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 In the third installment of 2009 highlights, Cyclingnews asks more industry insiders how they saw things this past year. Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 Daniel Benson (Managing Editor, Cyclingnews ) Best performance: They say the sign of a champion is how they bounce back from adversity or defeat, and Cadel Evans’ ride in the Wolds proved exactly how big a champion he is. The Australian had a disastrous Tour de France - from competitors sniggering at his attacks to being dropped as soon as the road ...

The peloton’s highlights of 2009 Part Three

In the third installment of 2009 highlights, Cyclingnews asks more industry insiders how they saw things this past year. Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 Daniel Benson (Managing Editor, Cyclingnews ) Best performance: They say the sign of a champion is how they bounce back from adversity or defeat, and Cadel Evans’ ride […]

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 The BMC Racing Team has finalized its roster for the 2010 Tour Down Under, scheduled to take place January 19-24 in Australia. World Champion Cadel Evans and George Hincapie will headline the UCI Pro Continental squad's line-up at the first ProTour event of the 2010 season. "I'm happy to be starting off my season at the Tour Down Under since I've enjoyed that race in the past and it gives us a good chance to race in some warm weather," said Hincapie. "Having Cadel on the team roster ...

Hincapie to tune up for Classics at Tour Down Under

The BMC Racing Team has finalized its roster for the 2010 Tour Down Under, scheduled to take place January 19-24 in Australia. World Champion Cadel Evans and George Hincapie will headline the UCI Pro Continental squad’s line-up at the first ProTour event of the 2010 season. “I’m happy to be starting off my season at […]

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 Androni–Diquigiovanni principal Gianni Savio has expressed his confidence that his team will be granted Professional Continental status when the International Cycling Union (UCI) makes a final ruling on the second tier licences in January, 2010. The team has meanwhile confirmed Alessandro Bertolini will remain with the team. Androni–Diquigiovanni, United States' Rock Racing and the Spanish Xacobeo Galicia were the three teams to miss out on approval when the UCI announced a list of 17 ...

UCI to decide final Pro Continental squads in January

Androni–Diquigiovanni principal Gianni Savio has expressed his confidence that his team will be granted Professional Continental status when the International Cycling Union (UCI) makes a final ruling on the second tier licences in January, 2010. The team has meanwhile confirmed Alessandro Bertolini will remain with the team. Androni–Diquigiovanni, United States’ Rock Racing and the Spanish […]

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 The International Cycling Union (UCI) is planning to tighten-up on the contract rules next year, following recent events such as the unexpected jump of Cadel Evans to Team BMC, the transfer of Alexandr Kolobnev from Saxo Bank to Katusha and the chasing of Ben Swift’s signature by the new Team Sky. UCI President Pat McQuaid told Cyclingnews on that he is 'concerned' at recent developments in this area. McQuaid said the governing body is likely to introduce new rules in 2010 to safeguard the ...

UCI likely to move on breaking of contracts

The International Cycling Union (UCI) is planning to tighten-up on the contract rules next year, following recent events such as the unexpected jump of Cadel Evans to Team BMC, the transfer of Alexandr Kolobnev from Saxo Bank to Katusha and the chasing of Ben Swift’s signature by the new Team Sky. UCI President Pat McQuaid […]

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 BMC Racing will bring some of its biggest stars to January’s Tour Down Under after being offered a wildcard slot by the race’s organiser. George Hincapie and Karsten Kroon will join Australia’s Cadel Evans, the current International Cycling Union (UCI) World Road Champion, at the ProTour-opening race. Race director Mike Turtur, himself an Olympic gold medallist, described Hincapie’s presence at the race as an honour when announcing the news. “George Hincapie is one ...

Hincapie, Kroon to join Evans at Tour Down Under

BMC Racing will bring some of its biggest stars to January’s Tour Down Under after being offered a wildcard slot by the race’s organiser. George Hincapie and Karsten Kroon will join Australia’s Cadel Evans, the current International Cycling Union (UCI) World Road Champion, at the ProTour-opening race. Race director Mike Turtur, himself an Olympic gold […]

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 Silence-Lotto's Matthew Lloyd believes his former team leader Cadel Evans is likely to thrive at his new BMC Racing team having made the surprise jump from the Belgian ProTour outfit. "Our team is not obviously totally and 100 percent driven to win the Tour de France as you would say Astana is or your CSCs of the world [are]," Lloyd told The Age newspaper. "It's a team that is based in Belgium that has other objectives that are as big as the Tour de France as far as they're concerned, ...

Lloyd: BMC is a good place for Cadel

Silence-Lotto’s Matthew Lloyd believes his former team leader Cadel Evans is likely to thrive at his new BMC Racing team having made the surprise jump from the Belgian ProTour outfit. “Our team is not obviously totally and 100 percent driven to win the Tour de France as you would say Astana is or your CSCs […]

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 Alberto Contador is in a better position to win the Tour de France without Lance Armstrong in team Astana, according to team director Giuseppe Martinelli. "I see Contador is secure and, above all, Astana is his team now," said Martinelli. "Before it was Johan Bruyneel's and Lance Armstrong's team, with Contador alongside." Italy's Martinelli joined the team after Bruyneel and Armstrong left to form team RadioShack. As directeur sportif, Martinelli has led riders to four Giro ...

Martinelli: Contador and Astana better without Armstrong

Alberto Contador is in a better position to win the Tour de France without Lance Armstrong in team Astana, according to team director Giuseppe Martinelli. “I see Contador is secure and, above all, Astana is his team now,” said Martinelli. “Before it was Johan Bruyneel’s and Lance Armstrong’s team, with Contador alongside.” Italy’s Martinelli joined […]

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 George Hincapie is looking forward to the challenges of a new team and a new season. The American champion will be riding alongside World champion Cadel Evans for BMC Racing Team in 2010. “Coming to this team, I am very excited by the growth potential it has over the next two or three years,” Hincapie said. “I’m excited to grow with the team, and I am confident that we have the experienced staff to guide the group; we’ll certainly be well taken care of.” Evans ...

Hincapie eager for new season with new team

George Hincapie is looking forward to the challenges of a new team and a new season. The American champion will be riding alongside World champion Cadel Evans for BMC Racing Team in 2010. “Coming to this team, I am very excited by the growth potential it has over the next two or three years,” Hincapie […]

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 Jurgen Van den Broeck has re-signed with Silence-Lotto and will remain with the team until the end of 2011. The 26-year-old told the Gazet van Antwerpen that with the departure of Cadel Evans for BMC he was confident he can now assume a leadership role within the team. Van den Broeck finished 15th overall at the 2009 Tour de France, 15 places higher than the team's designated leader, Evans. The Belgian's performance in France was enough for his team, which will be known as Omega Pharma-Lotto in ...

Van den Broeck signs new contract with Silence-Lotto

Jurgen Van den Broeck has re-signed with Silence-Lotto and will remain with the team until the end of 2011. The 26-year-old told the Gazet van Antwerpen that with the departure of Cadel Evans for BMC he was confident he can now assume a leadership role within the team. Van den Broeck finished 15th overall at […]

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 Cadel Evans' dog Molly became world-famous during the 2008 Tour de France when her master was being interviewed directly after losing the yellow jersey in stage 15. When someone got to close to the little dog, the Australian shouted, “Don't stand on my dog, or I cut your head off!” The World Champion is now selling t-shirts with a shortened version of this phrase on them: “DON'T STAND ON MY DOG!” They are available on his website “for everyone who likes, every now and ...

Evans sells ‘Don’t stand on my dog’ T-shirts

Cadel Evans’ dog Molly became world-famous during the 2008 Tour de France when her master was being interviewed directly after losing the yellow jersey in stage 15. When someone got to close to the little dog, the Australian shouted, “Don’t stand on my dog, or I cut your head off!” The World Champion is now […]

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