Jim Ochowicz

Pro teams react angrily to moto incidents

Both the BMC Racing Team and Lotto Soudal squad have called for strong action on incidents involving race motorbikes over the weekend, saying that the situation needs to be urgently addressed. On Sunday Lotto Soudals’ Stig Broeckx was hit by a motorbike during the Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne race, with the vehicle impacting Broeckx from behind after he […]


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 […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Sacha Modolo wins stage 3 of the Tour of Hainan; Armstrong implicates Ochowicz and Anderson in 1993 Triple Crown race fixing; Outdoor velodrome could solve 2022 Commonwealth Games track cycling issue; Michael Matthews denies ‘rift’ with Simon Gerrans; Jonathan Tiernan-Locke to race for himself in […]


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 […]


Ochowicz: BMC Racing Team still hopeful Phinney will return to competition this season

HUY, Belgium (CT) – There has been a period of silence from the BMC Racing Team about Taylor Phinney and his ongoing return from serious injury, but the team’s President Jim Ochowicz confirmed on Monday morning that he is continuing to make progress. Ochowicz spoke to CyclingTips on the matter and said that a 2015 […]

Daily News Digest

In today’s Daily News Digest: Landa soloes to second mountain stage win on Giro d’Italia’s 16th stage as Aru fades; Contador refrains from criticising Astana’s attack after he suffers puncture; Landa declines to speculate on whether he should have been Astana leader all along; Savio: ‘Ochowicz missed a good opportunity to keep his mouth shut’; […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Richie Porte withdraws from the Giro d’Italia; Contador – “A stage victory is secondary – I cannot jeopardise the GC”; Luca Paolini extends contract with Katusha; Jim Ochowicz calls for reduced peloton sizes to reduce the number of crashes; Orica-GreenEdge, Drapac to headline the Tour […]


Tour of Flanders: startline quotes reveal glimpses of team tactics

Speaking at the start of the Tour of Flanders Sunday in Brugge, several riders who hoped to play a part in the finale gave their thoughts about the race. Teams tend to keep their cards close to their chests but some indications were given about how those riders and squads hoped the Classic would unfold. […]

Ochowicz: Evans to decide future after Vuelta a España

The question about whether or not Cadel Evans will continue beyond the end of this season as a BMC Racing Team rider – and indeed as a professional – will be decided after the Vuelta a España, where the Australian will compete in support of team-mate Samuel Sanchez. BMC Racing Team president Jim Ochowicz confirmed […]

Van Garderen on stage 10 strategy: ‘I have got my eye on Saxo Bank’

BMC Racing team captain Tejay van Garderen has said that the team has a simple strategy for today’s decisive mountain stage: track the team which is expected to animate the race, and then see what can be done in light of that. “I kind of expect Saxo to be aggressive, so I think our tactic […]