Lidl-Trek confirm Tim Declercq arrival

Tim Declercq is making the move from Soudal-QuickStep to Lidl-Trek for 2024
Tim Declercq is making the move from Soudal-QuickStep to Lidl-Trek for 2024 (Image credit: Getty Images)

Tim Declercq's move to Lidl-Trek for the upcoming season has been no secret but the switch from Soudal-QuickStep is now official, with the US squad confirming the Belgian's signing on Tuesday morning.

The veteran domestique has drawn a seven-year spell with QuickStep to a close to join the new-look Lidl-Trek squad, becoming the team's 10th signing of the 2023 transfer market.

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As well as original reporting, news and feature writing, and production work, Dani also oversees How to Watch guides and works on The Leadout newsletter throughout the season. Their favourite races are Strade Bianche and Paris-Roubaix and their favourite published article is from the 2024 edition of the latter: 'Unless I'm in an ambulance, I'm finishing this race' – Cyrus Monk, the last man home at Paris-Roubaix