Engels to Quick.Step

27 year-old Dutch rider Addy Engels has become the 27th member of the Quick.Step team for this season. Engels, who has ridden for Rabobank for four years and BankGiroLoterij last year signed a one year deal with Patrick Lefevere's team. "I am extremely pleased with this contract. The Quick Step Team is one of the main reference point teams in cycling," he said.

Engels' first race in Quick.Step colours will be on in G. P. Costa degli Etruschi in Italy on February 6.

Quick.Step has also named its team for the Doha International Grand Prix on January 29 and the Tour of Qatar (January 31-February 4): Tom Boonen, Davide Bramati, Wilfried Cretskens, Kevin Hulsmans, Servais Knaven, Nick Nuyens, Guido Trenti and Stefano Zanini.

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