Taylor Phinney

Is Taylor Phinney’s Roubaix dream still a realistic one?

Twice a winner of the race as an under 23, Taylor Phinney was marked out as a future Roubaix champion. That was before an injury which almost ended his career. After finishing 49th earlier this month, he and BMC Racing Team doctor Max Testa spoke about his prospects in this race and others. What does […]


Phinney ‘happy to be here’ at Roubaix start, doubts he’ll ride Tour de France

He’s still building back up after a horrendous racing crash almost two years ago, but Taylor Phinney was relishing the thoughts of lining out in Paris-Roubaix when he spoke on the eve of the race. The BMC Racing Team rider talked shortly after coming off the stage at the team presentation, and said that he […]

Coach Henderson Diary: Every detail matters

I love track cycling. As an athlete, I love riding the track. As a science and data guy, I love coaching track cycling events because the velodrome is a nearly perfect model to measure and analyze performance. Conditions on a track are very well controlled, and within any given racing session there is virtually no […]


Daily News Digest

Alexander Kristoff wins stage 3 of the Tour of Oman, Boasson Hagen retains the overall lead; Luis Leon Sanchez takes Volta ao Algarve lead with stage 2 win; Nacer Bouhanni into Ruta del Sol lead with stage 2 victory; Giant-Alpecin cancels Omloop Het Nieuwsblad participation; Why Taylor Phinney’s ongoing recovery from injury could make him a better rider than […]


How Taylor Phinney’s mend from injury could make him stronger than ever

As the days tick down to the Tour du Haut Var-Matin on Saturday and the start of Taylor Phinney’s 2016 racing season, two of those who have guided his career give insights into his recovery and what the future might hold. A year ago Taylor Phinney was stuck on the sidelines of the sport, facing […]


Daily News Digest

In today’s edition of the Daily News Digest: Boasson Hagen wins stage two of Tour of Oman; Kittel triumphant on day one of the Volta Ao Algarve; Benatti best on stage one of Vuelta a Andalucia/Ruta del Sol; The white line is calling: an end to the year without Marianne Vos; Prudhomme calls for ‘strongest […]


US men receive only two Olympic road spots: What went wrong, and what it means

When the start gun for the Olympic men’s road race is fired on August 6, there will be 144 riders lined up to start. Two of these men will be from the United States. Given that other nations will field the maximum of five riders in Rio de Janeiro, the U.S. will be at a significant […]


Giving back: how members of the pro cycling community are helping others

In a sport as demanding as cycling, extreme focus and a tunnel-vision approach are crucial to success. The riders spend many days away from home, are sheltered and looked after by their teams and then thrash it out through wind and rain, over cobbles and high mountains. Real life seldom intrudes; instead, the existence is […]


Taylor Phinney Q&A: “The Olympic time trial is the most important thing on my horizon”

He’s one of USA Cycling’s top athletes, he’s a medal contender for Rio, but he’s also more than that. Taylor Phinney is one of the most interesting riders in cycling and impressed many with his reflections on the sport and life in the recent Thereabouts video. This week Phinney spoke to CyclingTips from the BMC […]


Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: UCI confirms all registered teams can use disc brakes in 2016; Nine WorldTour teams confirmed for 2016 Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race; Tour of Flanders route to remain the same for 100th edition; Taborre offers bizarre defence against doping positive; Phinney skipped more surgery […]