UCI Expands Reforms In Bid To Restore Credibility

By Jim SLATER Richmond, United States, Sept 22, 2015 (AFP) - The International Cycling Union (UCI) moved to strengthen anti-doping measures in men's road cycling Tuesday while undertaking reforms to improve the sport's financial sustainability. The UCI management committee, meeting at the World Road Cycling Championships in the United States, announced the measures after more … [Read more...]

World Road Cycling Championships Elite Schedule

Richmond, United States, Sept 19, 2015 - Schedule of elite races at the World Road Cycling Championships with event, distance and times (local and GMT): Sunday: Women's team time trials (38.8km) - 1130 a.m.-12:55p.m. (1530-1655) Men's team time trials (38.8km) 1:30p.m.-3:35 p.m. (1730-1935) Tuesday: Women's individual time trials (30 km) 1:30-4:45 (1730-2045) … [Read more...]

Cycling Sports Group Recalls Cannondale Mountain Bicycles

Recall Summary Name of Product: Cannondale mountain bicycles with OPI stem/steering tube Hazard: The OPI stem/steering tube assemblies can fail, posing a risk of injury from a fall. Remedy: Repair Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled bicycle and take it to the nearest authorized Cannondale dealer for a free repair. Cannondale dealers will fit a locking reinforcement … [Read more...]

Dennis Puts on The Hurt to Take Stage 4 of The USA Pro Challenge

Rohan Dennis Puts on The Hurt to Take Stage 4 of The USA Pro Challenge and Locks in Yellow Jersey for Fourth Straight Day for BMC Racing Team Breckenridge, CO. (August 20, 2015) – Rohan Dennis of BMC Racing Team took his first win since winning the opening stage of the Tour de France last month and secured the leader’s jersey for BMC Racing Team. Wednesday’s 126-mile ride from Aspen to … [Read more...]

Reijnen Repeats Wins in Aspen to Take Stage 3 of USA Pro Challenge

Aspen, CO. (August 19, 2015) – Kiel Reijnen (USA) of UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling excited fans once again by repeating last year’s win in to Aspen to take Stage 3 at the USA Pro Challenge, Wednesday. Reijnen was able to survive the final monster 18-mile climb up Independence Pass (elev. 12,095), then outsprint a group of 30-plus riders. The group including Reijnen closed a more than minute … [Read more...]

Richie Porte To Leave Team Sky At End Of Season

Sydney, July 12, 2015 (AFP) - Australian star Richie Porte says he will leave Team Sky at the end of the year to pursue his dreams of Grand Tour success elsewhere. Porte is in the final year of his contract with the British super team and there has long been speculation the 30-year-old wanted out. He confirmed his plans following the Tour de France's 28 kilometre (17.3 miles) team … [Read more...]

BMC Pro Cycling Wins TTT, As Froome Keeps Yellow Jersey

By Barnaby CHESTERMAN Plumelec, France, July 12, 2015 (AFP) - BMC won the 28km team timetrial from Vannes to Plumelec on Sunday but Chris Froome tightened his grip on the leader's yellow jersey. His Sky team may even have beaten the world team timetrial champions but for Ireland's Nicolas Roche cracking on the final 1.7km, 6.2 percent climb to the … [Read more...]

Bigla Pro Cycling Team Bikes Stolen In Italy

The Bigla Pro Cycling Team received unfortunate news today when it learned that some of its Cervélo road and time trial bicycles and wheels were stolen in Milano, Italy, in transit during the Giro Rosa. The bicycles were due to be used in the Giro Rosa time trial tomorrow and are Cervélo P3's with a black and white painted job. The Cervelo S3’s that were stolen have a custom blue and … [Read more...]

Big Finish For BMC Racing Team At Tour de Yorkshire

Leeds, Great Britain - Ben Hermans led a 1-2-4 finish by the BMC Racing Team on the final stage of the Tour de Yorkshire Sunday while teammate Samuel Sánchez was runner-up overall in the inaugural edition of the British race. Hermans attacked the peloton with nine kilometers left, passed breakaway rider Lawson Craddock (Team Giant-Alpecin) with five kilometers to go, and had time to freewheel … [Read more...]

Ted King Announces 2015 Will Be His Last in Pro Peloton

Ted King has announced today that the current season will be his final as a professional cyclist. The 32 year old started his European campaign in 2009 and is currently in his seventh European professional season as a member of the Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team. “I'll forever love this sport and consider myself grateful to have earned such an international career,” King said. After … [Read more...]