BMC Racing Team

Pinotti: Porte has huge potential, he now needs to step up in terms of mental strength

BMC Racing Team trainer Marco Pinotti believes that new signing Richie Porte can reach a new level this season, believing that his move from Team Sky can help him become a major Grand Tour contender. The former professional worked with Porte at the Australian road nationals earlier this year and has formed an opinion about […]

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Coach Henderson Diary: A data guy at heart

When I saw Rohan Dennis win his first elite Australian national time trial championship on January 7, my thoughts traced back to the many years we’ve worked together — since just prior to his first year as a professional, in 2013 — but more specifically to a month earlier, after a day on a scooter, in Denia, […]

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Citing “a higher level of support,” van Garderen extends with BMC Racing

After confirming in recent weeks that the BMC Racing Team will continue past the end of the 2016 season, the squad has announced that Tejay van Garderen has inked a contract extension. There had been some speculation that van Garderen might head elsewhere, with rumours dating back to last year’s Tour de France claiming that […]

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Future assured for BMC Racing Team as title sponsor extends

The riders and staff of the BMC Racing Team, plus the sport of cycling itself, have received a boost with the news that the title sponsor BMC Switzerland has committed to continuing its backing beyond 2016. The team began as a US Continental outfit in 2006 and now, heading into what will be its 11th […]

Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Holm says Cavendish may need to pick and choose targets in busy 2016; Drop in level of teams competing in Tour of Qatar; Triple world champion Stybar to ride only one cyclo-cross race this season; Ochowicz states Richie Porte can win a Grand Tour; Spat […]

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BMC Racing Team successfully defends world time trial championship title

Finishing just ahead of Etixx – Quick-Step, 2014 victors BMC Racing team took a second straight world championship victory in Richmond, Virginia on Sunday. The American squad was quickest throughout the race, but the margin of victory was tighter than twelve months ago. On that occasion it beat Orica-GreenEdge by 31.84 seconds; this time around […]

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BMC Racing Team takes TTT victory on day one of the Vuelta a España

Successful on one continent in the USA Pro Challenge, the BMC Racing Team was victorious on another when it took the opening leg of the Vuelta a España in the south of Spain. The American squad blazed around the testing, technical 7.4 kilometre course between Porto Banus and Malaga, deciding to go for the win […]

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Phinney speaks on eve of competitive return: “I feel great”

He’s been out of competition for 62 weeks following a near career-ending crash in the US national championships but Taylor Phinney has spoken with optimism prior to his return to action on Monday in the Tour of Utah. “I feel great. My weight is good and all of my power numbers are pretty good. I […]

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BMC Racing Team exploring legal action after Van Avermaet brought down in Clasica San Sebastian motorbike incident

One day after its rider Greg Van Avermaet had his chance of victory in the Clasica San Sebastian taken away when he was run over by a motorbike , his BMC Racing Team has said that it is exploring legal action over the matter. Van Avermaet had attacked in the final of the WorldTour race […]

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Tejay van Garderen: Up until now I wouldn’t change a thing

Currently sitting third overall, just 25 seconds off the yellow jersey of Tony Martin (Etixx QuickStep) and 13 seconds behind Chris Froome (Sky), Tejay van Garderen could hardly be in a better position at this point in the Tour. Aside from the slight advantage Froome has on him, the American rider has built a buffer […]

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