Porte signs off from BMC in Hammer Hong Kong and Tour of Guangxi

Richie Porte on stage at the 2018 Tour de France team presentation

Richie Porte will end his time with the BMC Racing Team at the Hammer Hong Kong race on October 14, and the following Tour of Guangxi (October 16-21). The US-based team will send reduced squads to the two final races of the season. Porte, who won the Tour de Suisse this year, will join Trek-Segafredo for 2019. BMC is merging with the CCC team in 2019 Jürgen Roelandts, Stefan Küng, Miles Scotson, and Nathan Van Hooydonck round out the Hong Kong Hammer squad. "I think we are all looking forward to racing in Hong Kong at the Hammer Series decider and it works well that we can combine this with the Tour of Guangxi, the final UCI WorldTour race of the season,”said Sports Director Jackson Stewart. Michael Schär will join the squad for the Tour of Guangxi, the last WorldTour race of the year. "In 2017 we had a very ...

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