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Lizzie Deignan Previews: Tour de Yorkshire 2018

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Despite Lizzie Deignan not being able to defend her title at this year’s Tour de Yorkshire due to pregnancy, she’ll still be up close and personal to all the action, covering the women’s race with ITV4. So, who better to provide us with some exclusive insight on the exciting race ahead? We sat down with…

Lizzie’s Top Tips for Staying Safe whilst Cycling

Road safety

As one of the most recognisable faces in professional cycling, we are delighted that our ambassador Lizzie Deignan is spearheading our Cyclists vs. Drivers campaign. As a former World and Commonwealth champion, Lizzie is the perfect candidate to back a campaign such as this. To aid the campaign, she’s has given us her invaluable top…

The Fuelling of a Champion: Lizzie Deignan

Lizzie Deignan

If you’re serious about cycling, you’ll know what an important role nutrition plays in your performance. We caught up with Olympic medallist, National Road Race Champion and Cycleplan Ambassador Lizzie Deignan to find out how she fuels her champion training regime… What are the biggest challenges of eating a vegetarian diet while also being a…

Lizzie Deignan: EXCLUSIVE Winter and Christmas Q&A

Winter

How does a champion cyclist spend their off-season? We caught up with Commonwealth champion and Cycleplan ambassador Lizzie Deignan to find out!   Winter Training Do you ever look back and review your season after it’s finished, or is it counter-productive? I definitely look backwards to go forwards. I’ve recently been looking at my performance…

Lizzie Deignan Previews: Bergen 2017

Lizzie

Despite Lizzie Deignan (formerly Armitstead) playing down her form at the beginning of the season – thanks to an illness she was battling all spring – her results say otherwise. She scored three second places to her Boels-Dolmans team-mate Anna van der Breggen in the three races of the Ardennes Classics – Flèche Wallonne, Liège-Bastogne-Liège…

The OVO Energy Women’s Tour Stage-By-Stage Breakdown

Cycling in Britain has a notable and peak in the month of June, as the increasingly popular National Bike Week is sandwiched between two prestigious professional road races. It’s the start of the month where we’ll be focussing today though, with the fourth successive year of The Women’s Tour. The tournament has grown enormously since…

Lizzie Deignan Previews: Homecoming Tour de Yorkshire race

Lizzie and Team Boels-Dolmans’ awesome start to the season has continued with another morale-boosting one-two finish at Flèche Wallonne in Belgium. Lizzie was second behind Olympic Gold medallist and teammate Anna van der Breggen for the second time in three days after their one-two in the Amstel Gold Race on Sunday. It was the perfect…

Lizzie Deignan Previews: Her Autobiography Steadfast

An awesome Boels-Dolmans team one-two finish at the Amstel Gold Race has kickstarted our brand ambassador Lizzie Deignan’s 2017 cycling season in style. It was the perfect start to what promises to be a jam-packed week for Lizzie as she heads to Belgium for La Flèche Wallonne and Liège–Bastogne–Liège, as well as the launch of…

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