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BMC Racing adds Omega pair, re-signs Wyss

BMC Racing continues to build for the 2012 classics season and announced the signings of Adam Blythe and Klaas Lodewyck from Omega Pharma-Lotto, as well as the extension of Danilo Wyss’ contract. Related: All transfer news President and general manager Jim Ochowicz welcomed the new riders to the squad. “They are both young talents that […]

Davis joins GreenEdge, with London Games in sights

COPENHAGEN (AFP) – Allan Davis, the Commonwealth Games road race champion and former Tour Down Under winner, has become the latest Australian to sign for the nascent GreenEdge team, the team announced Tuesday. Although he won bronze on a tough world road championships course in Geelong, Australia, last year, the Queensland sprinter failed to make […]

Paulinho to join Saxo Bank for 2012

COPENHAGEN – Saxo Bank on Monday announced that Portugal’s Sergio Paulinho, currently with RadioShack, will join the team for 2012. Paulinho was a medalist in the 2004 Athens Olympic road race and won the stage to Gap in the 2010 Tour de France. Related: All transfer news

Andreas Klier confirmed for two more years with Garmin

Andreas Klier, the veteran German classics specialist, is hoping to earn a ticket to the world championships in one more shot at helping his national team. Klier, 35, also confirmed to VeloNews that he will ride two more seasons with Garmin-Cervélo through the 2013 season. “I want to do the worlds and I would like […]

Froome re-ups with Sky

Chris Froome, hot off second place at the Vuelta a España, has decided to stay put. Despite offers from other teams, Froome has signed a three-year contract extension to stay with Team Sky. “Standing on the podium at this year’s Vuelta a España was the highlight of my professional career so far. But that success […]

GreenEdge adds Belgian classics hopeful to roster

PARIS (AFP) — Australia’s GreenEdge have added up-and-coming Belgian Jens Keukeleire to their line-up, the team announced on Friday. Related: All transfer news GreenEdge is set to become the first Australian-registered team in the elite peloton and hope to acquire a UCI ProTeam licence in order to compete in the 2012 season — which should […]

Jens Voigt renews contract with team

German crowd favorite Jens Voigt, who will turn 40 next week, has signed a one-year extension to his contract and will be part of the new RadioShack-Nissan-Trek team in 2012. “It is my dream to bring one of the Schleck brothers in the yellow jersey to Paris, so I’m happy to continue riding with them […]