An Open Letter On Disc Brakes From Fran Ventoso of Team Movistar

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13 April 2016 I’ve spent thirteen years in the pro cycling peloton and another thirteen moving up the ladder in youth categories. That makes it 26 years on my bike, training every day, enjoying what I like most, my passion. Since I was six, I’ve enjoyed racing, and I continue to do so. I’m so happy to have turned my vocation into a dream job. Just like in any other sport, cycling has … [Read more...]

Simon Clarke Takes The Win At GP Larciano For Cannondale

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Ramunas Navardauskas set the scene for a Cannondale Pro Cycling Team victory in Larciano when he made the early selection. The Lithuanian champion flew the Green Argyle flag in an escape of 20 riders at the start of the 200-kilometre day. “The guys were not working together,” explained sport director Fabrizio Guidi. “Four from that group went away, and we had Ramunas inside. The bunch … [Read more...]

Porte Wins Tour Down Under Stage 5 On Willunga Hill

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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...]

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

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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

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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...]

USA Pro Challenge Announces The 16 Teams For 2015

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BMC Racing, Trek Factory Racing, Tinkoff-Saxo and Cannondale-Garmin Highlight 16 Teams Announced for 2015 USA Pro Challenge DENVER, Colorado (August 5, 2015) - The USA Pro Challenge, America's Race, scheduled for August 17-23, 2015, announced the 16 teams for the 2015 edition of the event, highlighted by World Tour teams BMC Racing (USA), Trek Factory Racing (USA), Tinkoff-Saxo (RUS) and … [Read more...]

BMC Pro Cycling Wins TTT, As Froome Keeps Yellow Jersey

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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

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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

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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...]