It may have all been a long time ago, but the 1924 Giro d'Italia was a lot more modern than most realise.
Championship races in the last ten years or so have all pretty much played to one type of rider when it comes to women’s races. It’s the punchy riders with decent climbing and enough of a sprint to win from a smaller group. This time the script looks a bit different.
Ride the Revolution, edited by Suze Clemitson with contributions from Cat Armour, Kathryn Bertine, Kathryn Brown, Connie Carpenter-Phinney, Sarah Connolly, Marijn de Vries, Anna Doorenbos, Jess Duffy, Joolze Dymond, Chris Garrison and more.
We are on the eve of a big big women's racing season. It's big because it's an Olympic season, the biggest event bar none for the women's peloton and it's big because it sees the inaugural season of the Women's World Tour. The World Tour kicks off with Strade Bianche in a months time but the season starts for real here in the desert of Qatar.
On a brilliant day for Wiggle Honda, Elisa Longho Borghini became the first Italian winner of the Tour of Flanders. A long solo move of over 30 km gave her the win while her Belgian teammate Jolien D'Hoore completed the team's double victory by winning a sprint between the chasers.
The Ronde van Drenthe opened the 2015 Road World Cup in typically exciting style. We have more videos, photos, links and conversation over here, but this is brand-new - 26 mins highlights from the UCI, commentated by Rochelle Gilmore