Van Avermaet and CCC set to ride Giant from 2019 as AG2R La Mondiale hunt for new bike sponsor

Van Avermaet and CCC set to ride Giant from 2019 as AG2R La Mondiale hunt for new bike sponsor

Joe Robinson 5 Sep 2018 The bike brand merry-go-round continues as CCC, Dimension Data and Sunweb all get new bike sponsors Greg Van Avermaet and the new CCC WorldTour team that will assume the place of BMC Racing will ride on Giant bikes from the 2019 season. This move sees the Taiwanese bike brand move away from their sponsorship with Team Sunweb after four years, according to reports in the Belgian press. Newspaper Het Nieuwsblad reported that Giant would be moving across from the German team to support Van Avermaet and the Polish team that will take the step up from ProContinental level to merge with some of the BMC Racing team. Swiss bike brand BMC announced that it would no longer act as primary sponsor for its eponymous WorldTour team instead, moving across to Dimension Data to act solely as bike sponsors . This left the team searching for ...

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