Cadel Evans Counting On Team For Giro d’Italia Bid

by Justin DAVIS MILAN, May 08, 2014 (AFP) - The experienced legs of former Tour de France champion Cadel Evans face the test of a climb-heavy Giro d'Italia, and some more sprightly rivals, when the three-week Italian epic begins on Friday. Evans, a third-place finisher last year when Italian Vincenzo Nibali triumphed ahead of Rigoberto Uran, comes into the 97th edition amid … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team’s Phinney Wins Giro d’Italia Opener

Taylor Phinney of the BMC Racing Team averaged more than 50 kilometers an hour Saturday to win the opening stage of the Giro d'Italia in Herning, Denmark, and become only the third American to wear the maglia rosa of race leader. Nine-Second Victory Starting 17th-to-last of the 198 riders, Phinney blazed across the 8.7-kilometer course on his BMC timemachine TM01 in 10:26, nine seconds faster … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team Will Continue Through 2016

BMC Switzerland announced Friday it will continue its sponsorship of the BMC Racing Team through the 2016 season. Terrific Partnership BMC Racing Team President/General Manager Jim Ochowicz said the extension will allow the U.S.-registered ProTeam to continue its development and vision. "We are fortunate to have a partner like BMC Switzerland, which permits us to participate at the highest … [Read more...]

BMC Racing Team Finishes 3-4 At Tour of Flanders

Alessandro Ballan finished third and Greg Van Avermaet was fourth Sunday for the BMC Racing Team at the Tour of Flanders as Tom Boonen (Omega Pharma-Quick Step) won for the third time. Ballan Tries Shaking Boonen Winner of this race in 2007, Ballan scored the fifth top 10 finish of his career at "Ronde van Vlaanderen" by narrowly avoiding a crash on the penultimate climb of the Paterberg and … [Read more...]