Phinney Scores First Victory Since Comeback At USA Pro Challenge

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Steamboat Springs, Colorado - BMC Racing Team's Taylor Phinney dazzled his home state crowd Monday by sprinting to victory in the opening stage of the USA Pro Challenge. Racing for only the eighth time since returning from a potentially career-ending crash in May of 2014, Phinney fought back after losing contact with the peloton on the final climb of the 155.5-kilometer race that started and … [Read more...]

Taylor Phinney Third In Comeback Race At Tour of Utah

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Logan, Utah - Taylor Phinney of the BMC Racing Team finished third Monday at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah as he made his return to competition 62 weeks after being seriously injured in a crash. Phinney bridged to a breakaway group in the final five kilometers of the 212.5-kilometer race and led through the final corner with 500 meters to go. But the two-time U.S. national time trial … [Read more...]

Van Avermaet Wins The 2015 Baloise Belgium Tour

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Sankt Vith, Belgium - BMC Racing Team's Greg Van Avermaet soloed to win the last stage of Baloise Belgium Tour Sunday and capture the overall title. Van Avermaet narrowly held off a charging Tiesj Benoot (Lotto-Soudal) after attacking Benoot and Egor Silin (Team Katusha) in the final kilometer of the 199.2-kilometer race. "I had in mind to give the stage victory to Benoot," Van Avermaet … [Read more...]

Cavendish The Sprinter To Beat At Tour of California Stage 2

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CAVENDISH CLOSES IN ON SAGAN WITH 7 AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA STAGE WINS AFTER EXPLOSIVE PHOTO FINISH IN LODI Sprinter Battle Re-Ignites for Second Consecutive Day with Sagan and Cavendish Neck and Neck at the Finish LODI, Calif. (May 11, 2015) – It was another day for the sprinters and no shortage of virtual fireworks for the 10th anniversary Amgen Tour of California as Etixx – … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team Extends Contract For Ben Hermans

Ben Hermans has received a contract extension after playing an integral role in his first season with the BMC Racing Team, President/General Manager Jim Ochowicz announced Tuesday. Always A Dependable Teammate "We are very pleased to be extending the contract with Ben into the future," Ochowicz said. "He has played a significant role this entire year covering all the bases on every level. His … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team Signs Damiano Caruso

The BMC Racing Team has signed Damiano Caruso to a multi-year contract beginning with the 2015 season, BMC Racing Team President/General Manager Jim Ochowicz announced Tuesday. Strong Climber The 26-year-old is a former Italian Under 23 national road champion who finished third overall at the Tour of Austria last month while placing runner-up on Stage 3. Winner of Stage 5 at Settimana Coppi e … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team Signs Alessandro De Marchi

The BMC Racing Team announced Saturday the signing of Alessandro De Marchi, the "most aggressive" rider at this year's Tour de France. 'Goal Is To Work For The Team' The 28-year-old Italian earned the combativity award of the Tour de France for his part in breakaway moves on Stages 13 and 14 on the way to earning the top prize of the classification Sunday in Paris. De Marchi's other notable … [Read more...]

Tour de France Stage 7 Crash Costly For BMC Racing Team

A crash with less than 20 kilometers to go Friday at the Tour de France cost BMC Racing Team's Tejay van Garderen 63 seconds as well as the services of teammate Darwin Atapuma, who was too injured to continue. Meanwhile, two other teammates – Daniel Oss and Greg Van Avermaet – finished sixth and 10th, respectively, on the stage. 'It Is A Tough Blow' Van Garderen said he was not sure what … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team Reveals Tour de France Roster

The BMC Racing Team revealed Wednesday the eight riders who will support Tejay van Garderen at the Tour de France. 'We Have The Right Mix' Three riders who helped Cadel Evans win the 2011 Tour de France for the BMC Racing Team – Marcus Burghardt, Amaël Moinard and Michael Schär – will be joined by Tour veterans Daniel Oss, Greg Van Avermaet and Peter Velits. Darwin Atapuma and Peter … [Read more...]

Tejay Van Garderen Ready For Tour Tune-Up

Tejay van Garderen says an extended layoff from racing should not affect him as leads the BMC Racing Team at the Critérium du Dauphiné, his final tune-up before the Tour de France. Clear Objectives Van Garderen withdrew from the Tour de Romandie early last month following a crash in its prologue. He returned to the United States to train in Colorado, then traveled back to Europe to perform … [Read more...]