Australia Looking To Maintain Team Pursuit Dominance At Worlds

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By Barnaby CHESTERMAN Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France, Feb 17, 2015 (AFP) - Australia will be going for a fifth men's team pursuit gold in six years when the Track Cycling World Championships begin near Paris on Wednesday. To help boost their efforts, Jack Bobridge is taking a break from road cycling to try to claim gold on the track. It will be the 25-year-old's first … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team’s Rohan Dennis Breaks World Hour Record

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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...]

Team Start List For The 2015 Tour de France

Paris, Jan 14, 2015 (AFP) - The 22 teams, named on Wednesday, to take part in next year's Tour de France which starts in Utrecht on July 4 (top cyclists in brackets): France (5) AG2R La Mondiale: Péraud (FRA), Bardet (FRA) Bretagne-Séché: B. Feillu (FRA), Sepulveda (ARG) Cofidis: Bouhanni (FRA), Navarro (ESP) Europcar: Voeckler (FRA), Rolland (FRA) FDJ.fr: Pinot … [Read more...]

Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Hits The Big Apple To Launch 2015 Team

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Wilton, CT. – January 8, 2015 – Last night, Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling launched the 2015 team at the world-famous IAC building in New York City. Attendees included media, VIPs, bicycle dealers and celebrities. For the first time ever, the event was live-streamed, allowing fans from around the world to join in on the action. Riders Andrew Talansky, Ben King, Dan Martin, Davide Formolo, Joe … [Read more...]

Bradley Wiggins To Launch New Professional Cycling Team

London, Jan 8, 2015 (AFP) - British cycling great Bradley Wiggins is to set up a new professional cycling team in his name this year as he gears up for the team pursuit at the 2016 Olympic Games. Wiggins is keen to give something back to the sport and wants to use his success to encourage a healthy cycling culture within the country. "Cycling has given me everything," he said in a … [Read more...]

2015 Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling Team Launch Streamed Live

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2015 CANNONDALE-GARMIN PRO CYCLING TEAM LAUNCH TO BE STREAMED LIVE ON CANNONDALE.COM The 2015 Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling team launch will be available via Cannondale.com. Media, athletes, bike dealers and celebrities from around the world will descend upon the world-renowned IAC building in NYC on January 7th for the launch, and now fans can join in on the excitement online. The … [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...]

Team Sky Renews Wahoo Fitness as Official Indoor Trainer Supplier

Team Sky continues to train exclusively with Wahoo’s award winning KICKR Power Trainer Atlanta, GA – December 16, 2014 – Wahoo Fitness, the leader in workout apps and smartphone connected fitness devices, is pleased to announce continuation as official supplier of cycling trainers to Team Sky, winners of the 2012 and 2013 Tour de France. Through this exclusive collaboration, Team Sky … [Read more...]

UCI Delays Decision On Team Astana WorldTour Licence

AIGLE, Switzerland, Dec 04, 2014 (AFP) - Doping-scandal tainted Astana must wait another week to find out whether the International Cycling Union (UCI) will grant them a World Tour licence for next season. The UCI issued a statement on Thursday in which it confirmed that licences had been granted to eight teams, taking the total of licenced outfits for 2015 up to 16. But Tour de … [Read more...]