Mid-season transfers are unusual in cycling, however, Dylan Teuns has made the move from Bahrain Victorious to Israel-Premier Tech with immediate effect.
A brief statement published on social media by the state-backed Bahrain Victorious team read:
“Thank you Dylan Teuns for an unforgettable four years with us and your amazing victories at the Tour de France and La Flèche Wallone.
"We wish you all the best. With no races planned for Dylan following the Tour de France, it has been agreed that Dylan will race for his new team for the remainder of the year to help transition for the upcoming seasons.”
Not long after the announcement of his departure from Bahrain Victorious, Israel-PremierTech announced the arrival of the 30-year old Belgian with current Israel rider Guy Sagiv leaving the Sylvan Adams-backed team to make room for Teuns.
Israel-Premier Tech are facing relegation from the WorldTour, and the acquisition of Teuns will provide much needed ammunition in their hope for UCI points i nthe latter half of the season
Teuns will ride the Vuelta a España and the Italian end of season races later this summer.After a successful early-season, Teuns explained that the opportunity to join the team was already in the pipeline.He said: “I was already talking to Israel about joining in 2023 but then Sylvan Adams offered me the chance to make the switch now and start my contract immediately, which I am really grateful for."I had three and a half great years with Bahrain Victorious where I won my biggest races and […]