BMC Racing Team

Phinney speaks on eve of competitive return: “I feel great”

He’s been out of competition for 62 weeks following a near career-ending crash in the US national championships but Taylor Phinney has spoken with optimism prior to his return to action on Monday in the Tour of Utah. “I feel great. My weight is good and all of my power numbers are pretty good. I […]

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BMC Racing Team exploring legal action after Van Avermaet brought down in Clasica San Sebastian motorbike incident

One day after its rider Greg Van Avermaet had his chance of victory in the Clasica San Sebastian taken away when he was run over by a motorbike , his BMC Racing Team has said that it is exploring legal action over the matter. Van Avermaet had attacked in the final of the WorldTour race […]

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Tejay van Garderen: Up until now I wouldn’t change a thing

Currently sitting third overall, just 25 seconds off the yellow jersey of Tony Martin (Etixx QuickStep) and 13 seconds behind Chris Froome (Sky), Tejay van Garderen could hardly be in a better position at this point in the Tour. Aside from the slight advantage Froome has on him, the American rider has built a buffer […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Anti-Doping Denmark report finds Riis encouraged or tolerated doping, but Dane escapes punishment; Kittel inching back into form prior to Giant-Alpecin’s Tour roster announcement; Injury woes rule Schleck out of Tour de France, Trek Factory Racing announces squad; Van Garderen’s backup named for Tour de France, Dennis […]

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News of Gilbert’s Tour absence followed voiced frustration about BMC Racing Team’s selection delay

It may be entirely coincidental but today’s announcement that Philippe Gilbert will miss the Tour de France due to a previously-undiagnosed fracture comes three days after the Belgian rider spoke with frustration about the BMC Racing Team’s dragging of heels in relation to selecting him for the Tour team. Speaking to Het Laatste Nieuws and […]

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Taylor Phinney on enduring pain and a changed outlook on cycling and life

Lying on the road with your legbones badly cracked changes things. There’s life before the impact, then life afterwards. Taylor Phinney has been through surgeries, therapies, sleepless nights and restless days, and is still trying to get back to where he was before. Well, to some extent. Because even if he returns to the pro […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: BMC Racing Team wins Criterium du Dauphiné team time trial; Five times on the Emakumeen Saria podium, Emma Johansson finally climbs to the top step in Durango; Ewan triumphs again, netting stage three of Tour of Korea; Dennis: It wasn’t planned; Photo gallery: 2015 Philly Cycling […]

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BMC Racing Team rider Lodewyck out of Giro d’Italia due to heart concerns

Eight months after undergoing surgery to correct a heart arrhythmia, BMC Racing Team rider Klaas Lodewyck has been forced to shelve his plans to compete in the Giro d’Italia. The Belgian rider was first sidelined last August due to the rhythm problems, and underwent surgery in September. He returned to racing in February’s Dubai Tour […]

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Van Avermaet to race on pending Belgian Cycling Federation anti-doping hearing; two year ban sought

The BMC Racing Team has responded to reports today that the Belgian Cycling Federation’s prosecutor is seeking a two year ban for Greg Van Avermaet by saying that it will not block him from competition prior to the hearing. “The BMC Racing Team is aware of today’s hearing by the Belgian Cycling Federation, Koninklijke Belgische […]

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Samuel Sanchez extends with BMC Racing Team, will remain in peloton

Widely expected to retire, former Olympic champion Samuel Sanchez has instead inked a deal to renew with the BMC Racing Team and will be part of the setup during the 2015 season. Sanchez, who sprinted to victory in the 2008 Olympic road race in Beijing, moved to the team prior to the 2014 season after […]

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