The Strava QOM jersey will be easy to spot in the peloton, thanks to its striking orange polka dot design. Each of the five stages of the Women’s Tour will have two classified climbs, where the peloton will prove who is the strongest climber.
We took the opportunity to snap some pics of the what was going on behind-the-scenes at the Friends Life Women’s Tour.
Despite a couple of crashes the grimy conditions did not stop the racers going all out for the Strava QOM jersey and the other prizes on offer.
The inaugural Friends Life Women’s Tour kicked off today in Oundle, in Northamptonshire, UK, for 93 windy, hilly kilometres to Northampton.
We chatted with the current QOM, Bethany Hayward about the prospect of the Women’s Tour athletes taking her QOM title and here’s what she had to say.
We’ve got a number of Strava pros lined up for the polka dot jersey. Here’s our guide for some riders to watch over the course of the week.
Get to know one of the top performing female cycling pros in the world and see how she’s been preparing for the Women’s Tour.