Ciccone signs two-year deal with Trek-Segafredo

Guilio Ciccone (Bardiani-CSF) and Ivan Ramiro Sosa (Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec) during stage 3 at t

Trek-Segafredo has signed talented Italian climber Giulio Ciccone to a two-year deal covering the 2019 and 2020 seasons, the US-registered WorldTour team announced today. The 23-year-old moves to Trek-Segafredo after three years with Italian Pro Continental team Bardiani-CSF . The news comes after Trek-Segafredo's acquisition of Colombian climber Ivan Sosa came under question when the Androni Giocattoli rider's new agent said the deal was not final. Ciccone shot into the spotlight in 2016 during his first professional season with Bardiani, soloing to victory during stage 10 of the Giro d'Italia at Sestola. In 2017 he won the queen stage at the Tour of Utah and finished sixth overall in the 2.HC race, and so far this season he's won the Giro dell'Appennino, was second overall in Adriatica Ionica Race and ninth overall at Tour of the Alps. "Few riders have the abilities to win a stage in the Giro as ...

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