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...]

BMC impec wins the EUROBIKE GOLD AWARD

Of 417 products submitted for the Eurobike Award, the twelve most innovative were distinguished with the Eurobike Gold Award. The impec, launched at this year's Tour de France, was one of the proud winners. The Swiss producer BMC is building a racing bike that achieves an entirely new caliber of perfection. Its name: impec. That is shorthand for "the impeccable bike" – with a frame that is … [Read more...]

Product Review: BMC Pro Machine SLC01

A Race Bike With An Impressive Pedigree How can you go wrong with race bike of choice for the current World Champion Cadel Evans? Well, at Bicycle.net we believe that with the BMC Pro Machine SLC01 you can’t go wrong, but only all right. The Pro Machine SLC01 is the world's first frame to be entirely constructed using the exclusive Easton CNT nanotechnology. The CNT nanotechnology … [Read more...]

Burghardt Out Of Tour of California

Marcus Burghardt of the BMC Racing Team has withdrawn from the Amgen Tour of California due to an injury suffered in a crash in the feed zone of Stage 6 Friday. Burghardt and teammate Chris Butler went down, with the German injuring his right elbow. Possible little fracture "Already in the race, I felt that I couldn't bend it," Burghardt said. "I couldn't pull on the bars." After finishing the … [Read more...]

Where Is Your Bike Made?

Spencer personally inspects every Bosberg

Written by: Lanolin (Ritte Racing) Snobs. Back when aluminum and carbon fiber started arriving in bike shops there was a distinct “steel is real” backlash. People described aluminum as “harsh” and “dead” and carbon as just plain “dead.” Frankly, they were right. Cruising around on a well-made steel bike feels wonderful. But when it came to racing the things up 10 mile long, 6% … [Read more...]