Illness Will Keep taylor Phinney Out Of Milan-San Remo

The BMC Racing Team will replace Taylor Phinney on its roster for Milan-San Remo after last year's seventh-place finisher started experiencing flu-like symptoms 72 hours before Sunday's race. Lodewyck Named As Replacement BMC Racing Team Chief Medical Officer Dr. Max Testa said Phinney was feeling fine during Thursday's course reconnaissance session. But during Friday's training ride, the past … [Read more...]

Taylor Phinney Eyes Time Trial At Tour Méditerranéen

Confidence born from his overall victory last week at the Dubai Tour has Taylor Phinney looking to keep that success rolling for the BMC Racing Team at the Tour Méditerranéen. Final Stage Features Uphill Finish The five-day race in France begins Thursday and includes an 18.2-kilometer individual time trial as the penultimate stage. At the Dubai Tour, Phinney won the Stage 1, 10.1-km time … [Read more...]

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...]

Taylor Phinney Renews With BMC Racing Team

Taylor Phinney will be a part of the BMC Racing Team through the 2016 season, President/General Manager Jim Ochowicz announced Thursday after the 23-year-old American renewed his contract with the U.S.-based squad. 'A Great Home' Phinney won a stage of the Tour de Pologne last month and was third overall and best young rider at the Tour of Qatar in February. Last year, he won two time trials: … [Read more...]

Taylor Phinney Wins Fourth Stage At Tour of Poland

KATOWICE, Poland, July 31, 2013 (AFP) - American Taylor Phinney made a late solo breakaway to claim victory on the 231.5km fourth stage of the Tour of Poland from Tarnow to Katowice on Wednesday. Poland's Rafal Majka of the Saxo-Tinkoff team maintained his hold on the overall lead after finishing safely in the peloton. Phinney, the 23-year-old BMC rider, struck for home 7km from the … [Read more...]

Evans, Phinney Share Pre-Giro d’Italia Comments

BMC Racing Team's Cadel Evans and Taylor Phinney participated in Thursday's official pre-race press conference for the Giro d'Italia. The two will be joined by teammates Adam Blythe, Steve Cummings, Klaas Lodewyck, Steve Morabito, Daniel Oss, Ivan Santaromita and Danilo Wyss in the three-week race, which begins Saturday. Evans spoke about his outlook for his return to the race for the first … [Read more...]

Gilbert, Phinney Out of Tour of Flanders

PARIS, March 28, 2013 - Reigning world champion Philippe Gilbert of Belgium and American rider Taylor Phinney have both been ruled out of Sunday's Tour of Flanders, their team BMC announced on Thursday. Gilbert, who has twice finished third in the spring classic race, is currently recovering from a cold and is not in suitable condition to take part, while Phinney has a knee injury … [Read more...]