That’s it. The season is officially over! After 90 odd race days, 200+ days of travelling and probably close to 100,000 shutter actuations, it’s time to put the cameras down. Will it go down as a ‘Classic Season’? Probably not… Of course there were some great races along the way, but the racing more often than not felt quite defensive. Not the non-stop attacks and excitement you usually associate with women’s cycling. I’m not sure why. Maybe it’s just a blip, or a product of teams being more evenly matched? Hopefully with the breakthrough of super-sprinter, Lorena Wiebes teams won’t be so willing to let races come down to bunch sprints next year? We don’t have long to wait to find out: The new season is only 11 weeks away!

Thanks for following along this season. Below are a few photos from the final day of the season at the Tour of Guangxi. If you’ve liked the photos this year then make sure you check out our 2020 wall calendar. It’s in stock now, and postage is only £3 (~$3.90/€3.50) anywhere in the world!

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Minty fresh – Ella Harris looks after her pearly whites!


Tone makes an early start on getting ready for the gala



Close enough!




Yixian Pu – Break of the day














Celebrated riders dress up in local outfits




David Lappartient gets the UCI Gala underway


Team Sunweb on the red carpet


Asja Paladin waves to fans at the UCI Gala






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