported by On a hilly circuit in Breganze Elisa Longo Borghini soloed to her second Italian National Championship title this year and the second road title of her career. Borghini has had an incredible season, winning the Italian Time Trial title in August, the queen stage of the Giro Rosa in September, placing third at the World … The post Why Elisa Longo Borghini’s National Championship victory matters so much appeared first on CyclingTips .
Preview: Your Guide To The 2020 Women’S Tour Of Flanders
It feels like the season only started yesterday yet here we are, at the final one-day races of the year. Sunday’s penultimate one-day race on the Women’s WorldTour calendar is not just your standard single-day event — it’s the event: the Ronde van Vlaanderen. Flanders is everything that makes cycling exciting. Cobbles, climbs, weather, chaos. … The post Preview: Your guide to the 2020 women’s Tour of Flanders appeared first on CyclingTips .
Preview: Your Guide To The Women’S Road Race At The 2020 Road Worlds
One week after the final day of the Giro Rosa the best of the women’s peloton have made their way north to Imola, Italy for the Road World Championships. The original course for the Worlds was set to be a hard one, with a real steep climb on the final circuit that the women were … The post Preview: Your guide to the women’s road race at the 2020 Road Worlds appeared first on CyclingTips .
What You Might Have Missed At The 2020 Giro Rosa
The Giro Rosa is done for another year. The teams, staff and press have all either gone home or headed on to Imola for Worlds. The ‘podium girl’ can stop wearing the white dress that makes her look like a parasol and put on a nice pair of comfy joggers. The guy who plays the … The post What you might have missed at the 2020 Giro Rosa appeared first on CyclingTips .
Video: Inside Mitchelton-Scott’S Horror Day At The Giro Rosa
The day had started out so well for Mitchelton-Scott. There’d been a spirited rendition of “Happy Birthday” for Amanda Spratt in the team hotel, there were laughs and jokes a-plenty in Nola as the riders readied themselves for action, and there was the promise of another great day in pink as stage 7 of the … The post Video: Inside Mitchelton-Scott’s horror day at the Giro Rosa appeared first on CyclingTips .
Giro Rosa Gallery: Gravel Causes Chaos On Stage 2
After yesterday’s opening TTT which put Elisa Longo-Borghini into the maglia rosa, the first road race stage of the 2020 Giro Rosa kicked off the GC battle, and was punctuated by drama. Perennial solo artist and world champion Annemiek van Vleuten (Mitchelton-Scott) took the win and the GC lead at the end of a dusty … The post Giro Rosa gallery: Gravel causes chaos on stage 2 appeared first on CyclingTips .
The Person Behind The Rainbow Bands: One-On-One With Annemiek Van Vleuten
She’s a fierce competitor in every race she starts, she has an almost 100% win ratio in 2020, and she’s a dominant force in women’s cycling. But Annemiek van Vleuten is so much more than that. She’s a lover of life, an adventurer, loyal in her friendships, inquisitive, happy and grateful in an almost childlike … The post The person behind the rainbow bands: One-on-one with Annemiek van Vleuten appeared first on CyclingTips .
Boels-Dolmans Extends European Champ Pieters, Up-And-Comer Uneken
Supported by A little over a week after announcing new contract arrangements with Anna van der Breggen and Chantal Blaak, the Boels-Dolmans squad has made further moves to secure its future, extending reigning European road champion Amy Pieters as well as up-and-comer Lonneke Uneken. Pieters, 28, is a versatile talent who can contend on a variety of … The post Boels-Dolmans extends European champ Pieters, up-and-comer Uneken appeared first on CyclingTips .
Van Der Breggen Calling It Quits In 2021
Reigning Olympic champion Anna van der Breggen will retire from racing next year after looking to defend her crown in Tokyo. Her team mate and former world champion Chantal Blaak will join her in retirement after the spring of 2022.
Van Vleuten And Van Der Breggen On The Obstacles And Opportunities Of New 2020 Calendar
Dutch rivals on season-opener Strade Bianche, the importance of a first-ever Paris-Roubaix, and the difficulties of a Giro-worlds clash. Read the full article at Van Vleuten and Van der Breggen on the obstacles and opportunities of new 2020 calendar on VeloNews.com .
Former World Champions Van Der Breggen And Blaak Announce Retirement Dates
Joe Robinson 11 May 2020 Dutch duo set to take up positions in team car as both call time on careers Former World Champions Anna Van der Breggen and Chantal Blaak have announced their retirement dates. The Boels-Dolmans duo confirmed that they would hang up their wheels at the end of 2021 and the Spring of 2022 respectively before taking up director sportif positions within the team, due to change name to SD Worx Cycling. The announcement of a retirement date comes as a surprise considering both Van der Breggen and Blaak are just 30 years old. This will see the pair stop racing aged just 31 and 32, relatively young compared to the likes of compatriot and rival Annemiek van Vleuten, 37, who is still racing. Van der Breggen will race through to the end of 2021 in an attempt to defend her Olympic road race title in Tokyo, ...
Van Der Breggen Will Hang Up The Wheels In 2021, Blaak In 2022
Supported by Dutch stars and Boels-Dolmans teammates Anna van der Breggen and Chantal Blaak both revealed their future retirement plans on Sunday, announcing their shared intentions to move into sports director roles after they hang up their respective wheels. Van der Breggen, 30, has signed a contract extension to ride on with the team through the 2021 … The post Van der Breggen will hang up the wheels in 2021, Blaak in 2022 appeared first on CyclingTips .
Preview: The Classics Continue At The Ronde Van Drenthe
While a bunch of European races have been cancelled as the region battles to contain the spread of coronavirus, the Ronde van Drenthe Women’s WorldTour race is going ahead as planned. Ahead of the Dutch one-dayer, here’s José Been with a preview of Sunday’s course, the riders to watch, and the significance of this year’s … The post Preview: The Classics continue at the Ronde van Drenthe appeared first on CyclingTips .
The Just-In-Case Preview: Your Guide To The 2020 Women’S Strade Bianche
At the time of writing, it’s not clear whether Strade Bianche is even going ahead. The coronavirus outbreak in Italy has seen multiple teams pull out of the race, and the gran fondo cancelled, and the pro races could be called off at any moment. But assuming the race goes ahead, we want you to … The post The just-in-case preview: Your guide to the 2020 women’s Strade Bianche appeared first on CyclingTips .