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Gallery: BMC gather in Spain for training camp

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Sports Science Division trainer Marco Pinotti works with the riders on daily training plans, recovery and puts them through a battery of pre-season tests.

Sports Science Division trainer Marco Pinotti works with the riders on daily training plans, recovery and puts them through a battery of pre-season tests.
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All BMCs feature 3T cockpit components.

All BMCs feature 3T cockpit components.
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Even BMC Racing Team President/General Manager Jim Ochowicz is getting some kilometers in during the camp.

Even BMC Racing Team President/General Manager Jim Ochowicz is getting some kilometers in during the camp.
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Philippe Gilbert had his eye out for something before setting off on his BMC teammachine SLR01.

Philippe Gilbert had his eye out for something before setting off on his BMC teammachine SLR01.
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Dozens of Elite bottles filled with PowerBar nutrition are prepared for the daily training ride.

Dozens of Elite bottles filled with PowerBar nutrition are prepared for the daily training ride.
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A session of media training followed a welcome of the riders by President/General Manager Jim Ochowicz

A session of media training followed a welcome of the riders by President/General Manager Jim Ochowicz
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Plenty of Pearl Izumi clothing for the riders means lots of equipment bags to hold it all.

Plenty of Pearl Izumi clothing for the riders means lots of equipment bags to hold it all.
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Before the riders' arrival, everything is prepared and ready.

Before the riders' arrival, everything is prepared and ready.
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The team busses embossed with the logo of World Champion in the TTT

The team busses embossed with the logo of World Champion in the TTT
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Darwin Atapuma missed the last three months of the eason after breaking his leg in a crash in the Tour de France.

Darwin Atapuma missed the last three months of the eason after breaking his leg in a crash in the Tour de France.
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Darwin Atapuma was first to get ready to ride on the opening day of training.

Darwin Atapuma was first to get ready to ride on the opening day of training.
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Oakley frames were ready for each rider as part of their season package for 2015.

Oakley frames were ready for each rider as part of their season package for 2015.
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Rohan Dennis and Manuel Quinziatio – two of the BMC Racing Team's riders on its world champion gold medal team time trial squad – signed jerseys after the media training.

Rohan Dennis and Manuel Quinziatio – two of the BMC Racing Team's riders on its world champion gold medal team time trial squad – signed jerseys after the media training.
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Mechanic Kevin Grove got to work building up one of dozens of new BMC teammachine SLR01s.

Mechanic Kevin Grove got to work building up one of dozens of new BMC teammachine SLR01s.
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Trainers Dario Broccardo and Marco Pinotti assisted Daniel Oss in his physio testing session, conducted on an Elite trainer.

Trainers Dario Broccardo and Marco Pinotti assisted Daniel Oss in his physio testing session, conducted on an Elite trainer.
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The team directors review the day's plan

The team directors review the day's plan
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The World Championship ring presented to the team by Daniel Oss.

The World Championship ring presented to the team by Daniel Oss.
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Marcus Burghardt heads off for a training ride.

Marcus Burghardt heads off for a training ride.
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Sport Director Valerio Piva relays the day's training plan before the start of each training ride.

Sport Director Valerio Piva relays the day's training plan before the start of each training ride.
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Sporting Manager Allan Peiper congratulated and thanked staffers for the work put in to help the BMC Racing Team finish the season runner-up in the WorldTour standings.

Sporting Manager Allan Peiper congratulated and thanked staffers for the work put in to help the BMC Racing Team finish the season runner-up in the WorldTour standings.
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Top tubes on each BMC teammachine SLR01 feature its owner's name and country's flag.

Top tubes on each BMC teammachine SLR01 feature its owner's name and country's flag.
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Mechanics Aaron Fairley and Perry Moerman are building up plenty of spare BMC teammachine SLR01s.

Mechanics Aaron Fairley and Perry Moerman are building up plenty of spare BMC teammachine SLR01s.
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World champions of the team time trial, the BMC Racing Team's vehicles all sport this special sticker commemorating the achievement.

World champions of the team time trial, the BMC Racing Team's vehicles all sport this special sticker commemorating the achievement.
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The six world champions pose with their rings. From left: Peter Velits, Tejay van Garderen, Daniel Oss, Rohan Dennis, Silvan Dillier and Manuel Quinziato.

The six world champions pose with their rings. From left: Peter Velits, Tejay van Garderen, Daniel Oss, Rohan Dennis, Silvan Dillier and Manuel Quinziato.
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The BMC team is one of several major teams preparing for the 2015 season in Denia, Spain, mixing rides in the warm weather and rolling hills with gym and core-strength work, time trial skills, sponsor meetings and race planning for the 2015 season. The team also celebrated its victory in the world team time trial championships, with team vehicles now adorned with the official UCI winner's logo for the 2015 season.

The US-registered squad will hold its media day on Wednesday and present its roster for the 2015 season and major goals. BMC will have a 29-rider roster for 2015 with 2011 Tour de France winner Cadel Evans ending his career after the Tour Down Under and the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race on February 1.

New signings for 2015 include Damiano Caruso and Alessandro De Marchi from Cannondale, Jean-Pierre Drucker from Wanty-Groupe Gobert, talented young Australian Campbell Flakemore who was under 23 world champion in 2014, and Joey Rosskopf from the Hincapie development team.

Phinney is working hard to recover for the spring after his leg injury in May of this year. At the camp in Denia he has been mixing riding with special core and leg strengthening exercises. Colombia's Darwin Atapuma is also back training after missing the last three months of the season after breaking his leg in a crash at the Tour de France.

Jim Ochowicz remains as general manager, with Allan Peiper as sporting manager. Following Bobby Julich's move to Tinkoff-Saxo, Italy's Dario Broccardo and Marco Pinotti will be more involved in coaching and sports physiology, as will David Bailey, who joined the team in September after spells at British Cycling, i-Performance and most recently Power Bar.

Cyclingnews will have further photo galleries, reports and exclusive interviews from the BMC camp later this week.