Nicolas Roche relishing opportunity at Team Sunweb to work for Tom Dumoulin

Roche leaves BMC Racing to join the German team in 2019

Nicolas Roche on stage seven of the Vuelta a España (Sunada)

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

Nicolas Roche relishes the opportunity at Team Sunweb to work for Tour de France contender Tom Dumoulin.

Sunweb announced on Wednesday that Roche will join the team, seeing him leave BMC Racing after two years. The Irishman helped Chris Froome at Team Sky win the Tour de France and worked for Grand Tour star Alberto Contador in Tinkoff-Saxo Bank. The last two years with BMC Racing, he rode with Richie Porte.

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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.