Mark Cavendish will make his 2016 debut at the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race next month, his first event for Dimension Data.
The squad is the first African-registered team to earn a spot in the UCI WorldTour, and will be one of 18 at the top tier next season.
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As Cavendish prepares to join his new teammates on Dimension Data, team principal Doug Ryder says "times have changed" for bunch sprints.
The German, who has worked with Cavendish on other squads, will serve as the team's performance director.
Deloitte and Lidl underwrite Cavendish and Kittel's respective places on teams, but the investment may not be sustainable or effective.
The two-time Tour de France champion says the 2016 course, which was unveiled Tuesday, favors his "all-round" racing style.
The South African-registered team says it will bring one more rider onboard before closing out its 2016 roster.
The German was able to work out a deal with current team Giant-Alpecin to sever his contract early.
Professional services firm Deloitte stepped in and co-sponsored the squad, which helped bring Cavendish to the African-based outfit.