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Skil-Shimano signs two

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Cycling News
Published:
October 11, 2008, 0:00 BST,
Updated:
April 20, 2009, 21:54 BST
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First Edition Cycling News, October 11, 2008

Team Skil-Shimano has signed Simon Geschke and Mitchell Decker for the coming season, the Dutch...

Team Skil-Shimano has signed Simon Geschke and Mitchell Decker for the coming season, the Dutch Professional Continental team announced Friday.

Geschke, a 21-year-old German, has signed for one year with an option for another year. He rode as a stagiaire for Team Milram this fall. Geschke is a climber, and a number of high finishes this season earned him a spot on the national U-23 team at the World Championships in Varese, where he finished 31st.

Docker, 21, is an Australian all-rounder who excels in the classics and sprints. He signed a two-year contract. He has ridden for the national track team at both the junior and senior levels. This year Docker rode for Drapac-Porsche and won a stage in the Tour of Java and had a number of other top finishers. He too represented his country in the Worlds U-23 race.(SW)

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