BMC Racing Team’s George Hincapie Announces Retirement

George Hincapie announced Monday that this will be his final season of professional cycling. The three-time U.S. national road champion said the Tour de France and the USA Pro Cycling Challenge in August will be the last two races of his 19-year career. Hopes To Stay Involved In Cycling Hincapie said his decision came after much thought and discussion with people closest to him ? particularly … [Read more...]

Cadel Evans To Race In Colorado

Tour de France winner Cadel Evans will close out his season with one more criterium in Europe, followed by an appearance with the BMC Racing Team in the inaugural edition of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge in Colorado. Wrapping A 'Dream Season' Evans will compete in a post-Tour criterium Tuesday in Amsterdam after appearances in criteriums in Belgium and Germany last week. His final race of the … [Read more...]

Evans, Hincapie Re-Up With BMC Racing Team

Tour de France champion Cadel Evans and three-time U.S. national road champion George Hincapie will stay on with the BMC Racing Team in 2012, President/General Manager Jim Ochowicz announced Monday. Evans On Board Through 2014 One week after winning his first Tour title, Evans has extended his contract through the 2014 season. Hincapie has extended for the 2012 season, Ochowicz said, after … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team Line-up For Pologne Includes Former Winner

Past Tour de Pologne winner Alessandro Ballan headlines the BMC Racing Team's line-up for the seven-day race that begins Sunday. Santambrogio Also On Form Ballan, fifth at this race last year and the 2009 champion, says he felt his form coming on while helping teammate Greg Van Avermaet win the Tour de Wallonie earlier this week. "I know I'll be up against some strong opposition from riders … [Read more...]

Phinney Recovering From Crash

Taylor Phinney suffered a mild concussion Friday when he crashed on a training ride near his home in Lucca, Italy. But BMC Racing Team Chief Medical Officer Dr. Max Testa said the U.S. national time trial champion is doing fine and will be closely monitored over the next 48 hours. 'Freak Accident' Phinney said he collided with fellow American Andrew Talansky (Garmin-CervĂ©lo) when the two … [Read more...]

Phinney Opts For BMC, Not Armstrong’s RadioShack

SANTA ROSA, California, Sept 22, 2010 (AFP) - Two-time cycling pursuit world champion Taylor Phinney has signed to ride for BMC Racing in 2011, opting to join the Swiss-US team after riding for Lance Armstrong's RadioShack this season. Phinney, 20, started the 2010 season riding for seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong's Trek-Livestrong development squad. He was promoted to … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team Has One Objective At Giro d’Italia

The BMC Racing Team might not have a Giro d'Italia squad with the most experience or the biggest names, but Director Sportif John Lelangue said the eight riders who will support world champion Cadel Evans are totally motivated to help him win the race. 'They Can Do The Job' "Whether it was Tirreno-Adriatico or the Ardennes Classics, whenever we have had Cadel as our leader this year, the … [Read more...]

BMC Racing At 2010 Tour Down Under

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Team BMC Racing will be starting their 2010 racing season at the Tour Down Under. The race will run from January 19 to January 24. BMC is bringing a very strong team down under with Evans and Hincapie being the headliners. Team roster for Tour Down Under: Cadel Evans (Aus), George Hincapie (USA), Karsten Kroon (Ned), Danilo Wyss (Swi), Martin Kohler (Swi), Mauro Santambrogio (Ita) and … [Read more...]

Team BMC Ready For 2010

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Already Training at full steam, BMC Racing Team is ready for the new year With just a few weeks until the 2010 season gets underway, the members of the BMC Racing team are taking stock of their fitness and ambitions for the new season. The team has invested in two different team meetings, one in Switzerland and one in Utah, to give the riders a chance to meet with the management and evaluate … [Read more...]

Team BMC Awarded Pro Continental status for 2009

(December 4, 2008) Report filed by: BMC Racing BMC Racing Team has been awarded a Pro Continental license by the UCI and is the only team registered in the United States to be granted this status. "It is an honor to be representing the United States on this list and we are proud of our team's American-Swiss structure," Directeur Sportif John Lelangue said. The UCI awards these licenses … [Read more...]