Videos and links – Bay Crits, Aussie Road Champs, new kits & more

It’s time for another miscellany of women’s cycling videos, links and stuff I’ve liked in the last couple of weeks – starting with road racing in the Australian sunshine…

Mitchelton Bay Cycling Classic, aka the Bay Crits!

Stage 1

Here’s a race report from Wiggle Honda and ORICA-AIS, and Peta Mullens’ blog.  And here are Peloton Café video interviews with Vanderkitten’s Sophie Williamson.  Photos from Ride Media

Stage 2

Race reports from ORICA-AIS,  photos from Peloton CaféChloe Hosking won the stage and dedicated it to her brother-in-law, Lachie, who died in October.  Here’s an interview with her about that.

Stage 3

Photos from Peloton Café, race report from Wiggle Honda, and ORICA-AIS.

Stage 4

Photos from Peloton Café – I especially love this one of the GC podium celebrations!  Race reports from Wiggle Honda and ORICA-AIS.


Australian National Road Championships 2014

We’re half-way through the Aussie #RoadNats, and we’ve had timetrials and the Crit Championships from the u23s and elites – while the women’s road races are on Saturday.

Individual Time Trials

Criterium Champs


New Kits for 2014

Marion Rousse in her new Lotto-Belisol kit:


Confused Spider spotted the new Boels Dolmans kit for 2014


It was the ORICA-AIS kit launch – here are video interviews from the day with Loes Gunnewijk and Jessie Maclean, by Peloton Café, and the ORICA kit video:


Best of 2013

So if the 2014 road season has started, there’s still time to look back at memories from 2013…

I was asked for my Top 5 road moments from last year by the Velocast guys – here’s their podcast!


Here’s a video from I Love Girl Riders, their favourite moments of last year


and here’s Marianne Vos looking back at the year:


Here’s a video of junior USA team Strive Racing‘s 2013:


More miscellany

Here are Marianne Vos, Iris Slappendel and Roxane Knetemann getting their bikes for the Egmond-Pier-Egmond beach MTB race:


We all know Mark Cavendish comes from the Isle of Man….  here’s mooleur’s blog about up-and-coming stars from Manx women’s cycling.


I loved this interview with Specialized-lululemon team boss Kristy Scrymgeour – and it tells us what Ina-Yoko Teutenberg is up to, too!


Last week, Dan and I podcast-interviewed Dutch rider Marijn de Vries.  She’s just started blogging for Rouleur – make sure you read her first blog there, and all the ones to come!


Here’s Michael Creed’s podcast interview with 2013 Giro Rosa winner, Mara Abbott.


Last year Christel Ferrier-Bruneau retired – here’s a tribute video to her career across MTB, cyclocross and road:


Cyclocross cakes!

I love CX, and I love cakes…..  here’s a great cake from USA MTBer Crystal Anthony:

And that reminded me of these two fantastic CX cakes by Accidento Bizaro.  Here’s her CXmas cake:

and here’s her cyclocross cake:


That’s it for now….  but I’ll be back soon with more!


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