Tag Archives | Chris Butler

HTC’s Lewis crashes out of Giro

Disaster struck HTC-Highroad’s Craig Lewis in Stage 19 of the Giro d’ Italia. Lewis crashed on the rain slicked roads and was taken away in an ambulance, ending his chances of completing the Giro. At the time of the crash he was moving and appeared conscious. CyclingNews.com reported that he struck a traffic sign on […]

Hincapie, Bookwalter and Butler of BMC training for California

While their teammates were combating the rain in the Tour of Romandie, BMC’s George Hincapie, Brent Bookwalter and Chris Butler have been putting in the miles around Greenville. Hincapie recently returned from his European spring campaign of Milan-San Remo, Gent-Wevelgem, Tour of Flanders and Pari-Roubaix. Now he is preparing for the upcoming Amgen Tour of […]

Chris Butler’s BMC impec

Second year professional cyclist and Greenville resident Chris Butler is in Spain preparing for the 2011 racing season. As a member of the BMC team, Butler is lucky enough to have at his disposal the new impec model bike. In the recent VeloNews Buyer’s Guide, BMC discloses that the impec is made entirely by robots, […]

Southeast racers: Tour of Austria

While the cycling world’s focus is on the Tour de France there is another national tour being contested– the Tour of Austria. Obviously overshadowed by the Tour de France, this eight day stage race takes the riders over some challenging terrain and gives the neo-pros and riders not selected to their respective team’s Tour squad […]