Mining services company Orica announced it will back the team through 2017 before ending its relationship with the Australian squad.
Orica team backer says he might have a special prize for Chaves, a rider he praises for his character, positive attitude, and gratitude.
Team Katusha has announced that it will pull out of the Movement For Credible Cycling (MPCC) due to a “duality of rules.”
Despite a drop in wins in 2015, Australia’s first WorldTour team sets high expectations for its 25-man roster next season.
The 35-year-old joins the Australian outfit from Lampre-Merida, for whom he won stages at the Tour de France and Vuelta a Espana in 2015.