Carlos Sastre leaves Cervélo for Geox

Carlos Sastre on Col d'Aspin, Tour de France 2010, stage 16

Spain's Carlos Sastre, winner of the 2008 Tour de France, announced today that he wil ride for Mauro Gianetti's Geox team next year.

"The trust that they've placed in me since the very first conversations," said Sastre, "has been the most important factor that has pushed me towards this new project."

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.