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by Mark Zalewski
January 12, 2017
In today’s CyclingTips Daily News Digest: Cam Meyer heads UniSA-Australia Tour Down Under lineup; Sarah Storey says UCI was warned about short notice for track championships; Albert responds to Mathieu van der Poel insult; Adri van der Poel responds to Neils Albert’s critcism; Stybar ready for 2017 season; British Cycling announces UCI Cyclocross World ; Paul Voss retires after not finding a new team; Patrick Gretsch announces retirement; Assen to host 2017 INAS world championships; Handcyclist versus fixie; Fixie in a winter wonderland.
German Paul Voss announced his retirement today, according to Radsport. The 30-year-old race with Bora-Argon 18 the past two seasons, but was not offered a spot on the new Voss Bora-hansgrohe team.
“It’s too bad, but you have to accept that,” he said.
Voss said he felt 2016 was his strongest season. He wore the KOM jersey in the Tour de France and won the Rad am Ring race in July.
“Last year I knew my strongest season,” he says. “Maybe not in terms of victories, but in terms of my performance.”
But it seems Voss was a casualty of Ralph Denk signing Peter Sagan, who brought multiple riders with him from the Tinkoff team.
Click through to read more at Radsport.