Tag Cavendish’s Omega Pharma-Quickstep group have announced large signings on the first day of cycling’s exchange window.

The actual Manxman will reunite with former lead-out rider Tag Renshaw, 30, next time of year, as well as his aged Team Atmosphere team-mate Rigoberto Uran, 26.

There are also been verified that 39-year-old Italian language sprinter Alessandro Petacchi has come out of retirement to join the group.

Cavendish and also Renshaw
performed well collectively in the now defunct THE BRAND NEW HTC group.

The actual Australian’s arrival is really a reaction to Omega’s problems setting Cavendish up for his trademark finishing sprints.

Uran, however, will become the actual Belgian team’s main contender in the overall contests of the sport’s three Grand Tours.

The actual Colombian
overtook the leadership associated with Group Sky’s Giro d’Italia problem when Friend Bradley Wiggins pulled out, and managed to claim second right behind Italy’s Vicenzo Nibali.

The actual 26-year-old climber also
gained a silver medal in the Olympic road competition working in london.

Both moves had been widely leaked, and also Uran’s exit from Group Sky would appear to strengthen Richie Porte’s claim to leading the Uk team at following year’s Tour.

Many had expected Uran to be considering the leader’s role with regard to Team Sky at this month’s Rev├ęs, but Sir Sawzag Brailsford may now chose to promote his other Colombian legend Sergio Henao.

At the same time, veteran Petacchi began the season with Lampre-Merida, but give up the sport in April.

“To return in the game so close to turning 40 using this great team is definitely an incredible sensation, ” said Petacchi, that will work as lead-out for Tag Cavendish.

“It might take me a whilst to get back into a competitive tempo, but Constantly wait to get going. inch

Petacchi’s first race would be the Kortrijk Criterium upon 8 Aug.