2011 ProTeams, their bikes and components

Team Bike Component AG2R LA MONDIALE (FRA) Kuota Sram BMC RACING TEAM (USA) BMC Shimano EUSKALTEL-EUSKADI (ESP) Orbea Shimano HTC-HIGHROAD (USA) Specialized Shimano KATUSHA TEAM RUS) FOCUS Sram LAMPRE – ISD (ITA) Willier Campagnolo LIQUIGAS-CANNONDALE (ITA) Cannondale Sram TEAM LEOPARD-TREK (LUX) Trek Shimano MOVISTAR TEAM (ESP) Pinarello Campagnolo OMEGA PHARMA-LOTTO (BEL) Canyon Campagnolo PRO TEAM […]

Inside Cycling with John Wilcockson: State of the Union interview with Pat McQuaid, part 1

In the five years since Pat McQuaid was elected president of the Union Cycliste International, he has become the public face of cycling’s world governing body. In contrast to former UCI administrations, he has made himself available for comment on any topic affecting the sport. This has sometimes put him in hot water, most recently […]

Geox, Cofidis miss ProTeam status, BMC gets in

The UCI on Monday released a list of the 18 teams that will carry ProTeam status for 2011. The Geox, led by Denis Menchov and Carlos Sastre, did not make the cut. Nor did Cofidis. Both teams will carry Continental Pro status next year, meaning they can compete in top-level races only with an invitation. […]