ORICA-GreenEDGE has selected a strong six-man line up, headlined by world championship silver medalist Michael Matthews and Vuelta a Espana fifth place Esteban Chaves, for its final race of 2015, the Abu Dhabi Tour.
Colombian Esteban Chaves has been hampered by cramps within the final eight kilometres of Il Lombardia having ridden himself into serious contention in the final monument of the 2015 season.
Canadian duo Christian Meier and Svein Tuft will continue to add a little ‘Maple’ flavour to ORICA-GreenEDGE with confirmation the pair will ride for the outfit for a further two years.
ORICA-GreenEDGE will be looking for strength in numbers when they line up for the final one-day race of the season,Il Lombardia this Sunday in Italy.
Multiple Grand Tour stage winner Michael Matthews has won the reduced bunch sprint to claim the silver medal at the UCI Road Cycling World Championships in Richmond, Virginia.
The UCI Road Cycling World Championships are the pinnacle of women’s cycling, and today’s 2015 edition certainly did the sport justice with repeated attacks keeping viewers on the edge of their seats right to the finish line.
Belgian Jens Keukeleire, a member of ORICA-GreenEDGE since its inception in 2012, has committed to the Australian outfit for a further two seasons.
Five-time Tour de Romandie stage winner Michael Albasini will ride with ORICA-GreenEDGE for a further two-years in an important re-signing for the team.
Oceania champion Michael Hepburn (Australia) was ORICA-GreenEDGE’s top finisher at the UCI Road Cycling World Championship time trial in Richmond, USA.
Oceania champion Katrin Garfoot may not have entered the UCI Road Cycling World Championships time trial featuring the list of favourites but those close to the Australian knew what she was capable of.