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Armitstead - Women's Week

Armitstead - Women's Week
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Emma Johansson, Elizabeth Armitstead and Chantal Blaak celebrate with champagne after the women's race at Ronde van Vlaanderen

Emma Johansson, Elizabeth Armitstead and Chantal Blaak celebrate with champagne after the women's race at Ronde van Vlaanderen
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Megan Guarnier, Lizzie Armitstead (both Boels-Dolmans Cycling Team) and Jolanda Neff (Servetto-Footon) celebrate on the podium for Trofeo Alfredo Binda

Megan Guarnier, Lizzie Armitstead (both Boels-Dolmans Cycling Team) and Jolanda Neff (Servetto-Footon) celebrate on the podium for Trofeo Alfredo Binda
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The leaders take on the gravel roads of Strade Bianche

The leaders take on the gravel roads of Strade Bianche
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World Champion Lizzie Armitstead wins Strade Bianche, the opening race of the UCI's inaugural Women's WorldTour

World Champion Lizzie Armitstead wins Strade Bianche, the opening race of the UCI's inaugural Women's WorldTour
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Lizzie Armitstead wears the first-ever Women's WorldTour leader's jersey after winning Strade Bianche

Lizzie Armitstead wears the first-ever Women's WorldTour leader's jersey after winning Strade Bianche
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Alexis Ryan of Canyon/SRAM Racing tries to recover after a very hard Philadelphia International Cycling Classic

Alexis Ryan of Canyon/SRAM Racing tries to recover after a very hard Philadelphia International Cycling Classic
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Megan Guarnier wins the Philadelphia International Cycling Classic while wearing the WWT leader's jersey.

Megan Guarnier wins the Philadelphia International Cycling Classic while wearing the WWT leader's jersey.
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Rossella Ratto (Cylance Pro Cycling) leads the peloton as they hit the bottom of the Manayunk Wall in the fourth lap of the Philadelphia International Cycling Classic

Rossella Ratto (Cylance Pro Cycling) leads the peloton as they hit the bottom of the Manayunk Wall in the fourth lap of the Philadelphia International Cycling Classic
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The peloton rides alongside the Schuylkill River during the Philadelphia International Cycling Classic.

The peloton rides alongside the Schuylkill River during the Philadelphia International Cycling Classic.
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Marianne Vos, Kirsten Wild and Lisa Brennauer chat with Mark Cavendish backstage after the final day at the Tour of California

Marianne Vos, Kirsten Wild and Lisa Brennauer chat with Mark Cavendish backstage after the final day at the Tour of California
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Megan Guarnier with her 2016 Tour of California overall winner's trophy.

Megan Guarnier with her 2016 Tour of California overall winner's trophy.
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Diners have a front-row seat to watch the final stage at the Tour of California.

Diners have a front-row seat to watch the final stage at the Tour of California.
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Tewnty16-Ridebiker riders celebrate their top team prize at the Tour of California

Tewnty16-Ridebiker riders celebrate their top team prize at the Tour of California
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Mara Abbott (Wiggle High5) Team is crowned as the Queen of the Mountains after winning the QOM competition during the Philadelphia International Cycling Classic

Mara Abbott (Wiggle High5) Team is crowned as the Queen of the Mountains after winning the QOM competition during the Philadelphia International Cycling Classic
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Megan Guarnier (USA) of Boels-Dolmans Cycling Team celebrates her win of the Philadelphia International Cycling Classic

Megan Guarnier (USA) of Boels-Dolmans Cycling Team celebrates her win of the Philadelphia International Cycling Classic
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Cervélo Bigla wheels ready for the cobbles of Ronde van Drenthe

Cervélo Bigla wheels ready for the cobbles of Ronde van Drenthe
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Lizzie Armitstead wins the Trofeo Alfredo Binda

Lizzie Armitstead wins the Trofeo Alfredo Binda
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Karol-Ann Canuel (Boels-Dolmans Cycling Team) descends in the second short lap of Trofeo Alfredo Binda

Karol-Ann Canuel (Boels-Dolmans Cycling Team) descends in the second short lap of Trofeo Alfredo Binda
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Coryn Rivera (UnitedHealthcare) rides one of the smaller climbs of the Trofeo Alfredo Binda

Coryn Rivera (UnitedHealthcare) rides one of the smaller climbs of the Trofeo Alfredo Binda
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Lizzie Armitstead (Boels-Dolmans Cycling Team) stands in for a selfie with a fan before the start of the Trofeo Alfredo Binda

Lizzie Armitstead (Boels-Dolmans Cycling Team) stands in for a selfie with a fan before the start of the Trofeo Alfredo Binda
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Chantal Blaak wins the sprint ahead of Gracie Elvin and Trixi Worrack at Ronde van Drenthe

Chantal Blaak wins the sprint ahead of Gracie Elvin and Trixi Worrack at Ronde van Drenthe
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The top three at Ronde van Drenthe 2016: Chantal Blaak, Gracie Elvin and Trixi Worrack

The top three at Ronde van Drenthe 2016: Chantal Blaak, Gracie Elvin and Trixi Worrack
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Wrapped up but still splattered in mud, Leah Kirchmann tackles Ronde van Drenthe

Wrapped up but still splattered in mud, Leah Kirchmann tackles Ronde van Drenthe
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Peloton approaches during Ronde van Drenthe

Peloton approaches during Ronde van Drenthe
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The peloton passes the state capitol during the final stage at the Tour of California

The peloton passes the state capitol during the final stage at the Tour of California
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Kirsten Wild wins the final stage at the Tour of California.

Kirsten Wild wins the final stage at the Tour of California.
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Rachel Neylan and Megan Guarnier (L) go up the Mur de Huy hill during Fleche Wallonne

Rachel Neylan and Megan Guarnier (L) go up the Mur de Huy hill during Fleche Wallonne
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Two world champion winners at Tour of Flanders: Armitstead and Sagan.

Two world champion winners at Tour of Flanders: Armitstead and Sagan.
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Elisa Longo Borghini (Wiggle High5) leads Lizzie Armitstead (Boels Dolmans) during the Tour of Flanders

Elisa Longo Borghini (Wiggle High5) leads Lizzie Armitstead (Boels Dolmans) during the Tour of Flanders
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Lizzie Armstead (Boels Dolmans) during the Tour of Flanders

Lizzie Armstead (Boels Dolmans) during the Tour of Flanders
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Lisa Brennauer, Chantal Blaak and Lucinda Brand celebrate on the podium at the end of Gent-Wevelgem

Lisa Brennauer, Chantal Blaak and Lucinda Brand celebrate on the podium at the end of Gent-Wevelgem
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Chantal Blaak celebrates as she crosses the finish line at Gent-Wevelgem

Chantal Blaak celebrates as she crosses the finish line at Gent-Wevelgem
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Anna van der Breggen of the Netherlands and Rabobank-Liv celebrates crossing the finish line to win the 19th Fleche Wallonne women's race

Anna van der Breggen of the Netherlands and Rabobank-Liv celebrates crossing the finish line to win the 19th Fleche Wallonne women's race
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Anna Van Der Breggen celebrates on the podium after winning the 19th La Fleche Wallonne women's cycling race

Anna Van Der Breggen celebrates on the podium after winning the 19th La Fleche Wallonne women's cycling race
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US champion Megan Guanier wins stage 1 at the Tour of California

US champion Megan Guanier wins stage 1 at the Tour of California
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Mara Abbott attacks during the third stage at the Tour of California

Mara Abbott attacks during the third stage at the Tour of California
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The peloton rolls along the coast during the Tour of California

The peloton rolls along the coast during the Tour of California
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Marianne Vos wins the third stage at the Tour of California

Marianne Vos wins the third stage at the Tour of California
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Twenty16-Ridebiker on their way to winning the stage 2 team time trial in Folsom at the Tour of California

Twenty16-Ridebiker on their way to winning the stage 2 team time trial in Folsom at the Tour of California
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Tibco-Silicon valley Bank on course at the team time trial stage of the Tour of California.

Tibco-Silicon valley Bank on course at the team time trial stage of the Tour of California.
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 Kristin Klein, President of the Amgen Tour of California poses for a photo with the peloton prior to stage one of the Amgen Breakaway from Heart Disease Women's Race

Kristin Klein, President of the Amgen Tour of California poses for a photo with the peloton prior to stage one of the Amgen Breakaway from Heart Disease Women's Race
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Kristin Armstrong says hello from the Tour of California

Kristin Armstrong says hello from the Tour of California
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Lake Tahoe sets the backdrop for stage 1 at the Tour of California

Lake Tahoe sets the backdrop for stage 1 at the Tour of California
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Lizzie Armitstead (L) wins the Tour of Flanders ahead of Emma Johansson.

Lizzie Armitstead (L) wins the Tour of Flanders ahead of Emma Johansson.
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Chloe Hosking (Wiggle High5) took the overall win at the Tour of Chongming Island

Chloe Hosking (Wiggle High5) took the overall win at the Tour of Chongming Island
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Chloe Hosking (Wiggle High5) wins stage 2 at Tour of Chongming Island

Chloe Hosking (Wiggle High5) wins stage 2 at Tour of Chongming Island
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Tin Ying Huang (Chinese Tapei) wins stage 1 at Tour of Chongming Island

Tin Ying Huang (Chinese Tapei) wins stage 1 at Tour of Chongming Island
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Christine Majerus (LUX) of Boels-Dolmans Cycling Team celebrates winning the Aviva Women's Tour 2016 - Stage 1

Christine Majerus (LUX) of Boels-Dolmans Cycling Team celebrates winning the Aviva Women's Tour 2016 - Stage 1
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Christine Majerus (Boels Dolmans)

Christine Majerus (Boels Dolmans)
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The inaugural UCI women's WorldTour is currently in its 10th event of the year, with the ongoing Aviva Women's Tour in Great Britain offering up its second stage today. US road race champion Megan Guarnier, winner of the Tour of California and the Philadelphia International Cycling Classic, currently leads the 17-race series that started in March with Strade Bianche and concludes in September with the Madrid Challenge by La Vuelta.

Other Women's WorldTour events already in the books include Ronde Van Drenthe, Trofeo Alfredo Binda, Gent-Wevelgem, Tour of Flanders, La Flèche Wallonne and Tour of Chongming Island.

Boels Dolmans has so far dominated the racing, with riders from the Dutch team winning all but two of the evens so far. World Champion Lizzie Armitstead started things off with a victory at Strade Bianche, followed by teammate Chantal Blaak's win at Ronde van Drenthe. It was Armitstead's turn again at Alfredo Binda, followed by Blaak again at Gent-Wevelgem. The rotation continued with Armitstead's win in Tour of Flanders.

Anna van der Breggen (Rabo Liv) broke through the domination at La Flèche Wallonne, winning solo ahead of the Boels Dolmans American duo of Evelyn Stevens and Guarnier. Wiggle High5's Chloe Hoskings took the win in the first-ever Women's World Tour stage race, the Tour of Chongming, followed by Guarnier's victories in California and Philadelphia.

Check out the photo gallery above for a glimpse at some of the action so far in this inaugural running of the Women's WorldTour. 

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