BMC Off To A Great Start

After years of an aggressive but linear progression, the BMC Racing team is making a huge leap with the addition of World Champion Cadel Evans, three-time US National Champion George Hincapie 2008 world champion Alessandro Ballan in its quest to race at the Tour de France in 2011, if not earlier. The riders made their … Read more

Rock Racing denied Pro Conti license

Earlier today, the UCI announced their ruling on the final three teams that had appealed after their initial registration for a Pro Continental license has been refused. After a hearing involving the teams, the Management Committee decided to reject the registration of the US team Rock Racing while it approved Androni Giocattoli (VEN) and Xacobeo … Read more

Zirbel waits, riding the wave of support

On December 27, Tom Zirbel announced that his A sample from the USA Professional Time Trial Championships tested positive for exogenous DHEA.  Zirbel has proclaimed his innocence and is confident that he will find the answers. Following his notification, Zirbel hired Paul Scott to make sure that protocol was followed when his B sample was … Read more

Meet the Eckmanns

Teammates on the Clif Bar Development team, brothers Yannick and Robin Eckmann turned heads in Colorado when they went 1-2 in the two NACT Junior races at the beginning of November. On the muddy Blue Sky Velo course on Saturday, Yannick caught and passed the entire Cat 3 field which had started two minutes earlier … Read more

Hump Day News (December 2, 2009)

Slow news week as we enter the final month of the year.   Rock Racing denied Pro Conti. The UCI approved the registration of the following 19 UCI Professional Continental Teams for the 2010 season, and as expected the BMC Racing Team registered in the USA is part of the list. The other teams are: … Read more

Pro Team Transfer-o-rama, Women’s Edition

More than time to work on the women’s transfer-o-rama. First, a quick recap on news and information on the women’s teams for next year. Only one team has applied for the UCI Continental status with USA Cycling and that is Team TIBCO.  The Columbia-HTC women’s team, also a UCI team, is registered in Germany. The … Read more