Sign up for Yardbarker's daily Top 10 newsletter, the Morning Bark! Customize to get news on your favorite sports and teams.


GEORGE HINCAPIE RUMORS

Van Avermaet takes opening stage

As he stayed with the peloton in Tuesday's opening stage of the Tour of Utah, Greg Van Avermaet of Belgium was waiting for a place to kick his bike into another gear. Once the final three-lap sprint came around, it was all the BMC team racer needed. With crowds cheering along the final stretch, Van Avermaet beat Australian Michael Matthews to the finish line over the final...
Via Fox Sports
August 06, 2013  |  Discuss

US rider on track to set Tour de France record

George Hincapie is the last American to wear the yellow jersey, and is about to become the first rider to start the Tour de France 17 times. The 39-year-old rider has played a key role in nine Tours during 19-year career, including all seven of Lance Armstrong's titles. On Saturday, when this year's race starts in Belgium, the 6-foot-3 New Yorker will try to help defending...
Via AP on Fox
June 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Hincapie to retire after 2012

Five-time Olympian and Tour de France veteran George Hincapie will retire from cycling after the 2012 season, bringing to a close one of the most successful careers by an American rider. Hincapie, who turns 39 on June 29, announced his decision in a statement Monday. The affable, understated Hincapie was a longtime aide for Lance Armstrong during the mountain stages of the Tour...
Via AP on Fox
June 11, 2012  |  Discuss

APNewsBreak: Cyclist Hincapie to retire after 2012

The Associated Press has learned that five-time Olympian and Tour de France veteran George Hincapie plans to retire from competitive cycling after the 2012 racing season. Hincapie, who turns 39 on June 29, was expected to announce his decision Monday. The American rider was a longtime aide for Lance Armstrong, helping him to win each of his seven Tour de France titles. Hincapie...
Via AP on Fox
June 11, 2012  |  Discuss
MORE STORIES >>


Cycling News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

NBA's biggest trash talkers

Red Sox are ‘all in’ on Pablo Sandoval?

Tomlin not happy about late jump

WATCH: Kobe sets dubious record

Cubs trying to trade for Nats pitcher?

Rose explains why he sits out games

49ers lose Patrick Willis for the season

16 most desirable college coaching jobs

Newton playing with two foot injuries?

Peterson to file lawsuit against NFL?

LeBron: Sorry I haven't dunked more

Mets, Rockies have talked Tulo trade

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.