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Evans, Hincapie Confirm Tour Down Under Start

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Cadel Evans, from Australia, has announced that he will be starting the Tour Down Under with his new team, BMC. US cyclist George Hincapie will be riding alongside Evans, confirms BMC. Mike Turtur, race director, is pleased with Evans’ return to the event, and says his return to the Australian race is a huge boost to the event. “It is great for the race and for Australian cycling fans that Cadel will be returning to ride at the Tour Down Under,” he says. “Evans brings a wealth of experience in the grand tours to his new team and now as world champion he’ll be primed and ready for the challenges of the 2010 cycling season,” he adds. As for Hincapie, former teammate of Lance Armstrong, this will be his second appearance at the Tour Down Under. “George Hincapie is one of the most recognised…

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Cadel Evans Named Australian Cyclist of the Year

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Today, in Melbourne, Australia, Cadel Evans was named the 2009 Australian Cyclist of the Year at a ceremony. 32-year-old Evans is only the second man to win the Sir Hubert Opperman medal for the third time in the award’s 51-year history. Peter Besanko won the award in 1979, 1981, and 1984, while Evans won in 2006, 2007, and now, 2009. Evans was the first Australian to win the elite men’s road race, winning in Mendrisio, Switzerland.

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BMC Confirms Cadel Evans Signing

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On Sunday, US-based cycling team BMC has announced that they have signed world champion cyclist Cadel Evans to their squad with a three-year contract. He was released on Saturday from his Silence-Lotto team. After heavy speculation that BMC would be his next stop, we now have confirmation. While BMC has yet to participate in any Grand Tours such as the Giro d’Italia, Vuelta de Espana, or Tour de France, they plan to change that next year, as BMC co-owner Jim Ochowicz says “Cadel brings a wealth of experience in the Grand Tours to the team. As I said earlier, our team will have multiple chances to measure ourselves against the greatest teams in the world. We are pleased that we will have the opportunities to send out our most successful riders, now including Cadel Evans, to tackle these challenges.” BMC has also picked up a…

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