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Dempsey and Hincapie on Breakaway Rides

dempsey and hincapie on breakaway rides   Dempsey and Hincapie on Breakaway Rides

Actor Patrick Dempsey and Pro Cycling star George Hincapie will be riding in the Breakaway Ride cycling events for charity in April of this year.

The ‘Breakaway Ride presented by Specialized’ cycling event is an accompanying event to the 2010 Amgen Tour of California, which will be held on May 16-23. This is a fundraising event which aims to support the Breakaway from Cancer® charity program of the California tour.

The events are open to the public, and cycling fans will get a chance to ride two actual routes that will be used by the pros on this year’s Amgen Tour of California. There are three distances planned for each event in order to accommodate riders of all levels.

The first ‘Breakaway Ride’ will be held on April 11 and will feature Patrick Dempsey, who is participating in the event to show support for the cause and showcase…

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Evans, Hincapie Confirm Tour Down Under Start

evans hincapie confirm tour down under start   Evans, Hincapie Confirm Tour Down Under Start

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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