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?
The Cyclists’ Alliance is constantly seeking out new partnerships and ways to enhance and improve the environment of women’s cycling. We have just joined forces with the experienced sports nutritionist, Judith Haudum, who would like to provide her valuable support and services to TCA members. We are excited to offer members an opportunity to receive free consultations and body measurements, starting at this year’s World Championships in Austria.
A study recently published in the International Working Group (IWG) on Women and Sport Progress Report 2013-2018 has unfortunately revealed that long-standing issues facing sportswomen remain unresolved…
Inequality is one of the main challenges facing women’s cycling, but this situation is more complex than just one race in our calendar. While much of the fire raged over social media, The Cyclists’ Alliance reached out and spoke to a number of riders from all corners of our sport.
The Cyclists’ Alliance is proud to announce that we have completed our 2018 Teams Culture Survey.
The Cyclists’ Alliance, the first global riders’ association founded by women for women, is pleased to announce that it will be accepting membership from and representing the interests of women in all disciplines of elite cycling.
Trek Factory Racing has made a fantastic new investment into women’s cycling that could help move the bar even higher for our sport. They already sponsor a men’s WorldTour team, but this will be the first time they are the sole sponsor of a women’s road team. More importantly, Trek…