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Leipheimer talks about his move to Omega Pharma - Quick-Step

Race leader Levi Leipheimer (RadioShack) defended his yellow jersey on the penultimate stage.

Race leader Levi Leipheimer (RadioShack) defended his yellow jersey on the penultimate stage. (Image credit: Jonathan Devich/epicimages.us)

Levi Leipheimer explained that his move to Omega Pharma - Quick-Step is part of an evolution within the team but that his arrival, along with that of several others will not disrupt the team’s Classics ambitions.

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Daniel Benson

 Daniel Benson is the Editor in Chief at both Cyclingnews.com and BikePerfect.com. Based in the UK, he has worked within cycling for almost 15 years, and he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he has reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he runs the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.