Tom Southam Eddie Soens 2008

Tom Southam will move from Halfords Bikehut to the Rapha-Condor team in 2009. It will mean the end his partnership with Rob Hayles, who will lead the strengthened Halfords team, but Southam is convinced Rapha-Condor is the right team for him. He is also looking forward to working with charismatic team manager John Herety.

?Things do look like they'll be pretty different next year?? Southam told Cycling Weekly via email from his Australian base in Geelong, where he will spend the winter.

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