It's safe to say that Wednesday's second stage, from Al Zubarah Fort to Madinat Al Shamal will end up being the toughest as well as the longest of the race.
The double junior world road race champion talks CW through her first outing in the Arabian event.
Kirsten Wild's absence opens up the highest-ranked women's race of the season to date.
Marianne Vos extends her lead in Giro d’Italia Femminile after another stage win
By Owen Rogers Britain’s Lucy Garner will start her first Giro d’Italia Femminile this week part of an eight-woman Giant-Shimano team. Twice Junior World Champion, she has only raced 16…
Lucy Garner bettered only by Marianne Vos in the Rabobank 7-Dorpenomloop Aalburg
Pre-race preparation proves useful as double junior world road race champion comes third in bunch kick in Bedford.
British riders Lucy Garner and Lizzie Armitstead finished second and third behind Chantal Blaak in Drentse 8
The 19-year-old Briton tells CW that she is "ready to go racing" again after five months away from competition.