Menchov pleased he chose Geox-TMC over Katusha

Geox-TMC may have failed to secure a ProTeam licence for 2011, but marquee signing Denis Menchov insists that he does not regret choosing Mauro Gianetti’s team over Katusha. The Russian rider left Rabobank this summer after six years at the team and was disappointed by the tenor of Katusha’s negotiations.

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Barry Ryan
Head of Features

Barry Ryan is Head of Features at Cyclingnews. He has covered professional cycling since 2010, reporting from the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and events from Argentina to Japan. His writing has appeared in The Independent, Procycling and Cycling Plus. He is the author of The Ascent: Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling’s Golden Generation, published by Gill Books.