Jens Voigt has made a decision. He will hang up his bike at the end of the coming season. The 42-year-old Berliner hinted at this today. As in previous years, he will start the season again with the Santos Tour Down Under. “Adelaide has always been the starting point of the season in the recent past. It looks like 2014 will be my last season”, according to Voigt.
Voigt will be wearing the colors of the newly formed Trek Factory Racing team for the first time and will receive prominent support on his farewell tour in Australia. In addition to him, Fränk Schleck and the two Dutch talents Danny and Boy van Poppel will also represent the Luxembourg team.
The Santos Tour Down Under will kick off the WorldTour 19 from January 26th to 2014th and on the eve of the race finale will honor the Berliner for his many years of participation in Australia. At the so-called Legends' Dinner According to information from the organizer, Voigt should be presented with a prize.