BMC Racing Team's Philippe Gilbert withdrew during Sunday's stage of the Vuelta a España, saying he did not want to put at risk his preparation for defending his title at the world road championships later this month.
Tejay van Garderen of the BMC Racing Team begins defense of his USA Pro Challenge title Monday in his adopted hometown of Aspen, fresh off a fifth-place finish at the Tour de France last month.
The BMC Racing Team's line-up, President/General Manager Jim Ochowicz and BMC Racing Team Assistant Director Max Sciandri answered questions ahead of Sunday's UCI world team time trial championship.
Day One was all about the bikes and the interviews with the star riders. Day Two was the official BMC team presentation. Afterwards we had a chance to take some photos of the boys out on a training ride going up the hills behind the village of Pego. I learnt a big lesson today: always make sure you have diesel in your car before you go chasing after bike riders! It was very close to a disaster, but it seems my car can run on fumes.
A day with Garmin-Barracuda was followed by two days with the BMC team. Both teams have their ways of doing things, but both are professionals. The most notable thing I noticed was the how much more interest there was in the BMC team compared to last year. The difference a Tour win can make and signing two of the biggest names from the Classics.
The Giro del Trentino will be a final opportunity to sharpen form and make final preparations for the Giro d'Italia, BMC Racing Team Sport Director Fabio Baldato said.
BMC Racing Team's Greg Van Avermaet, a past winner of the Tour de Wallonie, likes what he sees in a review of the course and stages for the five-day race that begins Saturday.
The American juggernaut BMC will benefit from two outstanding leaders on their team: the new entry Darwin Atapuma, but especially the up-and-coming Taylor Phinney. The young American Chrono Man has already won a stage in the 2012 Giro d’Italia, where he led the race for three days. He has two silver medals to his name from the 2012 World Championship Time Trial races: in the individual and team divisions. He also wore the World Championship colours in the Under 23 individual time trial competition in 2010.
Cadel Evans of the BMC Racing Team bounced back from a challenging opening day in the Pyrenees Saturday with a sixth-place finish in the mountains on Sunday.
X-rays revealed no broken bones in the left shoulder of Michael Schär following his crash Friday at the Tour de France. But it remains to be seen whether the Swiss road champion – and one of the BMC Racing Team's most trusted domestiques – can start Saturday's stage, Chief Medical Officer Dr. Max Testa said.
The BMC Racing Team did its part to look after Cadel Evans on a wind-swept stage of the Tour de France Thursday.
Tejay van Garderen of the BMC Racing Team climbed his way into the top 10 at the Tour de France with sixth place on Monday's summit finish as another top contender exited the race.
BMC Racing Team's Cadel Evans looked ahead to the first individual time trial of the Tour de France following a stage for the sprinters Tuesday.
Thor Hushovd of the BMC Racing Team overtook Paul Martens (Belkin Pro Cycling Team) in an uphill dash to the finish Sunday to win the final stage of the Arctic Race of Norway and capture the overall title of the first-year race in his home country.
Thor Hushovd Interview: Ex-World champion, twice Tour points winner, Vuelta points winner, multi-National champion and Classics specialist; Thor Hushovd has had a long and successful career. Even though he had a slight hiatus in 2012 his winning ways have not left him - So what is the future for the man from Norway? We find out what the big man’s plans are for 2014.
The BMC Racing Team will rely on teamwork to achieve success at the Tour of Qatar, Sport Director Valerio Piva said.
Taylor Phinney will be a part of the BMC Racing Team through the 2016 season, President/General Manager Jim Ochowicz announced Thursday after the 23-year-old American renewed his contract with the U.S.-based squad.
The BMC Racing Team's roster to help Tejay van Garderen at Paris-Nice features an abundance of talent around him, including Tour Méditerranéen winner Stephen Cummings and Dubai Tour champion Taylor Phinney.
Steve Cummings Interview: World champion on the track, Vuelta stage winner and loyal team man; Steve Cummings is all of these and now winner of the Tour Méditerranéen. Just before his successful February we managed an exclusive one-to-one chat with the big man in Spain at a BMC training camp and then caught up with him again after his Dubai and Méditerranéen success.
Santa Rosa, California resident Peter Stetina says he is looking forward to leading the BMC Racing Team at the Amgen Tour of California.