Hincapie Cycling Team Wins Big At The Tour Of California

May 26, 2015

bike racer wins victory pose finish line

At this point the stories have all been written on how a young and talented wildcard team shook California with an earthquake-like impact, and in the process earned them the road racing respect from any last remaining holdouts. Aboard their Felt race bikes, the band of brothers from South Carolina known as Hincapie Racing came, saw, and conquered the 2015 Amgen Tour of California with the heart and panache of the very best.

bike racer white jersey podium girls

After a predictable flat Stage 1 sprint finish, Hincapie Racing's epic journey truly began with Robin Carpenter’s Stage 2 all-day break with three other riders that, while ultimately absorbed by a charging peloton, earned Carpenter the Best Young Rider jersey.

bike racer yellow jersey podium girls kiss

The following day during the race’s first real test of climbing on Stage 3, young Toms Skujins of Latvia threw caution to the wind and went at it alone for over 50 kilometers to take a thrilling solo win, the biggest of his career. It was a performance for the ages and one which can ignite a career in a hurry. It put Toms in yellow and the overall lead.

bicycle team races in a group peloton

The following two days, on Stages 4 and 5, the entire Hincapie team worked like clockwork at the front to cover any threat and protect Toms’ yellow jersey. It was pro racing at its finest as the team answered the bell rang by the World Tour-laden field. While yellow was ultimately lost in the Stage 6 time trial, and the following climbing day up California's iconic Mt. Baldy blew the race to pieces, the victory that came with their invite had long ago been realized.

bike racer white jersey podium girls kiss

On the final day, Stage 8, a four-man breakaway including both Hincapie's Oscar Clark and Joe Lewis made things quite interesting. While it all came together in the end, his work throughout the day earned Oscar the stage's Most Courageous Rider jersey. For the team, the entire Tour was a defining race and enough cannot be said for how Toms, Robin, Oscar, Robin, Joe, Andzs Flakis, Joe Schmalz, Dion Smith and Ty Magner all raced. In the end, only three teams won stages. To say everyone at Felt Bicycles is proud is a gross understatement. What a race. What a performance. What a team. Well done, Hincapie Racing.




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6'5"  195+CM

FR 61 FRW 61 IA 58
VR 61 Z 61 DA/B/S 61
F 61 FX 63

6'4"  192–194CM

AR 61 FRW 61 IA 56,58
FR 61 Z 61 DA/B/S 58,61
VR 61 FX 60,63
F 61

6'3"190-191cm

AR 61 FRW 61 IA 56,58
FR 61 Z 61 DA/B/S 58,61
VR 61 TK 61
F 61 FX 60

6'2"187-189cm

AR 61 FRW 58,61 IA 54,56,58
FR 58,61 Z 58,61 DA/B/S 56,58
VR 58,61 TK 61
F 58 FX 60

6'1"185-186cm

AR 58,61 FRW 58 IA 54,56,58
FR 58 Z 58 DA/B/S 56,58
VR 58 TK 58,61
F 58 FX 57,60

6'0"182-184cm

AR 58 FRW 56,58 IA 51,54,56,58
FR 56,58 Z 56,58 DA/B/S 56,58
VR 56,58 TK 58,61
F 56,58 FX 57

5'11"180-181cm

AR 56,58 FRW 56,58 IA 51,54,56,58
FR 56,58 VRW 56 DA/B/S 56,58
VR 56,58 Z 56,58 TK 56,58
F 56,58 FX 55,57

5'10"177-179cm

AR 56 FRW 56,58 IA 51,54,56,58
FR 56,58 VRW 56 DA/B/S 56
VR 56,58 Z 56,58 TK 56,58
F 56,58 FX 55

5'9"174-176cm

AR 56 FRW 56 IA 48,51,54,56
FR 56 VRW 56 DA/B/S 54,56
VR 56 Z 56 TK 54,56
F 56 ZW 50 FX 53,55

5'8"172-173cm

AR 54 FRW 54,56 IA 48,51,54,56
FR 54,56 VRW 54,56 DA/B/S 54,56
VR 54,56 Z 54,56 TK 54,56
F 54,56 ZW 50 FX 53

5'7"169-171cm

AR 51,54 FRW 54 IA 48,51,54
FR 54 VRW 54 DA/B/S 54,56
VR 54 Z 54 TK 51,54
F 54 ZW 47,50 FX 50,53

5'6"167-168cm

AR 51 FRW 51,54 IA 48,51,54
FR 51,54 VRW 51,54 DA/B/S 54
VR 51,54 Z 51,54 TK 51,54
F 51,54 ZW 47,50 FX 50

5'5"164-166cm

AR 51 FRW 51,54 IA 48,51,54
FR 51,54 VRW 51 DA/B/S 51
VR 51 Z 51,54 TK 51
F 51,54 ZW 47,50 FX 47,50

5'4"162-163cm

AR 51 FRW 48,51 IA 48,51,54
FR 48,51 VRW 51 DA/B/S 51
VR 51 Z 51 TK 51
F 48,51 ZW 47 FX 47

5'3"159-161cm

FR 48,51 FRW 48,51 IA 48,51
VR 51 VRW 47,51 DA/B/S 47,51
F 48,51 Z 51 FX 47
ZW 45,47

5'2"157-158cm

FR 48 FRW 48 IA 48,51
F 48 VRW 47 DA/B/S 47,51
Z 51
ZW 45

5'1"154-156cm

FR 48 FRW 48 IA 48,51
F 48 VRW 43,47 DA/B/S 47,51
ZW 43,47

5'0"152-153cm

VRW 43 IA 48
ZW 43,45 DA/B/S 47,51
TK 43

4'11"149-151cm

F F95JR VRW 43 IA 48
ZW 43 DA/B/S 47
TK 43

4'10"147-148cm

F F95JR ZW 43 IA 48
DA/B/S 47
TK 43

4'9"144-146cm

F F24, F95JR ZW 43 IA 48
DA/B/S 47

4'8"141-143cm

F F24 IA 48

4'7"139-140cm

F F24 IA 48

4'6"136-138cm

F F24 IA 48

4'5"134-135cm

IA 48

6'5"  195+CM

Compulsion XL (22") Doctrine XL (22") Surplus XL (22")
Decree XL (22") Dispatch 9 XL (22") DD LG (21")
Virtue XL (22") Dispatch 7 XL (22") 7 XL (22")
Edict XL (22") Nine XL (22")

6'4"  192–194CM

Compulsion XL (22") Doctrine XL (22") Surplus XL (22")
Decree XL (22") Dispatch 9 XL (22") DD LG (21")
Virtue XL (22") Dispatch 7 XL (22") 7 XL (22")
Edict XL (22") Nine XL (22")

6'3"190-191cm

Compulsion XL (22") Doctrine XL (22") Surplus XL (22")
Decree LG (20"), XL (22") Dispatch 9 XL (22") DD LG (21")
Virtue XL (22") Dispatch 7 XL (22") 7 XL (22")
Edict XL (22") Nine XL (22")

6'2"187-189cm

Compulsion XL (22") Doctrine LG (20"), XL (22") Surplus LG (20"), XL (22")
Decree LG (20"), XL (22") Dispatch 9 LG (20"), XL (22") DD LG (21")
Virtue XL (22") Dispatch 7 LG (20"), XL (22") 7 LG (20"), XL (22")
Edict XL (22") Nine LG (20"), XL (22")

6'1"185-186cm

Compulsion LG (20"), XL (22") Doctrine LG (20") Surplus LG (20")
Decree LG (20"), XL (22") Dispatch 9 LG (20"), XL (22") DD MD (18.5"), LG (21")
Virtue LG (20"), XL (22") Dispatch 7 LG (20") 7 LG (20")
Edict LG (20"), XL (22") Nine LG (20")

6'0"182-184cm

Compulsion LG (20") Doctrine MD (18"), LG (20") Surplus MD (18"), LG (20")
Decree LG (20") Dispatch 9 MD (18"), LG (20") DD MD (18.5")
Virtue LG (20") Dispatch 7 MD (18"), LG (20") 7 MD (18"), LG (20")
Edict LG (20"), XL (22") Nine MD (18"), LG (20")

5'11"180-181cm

Compulsion MD (18"), LG (20") Doctrine MD (18") Surplus MD (18")
Decree LG (20") Dispatch 9 MD (18") DD MD (18.5")
Virtue MD (18"), LG (20") Dispatch 7 MD (18") 7 MD (18")
Edict LG (20") Nine MD (18")

5'10"177-179cm

Compulsion MD (18"), LG (20") Doctrine MD (18") Surplus MD (18")
Decree MD (18"), LG (20") Dispatch 9 MD (18") DD MD (18.5")
Virtue MD (18"), LG (20") Dispatch 7 MD (18") 7 MD (18")
Edict MD (18"), LG (20") Nine MD (18")

5'9"174-176cm

Compulsion SM (16"), MD (18") Doctrine SM (16"), MD (18") Surplus SM (16"), MD (18")
Decree MD (18"), LG (20") Dispatch 9 SM (16"), MD (18") DD SM (16"), MD (18.5")
Virtue SM (16"), MD (18") Dispatch 7 SM (16"), MD (18") 7 SM (16"), MD (18")
Edict MD (18"), LG (20") Nine SM (16"), MD (18")

5'8"172-173cm

Compulsion SM (16"), MD (18") Doctrine SM (16") Surplus SM (16")
Decree MD (18"), LG (20") Dispatch 9 SM (16") DD SM (16")
Virtue SM (16"), MD (18") Dispatch 7 SM (16") 7 SM (16")
Edict MD (18") Nine SM (16")

5'7"169-171cm

Compulsion SM (16") Doctrine SM (16") Surplus SM (16")
Decree MD (18") Dispatch 9 SM (16") DD SM (16")
Virtue SM (16") Dispatch 7 SM (16") 7 SM (16")
Edict MD (18") Nine SM (16")

5'6"167-168cm

Compulsion SM (16") Doctrine XS (14"), SM (16") Surplus XS (14"), SM (16")
Decree MD (18") Dispatch 9 XS (14"), SM (16") DD SM (16")
Virtue SM (16") Dispatch 7 XXS (14"), SM (16") 7 XS (14"), SM (16")
Edict SM (16"), MD (18") Nine XS (14"), SM (16")

5'5"164-166cm

Decree SM (16"), MD (18") Doctrine XS (14") Surplus XS (14")
Edict SM (16") Dispatch 9 XS (14") 7 XS (14")
Dispatch 7 XS (14")
Nine XS (14")

5'4"162-163cm

Decree SM (16"), MD (18") Doctrine XS (14") Surplus XS (14")
Edict SM (16") Dispatch 9 XS (14") 7 XS (14")
Dispatch 7 XS (14")
Nine XS (14")

5'3"159-161cm

Decree SM (16"), MD (18") Doctrine XS (14") Surplus XS (14")
Dispatch 9 XS (14") 7 XS (14")
Dispatch 7 XXS (12"), XS (14")
Nine XS (14")

5'2"157-158cm

Decree SM (16"), MD (18") Doctrine XS (14") Surplus XS (14")
Dispatch 9 XS (14")
Dispatch 7 XXS (12"), XS (14")

5'1"154-156cm

Decree SM (16") Dispatch 7 XXS (12")

5'0"152-153cm

Decree SM (16") Dispatch 7 XXS (12")

6'5"  195+CM

Verza Speed Aluminum XXL (61) Verza Speed Carbon XXL (61) VERZAe LG (20")
Verza Path XL (22") LEBOWSKe LG (20") NINEe XL (22")
Outfitter LG (20")

6'4"  192–194CM

Verza CafÉ XL (21") Verza Speed Carbon XXL (61) VERZAe LG (20")
Verza Speed Aluminum XXL (61) LEBOWSKe LG (20") NINEe XL (22")
Verza Path XL (22") Outfitter LG (20")

6'3"190-191cm

Verza CafÉ XL (21") Verza Speed Carbon XL (58), XXL (61) VERZAe LG (20")
Verza Speed Aluminum XL (58), XXL (61) LEBOWSKe LG (20") NINEe XL (22")
Verza Path XL (22") Outfitter LG (20") DUALe XL (22")
TOTE'm LG (20")

6'2"187-189cm

Verza CafÉ XL (21") Verza Speed Carbon XL (58) SPORTe 58
Verza Speed Aluminum XL (58) LEBOWSKe LG (20") VERZAe MD (18"), LG (20")
Verza Path LG (20"), XL (22") Outfitter LG (20") NINEe LG (20"), XL (22")
TOTE'm LG (20") DUALe XL (22")

6'1"185-186cm

Verza CafÉ LG (19"), XL (21") Verza Speed Carbon XL (58) SPORTe 58
Verza Speed Aluminum XL (58) LEBOWSKe MD (18"), LG (20") VERZAe MD (18")
Verza Path LG (20"), XL (22") Outfitter MD (18"), LG (20") NINEe LG (20")
TOTE'm LG (20") DUALe LG (20"), XL (22")

6'0"182-184cm

Verza CafÉ LG (19"), XL (21") Verza Speed Carbon LG (56), XL (58) SPORTe 58
Verza CafÉ W MD (18") LEBOWSKe MD (18") VERZAe SM (16"), MD (18")
Verza Speed Aluminum LG (56), XL (58) Outfitter MD (18") NINEe MD (18"), LG (20")
Verza Path LG (20") TOTE'm LG (20") DUALe LG (20")

5'11"180-181cm

Verza CafÉ LG (19") Verza Speed Carbon LG (56) SPORTe 55, 58
Verza CafÉ W MD (18") LEBOWSKe MD (18") VERZAe SM (16"), MD (18")
Verza Speed Aluminum LG (56) Outfitter MD (18") NINEe MD (18")
Verza Path LG (20") TOTE'm LG (20") DUALe MD (18"), LG (20")

5'10"177-179cm

Verza CafÉ LG (19") Verza Speed Carbon LG (56) SPORTe 55
Verza CafÉ W MD (18") LEBOWSKe MD (18") VERZAe SM (16"), MD (18")
Verza Speed Aluminum LG (56) Outfitter MD (18") NINEe MD (18")
Verza Path MD (18"), LG (20") TOTE'm MD (18"), LG (20") DUALe MD (18"), LG (20")

5'9"174-176cm

Verza CafÉ MD (17"), LG (19") Verza Speed Carbon MD (54), LG (56) SPORTe 52, 55
Verza CafÉ W MD (18") LEBOWSKe SM (16"), MD (18") VERZAe SM (16")
Verza Speed Aluminum MD (54), LG (56) Outfitter SM (16"), MD (18") NINEe SM (16"), MD (18")
Verza Path MD (18") TOTE'm MD (18") DUALe SM (16"), MD (18")

5'8"172-173cm

Verza CafÉ MD (17") Verza Speed Carbon MD (54) SPORTe 52
Verza CafÉ W MD (18") LEBOWSKe SM (16") VERZAe XS (14"), SM (16")
Verza Speed Aluminum MD (54) Outfitter SM (16") NINEe SM (16")
Verza Path MD (18") TOTE'm MD (18") DUALe SM (16"), MD (18")

5'7"169-171cm

Verza CafÉ MD (17") Verza Speed Carbon MD (54) SPORTe 49w, 52
Verza CafÉ W SM (16"), MD (18") LEBOWSKe SM (16") VERZAe XS (14")
Verza Speed Aluminum MD (54) Outfitter SM (16") NINEe SM (16")
Verza Path SM (16"), MD (18") TOTE'm MD (18") DUALe SM (16")

5'6"167-168cm

Verza CafÉ MD (17") Verza Speed Carbon SM (51), MD (54) SPORTe 49w
Verza CafÉ W SM (16"), MD (18") LEBOWSKe SM (16") VERZAe XS (14")
Verza Speed Aluminum SM (51), MD (54) Outfitter SM (16") NINEe XS (14"), SM (16")
Verza Path SM (16") TOTE'm SM (16"), MD (18") DUALe SM (16")

5'5"164-166cm

Verza CafÉ MD (17") Verza Speed Carbon SM (51) SPORTe 48, 49w
Verza CafÉ W SM (16") TOTE'm SM (16") VERZAe XS (14")
Verza Speed Aluminum SM (51") NINEe XS (14")
Verza Path SM (16")

5'4"162-163cm

Verza CafÉ MD (17") Verza Speed Carbon SM (51) SPORTe 48
Verza CafÉ W SM (16") TOTE'm SM (16") VERZAe XS (14")
Verza Speed Aluminum SM (51") NINEe XS (14")
Verza Path SM (16")

5'3"159-161cm

Verza CafÉ MD (17") Verza Speed Carbon XS (47), SM (51) SPORTe 48
Verza CafÉ W SM (16") TOTE'm SM (16")
Verza Speed Aluminum XS (47), SM (51) NINEe XS (14")
Verza Path SM (16")

5'2"157-158cm

5'1"154-156cm

Verza CafÉ W SM (16") Verza Speed Carbon XS (47) SPORTe 44w, 44
Verza Speed Aluminum XS (47)

5'0"152-153cm

SPORTe 44w, 44

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