Peter Stetina avoids 'damaged goods' tag by signing for Trek

Having suffered a fractured leg, patella and five ribs in a crash at the Tour of the Basque Country, Peter Stetina has recovered remarkably quickly and sealed a move to Trek

Peter Stetina in the 2015 Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

BMC rider Peter Stetina's recovery from a multitude of serious injuries suffered at the Tour of the Basque Country is one of the most remarkable stories in the cycling world this year.

And the American has capped his swift comeback by signing for Trek Factory Racing next year, proving in recent weeks that he's not 'damaged goods' and earning a new contract.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.