PRE­VIEW: WOMEN'S WORLDTOUR

Procycling - - Contents - Writer: Sarah Con­nolly Pho­tog­ra­phy: Vélo­fo­cus

A guide to the races and hid­den gems of the Women’s WorldTour, which made its suc­cess­ful de­but in 2016

The Women’s WorldTour is align­ing it­self ever more closely with the big races on the men’s cal­en­dar, like the Tour of Flan­ders, Am­s­tel Gold and Liège- Bas­togne- Liège. That’s great for cov­er­age, but some events on the women’s cal­en­dar have de­vel­oped a rich and tex­tured his­tory all of their own. Pro­cy­cling fo­cuses on the races at the heart of the WWT and asks top rid­ers what makes them spe­cial

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