Simon Gerrans, 37, said his role on BMC Racing will be to help Richie Porte try to win the Tour de France this summer.
The 37-year-old Australian will serve in a helper role to the team's GC riders and its young up-and-comers.
With the Tour de France concluding in a few days, news about potential rider transfers is heating up.
As teams ramp up for the Tour de France, a few prominent riders, like Simon Gerrans and Bryan Coquard, will be left home in July.
Here's a quick recap of what took place during the 2012 edition of Milano-Sanremo.
German sprinter Nikias Arndt wins Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race after pipping Australians Simon Gerrans and Cameron Meyer at the
It's the start of another long year for Australian pros who are fully aware of early season burnout and a form slump in Europe come April.
Simon Gerrans accepts his role on Orica-Scott is now different than "a couple of years ago" when he was still the Aussie team's best
The Australian points to the increased infrastructure on European roads as a reason why there are so many crashes.
After five seasons in the peloton, the Australia-based team has become a GC threat in grand tours and other stage races.