transfers

Lloyd to Lampre; Schumacher to Christina Watches

Matt Lloyd has landed with Lampre for next season after a rough year that saw him kicked off the Lotto team, while German rider Stefan Schumacher will join up with Michael Rasmussen at Christina Watches.

Hoste heads back to Lotto

Leif Hoste — the three-time runner-up at the Tour of Flanders — is set to return to a Belgian team.

Jonathan Cantwell signs with Saxo Bank-SunGard

Australian sprinter Jonathan Cantwell joins Saxo Bank-SunGard for the 2012 season. Cantwell, 29, rode for Fly V Australia from 2009 to 2011, winning many major criteriums in the U.S. He had planned to race for the Pegasus team for 2011. While that team fell through, he did win the Australian criterium championship this year. Related: […]

Butler and Lewis relieved, motivated with Champion System move

Chris Butler and Craig Lewis will make up the American contingent in Ed Beamon’s new Champion System team. The young Americans told VeloNews they were relieved after injuries hurt them in the job market and that they were motivated to step into a diverse, new situation away from the WorldTour. Butler and Lewis will be […]