It's Denia in December, so the BMC team are training in Spain for the 2017 season. Our local PEZman, Alastair Hamilton, was invited to spend the day with the team for photos, chat and to find out more about the future of the team in 2017... Not forgetting a great lunch!
Dec 15, 2016 - Maybe there is no racing, but the EUROTRASH can is overflowing with news as usual. New ProContinental road team will have a World champion on its roster. Top Story - TJ Sport saved? Other cycling news: Lotto Soudal gain riders and lose riders and Stig Broeckx is out of a coma. Aqua Blue Sport on Ridley, Cadel Evans Road Race news, new team kit, Dubai Tour extended and NAHBS tickets on sale. Thursday coffee time.
Dec 12, 2016 - It was an up and down weekend for the top cyclocross men, one win each for Van der Poel and Van Aert, results and video. TOP STORY is the funding cut at British Cycling. Other cycling news: Astana team presentation, Aru early season, BMC roster, Rodriguez retires (again), Skoda and Team Wiggins, Axeon Roster, Tankink at LottoNl-Jumbo, Cycling Academy, new job for Ekimov, la Vuelta 2017 and the Jayco Herald Sun Tour.
Nov 28, 2016 - A double win at the weekend for Mathieu van der Poel and two 2nd places for Wout Van Aert. Full reports and video from Hamme and Zeven. War again between the race organizers and the UCI? - TOP STORY. Other cycling news: WorldTour and ProConti licenses, contract news from Cycling Academy and Caja Rural, Velits retires, Dimension Data show off their new kit and retro video of Jacques Anquetil. A full EUROTRASH sack to empty!
Oct 17, 2016 - Peter Sagan held onto his rainbow jersey for another year. With a strong and crafty sprint, the Slovakian swooped past the remnants of the field in Doha for his second World title. We have all the reports, results and video from all the road World championships. In other cycling news: Wanty-Groupe Gobert and BMC rider contracts, Bradley Wiggins not going to Abu Dhabi and five years with Etixx - Quick-Step for Tony Martin.
Oct 10, 2016 - The first events of the 2016 World championships kicked off on Sunday with the team time trial. A good race, but not many spectators in Doha - Top Story. All the reports and video from the Worlds, Paris-Tours and Paris-Bourges. Other cycling news: Sponsor for BMC, contract news from Lotto, Wanty, Gazprom, TJ Sport and Caja Rural. Monday coffee time!
BMC Racing Team will continue the closing end of the European racing season in Italy with five one-day races where Philippe Gilbert and Samuel Sánchez will make their return to competition after abandoning the Vuelta a Espana.
Rider Interview: It feels like Joey Rosskopf has been around for ever, the man from Georgia, USA has been a pro since 2010 in four different teams, not bad for a 26 year-old. In his second year with the BMC team, 2016 has been his break-through season with the overall win in the French Tour du Limousin. Ed Hood caught up with Joey the get the story.
Newly crowned Olympic champion Greg Van Avermaet will return to the BMC Racing Team ranks this weekend when he joins an eight-rider squad at the UCI WorldTour one-day race Bretagne Classic - Ouest-France.