Sam Bewley

Sam Bewley

Bewley at the 2015 Giro d'Italia.
Personal information
Full name Samuel Ryan Bewley[1]
Nickname Bewls
Born (1987-07-22) 22 July 1987
Rotorua, New Zealand
Height 1.9 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 81 kg (179 lb)
Team information
Current team Orica–BikeExchange
Discipline Road and track
Role Rider
Rider type Time trialist (road)
Endurance (track)
Professional team(s)
2009 Trek–Livestrong
2010–2011 Team RadioShack
2012 BikeNZ PureBlack Racing
2012– Orica–GreenEDGE
Major wins

Grand Tours

Giro d'Italia
1 TTT stage (2015)
Infobox last updated on
3 January 2014

Samuel Ryan "Sam" Bewley (born 22 July 1987) is a New Zealand racing cyclist,[2] who rides for the Orica–BikeExchange team.[3] Bewley has also competed for UCI ProTeam Team RadioShack,[4] as well as the BikeNZ PureBlack Racing team.[5]


At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Bewley won the bronze medal as part of the New Zealand team in team pursuit, together with Hayden Roulston, Marc Ryan, and Jesse Sergent. He attended Glenholme Primary School, Rotorua Intermediate School and Rotorua Boys' High School.[6]

On 8 October 2009, Team RadioShack announced that Bewley would join its new cycling team, that was led by Lance Armstrong and included Levi Leipheimer and Chris Horner.

Career achievements

Major results

4th National Road Race Championships
1st Stage 3 New Zealand Cycle Classic
3rd Team Time trial, Road World Championships
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Giro d'Italia
4th National Road Race Championships
4th Team Time trial, Road World Championships

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2013 2014 2015 2016
Pink jersey Giro - - 122 125
Yellow jersey Tour - - - -
red jersey Vuelta WD 135 - 140

WD = Withdrew; IP = In Progress


  1. "Sam Bewley". Sports Reference. Retrieved 2012-08-09.
  2. "Sam Bewley". Beijing Olympics. Yahoo! Sports. Retrieved 2008-08-18.
  3. "Sam Bewley joins Orica-GreenEdge". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 22 May 2012. Retrieved 23 May 2012.
  4. "Sam Bewley joins Lance Armstrong on team Radioshack". Team RadioShack Cycling News. 8 October 2009. Retrieved 21 February 2015.
  5. "BikeNZ PureBlack Racing prepare for debut in Malaysia". Cycling News. Future Publishing Limited. 22 February 2012. Retrieved 22 February 2012.
  6. Bingham, Eugene (18 August 2008). "Cycling: I'm not finished yet, says Roulston". The New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 18 August 2008.

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