Froome’s Vuelta, Boom’s Britain, d’Hoore in Madrid: Your CT Daily News Digest

by Matt de Neef

September 11, 2017

In today’s edition of the CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Chris Froome wins the Vuelta, Trentin claims final stage; Sagan, Ulissi victorious at Canadian Grand Prix; Lars Boom wins the Tour of Britain; Jolien d’Hoore wins the Madrid Challenge; Lucy Kennedy wins the Tour de l’Ardeche; Swiss dominate XCO at Mountain Bike Worlds in Cairns; Cannondale-Drapac announces EF Education First as 2018 title sponsor; Michael Woods signs for another two years with Slipstream Sports; Former Olympic medallist Leontien van Moorsel accused of EPO use; Storybook ending – Contador goes out on top, wins final summit finish of his career; Neilson Powless signs with LottoNL-Jumbo; US men’s Road Worlds line-up announced; Bike thief foiled at Gold Coast cycling event; The best of the Vuelta.

Michael Woods signs for another two years with Slipstream Sports

by CyclingTips

Among the riders to recommit to Slipstream Sports for the coming seasons is Michael Woods, who just yesterday finished seventh in the Vuelta a España — just his second Grand Tour.

The Canadian former middle-distance runner will ride for the setup for another two years.

“[Team CEO Jonathan Vaughters] believed in me before any WorldTour team and the chance he took on me meant a lot and is a big reason why I’m so happy to be re-signing,” Woods told VeloNews. “The team has played a huge roll in my development as a rider and is a place where I feel at home.

“I’m super proud to be a part of this group for the next two years to come.

Follow the link to read more at VeloNews.