Taylor Phinney

Two years after devastating injury, Taylor Phinney wins US national time trial championship

Two years after a devastating injury at the national road championship, American Taylor Phinney reclaimed the U.S. national time-trial title, the third TT championship of his career. Phinney (BMC Racing) rode the rolling 48km course in a time of 1:02:45, 70 seconds ahead of silver medalist Tom Zirbel (Rally Cycling). Alexey Vermeulen (LottoNL-Jumbo), who is just […]

Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Another Giro stage win for Etixx as Trentin snatches victory from Moser in Pinerolo; Theuns takes home win in Belgium Tour; Two years later, Taylor Phinney returns to US national TT championships a race favorite — and a changed man; Women’s US National Road Championships; Men’s US National Road Championships; Canyon […]

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Live stream and race preview: 2016 US men’s national road and TT championships

America’s top professional road cyclists are headed to Winston-Salem, North Carolina, for the 2016 Volkswagen Professional Road and Time Trial National Championships this Friday and Saturday. The championships are not only a chance to vie for the coveted stars-and-stripes jerseys, but also to make a final push for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. CyclingTips is happy […]

Two years later, Taylor Phinney returns to US national TT championships a race favorite — and a changed man

Exactly two years ago, American Taylor Phinney was riding a high. The BMC Racing rider had just won a stage at the Amgen Tour of California, soloing away from the field on a descent into Santa Barbara, crossing the finish line with a bow to the audience. He wasn’t just an athlete — he was […]

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) […]

Coach Henderson Diary: Tuning up Rohan and Evie for the Amgen Tour of California

For several of my athletes, the Amgen Tour of California is a high-priority event on the 2016 race calendar. Fortunately, based on their respective schedules, I was able to have Rohan Dennis and Michael Schär (BMC Racing) and Evelyn Stevens (Boels-Dohlman) all come to Boulder to do their final training and prep for the race with me, along […]

Preview: What you need to know about the 2016 Amgen Tour of California

SAN DIEGO (CT) — Beginning on Sunday, for an eleventh straight year, the Amgen Tour of California will be the highest-profile UCI stage race held on North American soil. The race, which began in 2006 and has held the same title sponsor throughout, begins in San Diego, not far from the Mexican border, and ends eight […]

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Daily News Digest

In today’s CT Daily News Digest: Coquard takes the sprint in Four Days of Dunkerque opener; Bauhaus sprints to Tour d’Azerbaïdjan stage one win; Six breakthrough riders to watch at the 2016 Giro d’Italia; Sir Dave Brailsford pledges to ‘share everything’ in British Cycling review; Video: Jeanne d’Arc Girubuntu fastest woman in Africa; Team victory rankings; […]

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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 […]

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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 […]