Rohan Dennis

Why the world championship contenders are plotting an alternative course via Tour of Britain

The Vuelta a España has long been the traditional route for world championship contenders to prepare, but this time around some of the top names have decided to bypass the Spanish Grand Tour in their build-up. The mountainous nature of the Vuelta versus the flat parcours for the worlds in Qatar are one factor in …

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Cancellara smashes Rio time trial to take second Olympic gold medal

On a hilly Olympic time trial course that appeared to favor lighter — and younger — riders, Fabian Cancellara turned back the clock, and defied all expectations, to smash the competition and win a second Olympic gold medal Wednesday in Pontal, just west of Rio de Janeiro. The medal bookends his Olympic time-trial victory in …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Sagan wins wet and wild Suisse stage; Bole wins overall at Tour of Korea; Explosive claims that UCI official alerted others to police operations against hidden motors; UCI to study claims that its technical manager compromised French hidden motor; German cycling champ Rudi Altig passes away; The route for the …

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Cavendish takes sprint finale in Sacramento, Alaphilippe seals California victory

The final finish line of the 2016 Amgen Tour of California delivered two winners — Mark Cavendish freelanced his way to a sprint win ahead of Peter Sagan, while Julian Alaphilippe sealed his victory on the general classification exactly one year after losing the California overall on the final stage due to time bonuses. “It’s just …

Kristoff wins a wild one in Santa Rosa as Alaphilippe defends California lead

SANTA ROSA, CA (CT) — Race leader Julian Alaphilippe was isolated, alongside four BMC Racing riders including second-place Rohan Dennis, after only 60 kilometres. World champion Peter Sagan was alone, at the front of the race, with 60 kilometres to go. The possibilities seemed endless halfway through Stage 7 of the Amgen Tour of California, a …

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Amgen Tour of California stage 6 video highlights

On Friday in Folsom, Rohan Dennis added to his long list of accomplishments racing against the clock, putting an Amgen Tour of California stage win alongside his Hour Record, national title, and Tour de France stage victory. This win, however, could have been sweeter, as Dennis was unable to unseat race leader Julian Alaphilippe (Etixx-QuickStep) …

Dennis wins California time trial, but Alaphilippe hangs on to GC lead

On Friday in Folsom, Rohan Dennis added to his long list of accomplishments racing against the clock, putting an Amgen Tour of California stage win alongside his Hour Record, national title, and Tour de France stage victory. This win, however, could have been sweeter, as Dennis was unable to unseat race leader Julian Alaphilippe (Etixx-QuickStep) …

Pro bike: Rohan Dennis’ BMC TimeMachine TM01

Australian Rohan Dennis finished second overall at the Amgen Tour of California last year and with time running out on the 2016 edition, his best hope at erasing his deficit in the GC standings lies in the 20.3km-long stage 6 time trial in Folsom. Dennis finished second on an identical course in 2014 on a …

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Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Greipel sprints to victory on stage 12 of Giro d’Italia; Sagan again! World champ takes a second stage at Amgen Tour of California; Weening wins second stage at Tour of Norway; Dennis and Bookwalter in familiar, uncertain team dynamic amid California GC contest; Sanchez extends with BMC; Quintana staying in …

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Dennis and Bookwalter in familiar, uncertain team dynamic amid California GC contest

SALINAS, CA (CT) — BMC Racing teammates Rohan Dennis and Brent Bookwalter find themselves in a familiar, uncertain situation with an eye on the top step of the general classification at the Amgen Tour of California. Julian Alaphilippe (Etixx-QuickStep) leads the race, but within the BMC Racing team, which rider will be granted protected-leader status is less …

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