John Lelangue Departs The BMC Racing Team

John Lelangue will be leaving the BMC Racing Team for personal reasons – effective immediately – the BMC Racing Team announced Monday. Directed Evans To Tour Victory The 42-year-old Belgian has served as a Directeur Sportif of the BMC Racing Team for the past six-and-a-half years. His greatest directing success was the victory of Cadel Evans at the 2011 Tour de France. "We respect John … [Read more...]

Let Sky Have The yellow, says Lelangue

Wiggins Dons The Yellow Jersey On Stage 7

PORRENTRUY, Switzerland, July 8, 2012 (AFP) - BMC team manager John Lelangue is only too happy to watch Bradley Wiggins wear the Tour de France yellow jersey -- as long as Cadel Evans wins it in Paris. Wiggins took the lead of the race on Saturday after a commanding performance by his Sky team on the race's first climbs on stage six. The first day in the hills proved more … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team In 2010: Lelangue Looks Back

The objectives that BMC Racing Team Directeur Sportif John Lelangue laid out a year ago helped the squad achieve success throughout 2010, while also paving the way for it to receive the coveted ProTeam status it will enjoy in 2011. ProTeam Status Lelangue meticulously crafted a race schedule that put the BMC Racing Team in position to do its best in world calendar races. The strategy paid off … [Read more...]

Garmin Calls On Riders To Come Clean Amid Landis Claims

Garmin-Transitions has called for "transparency" from its team riders if they are called by the authorities to answer recent allegations of doping leveled by American rider Floyd Landis. Landis, formerly of US Postal and Phonak, caused a sensation last week when he admitted to being involved in systematic doping prior to being stripped of his Tour de France crown in 2006. The American … [Read more...]

UCI Asks For Probes On Cyclists Accused By Landis

GENEVA, May 26, 2010 - Cycling's governing body UCI said Wednesday that it has asked for probes to be carried out on four riders who have been accused by disgraced US cyclist Floyd Landis for doping. "The International Cycling Union (UCI) has confirmed that it yesterday morning requested the relevant National Federations to carry out inquiries of the accusations made by Mr Floyd Landis … [Read more...]

BMC Podcast: Training Camp Interviews – Evans, Hincapie, Louder, LeLangue

We had the opprotunity to go to the BMC training camp and conduct a few interviews. We were able to speak with Cadel Evans, George Hincapie, Jeff Louder, and John Lelangue (Director). … [Read more...]

My Most Satisfying Roubaix Ever – Team BMC

Roubaix, 2009-04-12 Lelangue: My most satisfying Roubaix ever! Having received a Wild Card invitation to the Paris-Roubaix barely a month ago, the BMC Racing Team was faced with the challenge of bringing a team made up almost entirely of Roubaix neophytes to the hardest one day race in the world. Though the team was fortunate to have Roubaix veterans like Directeur John Lelangue and … [Read more...]