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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: After months without a verdict, Paolini cocaine positive referred to UCI anti-doping tribunal; Trek Factory Racing becomes Trek-Segafredo as three-year sponsorship deal announced; Adam Hansen – there’s more to me than my Grand Tours record; Rodriguez laments losing Dani Moreno to Movistar; Tour de Pologne …

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Trek Factory Racing becomes Trek-Segafredo as three year sponsorship deal announced

Having spoken earlier this year about the need to bring a secondary sponsor on board, the Trek Factory Racing team has achieved that goal and will be in a stronger position as a result. Italian coffee brand Segafredo has inked a three year deal with the team, starting 2016, and will increase the budget for …

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Daily News Digest

In this morning’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: UCI hands out another four Pro Continental licences, all applicants now approved; Louis Meintjes to make Lampre-Merida debut at Tour Down Under; Trek Factory Racing to become Trek-Segafredo in 2016?; Cult Energy fails to pay riders November salary; Tour de Langkawi gets new organiser, WorldTour …

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The Secret Pro: the off-season, the Abu Dhabi Tour and the ‘bullsh*t’ Doha Worlds

It’s been a few months since we last heard from The Secret Pro. But now that the season is over, our anonymous insider has found some time to share the latest chatter from within the bunch, to give his perspective on the heat of the Abu Dhabi Tour and to look forward to how 2016 …

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Cancellara makes early return to racing in order to boost 2016 prospects

He’s had a season to forget, with spine-fracturing crashes in the E3 Prijs Harelbeke and the Tour de France scuppering two of his big season goals, and illness in the Vuelta a España putting him out early on and making his world championship goals impossible. However, despite saying in early September that he didn’t have …

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After impressing on US circuit, Reijnen secures two year contract with Trek Factory Racing

Announcing the latest in a list of new signings for 2016, the Trek Factory Racing team has confirmed that the American sprinter Kiel Reijnen will make his WorldTour debut with the team. Reijnen has impressed this season, winning stages in the USA Pro Challenge and the Tour of Utah, netting third in the US national …

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Disc brake experiment in Vuelta a España hailed as important step forward for pro cycling

History was made in recent weeks with disc brakes making their Grand Tour debut for the first time ever. Permitted by the UCI as part of the ongoing trial into their use, the system appeared in the Vuelta a España when Trek Factory Racing rider Markel Irizar used discs on selected stages. It was just …

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Trek Factory Racing signs Julien Bernard, son of Jean Francois Bernard

Satisfied with the rider’s progress as a stagiaire, the Trek Factory Racing team has announced that it has inked a two year deal with Julien Bernard, the son of the former French Tour de France contender Jean Francois Bernard. Jean Francois Bernard was once seen as the future successor to Bernard Hinault and took over …

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Hesjedal inks deal to race for Trek Factory Racing in 2016; former Giro champion leaves Cannondale-Garmin

In what is an unexpected move for the rider, Trek Factory Racing have announced that 2012 Giro d’Italia winner Ryder Hesjedal will join the team in 2016. The transfer brings to an end a long period racing for the Slipstream setup, currently titled Cannondale-Garmin. The Canadian rider was with that squad since 2008 and took …

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Trek Factory Racing confirms at least one rider will use disc brakes in Vuelta a España

Further to the UCI’s confirmation in recent days that a total of eight WorldTour teams will use disc brakes in events in August and September, the Trek Factory Racing team has confirmed that it will debut the technology in the upcoming Vuelta a España. “We’ll be using the existing Trek Domane Disc platform for the …

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