Alison Jackson makes it a day for the breakaway, winning stage one of the Simac Ladies Tour

After missing out twice in Norway, the sprint teams miscalculate again finishing four seconds back

Alison Jackson (Liv Racing) wins stage one of the 2021 Simac Ladies Tour
(Image credit: Luc Claesen/Getty Images)

Alison Jackson took the biggest victory of her career, winning stage one of the Simac Ladies Tour in the Netherlands. 

The Liv Racing rider had instigated a three-woman break after only 20km and drove  the trio to the line.

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Owen Rogers is an experienced journalist, covering professional cycling and specialising in women's road racing. He has followed races such as the Women's Tour and Giro d'Italia Donne, live-tweeting from Women's WorldTour events as well as providing race reports, interviews, analysis and news stories. He has also worked for race teams, to provide post race reports and communications.