• womyn on weels

    Manali-Khardungla Part 1:Race to the Top of the World

    by  • May 31, 2015 • adventure mountain biking, global mountain bike event, mountain biking, race coverage, womyn on weels

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    Authors Note:  Flandria and her husband have moved from Nepal to Ladakh, India.  They are both training for the Manali-Khardungla Cycling Championship that will take place in Ladakh, India starting July 25 through August 4.  Flandria is also covering the 8-days adventure mountain bike stage race.  Now residing in Leh for two months, she will...

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    Women’s Tour of California Wrap-up

    by  • May 14, 2015 • race coverage, womyn on weels

    While the Tour of California men’s first stage rolled out of Sacramento on their eight day trek through California, the women’s race finished with a circuit race around the Stage Capitol. Trixi Worrack (Velocio – SRAM) sprinted her way into the yellow leader’s jersey and overall win, taking all three intermediate sprints and their...

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    Hall Grabs Yellow

    by  • May 9, 2015 • race coverage, womyn on weels

    Racing fans crowd under the finishing arch at Heavenly Mountain Resort to see the post-race podium awards.

    Local Northern California pro Katie Hall (United Health Care) sailed to the win in stage 1 of the inaugural Tour of California on Friday in South Lake Tahoe. The weather didn’t look particularly friendly as riders arrived to the race start area in the hours before rolling out, with fresh snow on the ground...

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    Nepal’s Queen of the Mountain

    by  • April 23, 2015 • interviews, mtb, rider, womyn on weels

    Authors Note:   Women who dream to be a professional bike racer or even amateur racing with teams require a lot of support from their families, sponsors and friends. It’s common that women who are professional cyclists still work and have families so balancing life, training and racing is challenging everyday.   In Nepal, there...

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    Van Houweling Sets Records With 45,637m Hour

    by  • February 26, 2015 • Velodrome, womyn on weels

    Yesterday evening, in the high and fast Bicentennial Velodrome of Aguascalientes, Mexico, Molly Van Houweling (Metromint Cycling p/b The Freewheel) rode 45,637m in an hour.  This ride established new elite US and Pan-American hour records.  It also qualified as a new UCI Master’s Hour Best Performance in the (40-44) category. MVH was about 34 seconds behind...

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