Adam Yates leaves Mitchelton-Scott for Team Ineos


Adam Yates will probably be departing Mitchelton-Scott following seven years in the Australian group to combine Team Ineos.

The Brit was thought to be in discussions with the British WorldTour group, together with Ineos formally announcing the news on Friday afternoon (August 21). 

At a group press release, Sir Dave Brailsford stated:”I am very thrilled that Adam is eventually joining the group. It seems just like the time is just right because he completes the prime of his profession and we embark on a new age as the Ineos Grenadiers.

“As a international group with a British hub, Adam’s no-nonsense British personality is the ideal fit. He also knows how to win his gritty, resilient and determined strategy would be the attributes we’re trying to nurture as we build the new Ineos Grenadiers to be constructed on purpose”

Yates’s movement will signify a death from his brother Simon, who this week extended his contract with Mitchelton for the following 2 decades.

Adam stated:”The possibility of riding to get a British group is one which I’m extremely excited about.

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“I have seen the growth of biking in the united kingdom throughout my career and I believe this was spurred on by achievement of British cyclists and this particular team.  It’s an exciting opportunity and one which I believe has arrived at the ideal moment.

Despite subsequent different paths to getting professionals, the brothers have ridden in precisely the exact same group at WorldTour degree because 2014 if they stepped up to combine Orica Greenedge.

Yates began the year in tremendous form, taking the entire of the UAE Tour, until it had been cancelled on account of the worldwide pandemic.

The movement sees Ineos bring into a new British climbing capacity to proceed together with the likes of Geraint Thomas, together with Chris Froome departing to combine Israel Start-Up Nation.

Yates will soon be joining the group as another overall classification pioneer in the Grand Tours.

While he’s no overall wins at the three-week races such as his brother Simon, he’s won the white jersey for the best young rider in the Tour de France together with an range of week-long period races.

The climber continued:”My ends in week-long races and a single day races are very strong but I’d love to take this consistency into Grand Tour racing using all the Ineos Grenadiers and see where it takes me”


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