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Phinney ready for big day out at World Championships time trial

Taylor Phinney has endured a rollercoaster 18 months after fracturing his leg in the US national road race championships. His career was close to being over and he took time away from the sport to rediscover his love for racing and training. His almost instant success on his return to racing this summer proved he is on the way back and his Worlds team time trial title with BMC has...
Via Cycling News
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Phinney hopeful of overcoming obstacles for success on home soil at World Championships

Taylor Phinney (BMC) has finally completed his dream of making a trip to Scotland, and he even got a mini bottle of whiskey from a fan in Edinburgh at the start of stage 4 of the Tour of Britain for his trouble. However, the racing holds much more importance than a short stay north of the border as he tries to race himself into form ahead of his home World Championships, which begin...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Phinney heads up USA team for World Championships

USA Cycling today announced its full line-up for the UCI Road World Championships, which begin on September 20 in Richmond, Virginia, with Taylor Phinney named for both Elite men's races. Phinney made his return to competition last month following a 15-month layoff due to injuries, and quickly returned to his winning ways, taking a victory and the race lead on the opening stage of...
Via Cycling News
25 days ago  |  Discuss

USA Cycling unveils teams for road world championships

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) Taylor Phinney has completed his comeback from a career-threatening injury to make the U.S. team for the world championships. The competition returns to the country this month for the first time since 1986. USA Cycling announced the majority of its men's and women's teams Friday. One more men's rider must be selected by the Sept. 11 deadline. The rest of the men...
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25 days ago  |  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

Video: Highlights of Phinney's comeback victory at USA Pro Challenge

They say that good things come to those who wait and Taylor Phinney (BMC) had to wait over a year to get back to racing following his leg break at last year’s US national championships. In only his second race back, Phinney stormed took an emotional victory on the opening day of the USA Pro Challenge. After being dropped earlier in the stage, Phinney beat UnitedHealthcare’s...
Via Cycling News
August 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Phinney caps triumphant return with USA Pro Challenge win

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) Taylor Phinney won the opening stage of the USA Pro Challenge on Monday, sprinting away in the closing meters for his first victory since a devastating crash nearly ended his cycling career. Phinney, a Colorado native, had just won the national time trial title in May 2014 when he started the road race a few days later. He was trying to avoid a motorcycle...
Via AP on Fox
August 17, 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 AP on Fox
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 AP on Fox
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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