Trofeo Bindi, Euskal Emakummen Bira, Omloop van het Hageland and Le Samyn race news + more


The line up and route for the Trofeo Alfredo Bindi has been confirmed for the 20th of March. The teams taking part so far are: Wiggle High5, RaboLiv, Boels Dolmans, Canyon SRAM, Cervelo Bigla, Orica AIS, Hitec, Cylance, Tibco-SVB, Liv Plantur, UHC, Ale Cipollini, PC Futuroscope 86, BePink, Astana, Lotto Soudal Ladies, Parkhotel Valkenburg, BTC City Ljubljana, Lensworld Zannata Etixx, and Topsport Vlaanderen-Etixx-Guill D’or. The route profile and map can be seen here.

Also the organisers of Euskal Emakumeen Bira have tweeted their line up and route profile for the 13th to the 17th of April. The teams so far are: Ale Cipollini, Bizkaia Durango, Boels Dolmans, BZK Emakumeen Bira, Cylance, Drops, Lares Waowdeals, Lensworld Zannata Etixx, Lointek, Michel Fanini Rox, PC Futuroscope 86, Team Norway, Team Spain, Lotto Soudal Ladies, Vitalogic Astrokalb Radunion, Cevelo Bigla, Team Inpa, Parkhotel Valkenburg, MAT ATOM Sobótka (Poland) and Podium Ambition p/b Club La Santa. Profiles links: Stage 1, Stage 2, Stage 3, Stage 4.

Some minor updates for Le Samyn des Dames on the 2nd of March (Cylance are now confirmed) and Omloop van het Hageland on the 28th of February (start list updated, PDF link and roadbook added).

Chiara Galimberti has signed for Conceria Zabri Pro Cycling, the Italian partner team of HB Supermint of the US. Full report here. Belén López of Lointek has given a more in depth interview about her problems with her Rio 2016 preparations. And Cecilie Gotaas Johnsen of Hitec talks about her accident at the Tour of Qatar.