Jonas Ljungblad, the Swedish national champion, has signed a two-year contract with Belgian Silence-Lotto team. The Scandinavian rider is currently having a successful season within the Dutch Continental team P3Transfer-Batavus and said to have received offers from teams Vacansoleil as well as Tinkoff, but finally opted for the squad directed by Marc Sergeant.
Belgian rider Tom Stubbe, after riding one year for French team Francaise des Jeux, is also leaving to Silence-Lotto for the next two years. At the moment, the 27 year-old is out of action after a crash at the Tour de la Région Wallonne.
Ljungblad and Stubbe are the latest additions to Silence-Lotto after Wilfried Cretskens and Philippe Gilbert already announced their transfers to the Belgian team earlier this month.