Top young American talent Taylor Phinney and his BMC Racing Team are yet to officially announce his early season plans but, according to South American media, the rider will begin in the Tour de San Luis in January.
Ciclismo Internacional reports that the race’s organiser has disclosed to the site that the 23 year old will be present, using the eight day event to build his form towards later targets.
A stage winner in both the Giro d’Italia and the USA Pro Challenge in 2012, second in the world time trial championships and fourth in both the Olympic road race and time trial, Phinney had a quieter 2013.
He won stage four of the Tour de Pologne and was third overall in both the Tour of Qatar and the Giro di Toscana, but he didn’t progress as much as he had hoped.
He will be keen to get back…
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