Michael Matthews is looking forward to challenging Peter Sagan for the Tour de France's aren jersey next summer.
After five years with Orica – BikeExchange, Australian Michael Matthews will ride for German team Giant – Alpecin in 2017.
Michael Matthews had nearly given up hope of winning at the Tour de France. But on Tuesday, he managed to beat Peter Sagan.
Mining services company Orica announced it will back the team through 2017 before ending its relationship with the Australian squad.
This year's route is harder than in years past, with more climbs added into the course as the peloton preps for the Tour de France.
Wednesday's Flèche Wallonne ends on the famed Mur de Huy, and the puncheurs of the peloton will be there fighting for a win.
The 300-kilometer Milano-Sanremo might seem predictable, but it's far from it. Andrew Hood takes a closer look at "la Classicissima."
Recently, Milano-Sanremo winners have honed form at Paris-Nice — Bouhanni and Matthews look sharp ahead of Saturday's monument.
Michael Matthews might be crazy like a fox with his ambitions to win Paris-Nice despite a mountainous weekend ahead.
Nacer Bouhanni and Michael Matthews bump and nearly crash in the Paris-Nice stage 2 sprint. Jury awards stage to the Aussie.