Bakelants signs for Omega Pharma-QuickStep

Jan Bakelants has announced that he will ride for Omega Pharma-QuickStep next season after spending the past two years at RadioShack. The Belgian had previously reached a verbal agreement to join the proposed new team backed by Fernando Alonso, but Bakelants was left without a contract for 2014 when the Formula 1 driver’s negotiations to take rescue Euskaltel-Euskadi failed last week.

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