AVIVA WOMEN’S TOUR (WWT)

Cover photo: Sportfoto.nl/SF Road 2015

Our team has been racing in Great Britain at the Aviva Women’s Tour, the third stage race part of the Women’s World Tour (WWT). The girls could report it being a well-organized and safe race with a super atmosphere. The organizers really achieved engaging the local community who came out to cheer and support the girls at start, finish and along the route. The stages were tougher than last year, close to maximum distance, pretty much up and down all the time and no flat sprint stages where riders could hide and rest in the bunch. Also with the asphalt in England being rough and gravel like it added to the challenge for the riders draining them from any excess energy they might have.

Stage one was the stage with the least height meters. The team wanted to go for a sprint with Kirsten so the girls covered all attacks and no break got to go without our girls in it. To add some glory for Les videre

Our weekend of racing in Slovenia and Norway

Our girls have been racing in Slovenia and Norway past weekend. Friday Cecilie and Vita raced the ITT Ljubljana – Domzale – Ljubljana in Slovenia with the National team. It was Cecilies first race after her crash in California three weeks earlier where she broke her collarbone and shoulder blade. She made a really strong race and finished 4th, Vita also did a strong ITT despite having a cold finishing 7th.

Saturday Emilie, Julie, Tone and Ingrid changed their road bikes for mountain bikes to race the popular gravel race Nordsjørittet, hosted Les videre

Boels Rental Hills Classic (1.1)

Cover photo: Sportfoto.nl/SF Road 2015

The course on Friday’s Boels Rental Hills Classic was one of the tougher courses to be found in the Netherlands with its fifteen climbs. Halfway into the 131km race, second time up the Camerig climb, a group of twenty-three riders formed including Tatiana, Vita and Lauren. Going up the Cauberg a strong breakaway of five formed and stayed away till the Les videre