The 26-year-old American was left searching for a job with IAM Cycling folding at the end of this year.
American Larry Warbasse is hoping that a strong showing at the Vuelta a España will help him land a contract for the 2017 season.
Joe Dombrowski animates the Giro's weekend climbing stages, Guarnier wins Tour of California, and Bookwalter lands on Amgen Tour podium.
American Larry Warbasse abandons the Giro d'Italia due to back pain, and his IAM teammate Pelucchi misses time cut
How do the Giro's six American racers feel after an opening TT and two road stages in the Netherlands? We check in.
How are the Americans at the Giro feeling? This is the first of our regular check-ins, asking them not-so-serious questions.
The eight North Americans starting the 2016 Giro range from a former champ to four debutants at the Italian grand tour.
Americans have a noticeable presence in the Ardennes, with Howes, Warbasse, and Reijnen riding into Amstel and Flèche breaks.
For Larry Warbasse, everything clicked this year at the Vuelta, and now he's confident he can ride to win at the worlds' biggest races.
Larry Warbasse makes the breakaway but succumbs to the brutal fatigue of a grand tour.