Taylor Phinney Wins Dubai Tour; Cummings Runner-Up

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...]

Steve Cummings Wins Final Stage In China

BMC Racing Team's Steve Cummings out-sprinted Ryder Hesjedal (Garmin-Sharp) to win the final stage of the Tour of Beijing Saturday and cap a season that saw him fight back from broken bones and several bad crashes. Holding Off The Chase Cummings earned his second victory of the year in the BMC Racing Team's final race by first making a 12-man breakaway and then going off alone with Hesjedal, … [Read more...]

Cummings Wins Final Stage, But Martin Claims Crown In Tour of Beijing

BEIJING, Oct 13, 2012 - Steve Cummings capped off a brilliant year for British cycling by taking the final stage of the Tour of Beijing on Saturday, but German Tony Martin reclaimed the title that he won last year. Cummings, who races for the BMC Racing Team, claimed victory on day five of cycling's last tour of the season by out-sprinting Ryder Hesjedal (Garmin-Sharp) in the final … [Read more...]

Vuelta a España, Stage 13: Steve Cummings Solos To Victory

Steve Cummings attacked his six breakaway companions with four kilometers to go and soloed away to win his first race for the BMC Racing Team Friday at the Vuelta a España. Eighth Win In August "I am so happy. There are a lot of emotions," Cummings said. "I'm relieved and glad. It's just nice to do something nice for the team because they've been so supportive. It's a good moment for … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team Signs Steve Cummings

The BMC Racing Team bolstered its roster for 2012 Friday with the signing of all-arounder Steve Cummings, twice a runner-up at the Tour of Britain. Versatile Contributor BMC Racing Team President/General Manager Jim Ochowicz said the British rider's versatility will contribute to the team in a number of ways. "Steve is an accomplished time trialist ? both in the individual and the team version … [Read more...]

Wiggins and Froome Make British Team For Copenhagen

LONDON, Sept 16, 2011 - Team Sky duo Chris Froome and Bradley Wiggins were named Friday in the British team for next month's road cycling World Championships in Copenhagen. Froome and Wiggins' participation comes after the pair finished second and third at the Tour of Spain last weekend, the first time two British cyclists have secured podium finishes at the end of a Grand Tour. The … [Read more...]

An Interview with Sky’s Steve Cummings

Interview by: BikePure.org Steve Cummings is enjoying his first season as part of the Team Sky set up after spending two years with Barloworld. A former track specialist with Olympic and World Championship medals to his name, Cummings is as talented on the road, having finished second overall in both the Tour of Britain and Tour of Denmark over recent seasons. This year has been another step up … [Read more...]

UK Sport Chief Fearful Of Tour Impact

LONDON, July 27, 2010 (AFP) - UK Sport performance director Peter Keen is concerned his counterpart at British Cycling, Dave Brailsford, has taken a big risk trying to oversee a Tour de France team while still being in charge of the country's Olympic programme. Keen, Brailsford's predecessor, said running a professional cycling team alongside an Olympic track squad is not something he would … [Read more...]

Wiggins To Lead Team Sky At Tour de France

LONDON, June 24, 2010 - British cycling ace Bradley Wiggins will as expected lead Team Sky's maiden Tour de France challenge after the team was announced on Thursday for the race which gets underway in Rotterdam on July 3 and finishes in Paris on July 25. The 30-year-old two-time Olympic track gold medalist will be aiming to improve on his stunning fourth in last year's edition. … [Read more...]

Michael Barry To Ride With Team Sky in 2010

Michael Barry has announced that he will be riding with Team Sky for the 2010 season. He stated that he is moving from Columbia-HTC to Team Sky to work more closely with younger riders to help build the future. "I'll be one of the veteran riders, which is kind of strange," said Barry, who will be 35 next year. "The years pass quickly." "I've been a pro since 1998, so I have that experience. … [Read more...]