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Milram signs Velits twins

The recently crowned U23 World Champion Peter Velits, will spend the next two years riding for the Milram team, the organization announced on Friday. The 22 year-old, who was part of the now defunct Wiesenhof team, will also bring along his twin brother Martin. The Slovakian brothers will have a chance to ride alongside superstar sprinters Alessandro Petacchi and Erik Zabel, now that it is confirmed that Zabel will remain with the German team.

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Laura Weislo has been with Cyclingnews since 2006 after making a switch from a career in science. As Deputy Editor, she coordinates coverage for North American events and global news. A former elite-level road racer who dabbled in cyclo-cross and track, Laura has a passion for all three disciplines. When not working she likes to go camping and explore lesser traveled roads, paths and gravel tracks.