|Status||UCI Women's Team|
|Team name history|
|2015–||Feminine Cycling Team|
Feminine Cycling Team (UCI code FCT) is a professional women's cycling team, based in Germany,which is scheduled to compete in elite road bicycle racing events such as the UCI Women's Road World Cup in 2015.
A cycling team is a group of cyclists who join a team or are acquired and train together to compete in bicycle races whether amateur or professional – and the supporting personnel. Cycling teams are most important in road bicycle racing, which is a team sport, but collaboration between team members is also important in track cycling and cyclo-cross.
Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany, is a country in Central and Western Europe, lying between the Baltic and North Seas to the north, and the Alps to the south. It borders Denmark to the north, Poland and the Czech Republic to the east, Austria and Switzerland to the south, France to the southwest, and Luxembourg, Belgium and the Netherlands to the west.
Road bicycle racing is the cycle sport discipline of road cycling, held on paved roads. Road racing is the most popular professional form of bicycle racing, in terms of numbers of competitors, events and spectators. The two most common competition formats are mass start events, where riders start simultaneously and race to set finish point; and time trials, where individual riders or teams race a course alone against the clock. Stage races or "tours" take multiple days, and consist of several mass-start or time-trial stages ridden consecutively.
On December 1, 2014, the team signed Sophie Lacher, Corine Van der Zijden, Annabell Oschger, Jacqueline Dietrich, Desiree Eherler and Jacqueline Hahn (Bigla Cycling Team). On December 2, the team signed Lotte Van Hoek. The following day the team signed Stéphanie Borchers and Carolin Happke.
Sophie Lacher is a German professional racing cyclist. She rides for the Feminine Cycling Team.
Jacqueline Dietrich is a German professional racing cyclist. She rides for the Feminine Cycling Team.
Jacqueline Hahn is an Austrian racing cyclist. She competed in the 2013 UCI women's time trial in Florence. Hahn is a discipline national champion, having won titles in the road race, criterium and cyclo-cross competitions.
Nicole Denise Cooke, MBE is a Welsh former professional road bicycle racer and Commonwealth, Olympic and World road race champion. Cooke announced her retirement from the sport on 14 January 2013 at the age of 29.
Beatrix "Trixi" Worrack is a German professional road racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI Women's Team Trek–Segafredo.
Giorgia Bronzini is an Italian professional racing cyclist. She was born in Piacenza. She won the women's road race in the UCI Road World Championships in both 2010 and 2011 and the women's points race in the UCI Track Cycling World Championships in 2009. She has taken a total of 80 victories on the road and the track, including stages of the Giro Rosa, the Route de France Féminine, the Tour of Qatar, the Tour of California, and the Tour of Chongming Island. After a 16-year career, in August 2018 Bronzini announced that she would retire at the end of the season and become a directeur sportif with Trek Bicycle Corporation's new women's team in 2019.
Loes Gunnewijk is a former professional Dutch racing cyclist. She was part of the 2007 Team Flexpoint.
CCC Liv is a women's professional cycling team, based in the Netherlands. The title sponsors are CCC, a Polish-based shoe retailer and Liv, a sub-brand of Taiwanese bicycle manufacturer Giant Bicycles. The team's directeur sportif is Jeroen Blijlevens. Riders for CCC Liv compete in the UCI Women's World Tour and other Elite Women's Cycling events throughout the world.
Rochelle Gilmore is an Australian former racing cyclist currently living in Italy. She is the owner and manager of Wiggle High5.
Marta Bastianelli is an Italian professional racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI Women's Team Team Virtu Cycling.
Elizabeth Mary Deignan is an English professional world champion track and road racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI Women's Team Trek–Segafredo. She was the 2015 World road race champion and the 2014 Commonwealth Games road race champion. Deignan is also a twice winner of the season-long UCI Women's Road World Cup, winning the overall competition in 2014 and the final edition in 2015. At the 2012 Summer Olympics, Deignan won the silver medal in the road race. She has won the British National Road Race Championships four times, in 2011, 2013, 2015 and 2017.
Emma Johansson is a Swedish retired professional racing cyclist. Nicknamed Silver Emma, Johansson accumulated a large number of second and third places at major championships and one-day classics. In 2013 she finished the year as number one on the UCI Women's World Ranking.
Linda Melanie Villumsen Serup is a Danish-born road racing cyclist, who last rode for UCI Women's Team Team Virtu Cycling. Villumsen became a New Zealand citizen in 2009 and has ridden under a Kiwi licence from 2010.
Elisa Longo Borghini is an Italian professional road cyclist, who currently rides for UCI Women's Team Trek–Segafredo.
Boels–Dolmans Pro Cycling is a professional cycling team based in the Netherlands, which competes in elite road bicycle racing events such as the UCI Women's World Tours. The title sponsors are the Dutch plant hire company Boels Rental and Dolmans Landscaping, a Dutch civil engineering company.
This page is an overview of the Netherlands at the UCI Track Cycling World Championships.
Megan Guarnier is an American racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI Women's Team Tibco–Silicon Valley Bank.
Bigla Pro Cycling is a professional cycling team based in Switzerland, which competes in elite road bicycle racing events such as the UCI Women's World Tour.
Katrin Garfoot is a retired German-born Australian cyclist who won a bronze medal at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in the road time trial. She started cycle racing in 2011, three years after moving to Australia, having previously competed in athletics up to junior level. In addition to this, Katrin was a teacher at Southport State High School on the Gold Coast.
The 2015 UCI Women's Road World Cup is the 18th and last edition of the UCI Women's Road World Cup and part of the 2015 UCI women's calendar.
The 2015 women's road cycling season is the sixth for the Boels Dolmans Cycling Team, which began as the Dolmans Landscaping Team in 2010.
The 2015 La Flèche Wallonne Féminine was the 18th edition of the La Flèche Wallonne Féminine one-day women's road bicycle race held in Belgium, starting and ending in the town of Huy. The race included two climbs of the Mur de Huy; the finish line was at the top of the second of these ascents.