Five conclusions from the RideLondon Classique 2022

RideLondon Classique 2022
RideLondon Classique 2022 (Image credit: Getty Images)

Returning for the first time since 2019 and in a new three-day format, the RideLondon Classique continued the WorldTour stage racing season with a trek around Essex and London this weekend. 

After the climbing-heavy trips to Itzulia and Burgos, RideLondon was a fast and flat affair, and a race for the sprinters - or indeed, just the one sprinter. 

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Matilda Price is a freelance cycling journalist and digital producer based in the UK. She is a graduate of modern languages, and recently completed an MA in sports journalism, during which she wrote her dissertation on the lives of young cyclists. Matilda began covering cycling in 2016 whilst still at university, working mainly in the British domestic scene at first. Since then, she has covered everything from the Tour Series to the Tour de France. These days, Matilda focuses most of her attention on the women’s sport, writing for Cyclingnews and working on women’s cycling show The Bunnyhop. As well as the Women’s WorldTour, Matilda loves following cyclo-cross and is a recent convert to downhill mountain biking.