'Mixture of nerves and excitement': Dan Martin kicks off season at Volta ao Algarve

Irishman Dan Martin makes his debut in UAE Team Emirates colours at the Portuguese stage race starting on February 14

Dan Martin.

(Image credit: UAE Team Emirates)

Dan Martin says that he is looking forward to his 2018 season debut for new squad UAE Team Emirates at the Volta ao Algarve with a 'mixture of nerves and excitement'.

The 31-year-old Irishman made the switch from Quick-Step Floors to UAE Team Emirates in the winter, and will make his racing debut in his new colours in the Portuguese race from Wednesday, February 14.

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