Transfer mechanics: Richie Porte agrees two-year deal with Trek-Segafredo

Cyclingnews has learned that Richie Porte has agreed terms with Trek-Segafredo with a two-year deal set to start in 2019. In June, Cyclingnews reported that the Tour de France contender was edging closer to the American team after initial negotiations. The agreement was finally reached in the last week, although under UCI official rules all riders must wait until August 1 before signing with new teams.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he 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 ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.