Alexey Vermeulen takes his first pro win in Morocco and the overall race lead. Aqua Blue upset to miss out on California.
23-year-old American signs with Interpro Stradalli for 2018
Vermeulen raced for two years with LottoNL-Jumbo but was not given a contract extension after the 2017 season.
Alexey Vermeulen finds footing in the WorldTour in second year with LottoNL. The young American hopes to become a GC leader.
After racing the Dauphiné and other big spring WorldTour races, American Alexey Vermeulen is keen to race his debut grand tour this season.
Texas corporation Alliance Data Systems has ties to the Dutch WorldTour team, and the squad is looking to sign more Americans.
Alexey Vermeulen will ride for LottoNL-Jumbo this season after spending two years on BMC Racing's feeder team.
Vermeulen, 20, will join the Dutch outfit with plans to develop his climbing and time trialing skills to become a GC rider.