Warren Barguil and Tom Dumoulin sign Giant-Alpecin contract extensions

Two of 2015's standout riders, Warren Barguil and Tom Dumoulin, extend their contracts at Giant-Alpecin until 2018

Tom Dumoulin and Warren Barguil (Watson/Sunada)

Giant-Alpecin's key general classification riders Warren Barguil and Tom Dumoulin have both signed contract extensions, keeping them with the German team until 2018.

The pair surprised a few people this year by putting in strong performances at the Tour de France and Vuelta a España respectively in teams that were not built to support a GC rider.

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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.