Road

Cofidis signs Daniel Navarro, Christophe Le Mevel

The riders ink two-year deals with the French squad

Daniel Navarro and  Christophe Le Mevel have signed two-year deals with Cofidis.

Navarro, 29, started his career with the Spanish outfit Liberty Seguros and rode with Alberto Contador on both the Astana and Saxo Bank teams.

This season Navarro finished third on both the Tour de l’Ain and the Tour Méditerranéen.

Le Mevel, 31, turned pro in 2002 with Crédit Agricole and then joined Garmin in 2011 after a stint with Française des Jeux.

A stage winner in the 2005 Giro d’Italia, he managed a top-10 finish in the 2009 Tour de France and was fourth in this week’s Clasica Ciclista San Sebastian.