BMC Reviews and News


BMC launches revamped Timemachine TT bike


With the Ironman World Championships set for this weekend in Hawaii, BMC has launched a new version of its Timemachine time trial bike that is tailor-made for triathletes.

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BMC launches Roadmachine endurance bike line


Composites advances in BMC’s Tuned Compliance Concept and Angle Compliance technologies are claimed to make the disc brake-equipped Roadmachine a new take on the endurance category.

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Round up: 10 of next year’s most intriguing road bikes


The prevailing trend in road bikes? Choice. There is literally something for everyone in the latest crop of new roadsters hitting bike shop floors (and internet showrooms) right now.

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Best of Interbike: The coolest new bike products for 2016


What’s the best thing you saw? It’s the No. 1 question we hear after every trade show. And here is our answer. The following — in our collective opinion — represents the newest, coolest and most interesting stuff our RoadBikeReview crew came across throughout the course of the 2015 Interbike trade show.

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Interbike: Seven new gravel grinding road bikes


Tackle the road less traveled with these new off-road adventurers spotted at Interbike.

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Eurobike: BMC Impec Concept bike a look into the future?


Swiss bike maker shows off capabilities of its in-house advanced R&D lab, and provides a glimpse of what the aero road bike of the future might look like.

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Mega Tech Gallery: Race bikes for all 22 Tour de France teams


Every member of the pro peloton has access to a dedicated time trial machine, plus at least two or three road bikes. Aero, lightweight, compliant – there’s usually a bike that focuses specifically on one of those coveted characteristics. Here are some – but certainly not all – of those beautiful race machines.

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Tour de France Tech: Tejay van Garderen’s BMC Team Machine SLR01


Bike of choice for the top American in this year’s Tour de France.

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First Look: 2015 BMC Crossmachine CX01


The cyclocross racer’s BMC dream has been fulfilled as BMC announced the race-ready Crossmachine CX01. It sports the company’s SLR pedigree but it is firmly suited for cross racing.

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BMC Alpenchallenge AC01: World’s Fastest City Bike?


What happens when a company steeped in road racing tradition turns its design eyes toward making a top-end city bike? You get a commuter steed that is built for speed.

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USA Pro Challenge: Fränk Claims Dramatic Stage 2 Win


Stage 2 of the 2013 USA Pro Challenge professional cycling race took riders to extraordinary heights on the route from Aspen to Breckenridge, including the trip over Independence Pass.

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What’s $32,000 get you? How about this bike


Hate showing up to group rides and seeing someone else aboard the same bike as you? Breath a sigh of relief. There are only 50 of these $32,000 BMC Lamborghini limited edition 50th anniversary bikes available.

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Gallery: Behind The Helmets and Sunglasses


Like football players, professional cyclists spend most of their “playing” time obscured by helmets. Most of them also wear sunglasses, making it even harder to see what these hardmen of the sport really look like. With that in mind, we thought it would be fun to take a look at the faces behind the racers. […]

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BMC TMR01 Road Bike


BMC’s first ever dedicated aero road bike gets officially unveiled for the US Market at Interbike. New frame is both the stiffest and most aero in the BMC stable now.

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2013 BMC Gran Fondo Lineup


BMC showed off the entire 2013 Gran Fondo lineup at this year’s Interbike. Here are some highlights from the line.

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Bikes of the Tour – George Hincapie’s BMC SLR01


When BMC Racing Team comes to a race like the Tour of California they bring in the neighborhood of 40 bikes. Each rider has their race bike and two spares, one of which resides on the follow car. Each rider also has a race TM01 time trial bike and a spare of that as well. […]

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Tour of Belgium, Stage 3: Adam Blythe Third; Best Young Rider


Adam Blythe registered his fourth top five finish of the season – and his second at the Tour of Belgium – with third place in Friday’s race that ended with a third straight bunch sprint won by André Greipel (Lotto Belisol Team). Time Trial Saturday Blythe’s result was his best since finishing third at the […]

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Giro di Sardegna, Stage 1: Ballan Second


Porto Cervo, Italy – Alessandro Ballan finished second for the BMC Racing Team Tuesday on the opening stage of the Giro di Sardegna. Tricky Finish Ballan said he was on the wheel of stage winner Peter Sagan (Liquigas-Cannondale) but didn’t want to take too many risks on the technical run-in to the finish of the […]

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Amgen Tour of California, Stage 1: Kristoff Third, Hincapie Crashes


Sacramento, California – Alexander Kristoff of the BMC Racing Team finished third on Stage 1 of the Amgen Tour of California to earn the Best Young Rider jersey Sunday while teammate George Hincapie crashed in the dash to the line. Landed On Back And Head Hincapie landed on his back and head, leaving him sore […]

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Scheldeprijs Is An Opportunity For Sprinters


Alexander Kristoff should be in the thick of the mix if the race comes down to a sprint. (Tim de Waele photo.) Antwerp, Belgium – The Belgian semi-classic Scheldeprijs will be an opportunity for the BMC Racing Team’s sprinters to test their legs while also serving as a final tune-up for Paris-Roubaix. ‘No Bad Cobblestones’ […]

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Tough Opener At Three Days of De Panne


Alessandro Ballan, in 25th place, was the BMC Racing Team’s best finisher Tuesday on Stage 1 of the Three Days of De Panne. Plenty of Attacks “Alessandro was very strong on the climbs and made the first selection on the cobbles,” BMC Racing Team Assistant Director Michael Sayers said. “Then there was a bunch of […]

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BMC Racing Team Pleased With Giro d’Italia Invitation


The announcement of an invitation to the Giro d’Italia presents the BMC Racing Team with an opportunity to showcase the talent of world champion Cadel Evans. The 3,418 km race runs May 8-30, beginning in the Dutch capital of Amsterdam and ending in Verona, Italy. Preparation Began Months Ago “It’s going to be a very […]

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Rocktape welcomes Jackson Stewart of BMC Racing to rockstar roster


Los Gatos CA – Rocktape, the leader in high performance athletic tape and accessories for active people everywhere, today announced a multi-year partnership agreement with professional road racing cyclist, previous member of the US World Team and winner of the KOM jersey in the 2008 Tour of California, Jackson Stewart. As part of the companyʼs […]

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BMC Racing Team has arrived in the first division!


Head Directeur Sportif John Lelangue and World Road Champion Cadel Evans know which direction they’re heading in – towards success. (Photo Georges Luechinger BMC Racing Team Media Service) Adelaide – Having just completed their first race of the new season, the UCI ProContinental BMC Racing Team has proved it has what it takes to compete […]

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Training Camp Diary: The Riders Arrive


The BMC Racing Team converged from all parts of the globe in Santa Rosa, California, Saturday to ready for the team’s two-week training camp. While seven riders and a host of support staff are on hand at the Santos Tour Down Under in Australia, the team’s remaining riders and staff assembled throughout the day via […]

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BMC Racing Team Awarded UCI Wild Card For 2010


The BMC Racing Team learned Monday it has been granted Wild Card status for the 2010 season by the International Cycling Union (UCI). The decision by the UCI’s license committee earns the U.S.-registered professional continental team the right to be invited to races on both the UCI ProTour schedule and the Historic Monuments of Cycling […]

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BMC Racing Team Signs the Current World Champion Cadel Evans


The BMC Racing Team today announced the signing of current World Professional Road Champion Cadel Evans to a three year contract. This partnership will create mutually beneficial opportunities for both the current World Champion as well as the BMC Racing Team. “Cadel brings a wealth of experience in the Grand Tours to the team.” BMC […]

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BMC announces the addition of two more riders to the squad for 2010


Santa Rosa, CA – On the heels of signing some of the most established riders in the peloton such as Georges Hincapie, Karsten Kroon, Alessandro Ballan, Marcus Burghardt and Steve Moribito, BMC is reiterating its dedication to building a team of youthful talents by signing Mauro Santambrogio (25) from Italy and Alexander Kristoff (22) from […]

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BMC – Dauphiné Libéré


Saint-François-Longchamp – Mathias Frank spends day in break, Thomas Frei moves up to 16th overall at Dauphiné Saturday’s stage from Briançon to Saint-François-Longchamp was rated by most as the toughest day of the Dauphiné this year. With three major climbs including the uphill finish taking on the first 14 kilometers of the Col de la […]

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Danilo Wyss wins Beauce stage 1, takes the race lead


Danilo Wyss snags his first win of the year at Beauce (foto by Tim de Waele) Having arrived at the Tour de Beauce with a very strong group of riders, the BMC Racing Team started the difficult stage 1 with a lot of confidence and high expectations. Bridging up to a break which had been […]

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BMC Racing Team – Tour de Romandie Preview & Roster


BMC ready to bring A-Game to Romandie With the start of the Tour of Romandie just days away, the BMC Racing Team is putting the finishing touches on their preparation for their first ProTour stage race of the season. This will be the second year in a row that they have taken the start of […]

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Jackson Stewart Wins Stage


Jackson Stewart wins stage, Jeff Louder keeps lead BMC found itself relishing a perfect ending to a well-executed game plan as Jackson Stewart snatched the stage victory away from the pure sprinters participating at the Redlands Bicycle Classic. Though the team spent the majority of the 90 minute criterium controlling the race on the front […]

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Jeff Louder wins stage, takes over race lead at Redlands


Beaumont, CA – After having succeeded the day before in placing so many riders within half a minute of the overall lead, the BMC Racing Team entered the Beaumont Circuit Race in a tactically strong position. Though stage 1 of Redlands is over 150km long, it was clearly still going to be a race of […]

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Brent Bookwalter scores 2nd place in Redlands opener


Redlands, CA – Coming into the Redlands Bicycle Classic with a high level of motivation, the BMC Racing Team packed 7 riders in the top 30 finishers of the Sun Time Trial Prologue. Considered one of the more demanding time trials on the US circuit, the Redlands opener takes the riders 5 kilometers up to […]

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Interview with BMC Racing Team Chief Mechanic Ian


Ever wonder what it’s like to be the head mechanic on a pro cycling team? What it’s like to hang out the side of a car fixing a derailleur at high speeds? Well, we got to sit down with Ian Sherburne of BMC Racing Team recently to ask him those very questions. His answers may […]

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Fifth place in stage 2 moves Beyer up to 8th overall in San Dimas


Chad Beyer within striking distance of San Dimas GC San Dimas, CA – Fielding such a strong team for the San Dimas Hospital Road Race, BMC started the day with an aggressive plan. The rolling course around the Frank G Bonelli Regional Park also includes the tough Cannon climb which has 13% pitches. Realizing they […]

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BMC announces rosters for San Dimas and Redlands


Santa Rosa, CA – Though the team was unable to send a squad to San Dimas in 2008, BMC is looking forward to returning to the race in 2009. “I really like San Dimas and think it is a great three day race,” General Manager Gavin Chilcott reported. “Schedule conflicts made it impossible for us […]

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BMC proud to be invited to 2009 Paris-Roubaix


BMC has succeeded in gaining an invitation to one of the monuments of cycling. “We are very happy to have been invited to the Paris-Roubaix as it shows the level of confidence that the race organizations have in our future,” Directeur Sportif John Lelangue explained. “It is an incredible race and every one of our […]

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BMC – Merco Cycling Classic


Three guys riding like a squad of eight While the Swiss members of the team were racing around southern Switzerland this weekend, three US-based BMC riders joined General Manager Gavin Chilcott at the Merco Credit Union Cycling Classic in Merced, California. With most BMC team members racing someplace else, preparing to race someplace else or […]

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BMC invited by ASO to race at Critérium International for 2nd year in a row


For the second year running, the BMC Racing Team has earned an invitation to the prestigious spring race in northern France. “This is a perfect race for the team and we are really happy to be going again this year,” Directeur Sportif John Lelangue said. “It is a complete stage race in just three stages […]

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Amgen Tour of California Kicks Off in Sacramento


The 2009 Amgen Tour of California started today with a Prologue in Sacramento today and RoadBikeReview was there to bring you daily coverage! As we will throughout the 8 day stage race. Tour of California Prologue roundup: Pre-Race: Time trial, finishing speed and aggressivity for the Bissell team at Tour of California by Lyne Lamoureux […]

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BMC owner Andy Rihs and advisor Jim Ochowicz join group of share holders of BMC Racing team


At North America’s only Pro Continental team spring is in the air. Three years after its founding, the American-Swiss team is laying the ground work necessary to set and achieve even more ambitious goals. This latest development is being accompanied by two experienced insiders, Rihs and Ochowicz who will be taking an active role in […]

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BMC Ready to Fight For GC in California


With the first race of the season already handily in their back pockets, the BMC Racing Team is putting on the finishing touches of preparation for the 2009 Amgen Tour of California. This year’s race roster has been touted as perhaps the greatest list of professionals ever to compete on American soil. Even if that […]

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Today with: The current Swiss Champion Markus Zberg


Even though I have already been in California for three days, I don’t quite feel that I have fully arrived yet. The nine hour time difference between the Western United States and Switzerland is indeed tough to get used to. The only advantage at the moment is that I don’t have trouble waking up in […]

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Jackson Stewart ready to build on Euro resume


Preparing to start his third season with the BMC Racing Team, Jackson Stewart knows that the team is in the middle of a big push to step up the racing level of the squad. Happy to be a member of the team, Stewart also takes seriously the responsibility of being fit when the team needs […]

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New Year's Resolutions: Scott Nydam, the Consummate Professional


Santa Rosa, CA – Having had what could be termed a break-out year in 2008, Scott Nydam and the rest of the BMC Racing Team are chomping at the bit to kick off the 2009 season with a bang. In last year’s Tour of California, Nydam had his greatest success and impressed the entire peloton […]

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BMC aims to improve its three Rs in 2009


Santa Rosa/Paris – Since the snow is falling and most people are turning their attention to winter activities like skiing and Christmas shopping, it is paradoxically time for professional cyclists and teams to start their serious preparations for the up coming season. Now that BMC is assured of its place in the ProContinental division, concrete […]

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BMC Awarded ProContinental status for 2009


BMC has been awarded a ProContinental license by the UCI and is the only team registered in the United States to be granted this status. “It is an honor to be representing the United States on this list and we are proud of our team’s American-Swiss structure,” Directeur Sportif John Lelangue said. The UCI awards […]

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BMC Season in Review – Personal successes notwithstanding, BMC riders’ highlights focus on the team


As the season winds down and the members of the BMC Racing Team segue into their off-season routines, it is time for the riders to digest what has happened in 2008, and look forward to the coming season. BMC began the year with the motto “the team is the star”, and each member is proud […]

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Catching up with BMC at the Tour of Missouri


I caught up with the BMC team at the start of the 2008 Tour of Missouri stage 5, in St James where the riders were getting ready for another aggressive stage in high humidity. Mike Sayers announced his retirement earlier this year, and is racing his last big race at the Tour of Missouri. Going […]

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