Pauwels signs with CCC-sponsored team for 2019

Serge Pauwels was one of several riders to wear special Tour de France edition sunglasses during the

Serge Pauwels is the latest rider to pen a deal with Jim Ochowicz’s CCC-sponsored team for the 2019 season. The news comes on the same day that the team confirmed they had retained the services of Alessandro De Marchi . Pauwels also joins up with compatriots Greg Van Avermaet and Guillaume Van Keirsbulck, who is another new addition to the squad. Pauwels leaves Dimension Data (previously MTN-Qhubeka) after four seasons with the South African squad. He had looked set to stay with the team but that changed when he received an offer from Ochowicz and says he’s looking forward to racing with Van Avermaet. "I was not really looking to change teams. I had four great years with MTN Quebeka and Team Dimension Data and the Qhubeka charity will always have a place in my heart, but then this opportunity came along and I felt like I had to grab ...

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