BMC Racing Team

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Evans confirms retirement plans: ‘It’s the right time to end my journey’

Former Tour de France and world road race championship winner Cadel Evans has confirmed reports that he is bringing his career to a close, with the Australian rider saying that he will hang up his racing wheels next February. The BMC Racing Team rider announced his future plans at a press conference held at the […]


BMC Racing Team specifies targets for Evans, Sanchez, Gilbert in Vuelta a España

As the days tick down until Saturday’s start of the Vuelta a España in Jerez de la Frontera, the BMC Racing Team has confirmed that three of its strongest riders will take the start, each holding different ambitions for the event. Former Olympic champion Samuel Sanchez is thought likely to lead the team, with general […]