‘I believe we can win another Grand Tour’: Simon Yates extends contract with Mitchelton-Scott, but no update on Adam 

Will the brothers continue on the same team? 

Simon Yates wins stage 15 of the Tour de France 2019 (Jeff Pachoud/AFP/Getty Images)

(Image credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Simon Yates has extended his contract with Mitchelton-Scott, as the Brit chases another Grand Tour victory.

The 28-year-old, winner of the 2018 Vuelta a España, has signed a new two-year contract with his current team amid speculation about whether he and twin brother Adam would stick with Mitchelton. 

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Alex Ballinger

Alex Ballinger is editor of BikeBiz magazine, the leading publication for the UK cycle industry, and is the former digital news editor for CyclingWeekly.com. After gaining experience in local newsrooms, national newspapers and in digital journalism, Alex found his calling in cycling, first as a reporter, then as news editor responsible for Cycling Weekly's online news output, and now as the editor of BikeBiz. Since pro cycling first captured his heart during the 2010 Tour de France (specifically the Contador-Schleck battle) Alex covered three Tours de France, multiple editions of the Tour of Britain, and the World Championships, while both writing and video presenting for Cycling Weekly. He also specialises in fitness writing, often throwing himself into the deep end to help readers improve their own power numbers.  Away from the desk, Alex can be found racing time trials, riding BMX and mountain bikes, or exploring off-road on his gravel bike. He’s also an avid gamer, and can usually be found buried in an eclectic selection of books.