In the last few days the news around the Health Mate Ladies Team and Mr. Van Gansen has received a lot of publicity. We have also been approached by different media channels and we can just say, yes, we have been aware of this situation but at this time we don’t want to share any private information from riders.
We are very excited to announce a new partnership with the HeadSmart Sports Concussion Programme, aworld leading programme that focuses on baseline brain function testing, concussion education and post-concussion management. It simple and easy to use and will be co-ordinated by The Cyclists’ Alliance to ensure your health and safety while riding.
Text by Claire Rose: I believe there are deficiencies in the standards for medical support in women’s professional cycling, and that we can work together towards real solutions.
The Cyclists’ Alliance is proud to announce the arbitration victory of our member, Alison Jackson, in a dispute with her former team BePink. While the exact details of the judgment are sealed because of arbitration rules in Italy, Alison was able to recover lost salary and defend herself from counter-claims by the team.
We are happy to announce our recent partnership with The Mind Room. An organisation dedicated to sharing psychological knowledge and tools to bring attention to everyday actions that will enhance your help, wellbeing and performance.
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Good performance comes with good nutrition: More than ever people talk about nutrition and how it affects performance. Getting it right or wrong is often the difference between finishing a race and winning it. In cycling, nutrition is more important than ever. Management of fatigue, recovery, and performance is a…
Just one year ago, we embarked on an exciting and uncertain journey with you by formally announcing The Cyclists’ Alliance. Iris Slappendel takes a moment to reflect on our debut year.
The Cyclists’ Alliance is pleased that the UCI has continued down a path of reform and improvement in women’s elite cycling, starting in 2020. New contract minimum standards, including maternity leave and a starting point for a Women’s WorldTour minimum salary, are important next steps in the evolution of our sport.
The UCI formally announced its long-awaited reforms for women’s cycling, and The Cyclists’ Alliance is excited to share the possibilities with you. Your voice has helped the Alliance to influence many of these reforms, and we believe these are the first big steps of positive changes for our sport.