Chris Horner signs for US team Airgas-Safeway

43-year-old American veteran Chris Horner signs with US Continental-level team Airgas-Safeway for 2015 season

Chris Horner poses at the team presentation of the 2014 Tour de France

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American Chris Horner, cycling's oldest grand tour winner, will ride for home third division team Airgas-Safeway in 2015. After riding with first division WorldTour teams, including Lampre-Merida in 2014, the 43-year-old was unable to find a top team for the new season.

"I have achieved a huge amount of success in my career and I'm incredibly proud of that," Horner said.

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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.