BMC Racing set to use Assos clothing in 2017

BMC Racing will switch from Pearl Izumi for the coming season

Greg Van Avermaet wins stage five of the 2016 Tour de France. Photo: Graham Watson

(Image credit: Watson)

BMC Racing's stars from Richie Porte to Olympic champion Greg Van Avermaet will wear Assos clothing in 2017, say Cycling Weekly insiders.

The US/Swiss WorldTour team is splitting with Pearl Izumi for the Assos deal. The agreement brings the famous Swiss clothing manufacturer back to top level racing.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.