The Dutchwoman tells Velo which of her race-wins meant the most to her and whether or not she has any regrets in her career.
The Dutch superstar speaks with Velo about the fan reaction to her retirement and inspiring the next generation.
More riders are going unpaid while the top female riders are earning even bigger salaries. Meanwhile, less than half the peloton makes their sole income from racing.
Chances to score points are dwindling as October approaches and, after looking like it would be demoted, Human Powered Health is on course to keep WorldTour license.
After retiring from the WorldTour in 2021, then racing two seasons of the Life Time Grand Prix series, Ruth Edwards is returning to the sport she loves.
A weekly roundup of what's happening in the off-road.
The 30-year-old American will line-up at the Tour de Romandiethree months after fracturing her knee in the training incident.
Dutchwoman bows out with cheers, waves and an atmospheric farewell.
Alexis Skarda and Crystal Anthony finish second and third in the inaugural national championship race.
Current world champion triumphs overall while multiple rainbow jersey winner ends pro career.
Niewiadoma aggressive during hilly stage, launches key move on final ascent of Cauberg.
Bunch sprint settles stage after earlier breakaway.
Belgian rider takes 12th victory of the season with win in individual time trial.
The decorated Dutchwoman is competing in the final race of her career at the Simac Ladies Tour.
The Dutch rider put over two minutes into her rivals with daring long-range attack.
The 18-year-old prodigy will make her Canyon-SRAM debut at the Major Taylor Cyclocross Cup on October 7.
The 31-year-old from Cyprus took a winding path to professional cycling but she finally made it to the WorldTour last year.
Same but different: Alison Jackson wants to push herself further after move to EF Education-Cannondale
The Canadian has had the best season of her career after winning Paris-Roubaix this spring.
The Dutch woman said she had been 'in pain' and had a 'lack of power' in her left leg for some time.
Gaia Realini, Shirin van Anrooij, Fem van Empel, and Antonia Niedermaier are among the riders on the star-studded start list.
Tour of Scandinavia: Uttrup Ludwig stuns sprinters for final stage but can’t deny Van Vleuten the overall
Annemiek van Vleuten racks up her 17th GC victory in penultimate race before retirement
The Canadian wants to create a human connection through her videos on social media and inspire others.
Lidl-Trek signs history-making Canadian Holmgren twins as squad creates development program within WorldTour team
British rider Izzy Sharp also joins as Lidl-Trek expands its roster further than ever before.
There's more attention on the sport and more races than ever, but that also means there's more pressure and time away from family.
Gomez Villafañe is dominating the off-road race scene this season. Here's the bike that she rode to her latest win at SBT GRVL.
Could the loss of the U.S. squad provide a lifeline for other teams such as Human Powered Health in fight for 2024 top tier licenses?
Tiffany Cromwell of Canyon-SRAM comes in one minute later, followed by Flavia Oliveira Parks.
The 36-year-old finished 18th in the women's road race in Glasgow, but she doesn't have a ride for next season.
After seeing Ruth Winder in her rearview with three miles to go, the Leadville champ 'turned herself inside out' to get to the finish line.
The 34-year-old took sixth in challenging road race less than a year after giving birth to second child.
How she won the stripes: Race analysis, unconventional buildup, and a secret Strava account.
The 27-year-old becomes the first Belgian road race world champion in 50 years.
Ruth Winder and Alexis Skarda round out the podium.
Frenchwoman romps to fifth XCO mountain bike world title in Glentress Forest.
Dygert already won two rainbow jerseys at the 'super worlds' and Stephens says that Team USA will be in full support behind the 26-year-old.
The Dutchwoman unveils the Tour of Scandinavia and Simac Ladies Tour as the final races of her professional career.
The American hasn't raced a road worlds since her horror crash in Imola in 2020.
Sofia Gomez Villafañe is the clear race favorite, but with the deepest field in history this year, it's any woman's race.
From crashes and mechanicals to gold: How junior women’s TT winner Wilson-Haffenden turned her worlds around
The Australian crashed on the opening lap of the junior road race and a subsequent mechanical forced her to finish on a neutral service bike.
The 34-year-old has been packing in the racing since returning from maternity leave in April.
The Canadian is aiming higher after breakthrough win earlier this season.
The likes of Demi Vollering and Lotte Kopecky are the five-star favorites but there are plenty more stars looking to grasp the rainbow this Sunday.
The U.S. rider is hoping that her criterium experience will pay dividends in Sunday's race.
The Team USA rider now boasts a collection of 16 worlds medals in her career and she's racing two more times at the 'super worlds' in Glasgow.
From breakaways to break-outs, Yara Kastelijin, Julie Van de Velde, Ricarda Bauernfeind, Emma Norsgaard, and Kasia Niewiadoma benefit from boldness.
The SD Worx rider had almost 0.5w/kg more to give when she attacked on the Col du Tourmalet.
The future of the race will not be in the diehard cycling fans who come to watch, but its ability to seep into popular culture like the men's event.
‘It definitely feels amazing’: Niewiadoma exits Tour de France Femmes with renewed confidence and heightened ambition
Canyon-SRAM leader just 11 hundredths away from second place, with clear progress having been made.
Lotte Kopecky seals second place with surprise GC performance.
The Dutchwoman slides down one place after a disappointing time trial.
'I came here to fight for the podium – I'll not let go of that.' Polish ace sits second on GC ahead of final TT after Tourmalet stunner.
A dramatic day in the high mountains.
An all out TT effort to conclude the 2023 Tour de France Femmes.
Defending champion steers clear of criticizing Demi Vollering after tense tactical battle on stage 7.
‘Let’s not talk about seconds, make it minutes’: Demi Vollering puts penalty drama behind her on Tourmalet
The SD Worx star put minutes into everybody to take the yellow jersey with one stage remaining.
Alison Jackson hoping for some food-based gifts from fans, including but not limited to, hamburgers and chicken wings.
Women's cycling has changed immeasurably in the last decade and that has been good news for the mechanics servicing the bikes of the WorldTour pros.
Every stage has shredded the field, and we haven’t even seen a Category 1 climb yet.
'It's totally ridiculous,' SD Worx criticizes UCI for dishing out punishment.
The heated contest for the 15 WorldTour licenses is 'pushing every team,' says Uno-X sport director Alex Greenfield.
Vollering gained eight seconds on Van Vleuten on the road to Rodez, but the toughest tests are still to come for the GC favorites.
US rider swapped track worlds for the Tour as she builds up to her first elite road worlds.
Lumpy finale promises exciting finish.
Sometimes you have to eat from someone else’s plate: Lorena Wiebes wins after DSM picks up the chase
Yellow jersey Lotte Kopecky leads out Wiebes and then takes third.
Dramatic pursuit between peloton and breakaway rider.
Multiple world champion must find new treatment center in search for further progress.
Since signing her first 'pro' contract in 2013 for no salary, Allen has become one of the most reliable domestiques in the bunch.
German champion says she's still fully focused on supporting Annemiek van Vleuten's GC bid.
The American is looking to return to the top 10 after a strong debut showing in 2022.
The Italian says she has 'nothing to lose' as she goes into this year's race with few expectations.
‘It’s the biggest race I’ve won’: Annemiek van Vleuten, Demi Vollering, more ahead of Tour de France Femmes
Velo caught up with some of the main contenders ahead of the second edition of the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift.
Starting flat and then getting hillier.
Demi Vollering is stronger than she was at this time last year, and that’s put her mind in the right place
The SD Worx rider says she can make better tactical decisions now that she's not at the limit physically.
French squad is looking to build on stage win at last year's race with aggressive approach from the outset.
The 27-year-old missed out on Tour selection last year but is set to help teammate Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio’s GC ambitions this year.
Zwift's women's strategy lead Kate Veronneau thinks the Tour Femmes should avoid becoming three weeks long.
Annemiek van Vleuten and Demi Vollering are the big favorites for yellow but there are plenty of teams looking to upset the form book.
Lappartient says UCI ‘has a duty to guarantee, above all, equal opportunities for all competitors in cycling competitions.’ The new rules come into effect July 17, 2023.