Peter Velits To Undergo Surgery On His Left Leg

Santa Rosa, California - Slovakian national time trial champion Peter Velits will have surgery on his left leg to treat an overuse injury, the BMC Racing Team announced Monday. BMC Racing Team Chief Medical Officer Dr. Max Testa said the injury has developed over the past few months. Part of the BMC Racing Team's victorious team time trial squad at the world championships last September, … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team’s Rohan Dennis Breaks World Hour Record

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Grenchen, Switzerland - Rohan Dennis of the BMC Racing Team established a new UCI world hour record Sunday, powering his BMC trackmachine TR01 a distance of 52.491 kilometers to better the previous mark by 639 meters. He became the first rider to surpass the 52 km threshold since the UCI unified two classifications into a single category last year and in line with regulations for current track … [Read more...]

Darwin Atapuma Of Team BMC Attacked On Training Ride

Darwin Atapuma of the BMC Racing Team is recovering in his hometown of Túquerres, Colombia, after being attacked by a pair of bandits during a training ride earlier this week. Racing Program Not Affected Atapuma was stopped by two men Tuesday who demanded he surrender his BMC teammachine SLR01. He struggled with the two – one of whom had a knife – and was cut on his left hand and wrist. … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team Announces 2015 Roster And Hour Record Attempt

The BMC Racing Team formally announced its roster for the 2015 season Wednesday while also revealing that Rohan Dennis will make an attempt at the world hour record in February. Eight Riders New To The Team Runner-up in the 2014 WorldTour standings and winners of the UCI world team time trial championship, the BMC Racing Team won a team-record 30 races for the second straight season. … [Read more...]

BMC Recalls Three Models of Bicycles Due to Fall Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Consumers should stop using this product unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product. Recall Summary Name of Product: BMC Alpenchallenge, Masschallenge and Urbanchallenge Bicycles with Aprebic Forks Hazard: The bicycle forks can crack or break above the brake mount posing a fall hazard to consumers. … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team Statement: Alessandro Ballan

Ballan The BMC Racing Team is aware of, and will continue to monitor, CONI's legal proceedings involving Alessandro Ballan. Prior to a decision by the relevant authorities, the team will rely upon internal policies to determine the status of Ballan. At this time, no decision to remove him from active status has been made. As has been previously stated, the charges stem from a time period prior … [Read more...]

For Team BMC Giro della Toscana Final Test Before Giro d’Italia

The BMC Racing Team will field a squad for the Giro della Toscana Sunday that is filled with riders headed for the Giro d'Italia, but who are focused on helping Mauro Santambrogio improve on his runner-up finish at this race last year. Motivated Team Santambrogio was narrowly beaten to the finish line by Daniel Martin a year ago, which has provided him with extra motivation for the … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team Reveals Strade Bianchi Roster

The BMC Racing Team's lineup for Saturday's Strade Bianchi includes last year's winner, Philippe Gilbert, and runner-up, Alessandro Ballan. It also marks the first race of the year for George Hincapie, who begins his 19th season. Gilbert: 'No Stress' Gilbert said he is feeling no pressure as the defending champion. "I will start this race with motivation because it's a nice race," the Belgian … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team Ready For Belgian Races

The BMC Racing Team's opening weekend of racing in Belgium also marks the cobbled classics debut for Taylor Phinney, who missed the spring classics last year due to injury. Testing Is Primary Objective Saturday's BMC Racing Team roster for Omloop Het Nieuwsblad includes past race winners Philippe Gilbert (2006, 2008) and Thor Hushovd (2009). "It's the first big classic for the guys and the … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team Announces 2012 Roster

The 2012 edition of the BMC Racing Team is one built around being competitive in the team's major objectives, President/General Manager Jim Ochowicz and Directeur Sportif John Lelangue emphasized as the team's roster was announced. Jim Ochowicz: A Stronger Team The U.S.-registered BMC Racing Team begins its second season as a ProTeam with a 26-rider lineup that features defending Tour de … [Read more...]