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Monday Break - Issue 44
No stress!! We know is not Monday but the Tour the femmes deserved a special edition of our newsletter
Le Tour de France Femmes - Girona vision
Le Tour Femmes is about to start! Girona is probably the city with more riders in the peloton, so we asked a few of them to play a game with us.
Yellow ✉️ and 3 questions about Le Tour de France Femmes that we will open with them at the end of the Tour to discover if they get it right or not 🤫
⛰️ We will be at the Tourmalet stage so if you see us stop by for some #gironavibes!
Good luck to all the riders. Show must go on!
Special thanks to Mireia Benito, Alison Jackson, Amber Pate, Josie Talbot and Lauretta Hanson for playing with us!
Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift | Out in Front
Watch the Tour de France Femmes with a free GCN+ pass from Lifeplus-Wahoo
British Continental team Lifeplus-Wahoo is offering 10,000 GCN+ passes so that cycling fans in the UK can watch the Tour de France Femmes for free, both live and on demand. The second edition of the race, which runs from 23rd to 30th July, will depart from Clermont-Ferrand and finish with an individual time-trial in Pau.
Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio: Racing the Tour de France Femmes for Africa
Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio is riding to win at the Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift, but she’s motivated by more than just wearing the famous yellow jersey.
The AG Insurance-Soudal-QuickStep leader heads into this year’s race on a high. She has recently signed a new contract with the team and although they go in as underdogs, Moolman-Pasio believes she is in the shape to secure a big result.
“The goal has been to have my best form for the Tour de Femmes and I believe that I'm on the perfect trajectory to really be the best I've ever been,” she told Cyclingnews from her home just outside Girona just ahead of the eight-day race set to begin on July 23 in Clermont-Ferrand and conclude in on July 30 in Pau.
Tour de France Femmes can ‘absolutely’ have same cultural impact as men’s race
The Tour de France is a cultural phenomenon that transcends the cycling world, and Tour de France Femmes sponsor Zwift believes the women’s race can have the same impact.
While the men’s peloton has had over a century to build the mythic and legend of their race, the women have had to watch from the sidelines of the event for much of the last 100 years. The first official women’s Tour was held in the 80s and it only lasted six years.
After years of campaigning, men’s race organizer ASO jumped on the growing hype around women’s cycling and created a Tour de France Femmes. The reception was pretty emphatic with the race securing a quarter share of TV viewers in France, and attracting over 23 million viewers over the whole race across multiple countries, including the U.S.
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