Ryder Hesjedal Joins Trek Factory Racing As GC Leader


Trek Factory Racing is proud to announce the signing of 2012 Giro d’Italia champion Ryder Hesjedal. Hesjedal joins the team as a General Classification leader, notably for Italy’s Grand Tour, which holds a special place in the heart of the 34-year-old Canadian. He finished fifth in the latest edition of the race. Hesjedal: “I am very excited about this. Trek’s management and I are on … [Read more...]

Taylor Phinney And Peter Stetina Announce Their Return To Racing

Santa Rosa, California - Taylor Phinney and Peter Stetina have announced their return to the BMC Racing Team Monday at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. Phinney has been sidelined 62 weeks since fracturing his left leg and injuring his left knee in a crash at the 2014 USA Cycling national road championships in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Stetina has not raced since early April when he broke his … [Read more...]

Bicycle.net Elite Track Team Chooses Exustar PT107TK Pedals


Mens and Womens Squads Ready to Battle at 2015 States and Nationals Los Angeles, CA (CFEpr+) May 8, 2015 - - Leading Los Angeles based amateur Track Team bicycle.net has chosen Exustar Track pedals and Double Straps to propel it's way to the top of the field in the Team Pursuit at the 2015 California State and National Track Championships. "I recently pulled out of a well-known brand of … [Read more...]

Bradley Wiggins Happy Again After Leaving Team Sky


By Barnaby CHESTERMAN York, United Kingdom, April 30, 2015 (AFP) - Olympic and world time-trial champion Bradley Wiggins said he was enjoying life again now that he's left Team Sky and is focusing on track racing. Wiggins became a legend in British cycling during his spell with Sky as he won the 2012 Tour de France, as well as a host of other prestigious races such as Paris-Nice, … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team’s Rohan Dennis Breaks World Hour Record


Grenchen, Switzerland - Rohan Dennis of the BMC Racing Team established a new UCI world hour record Sunday, powering his BMC trackmachine TR01 a distance of 52.491 kilometers to better the previous mark by 639 meters. He became the first rider to surpass the 52 km threshold since the UCI unified two classifications into a single category last year and in line with regulations for current track … [Read more...]

Darwin Atapuma Of Team BMC Attacked On Training Ride

Darwin Atapuma of the BMC Racing Team is recovering in his hometown of Túquerres, Colombia, after being attacked by a pair of bandits during a training ride earlier this week. Racing Program Not Affected Atapuma was stopped by two men Tuesday who demanded he surrender his BMC teammachine SLR01. He struggled with the two – one of whom had a knife – and was cut on his left hand and wrist. … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team Announces 2015 Roster And Hour Record Attempt

The BMC Racing Team formally announced its roster for the 2015 season Wednesday while also revealing that Rohan Dennis will make an attempt at the world hour record in February. Eight Riders New To The Team Runner-up in the 2014 WorldTour standings and winners of the UCI world team time trial championship, the BMC Racing Team won a team-record 30 races for the second straight season. … [Read more...]

Ride The Black Line: Why Track Racing Appeals To Everyone


by Zachary Rynew There are very few things that remain like they once were. Movies are still made replacing actors with 3D animation. Shopping malls get updated to look like the latest thing. Even sports seems to have been corporatized at every level. When I watch the Karate Kid (the one with Karate), I always sigh to think about how things were. I was approaching teenager status when … [Read more...]

The Case For Finally Racing A Bicycle Crit

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By Zachary Rynew Racing is dangerous. If you have a family member that cares for you, they'll discourage it and rightfully so. With speeds starting at 25 mph and your only protection a Tupperware grade helmet, there is virtually no margin of error while entrenched in a herd of riders. All it takes is a split second for someone to improperly guide their line, react to debris or just not … [Read more...]

Amgen Tour of California Womens Teams Finalized

Circuit Race and Time Trial Poised to Bring Unparalleled Women’s Racing to the U.S. LOS ANGELES (April 9, 2014) – In what is shaping up as the most competitive women’s cycling series ever staged in the U.S., the 2014 Amgen Tour of California will welcome 20 high-caliber teams from around the world to compete in a women’s circuit race on May 11, followed by a time trial with nearly two … [Read more...]