Marianne Vos' special edition Liv Envie Advanced Pro

This article first appeared on Bikeradar Marianne Vos (Rabo Liv) returned to the Aviva Women's Tour, and brought with her a striking special-edition version of the Liv Envie Advanced decorated with the gold of a multiple world champion. Vos was the winner of the inaugural Women's Tour, and is back riding again after a leave of absence to rest and recuperate. While she did make...
Via Cycling News
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Vos unfazed by Brazil's financial crisis, politics, unfinished infrastructure ahead of Rio Olympics

The current state of disarray over unfinished infrastructure at the site of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janiero, mixed with the city's financial emergency and the public health risks surrounding the Zika virus, have not fazed Marianne Vos from concentrating on the task of defending her title in the women's road race on August 7. The Dutch rider firmly believes that the venues...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Aviva Women's Tour: Vos' determination brings first stage win after two near misses

Marianne Vos (Rabo Liv) is well known for her dogged determination and she was finally rewarded for it with victory on Stoke-on-Trent on the fourth stage of the Aviva Women’s Tour. The Dutch woman had to bury herself on the final climb to make it stick, however, and the effort was evident as she hunched over her handlebars by the finish while she struggled to recover. Vos had...
Via Cycling News
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Kristoff, Vos win stages in Tour of California

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) Alexander Kristoff held off Peter Sagan to win Stage 7 of the Tour of California on Saturday, while Julian Alaphilippe held onto his overall lead heading into the final stage. With his Katusha team doing most of the work at the front of the peloton, Kristoff surged to the front in the final mile. Sagan tried to freestyle his way to a third stage win this...
Via Associated Press
May 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Vos avoids serious injury in Dwars door de Westhoek crash

Marianne Vos (Rabo Liv) escaped serious injury after a heavy fall in the finale of Dwars door de Westhoek. As she was about to launch her sprint to the line, Vos veered quickly towards the barriers and ended up somersaulting over her handlebars. Despite the crash looking fairly dramatic, especially in the still photographs that came out afterwards, she was left with just a few...
Via Cycling News
April 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Olympic champs Vos, Meares elected to UCI athletes group

AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) Olympic gold medalists Marianne Vos and Anna Meares have been elected to the revived International Cycling Union athletes' commission. The UCI says the athlete panel's leader will join its policy-making management committee. The 13-member athletes group, elected by all disciplines, will appoint a president when it first meets in about three months. UCI President...
Via Associated Press
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

France's Ferrand Prevot wins road race world title

PONFERRADA, Spain (AP) Pauline Ferrand Prevot of France won the road race in a photo finish at the road cycling world championships on Saturday. Two-time defending champion Marianne Vos of the Netherlands was among riders caught and overtaken by Ferrand Prevot just meters before the finish line at the end of the 127.4-kilometer (79.1-mile) course. Lisa Brennauer of Germany took...
Via Associated Press
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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