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.
Considering the start of a new season, a new team or a new nutrition sponsor require some basic work before a race year. Athletes need to be familiar with the products, should have a look at what the sponsor offers or what the team has available for their athletes.
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.
Progressing through life is a difficult and often unpredictable experience for cyclists.
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.
There is an election for the President of the Cyclistes Professionel Associes, or CPA, coming up later this month at the World Championships in Innsbruck. What’s going on and why is this important?