Tour of Britain: Dennis and Phinney to lead BMC

The BMC team has confirmed its six-rider team for the Tour of Britain, with Australia’s Rohan Dennis and the USA’s Taylor Phinney leading a young squad that will chase stage victories before considering a shot at overall success. The Tour of Britain starts in Glasgow on Sunday September 4 and ends a week later in London on September 11. The race includes several rolling stages...
Via Cycling News
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phinney laser focused on Olympic medal in the time trial

In the 2008 Olympic Games, Taylor Phinney placed seventh in the individual pursuit in Beijing as a precocious 18-year-old son of two Olympic medallists, barely eligible to compete because of his age. In 2012, Taylor Phinney was a heartbroken fourth place in the road race and the time trial, but still with ample promise at age 22. Draw a straight line in between the two points on...
Via Cycling News
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Taylor Phinney drops out of road race, saving himself for time trial at Olympics

RIO DE JANEIRO — Boulder’s Taylor Phinney dropped out of the men’s road race at the Rio Olympics on Saturday to save himself for Wednesday’s time trial, in which he believes he has a chance to medal. On a course that favored climbers and put big powerful riders like him at a disadvantage, the 6-foot-4 Phinney dropped out with about 38 miles left in the 147-mile race won by...
Via The Denver Post
25 days ago

Phinney excited by prospect of racing Vuelta a Espana with van Garderen

More than three years after his last Grand Tour, Taylor Phinney (BMC Racing) is on course to take on the Vuelta a Espana and ride alongside fellow American Tejay van Garderen. Phinney, who is currently on the hunt for a medal at the Rio Olympic Games, last rode a Grand Tour in 2013, when he raced the Giro d’Italia. A serious injury in 2014 stalled his career and he spent most...
Via Cycling News
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Bookwalter, Dennis climb late to take stage 2

The 186 km second stage of the USA Pro Cycling Challenge saw Brent Bookwalter climb to 11,000 feet to win stage two on the wheel of Tour de France Stage 1 winner Rohan Dennis. In the second stage, riders started off in Steamboat Springs before making the trek up to Arapahoe Basin. The 31-year-old Bookwalter, who like stage one winner Taylor Phinney, rides for BMC Racing was able...
Via Mile High Sports
August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Phinney makes storybook return with stage win

With two-time defending champion Tejay Van Garderen out of the 2015 USA Pro Cycling Challenge, skipping the event this year, an unexpected storyline has taken center stage. Boulder native Taylor Phinney returned from his 15-month hiatus after a scary injury to win the first stage of the seven stage USA Pro Cycling Challenge through Colorado. Phinney, who rides professionally for...
Via Mile High Sports
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Reijnen wins at Tour of Utah, Phinney finishes third

LOGAN, Utah (AP) Kiel Reijnen won a sprint from a small group of riders Monday to win the opening stage of the Tour of Utah, while Taylor Phinney finished third in his first race in more than a year. Phinney attacked near the conclusion of the rain-soaked 132-mile stage, but the BMC Racing star couldn't hold off Reijnen, who then edged Alex Howes in a sprint. It was the first race...
Via Associated Press
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Phinney announces his comeback with third-place finish in Utah

Taylor Phinney (BMC Racing) announced his return to professional cycling Monday with a podium performance during the opening stage at the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. Phinney finished third after he bridged to a group of four riders on the second of two closing circuits in Logan and eventually finished third to fellow Boulder, Colorado, residents Kiel Reijnen (UnitedHealthcare...
Via Cycling News
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Taylor Phinney of US opens Dubai Tour with win

Taylor Phinney of the United States won the opening time trial of the inaugural Dubai Tour, a four-stage race organized by the same group that puts on the Giro d'Italia. Phinney completed the 6.1-mile race through the streets of Dubai on Wednesday in 12 minutes, 3 seconds. Michael Cummings, his BMC Racing teammate, was 14 seconds back in second and Lasse Norman Hansen of Garmin...
Via Associated Press
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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