Łukasz Wiśniowski to leave Team Sky for new BMC/CCC team

The 26-year-old will join the new team to support Greg Van Avermaet in the spring Classics

Łukasz Wiśniowski will be joining the new BMC/CCC team next season (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

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Team Sky’s Łukasz Wiśniowski will be joining the new BMC/CCC team next season to focus on the spring Classics campaign.

The new team, which has not yet been named, confirmed the Polish rider’s transfer on Wednesday morning.

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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.