Taylor Phinney Wins Dubai Tour; Cummings Runner-Up

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BMC Racing Team's Taylor Phinney completed a wire-to-wire victory Saturday at the Dubai Tour – while also earning best young rider honors – and teammate Steve Cummings was runner-up. Keeping Pace With Expectations Phinney won the Stage 1 individual time trial Wednesday, added one second to his lead with third place on Stage 2 and finished the race with a 15-second cushion on Cummings and … [Read more...]

Dubai Tour, Stage 3: Taylor Phinney Remains Leader

With one day to go BMC Racing Team's Taylor Phinney remains overall leader by 15 seconds over his teammate Steve Cummings. Leader with one day to go Taylor Phinney remains in the leader's jersey after finishing 11th in the penultimate stage of the Dubai Tour. For the second day in a row Marcel Kittel (Giant-Shimano) won the bunch sprint ahead of Juan Jose Lobato Del Valle (Movistar Team). … [Read more...]

Marcel Kittel Sprints To Stage 3 Win In Dubai

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DUBAI, Feb 07, 2014 (AFP) - Germany's Marcel Kittel of the Giant-Shimano team won the third stage of the Dubai Tour on Friday as American Taylor Phinney maintained the overall race lead. Kittel won his second consecutive stage, edging out Spain's Juan Jose Lobato of Movistar and Slovakia's Peter Sagan in a sprint finish to the 162-kilometre ride from the capital to Hatta. Phinney … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team 1-2 In Dubai Tour Opener

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BMC Racing Team's Taylor Phinney won the BMC Racing Team's second race of the season Wednesday while teammate Stephen Cummings was runner-up in the individual time trial that began the Dubai Tour. Among The Early Starters Phinney powered his BMC timemachine TMR01 to a time of 12 minutes and three seconds on the 10.1-kilometer out-and-back course. That was 14 seconds faster than Cummings and 16 … [Read more...]