Richie Porte's move to BMC Racing confirmed for 2016

Richie Porte is keen to team up with Tejay van Garderen at the Tour de France in 2016 having sealed his move to BMC Racing

Richie Porte on stage eleven of the 2015 Tour of Italy

(Image credit: Watson)

After weeks of speculation, Richie Porte's move from Team Sky to BMC Racing was confirmed on Saturday morning as cycling's transfer window officially opened.

The Tasmanian announced his decision to leave Sky during the Tour de France and BMC has long been mooted as his preferred landing spot.

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