French WorldTour team FDJ will be Groupama-FDJ in 2018, boosting its budget 30 percent to 20 million euro on a three-year deal.
Frenchman Thibaut Pinot is thrilled with his Giro debut, and he's holding out hope for a miracle in Sunday's decisive time trial.
France's Thibaut Pinot could be an underrated favorite to win the Giro d'Italia's pink jersey as a strong climber and time trial rider.
Thibaut Pinot is a popular rider among the Giro d'Italia contenders. With his good form and climbing talent, he is an outright favorite.
Australian Rohan Dennis (BMC) won the second stage of the Tour of the Alps, which was shortened by 40km due to heavy snowfall on Tuesday.
The "Race of the Two Seas" kicks off Wednesday with a team time trial and runs through March 14.