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Australian's 2015 Tinkoff-Saxo team bike
Winner of the 2015 Tour Down Under
Ivan Basso (Cannondale) had another chance to practice his english.
Italian grand tour winner reunites with Riis
Ivan Basso is reportedly the latest Cannondale rider to have signed for a new team according to La Gazzetta dello Sport. In an interview with the Italian newspaper, Basso confirmed the rumours that will ride for a new team in 2015.
"Yes, I have signed a two year deal with Tinkoff -Saxo," the two-time winner of the Giro d'Italia said. "I am impressed by the project of Oleg Tinkov. It is the best team in the world.
"I [will] start from scratch with the determination and the desire of a new professional, but with the head and the experience of a veteran."
The 36-year-old will reunite with Bjarne Riis who he rode for during his stint with CSC between 2004 and 2006.
Basso is likely to become a super domestique for Alberto Contador and joins Cannondale teammate Peter Sagan in making to the move away from Cannondale.