New recruit Leopold König "still adapting" to Team Sky switch

Czech rider earmarked for roles at Giro d'Italia and Tour de France in tough summer schedule

Team Sky's Leopold Konig will help Chris Froome in the 2015 Tour de France

Leopold Konig in the 2015 Trofeo Sauntana Credit: Graham Watson

(Image credit: Watson)

New recruit Leopold König admits he's still adapting to the size and sophistication of the Team Sky operation after four years with Professional Continental outfit Netapp-Endura.

The 27-year-old began his Sky chapter with a fifth place and third place in the Challenge Mallorca earlier in February and, last week, raced the Tour of Oman.

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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.