Quintana Secures His Second Tirreno-Adriatico Title

Milan, March 14, 2017 (AFP) - Colombian Nairo Quintana secured his second Tirreno-Adriatico title on Tuesday after defending his overnight lead -- and then targeted Tour de France glory. The Movistar team rider, who last won Italy's "Race of the Two Seas" 2015, is also expected to challenge for his second Giro d'Italia in May and underlined his credentials by racing to victory on Saturday's … [Read more...]

Rohan Dennis Wins Tour of California Time Trial With Authority

San Francisco, May 21, 2016 (AFP) - Australia's Rohan Dennis won Friday's sixth stage time trial in the Tour of California while France's Julian Alaphilippe finished eighth to retain his grip on the overall lead. BMC rider Dennis captured the 12.6-mile (20.3km) time trial around the town of Folsom in 24mins 16secs, defeating American Andrew Talansky of Cannondale by 17 seconds with US … [Read more...]

Porte Wins Tour Down Under Stage 5 On Willunga Hill

Adelaide, Australia, Jan 23, 2016 (AFP) - Richie Porte powered his way to win the fifth stage of the Tour Down Under on Willunga Hill Saturday as fellow Australian Simon Gerrans consolidated his hold on first place overall. With one day left in the season-opening UCI World Tour race, Orica GreenEdge rider Gerrans leads Porte (BMC Racing) by nine seconds with Colombia's Sergio Henao (Sky) a … [Read more...]

Gerrans On His Way To Fourth Tour Down Under Title

Adelaide, Australia, Jan 22, 2016 (AFP) - Australian Simon Gerrans won a feisty sprint finish to claim Friday's 138-kilometer fourth stage of the Tour Down Under, setting himself up for his fourth overall victory in the event. Gerrans, who also won Thursday's third stage in a sprint, has the advantage going into the fifth stage, a 151.5-kilometer stretch from McLaren Vale to Willunga Hill on … [Read more...]

Australian Riders Set To Dominate Tour Down Under

Adelaide, Australia, Jan 17, 2016 (AFP) - Australian riders look set to dominate the season-opening UCI World Tour race when the 2016 Tour Down Under begins in South Australia on Tuesday. While most of the cyclists in the peloton will be riding their first event of the year, the powerful Australian contingent are race-fit, having already competed in their nationals earlier in January. … [Read more...]

Dennis And Porte Stamp A Mark On The Individual Time Trial

Rohan Dennis has kicked the 2016 season off in winning form, taking out the Individual Time Trial at the Australian Road National Championships. Dennis set a blistering pace to storm home in 51:13, 38 seconds ahead of Richie Porte, who made his debut for BMC Racing Team, with Sean Lake in third. The green and gold jersey is a dream come true for Dennis. "It's always a dream to win the … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team Repeats As World Team Time Trial Champions

Richmond, Virginia - The BMC Racing Team led through every time check Sunday on the way to capturing its second straight UCI world team time trial championship. Powering its BMC timemachine TM01s through the streets of Richmond, Virginia, the BMC Racing Team averaged 54.969 kilometers an hour to best Etixx-Quick Step by 11.35 seconds. Movistar Team finished third, 30.11 seconds off the winning … [Read more...]

Dennis Pads Lead With Another USA Pro Challenge Stage 5 Win

Breckenridge, Colorado - Rohan Dennis of the BMC Racing Team increased his overall lead at the USA Pro Challenge Friday with a dominating performance in the individual time trial. The BMC Racing Team's winningest rider on the year powered his BMC timemachine TM01 to a 27-second victory over Rob Britton (Team SmartStop). BMC Racing Team's Brent Bookwalter finished third, 31 seconds back, and … [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...]

Bookwalter Climbs To 11k Feet To Win USA Pro Challenge Stage 2

Brent Bookwalter Climbs to 11,000 Feet with Help from Teammate Rohan Dennis to Win Stage 2 of USA Pro Challenge August 18, 2015 Bookwalter won Stage 2 and took the leader’s jersey from teammate Taylor Phinney, leaving BMC Racing in an ideal position to win the race. Brent Bookwalter Climbs to 11,000 Feet with Help from Teammate Rohan Dennis to Win Stage 2 of USA Pro Challenge Arapahoe … [Read more...]