Gert Steegmans will ride for Quick.Step for the coming two seasons, reports De Telegraaf. The Flemish "TGV", who has led out Robbie McEwen to two of his three stage wins, will now perform the same role for Tom Boonen. Steegmans is also a good sprinter and classics rider in his own right, and has won five races so far this season.
De Telegraaf also reports that Rabobank was interested in signing Steegmans as a replacement for Oscar Freire, who has a big offer from Saunier Duval. However, Quick.Step beat the Dutch team to the mark.