Women's Tour

​Stage One of the 2017 Women's Tour takes place on Wednesday 7 June between Daventry and Kettering. The Queen of the Mountains climbs will be contested at Haselbech and Rockingham, with sprints happening in Desborough and Oundle.

​2016's race saw 80,0​​00 people watch the race in Northamptonshire, generating £1.6million for the local economy.

​Meet the teams

  • Ale Cipollini Ale Cipollini

    The Italian-based team Ale Cipollini was founded in Italy in 2011.

  • Bepink Cogeas Bepink Cogeas

    Based in Italy, the Bepink rider Ilaria Sagnuineti won the women's Tour de Bretagne in 2015.

  • Boels Dolman Boels Dolman

    ​In 2012, Boels Rental and Dolmans Landscaping Group combined their strengths to support an international women’s team, the Boels - Dolmans Cycling Team. From that point, the team quickly progressed.

    The rainbow jersey is currently worn by a Boels Dolman rider, the 2016 World Road Race champion Amalie Dideriksen from Denmark.

  • Canyon SRAM Canyon SRAM

    With a team motto of ‘better together’, the Canyon SRAM team features the Northamptonshire-born rider Hannah Barnes and 2015 Women's Tour winner Lisa Brennauer.

  • Cervelo Bigla Cervelo Bigla

    ​The German-based Cervelo Bigla team feature the multiple track cycling medallist Ciara Horne from Warwickshire.

  • Cylance Pro Cylance Pro

    ​Based in the United States, the Cylance Pro team feature Olympic gold medallist Dani King.

  • Drops Drops

    ​The British-based Drops team feature 21-year-old Alice Barnes, winner of the 2017 Lincoln Grand Prix.

  • FDJ FDJ

    ​The FDJ Nouvelle-Aquitaine Futuroscope team are based in France.

  • Hitec Products Hitec Products

    ​The Norwegian Hitec Products team feature the Dutch star Kirsten Wild, winner of numerous stage races, one-day classics and World Cup events.

  • Lares Waowdeals Lares Waowdeals

    ​Formed in 2016, the Lares Waowdeals team are based in Belgium.

  • Lensworld Kuota Lensworld Kuota

    The ​Belgian-based Lensworld Kuota team feature 2016 Belgian road race champion Kaat Hannes.

  • Orica Scott Orica Scott

    ​The Orica Scott team, based in Australia, were formed in 2012.

  • Sunweb Sunweb

    Dutch-based Team Sunweb includes the multiple stage race, World Cup and classic winner ​Ellen van Dijk among its cyclists.

  • Veloconcept Veloconcept

    ​The Danish team Veloconcept was formed in 2015.

  • Wiggle High 5 Wiggle High 5

    The British team ​Wiggle High 5 is the home of Leicestershire's Lucy Garner and Emma Johansson, winner of the first Women's Tour stage to be held in the county in 2014 when she outsprinted Lizzie Armitstead in Northampton.

  • WM3 Energie WM3 Energie

    The home of the legendary Marianne Vos, Team WM3 Energie was founded in the Netherlands in 2005.

  • WNT Pro WNT Pro

    ​Sheffield-based WNT Pro is the home of Olympic, World and European champion Katie Archibald.

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