Dan Martin leaves Quick Step for UAE: Cycling

PARIS: Ireland’s Dan Martin has consented to join UAE Team Emirates from Quick Step Floors for the following two seasons, the Emirati group said on Friday.

Martin, 30, completed 6th at the Tour de France a month ago regardless of Quick Step being focused in front of an audience wins with star sprinter Marcel Kittel as opposed to the general characterization.

“As I go into the most imperative years of my profession, they (UAE) offer me the most ideal stage to achieve my potential and satisfy my brandishing objectives,” said Martin, one of few current riders to have won two renowned “Landmark” one-day works of art.

Martin won Liege-Bastogne-Liege in 2013 and the Tour of Lombardy a year later however has since formed into a standout amongst other stage racers on the planet, completing seventh in the 2014 Vuelta an Espana and ninth finally year’s Tour before enhancing that this time around.

Australian Rory Sutherland, 35, has likewise joined UAE for a year from Movistar.