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BMC Racing Team’s Hincapie Announces Retirement

Posted on 11. Jun, 2012 by .

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George Hincapie announced Monday that this will be his final season of professional cycling. The three-time U.S. national road champion said the Tour de France and the USA Pro Cycling Challenge in August will be the last two races of his 19-year career. Hopes To Stay Involved In Cycling. Hincapie said his decision came after [...]

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BMC’s Cummings, Morabito Hurt In Crash In California

Posted on 14. May, 2012 by .

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Greg Van Avermaet‘s sixth-place finish led four BMC Racing Team riders in the top 20 of stage 2 in the Amgen Tour of California, but two of their teammates – Steve Cummings and Steve Morabito – weren’t as fortunate due to a crash in the final five kilometers. Stitches To Cummings’ Knee. Cummings and Morabito [...]

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Catching Up At The Start of AToC Stage 1

Posted on 13. May, 2012 by .

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We caught up with a few riders to get their thoughts at the start of stage 1 of the Amgen Tour of California in Santa Rosa, California.

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BMC Racing Team’s Ballan Wins Giro della Toscana

Posted on 29. Apr, 2012 by .

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BMC Racing Team’s Alessandro Ballan outsprinted five others Sunday in the streets of Arezzo, Italy, to win the Giro della Toscana. Good Morale For The Giro. Ballan forced the final selection on the last of two trips up a climb on the 14-kilometer finishing circuit in the 199 km race. “I was feeling good and [...]

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Reactions – USA Pro Cycling Challenge Stage 3

Posted on 25. Aug, 2011 by .

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By a very narrow margin – only hundreds of a second – Levi Leipheimer (Radioshack) claimed the win at stage 3, the Vail Time Trial at the USA Pro Cycling Challenge. But his margin over yellow jersey into the stage Tejay van Garderen (HTC-Highroad) was much bigger which put Leipheimer back in the GC lead [...]

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Reactions – USA Pro Cycling Challenge Stage 2

Posted on 25. Aug, 2011 by .

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At more than 130 miles, Stage 2, the epic Queen Stage of the inaugural USA Pro Cycling Challenge, tested the riders strength and endurance as they traveled to unheard of heights on the route from Gunnison, Colo., to Aspen. The route, which included three KOMs and two sprint competitions, provided majestic views and tough competition [...]

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Reactions – USA Pro Cycling Challenge Stage 1

Posted on 23. Aug, 2011 by .

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Timing his counter-attack perfectly on the final kicker – at high altitude – to the finish line, Levi Leipheimer (Radioshack) won stage 1 at the USA Pro Cycling Challenge in Colorado. Leipheimer’s acceleration dropped everyone one giving a four second buffer on chaser Sergio Henao (Gobernacion Indeportes Antioquia). Franck Schleck (Leopard-Trek) took third, a further [...]

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Reactions – USA Pro Cycling Challenge Prologue

Posted on 22. Aug, 2011 by .

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Reactions from Patrick Gretsch (HTC-Highroad), Christian Vande Velde (Garmin-Cervelo), Brent Bookwalter (BMC), Robert Förster (UnitedHealthcare), Danny Pate (HTC-Highroad) and Cadel Evans (BMC) following the USA Pro Cycling Challenge prologue.

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BMC Racing Team Signs Philippe Gilbert

Posted on 19. Aug, 2011 by .

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Belgian national road and time trial champion Philippe Gilbert will join the BMC Racing Team for the 2012 season, further bolstering a roster that will include the reigning Tour de France champion and a number of past world road champions. Will Play Several Roles. BMC Racing Team President/General Manager Jim Ochowicz said Gilbert – currently [...]

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Tough Salt Lake City Circuit To Test Radioshack

Posted on 13. Aug, 2011 by .

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Last year, Radioshack’s Levi Leipheimer was also in yellow going into the final weekend of the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah. With no teammates, he was able to successfully defend to win the overall but it’s a whole new ballgame in 2011. Salt Lake City residents Jeff Louder (BMC) and Tyler Wren (Jamis/Sutter Home) give insight on the course.

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