Australian Rohan Dennis won the Tour of Switzerland prologue on Saturday, a 6km race around the central town of Cham.
Due to injuries from a crash Sunday, Australian Rohan Dennis pulls out of Giro d'Italia during stage 4 to the summit of Mount Etna in
Fernando Gaviria (Quick Step) poured a bottle champagne over his head while BMC’s Rohan Dennis buried his face in a towel.
BMC Racing has a two-pronged approach for the Giro. It relies on experienced GC rider Tejay van Garderen and TT ace Rohan Dennis.
Australian Rohan Dennis (BMC) won the second stage of the Tour of the Alps, which was shortened by 40km due to heavy snowfall on Tuesday.
Colombia's Nairo Quintana claims his second title at the Tirreno-Adriatico while Australian Rohan Dennis wins stage 7 time trial.
Rohan Dennis is proving himself as an alternate GC leader for BMC Racing's Giro d'Italia team, riding onto the podium at Tirreno-Adriatico.
It's the start of another long year for Australian pros who are fully aware of early season burnout and a form slump in Europe come April.
Richie Porte is a better climber than Chris Froome and needs to have a trouble-free Tour de France in order to win, Rohan Dennis said.
Rohan Dennis beats his closest competitor by nearly a minute in Thursday's race against the clock.