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Lizzie Deignan Announces She Will Ride At The Tour De Yorkshire

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It has been announced today that Lizzie Deignan will race in next month’s Tour de Yorkshire – just seven months after giving birth! Lizzie, an Olympic silver medallist, National Road Race Champion and Cycleplan’s ambassador, sat down with us to chat about her 2019 racing schedule.   You’ve announced your competition schedule for the year.…

A Week In The Life Of Olympic Medallist Lizzie Deignan

Having a strict and consistent training regime is essential to competing at the highest level of cycling, as Lizzie Deignan knows all too well. Olympic medallist and Cycleplan ambassador Lizzie gives us a day-by-day breakdown of her week in training. It’s clear from this diary why she’s been at the pinnacle of cycling for so…

Lizzie Deignan: ‘Becoming a mum has made me stronger’

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Last March, Lizzie Deignan and husband Phil announced they were expecting their first child. Fast-forward almost a year, their daughter Orla is now five months old and Lizzie is back training again. We caught up with Lizzie to find out how she’s balancing being a mother with her gruelling training schedule. First of all, how…

An Interview With: Lizzie X Santini Cyclewear Designer Fergus Niland

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We wanted to know more about the stunning Santini X Lizzie Cyclewear collection, so we sat down with the collection’s designer, Fergus Niland to talk about the collaboration process, working with Lizzie and the aspects that go into a great piece of cyclewear. Why did you decide to collaborate with Lizzie? The development and investment…

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

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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

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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

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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

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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…

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