Some say it's not enough, others say it's a promising start — our editors take a deeper dive at the route of the Tour de France Femmes.
Here's the news making the headlines on Thursday, October 21.
The route launch of the 2022 Tour de France Femmes was a historic occasion, but with no Alps, Pyrenees, or time trial is the parcours the right one?
Movistar Women adds just two riders to its squad for 2022 with Arlenis Sierra and Sarah Gigante joining the Annemiek van Vleuten-led squad.
Some big names have praised the variety that the course will offer.
What Tadej Pogačar, Annemiek van Vleuten, Mark Cavendish and other stars said about the Tour de France courses
Here's what the biggest stars in the peloton said about the routes for Tour de France Femmes and Tour de France for 2022.
VN news ticker: Matthew Walls wins 2021 Gran Piemonte, Gorka Izagirre returns to Movistar Team on two-year deal
Here's the news making headlines for Thursday, October 7.
A weekend in ‘Hell’: Did a wet Roubaix deliver? Moscon dances with destiny, Femmes was five-star without Arenberg
A ramble on Paris-Roubaix's big weekend: Was a wet Roubaix a good Roubaix? How to handle Gianni Moscon? And give us more retro kits please.
Van Vleuten faces bed-bound recovery after fracturing her pubic bone in a hard fall during Paris-Roubaix Femmes.
From the Dutch going for five in a row to unpredictable racing and a whole load of attacking.
For the next year, Van Dijk will wear the rainbow jersey in time trials and the European champion jersey in road races.
Van Dijk scores third-straight TT world title for Dutch team, beating Marlen Reusser and Annemiek van Vleuten.
World championships women’s time trial start times, from Leah Thomas through Marlen Reusser, Annemiek van Vleuten
Here are the start times of all 50 riders racing for the women's world title Monday, with Annemiek van Vleuten last down the ramp at 16:02 CET.
World championships time trial: Our favorites, takes on the mixed relay, and why the TTT should come back
With time trials opening the UCI road world championships, we dig into who is going to claim the first rainbow jerseys of Flanders 2021.
The Dutch rider says Paris-Roubaix Femmes will be a 'milestone' in women's racing and would like to be there to soak it in, but is unsure if she'll go.
Annemiek van Vleuten has come close to taking the time trial and road race world titles in the same year, can she do it in Flanders?
With a challenging course, deep fields, and compelling storylines, the Flanders worlds looks to be one for the history books.
Museum on wheels will be offering exhibits on world championship history across the venues in Flanders.
Uncertainty on Dutch worlds team: Anna van der Breggen won’t defend TT title, Mathieu van der Poel undecided
Mathieu van der Poel uncertain for road worlds but team adds him to start list for Paris-Roubaix, and Anna van der Breggen to skip TT defense.
Women's road racing isn't all about the Dutch: Here are the teams to watch out for at this year's worlds.
Anna van der Breggen will retire after the world championships. She's unsure if she will defend her time trial title but wants to help her team to gold in the road race.
Here's all you need to know for this year's worlds, including how to watch, who to watch, and when to watch.
VN news ticker: Stefan Küng tops Filippo Ganna in Euro time trial champs, Leah Thomas solos to Tour de l’Ardèche stage 2 win and overall lead
Here's the news making headlines on Thursday, September 9.
From Olympic champion Anna Kiesenhofer's return to racing to Filippo Ganna in the time trial, to Tadej Pogačar's form ahead of the worlds.
From Annemiek van Vleuten and Marlen Reusser riding high to Anna van der Breggen's lack of form. This is what we learned from Challenge by La Vuelta and what it means for the road worlds.
Van Vleuten won the red jersey with a one minute 34 advantage on Marlen Reusser.
Olympic time trial champion won two stages to claim the four-day race in northwest Spain.
With her second stage win Van Vleuten moved into the overall lead.
Olympic time trial champion powers away from overnight leader Marien Reusser to carry lead into final stage Sunday.
Reusser leads the race by 96 seconds with two stages remaining.
Challenge by La Vuelta stage 2: Annemiek van Vleuten smashes uphill time trial, Marlen Reusser keeps race lead
Annemiek van Vleuten destroys rivals on uphill time trial
The Spanish race expands to four stages this year and takes advantage of the mountains of Galicia. Annemiek van Vleuten and Anna van der Breggen headline a strong start list.
Could this be the final stage race showdown for Van der Breggen and Van Vleuten?
Hayley Simmonds joins Rose Manley and Rebecca Carlton to talk about the Ladies Tour of Norway and more.
From the swansong of Anna van der Breggen to the first-ever Paris-Roubaix Femmes, these are a few things to look out for over the final months of the women's cycling calendar.
Annemiek van Vleuten won the general classification and extended her lead in the WorldTour standings.
VN news ticker: João Almeida secures overall at Tour of Poland, Chloe Hosking wins final stage sprint in Norway as Annemiek van Vleuten seals GC
Heres the news making headlines for Sunday, August 15.
VN news ticker: Annemiek van Vleuten scores on Tour of Norway summit finish, seizes GC lead; Remco Evenepoel blasts to final stage win and overall victory at Tour of Denmark
Here's the news making headlines for Saturday, August 14.
The final edition of the Ladies Tour of Norway will feature a tough summit finish and host of big names, including Annemiek van Vleuten and Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig.
Van Vleuten secures her first Clásica San Sebastián victory, just days after winning Olympic time trial gold in Tokyo.
Egan Bernal, Annemiek van Vleuten, Julian Alaphilippe, blast back to action at Clásica San Sebastián
Hotly-tipped Spanish prodigy Juan Ayuso to make WorldTour debut for UAE Emirates at hilly Basque race.
From Anna Kiesenhofer's breakaway win to Tom Dumoulin's return to the podium, these are some of the biggest moments in the Tokyo Olympics road race program.
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Here's what Annemiek van Vleuten, Amber Neben, and others said after the Olympic road cycling race against the clock.
Annemiek van Vleuten switched off social media and the rest of the world as she turned focus to time trial gold.
Only Marlen Reusser could get within a minute of blitzing ride by van Vleuten. Amber Neben and Chloé Dygert took top-10s but missed the medals.
Tokyo Olympics: From Filippo Ganna to Chloé Dygert, eight riders to watch in the men’s and women’s time trials
The road riders take center stage once again at the Olympic games with the time trial. Who can win gold and who is in with a shot of a medal? VeloNews takes a look at some of the contenders.
Five years ago, the Dutchwoman was in a hospital after a horror crash at the Rio Olympics. With silver in Tokyo, she's completed a chapter in her journey that saw her become one of the world's best riders.
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Who knew what and what impact did it have on the race?
A lack of race radios and what racers say were infrequent and sometimes incorrect time checks appear to have led to confusion in the peloton.
From the Dutch disaster to Anna Kiesenhofer's sacrifice: Here's what the stars said after Sunday's road race shocker.
Olympic Games notebook: Communication breakdown won’t overshadow Hollywood ending for Anna Kiesenhofer
Annemiek Van Vleuten makes history with bittersweet silver, and Mathieu van der Poel revs up for mountain bike race.
Van Vleuten cheered a ‘victory’ as she crossed the line, unaware that Anna Kiesenhofer had already taken gold.
The Dutch women made history when they won back-to-back Olympic road race titles in London and Rio. Can they do it again with a third straight victory? There are few who would bet against it.
With three Dutch riders in the top four at La Course, the nation looks set to dominate the Olympic Games road race next month. Can they be beaten, and how?
VN news ticker: GP Québec, Montréal canceled for 2021, Annemiek van Vleuten to skip La Course and Giro d’Italia
Here's the news making the headlines on Thursday, June 10.
Annemiek van Vleuten discusses rain, beer, pasta, and the benefits of riding by feel instead of riding by numbers.
On the final climb to Lagunas de Neila Van der Breggen was the strongest, taking the win from Annemiek Van Vleuten on the line.
VN news ticker: Anna van der Breggen wins final stage and GC at Burgos, Giacomo Nizzolo abandons Giro d’Italia
Here's the news making headlines for Sunday, May 23.
Most aggressive and impressive ride award goes to Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig who finished third behind Annemiek van Vleuten.
VN news ticker: Batten qualifies for Tokyo games; Mark Cavendish, Miguel Ángel López headline Ruta del Sol, Deceuninck-Quick-Step extends with Michael Mørkøv through 2023
Here's the news making headlines for Monday, May 17.
VN news ticker: Caleb Ewan abandons Giro d’Italia, Tom Dumoulin confirmed for Olympic road race and time trial
Here's the news making headlines for Saturday, May 15.
Here's what's making headlines on Friday, May 14.
Annemiek van Vleuten gladly shares years of experience with her new Movistar teammates.
Vos, Van Vleuten, Van der Breggen, and Vollering named to Olympic team.
VN news ticker: Sam Bennett to leave Deceuninck-Quick-Step at end of season, Annemiek van Vleuten wins Setmana Ciclista Valenciana
Here's the news making headlines for Sunday, May 9.
VN news ticker: Israel Start-Up Nation unveils new Giro d’Italia jersey, Annemiek van Vleuten wins by two minutes
Here's what's making headlines on Thursday, May 6.
From 16th in the world rankings in 2020 to second in 2021, the Movistar women's team has gone from also-rans to world-beaters.
From Elisa Longo Borghini's town-sign sprint training to Primož Roglič's lost legs, here's what the key players said after the final classic of spring.
Demi Vollering beats Annemiek van Vleuten and Elisa Longo Borghini in five-up sprint.
The women's Liège-Bastogne-Liège is only five years old but it has never failed to excite.
Anna van der Breggen and Julian Alaphilippe complete world champion's podium sweep, while Michael Woods and Annemiek van Vleuten rue missed chances.
The explosive effort needed to win on the Mur de Huy is not van Vleuten's specialty – and that's why she's more excited by the challenge.
Demi Vollering and Annemiek van Vleuten round out podium in Valkenburg.
Dutch classic will be contested on a closed circuit designed to salvage the event and conserve the essence of race.
Tour de Hoody: How Deceuninck-Quick-Step went 4-for-10 in northern classics, and why did we ever doubt Annemiek van Vleuten?
This week, we look at how the 'Wolfpack' defanged Wout van Aert and Mathieu van der Poel, stand in awe of Annemiek van Vleuten, and soak up the ambiance of the Basque Country.