Skil-Shimano signed 22 year-old Dutch rider Floris Goesinnen. He is currently riding Olympia’s Tour for Van Vliet-EBH Advocaten, but will be allowed to transfer to the pro continental team of Skil-Shimano.
Goesinnen is an all-round rider, and has proven that this season with top three results in de Ronde van Drenthe (second), Omloop van de Glazen Stad (third), the Friesche Wouden Klassieker (second) and his fifth place in the Hel van het Mergelland. These performances draw the attention of the management and sports directors of Skil-Shimano.
Goesinnen will sign a contract till the end of 2007. He is likely to make his debut for his new team at the Skoda - Tour de Luxembourg which will start on May 31.