NEWS STORY.....Woman's cycling

by Gkam84   September 29, 2012  

Come on people's at Road.cc HQ. I thought someone would have picked up on this one. Nerd Devil

Lizzie Armitstead has gotten herself a team for next season and signed with Dolmans-Boels, Emma Trott's current team

http://www.dolmanslandscapingteam.nl/index.php?/Nieuws/nieuwe-ploegleide...

While the current British national champion Sharon Laws is rumoured to have signed for Lotto Belisol Ladies. Wink

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Cool stuff, we need to hear more about the women's scene.

If I could have, say, 6 bikes, would it stop me drooling over others that I don't have?

posted by notfastenough [2879 posts]
30th September 2012 - 8:39

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Agreed, perhaps more coverage will result in better teams and possibly a British team like Sky Thinking

If you must break the law, do it to seize power: in all other cases observe it. Gaius Julius Caesar.

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posted by stumps [2641 posts]
30th September 2012 - 9:13

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+1 to both the above. Have been dropping hints to this effect for a while!

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posted by Simon E [1884 posts]
30th September 2012 - 10:52

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Agree with all the above. The only way to get the sponsors is to raise the profile. It won't happen the other way round.

posted by The Rumpo Kid [590 posts]
30th September 2012 - 13:55

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There needs to be less Sky w@nking and more news in general tbh.

posted by Darthshearer [141 posts]
1st October 2012 - 9:50

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More news in general is what we're about… everything from commuting to competing was our mantra years before the TV prog that borrowed it was a twinkle in a commissioning editor's eye. Given though that the resources at road.cc are not limitless that does mean we have to make choices as to what we can cover.

In terms of what gets the most traffic commuting stories tend to outscore race ones faily heavily.

That said, surprised we didn't pick up on the Armistead one - thanks for the link GKam

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posted by Tony Farrelly [4130 posts]
1st October 2012 - 14:57

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tony_farrelly wrote:
More news in general is what we're about… everything from commuting to competing was our mantra years before the TV prog that borrowed it was a twinkle in a commissioning editor's eye. Given though that the resources at road.cc are not limitless that does mean we have to make choices as to what we can cover.

In terms of what gets the most traffic commuting stories tend to outscore race ones faily heavily.

That said, surprised we didn't pick up on the Armistead one - thanks for the link GKam

You probabley didnt pick up on it because it's ArmiTstead Wink

posted by Darthshearer [141 posts]
1st October 2012 - 15:11

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Womens Cycling!!!!!

Whats the world coming to ??

It'll end in tears I tell ya, end in tears ...

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Me, Myself and I

posted by phax71 [298 posts]
1st October 2012 - 16:03

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Lucy Martin has also signed with Dolmans-Boels Wink

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posted by Gkam84 [8639 posts]
3rd October 2012 - 21:25

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