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2017 Lotto Thuringen Ladies Tour – Stage 5

Cycling is a cruel mistress. On the one hand, Ruth Winder’s and Lauren Stephens’ crash’s timing was as badly timed as it comes, eventual winner, Tayler Wiles had her fair share of misfortunes at this race. It happened only a few years ago, when she was misdirected and lost the race, with the finish practically […]

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Giro Rosa 2017 Stage 8

A few days ago, I started my blogpost saying that sometimes you win and sometimes you lose. We stayed in an awful B&B last night, but the dinner near Baronissi was probably our most memorable of our dinners so far. You win some, you lose some. Today’s tough bit was the heat (obviously) and the […]

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Giro Rosa 2017 Stage 6

The situation behind the finish line at the Giro Rosa is always tricky. The near-complete lack of enforcement of the rules mean that the organisers not only place the photographers line way too close  to the finish line itself in case a sprint stage, but there is also very little control over who gets to […]

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Giro Rosa 2017 Stage 4

You win some, you lose some. Today, we were not winning. Sean came up with a cunning plan of covering five spots, plus the finish. We had no idea that it would end up being one of the most hectic days of the year. We got to the first spot, but Sean warned me that […]

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Giro Rosa 2017 – Stage 2

Sometimes you have to improvise. Not long after the Ronde, our moto pilot, Chris, informed us, that due to a health issue, he will not be able to continue to take us around on his motorbike anymore. We were saddened by the news and we looked into sorting out a moto pilot for the rest […]

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