PARIS: Experienced campaigner Stuart O’Grady has signed a two-year contract with GreenEdge, the nascent Australian team which is aiming for a UCI WorldTour licence starting in 2012. O’Grady, a former winner of Paris-Roubaix and one of the most respected Grand Tour riders in the peloton, said he could not miss out on the opportunity to race with a team from his homeland. “To ride for an Australian team has been a dream of mine since I turned pro way back in 1995,” he said. “I wasn’t sure such a team would come around before I retired but I’m glad it has.”
Published in The Express Tribune, August 9th, 2011.