Stage 2 In Their Own Words

Stage 2 at the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah was supposed to be a fast stage for the sprinters that was supposed to be quiet for the GC contenders. While it did finish in a sprint, the winner Jack Bauer (Endura Racing) surprised all by launching early and before that, the field was split…

Thor Hushovd Joins BMC Racing Team

Thor Hushovd will join the BMC Racing Team for the 2012 season, becoming the third straight world road champion to become part of the American team’s roster the past two seasons. Complements Others Well. BMC Racing Team President/General Manager Jim Ochowicz said signing Hushovd fits perfectly into the future plans of the organization. “Thor brings…

Busche Wins US Pro In Photo Finish

In one of the most dynamic and active US Pro Road Races in, well maybe ever, Radioshack’s Matthew Busche outsprinted hometown favorite George Hincapie (BMC) to win the National title in a photo finish at the Greenville Hospital Systems USA Cycling Road National Championships. See more photos in the gallery. Tactics are always interesting at…

The Fittest Field Ever At US Pro

On the eve of the Greenville Hospital System USA Cycling Professional Championships, five ProTeam riders – BMC’s Taylor Phinney, George Hincapie and Brent Bookwalter, Tejay Van Garderen (HTC-Highroad) and Ben King (Radioshack) – met the media to answer questions. Joining them on the dais was Handcyclist Matt Updike, a six-time U.S. National Champion and currently…

@BMCProTeam And 140 Characters

We last reported on Jonathan Vaughters’ (@Vaughters), CEO and Director Sportif, Garmin Cervelo, conversational use of Twitter. Vaughters uses Twitter as a communication tool. He is able to get his side of an issue directly to fans and the media. On the professional team side, BMC Racing Team is really the only professional team that…

BMC Racing Team At Home In California

The BMC Racing Team will field a roster for the Amgen Tour of California that includes four Americans. The eight-day race in the team’s home state begins Sunday. Bookwalter Returns. Reigning U.S. national time trial champion Taylor Phinney will be joined by three-time U.S. national road champion George Hincapie and fellow Americans Brent Bookwalter and…

18 ProTeams Include Garmin-Cervélo, RadioShack, HTC & BMC

The UCI finally announced the list of teams registered in the first division, known as ProTeams, for 2011. The USA will have 4 teams at the highest level, Garmin-Cervélo, RadioShack, HTC & BMC and both Geox-TMC (Spain) and Cofidis Le Crédit en ligne (France) were denied ProTeams status and relegated to ProContinental. That means that…

US Pro Press Conference

Video from US Pro Press Conference with Taylor Phinney (Trek-Livestrong), defending champion George Hincapie (BMC Pro Racing Team), Levi Leipheimer (Team Radioshack), Teddy King (Cervelo TestTeam) and Scott Stewart (Team Type 1).

6 New Riders To BMC

Riders from Belgium, France, Italy and Switzerland are among the six joining the BMC Racing Team that already includes current world road champion Cadel Evans, U.S. national road champion George Hincapie and past world road champion Alessandro Ballan. Stronger Team For 2011. The new riders signing on with the BMC Racing Team are Belgians Yannick…

Wrapping Up Utah

“Before the race I was asked a question if I was coming here to win, I would stupid to say yes because I don’t have any teammates and I felt that I had a good chance to win a stage, so that’s my reply. Of course, that turns into the story of Levi is not…

Louder Soars Above The Carnage In Park City

What a crit! Expectations were high for the Park City Criterium, words like smashfest, bloodbath were used and riders were nervous as they started to stage 20 minutes before the start of stage 4 of the Larry H Miller Tour of Utah. You could see it in their faces as they looked up Main Street…

Hincapie Injures Knee In Crash At Utah

U.S. national road champion George Hincapie of the BMC Racing Team needed 18 stitches to close a cut on his right knee and sustained abrasions to his right shoulder and face in a crash that knocked him out of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah on Thursday’s Stage 2.

Tanner Takes Sprint, Dowsett Takes Yellow In Utah

After working hard in two breaks, David Tanner (Fly V Australia) outsprinted Alex Dowsett (Trek-Livestrong) for the win in the tough stage 1 at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. The pair had flown away from a break on Emigration Canyon. “I had good legs, I was feeling really strong.” said Tanner. “I cooperated…

BMC To Race In Utah

Earlier today, BMC announced that they would field a 5-rider squad at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, scheduled to take place next month, August 17-22, 2010. Salt Lake City native and current resident Jeff Louder will be joined by three-time national road champion George Hincapie and fellow Americans Chris Barton and Chris Butler…

the week that was

News from the week ending July 9. Bad news from Univest Grand Prix and Tour de Toona. Two new riders, Amaël Moinard and Greg Van Avermaet to BMC. CalGiant Cross Team. Canada’s long-list for Elite Women and U23 Men for Worlds.

Big Bear Makes Five For Sagan

Over six hours in the saddle, 135.3 miles (217.7 km) of racing, 7 categorized climbs, more than 12,000 feet of climbing, headwinds, clear blue skies, enthusiastic crowds all could be used to describe stage 6, the Queen Stage of the Amgen Tour of California. Another word could be tough. So tough that 17 riders pulled…

The Party Is Just Starting For Jeff Louder

The roads are about to go up and up at the Giro d’Italia and Jeff Louder is ready to slay himself along with his BMC teammates to help leader Cadel Evans on his and the team’s  quest for the overall win. “My eleventh year as a pro, it’s been a long time coming.” said the…