Trek’s Exciting Investment in Women’s Racing

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…

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Olaberría fights for maternity rights and against discrimination

Multi-time Spanish champion and 2008 Olympic medalist, Leire Olaberría, has challenged the alleged discrimination against her by the Spanish national cycling federation (RFEC). She has filed a complaint with Spain’s highest sporting authority, the National Sports Council, as well as an ethics complaint to the UCI, regarding her maternity rights….

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Supplemental Insurance Packages for Women

The Cyclists’ Alliance and SVL Sports GmbH (SVL), the leading broker of personal and team insurance for riders in the elite cycling marketplace, formally announce a collaboration to offer supplemental insurance packages for women, along with a financial savings pension plan. These insurance packages and financial offerings are available to…

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Transfer Season is Here!

The transfer season for women’s professional road cycling began on June 1st. If you are in a UCI team, and you have the opportunity to move to another team which better suits your needs, you can break your existing contract and sign a new contract but only if you properly…

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Lizzie Deignan: Balancing Motherhood with Pro Racing

The 2018 UCI Women’s WorldTour “Spring Classics” have come and gone, with some great performances by our fellow women riders. One rider who missed all the action out on the road was the former World Champion Lizzie Deignan. Deignan announced earlier this season that she is placing her racing career…

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A Progress Report, March 2018

The Cyclists Alliance

The board of The Cyclists’ Alliance wants to thank each of you who has joined our association of professionals. Since becoming an official body in December 2017, some of the best and brightest athletes of our generation has come on board to help shape the future our sport. This is…

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Speed skaters expand rights for all athletes

Speed skaters

A recent legal ruling in Europe has changed the competitive landscape of organized sports, and expanded the rights and opportunities for athletes. Last December, two speed skaters successfully challenged long-held beliefs about the rights of athletes to participate in independent or non-federation sanctioned competition, by pursuing a complaint against the…

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Marianne Vos: For The Next Generation

Marianne Vos isn’t just one of the most talented and successful riders of her generation, she has also been an outspoken voice for change in pro cycling. She broke into the Elite ranks at a very young age, and experienced first-hand many of the changes which currently define women’s professional…

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