Jolanda Neff (Swiss National Team) absolutely dominated the Tour de Pologne Women. The Swiss athlete also captured the third and last fraction, from Bukovina Resort to Bukowina Tatrzanska, and she takes home the first edition in the history of the Polish stage race for women.
The 4-km time trial from Bukowina Tatrzanska uphill to Bukovina Resort opened the second day of the Tour de Pologne Women. It was a long-distance battle against the hands of the stopwatch between Switzerland’s Jolanda Neff (Swiss National Team) and Brazilian Flavia Oliveira (BTC City Ljubljana – Mix).
It would seem that the Tour de Pologne Women has already found its Queen. Her name is Jolanda Neff. After Tim Wellens’ triumph yesterday in Krakow, the Tour de Pologne caravan went back to the Tatra Mountains where the first edition of the Tour de Pologne Women officially opened in Zakopane.
Rally Cycling took a dominating win in last night’s Gastown Grand Prix with Eric Young and Brad Huff finishing first and second. Part of BC Superweek, the Gastown Grand Prix is one of the oldest and richest criteriums in North America with $12,000 going to the first rider across the line. With such a large payout, the pace was fast from the start with consistent attacks off the front of the peloton.
Rally Cycling continues to add to its collection of stars and stripes jerseys. This past weekend in Louisville, Kentucky, Curtis White powered his way to the U23 National Criterium Championship. It is the fourth national championship for Rally Cycling in 2016.
The 2016 Tour de France route presentation was greeted with (mostly) pleasure from the riders, a good mix of flat, time trial and climbing, with the emphasis on the climbing. Our PEZ Grand Tour expert, Ed Hood, was deep in the bowels of the London velodrome at the time of the presentation, but he's been let out of his cage to give us his Tour'16 First Look.
You've read about the history and the course of the 2016 Tour de France, now Ed Hood turns his expert eye on who is going to win. The result looks to be between three riders, Chris Froome. Nairo Quintana and Alberto Contador, but there are other hopefuls and here they are:
Tour Preview: It's time for the BIG ONE! Yeah, the Tour de France, the biggest bike race of the year, starts Saturday on the coast of the English Channel and our Grand Tour expert, Ed Hood, takes a close look at what we can expect from France this July. The course, history and the probable winner are all here. Tour time baby!
It was a busy day of National Championship road racing for Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka with our African Team participating in 9 separate championships today. Daniel Teklehaimanot, Edvald Boasson Hagen and Kanstantsin Siutsou, who all won their respective time trial championships earlier in the week, doubled up to each be crowned road race champions as well.
Two more riders from the Axeon Hagens Berman Cycling Team captured national Under 23 titles Sunday, bringing to six the total number of national championships won by the American Under 23 development squad on the season.
Lotta Lepistö's incredible season continued on Wednesday after she added another national title to her already impressive list of achievements. The 26-year-old won the Finnish national time trial championships for the third time in a row.
Katarzyna Niewiadoma dazzling smile and her 21-year-old freshness predict an amazing top-rider career, from the U23 European crown onwards, as she joins the history books as the winner of the 23rd Women's Giro del Trentino Alto Adige, just ended in Cavedine after two competition days dominated by the Polish rider surrounded by a well-packed squad.
Rally Cycling dominated the North Star Grand Prix, holding onto the leader’s yellow jersey from start to finish, taking three stage wins, four podiums and sweeping the final general classification podium with Evan Huffman, Brad Huff and Tom Zirbel.
Tao Geoghegan Hart won Sunday's final stage of Tour de Savoie Mont-Blanc to secure a runner-up finish overall while the Axeon Hagens Berman Cycling Team captured the team title.
The team continued its domination of the North Star Grand Prix with Evan Huffman powering to a victory, Erica Allar claiming the Queen of the Hills (QOH) jersey and Brad Huff taking the overall lead.
Axeon Hagens Berman Cycling Team's Logan Owen finished seventh and teammate and U.S. national road champion Greg Daniel was eighth Saturday in the Tour de Beauce criterium while keeping his grip on the overall lead.
Just 24 hours after his long breakaway, the Colombian rider from the Movistar Team beats TT specialist Sylvain Chavanel (DEN) at fast, 13km individual effort in Albi, takes GC lead even before climbs on Saturday.
Greg Daniel's runner-up finish in Friday night's circuit race helped the U.S. national road champion increase his overall lead at the Tour de Beauce with two days of the race to go.
The Axeon Hagens Berman Cycling Team produced an impressive performance on the first of two stages Friday at the Tour de Beauce.
Sepp Kuss stormed up the slopes of Mont Megentic to win stage two of the Tour de Beauce today. Kuss crossed the line ahead of Luis Lemus (Cycling Academy) and WorldTour rider Hugo Houle who, this week, is riding for the Canadian National Team.
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