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Australian rider Rachel Neylan will join the Casa Dorada Womens Cycling Team next year. She is joined by MalgorzataJasinska and Roxane Fournier, both currently riding for Movistar, and Enara Lopez from Bizkaia Durango.
The first stage of the Colorado Classic was won by Chloe Dygert Owen (Sho-Air TWENTY20) ahead of Whitney Allison (HB-Supermint) and Brodie Chapman (Team TIBCO). Dygert-Owen won Stage 2 ahead of Chapman and Omer Shapira (Canyon//SRAM). Dygert-Owen was again victorious on the third stage, while Jennifer Valente (Sho-Air TWENTY20) placed second ahead of Rebecca Wiasak (Fearless Femme).
At the Ladies Tour of Norway, Lorena Wiebes (Parkhotel Valkenburg) was victorious on stage 1 while Chloe Hosking (Ale Cipollini) took second place and Amalie Dideriksen (Boels Dolmans) finished in third. Stage 2 was won by Marianne Vos (CCC-Liv) head of Alice Barnes (Canyon//SRAM) and MartaBastianelli (Team Virtu). Vos took the win on the third stage ahead of Coryn Rivera (Team Sunweb) and Demi Vollering (Parkhotel Valkenburg).
In her latest blog “Does it all make sense?Christine Majerus shares her thoughts about the recent tragic accident of Bjorg Lambrecht, the young Belgian rider who lost his life due to an accident at the Tour of Poland. She writes of her hope that this tragic event will be an eye-opener to everyone to help improve rider safety.
Craig Burn, the CEO of Scottish Cycling and Kathy Gilchrist, the Chair of the Board give their views on the success of the inaugural edition of the Women’s Tour of Scotland.
Want to witness some fabulous women’s cycling? The inaugural edition of the Women’s Tour of Scotland had it all. Relive all three stages of this fantastic race with highlights from each day’s events as well as exclusive rider interviews.
Voxwomen Announcements and Events
The Voxwomen Big Week Off runs from 13th to 20th October 2019 in Can Campolier Banyoles near Girona, Join us for a fantastic week of cycling and more at Can Campolier, the home of Rocacorba Cycling which is run by professional rider Ashleigh Moolman Pasio and her family. You can pay a non-refundable deposit of £150 and thereby secure your place and then continue to pay in instalments. If you would like to find out more or take advantage of this unique offer you can do so by clicking here.
This week in cycling history…
Keetie van Oosten-Hage’s birthday is on 21 August. Keetie was one of the most accomplished women cyclists of all time. Her palmarès include taking out 12 consecutive national pursuit titles, and winning the national road championship nine times, eight of which were consecutive. She was also the world champion in 1968 and then again in 1976, and earned another six medals on the road and four gold medals on the track. In 1978, the Dutch rider set a world hour record in Munich with a distance of 43.082 km. To commemorate her achievements, a trophy in her name is awarded each year to the Netherlands’ best female cyclist. After her retirement, she taught handicrafts at a college near her home and continued to ride her bike.
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