Rohan Dennis: the case for mid-season rider transfers

Rohan Dennis's move to BMC from Garmin-Sharp in August means he hits the 2015 season familiarised with new bike and team set-up

Rohan Dennis escapes on stage nineteen of the 2014 Tour of Spain

(Image credit: Watson)

A rare mid-season move may pay further dividends for BMC recruit Rohan Dennis at the Australian national time trial championships next month.

Dennis, under a typical October transfer arrangement, would have had just seven days to familiarise himself with new team equipment prior to the 40.9km title event he has identified as an objective.

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Sophie Smith is an Australian journalist, broadcaster and author of Pain & Privilege: Inside Le Tour. She follows the WorldTour circuit, working for British, Australian and US press, and has covered 10 Tours de France.