Adam Yates has signed with UAE Team Emirates as part of a three-year deal which will see him with the squad through to the end of 2025.
The 30-year-old climbing specialist from Bury, England holds 18 professional victories to his name including triumphs at the Deutschland Tour, Vuelta Catalunya, UAE Tour, 2 x Top Five Tour de France results, and also in important one-day races such as the San Sebastian Classic.
Yates said he was excited to be joining UAE Team Emirates.
"I have seen the growth of the team over the years and the opportunity to join was one that I could not turn down," he said, "I feel that I’m entering my peak years as a rider and the team will get the best out of me. I look forward to riding with many of the top riders in the world and to contribute to the team becoming number one in the world."
Mauro Gianetti, Team Principal & CEO, said they are pleased to welcome Adam into the team.
"His ability to win and achieve top results across a wide variety of races is very impressive and he has proven to be a consistent talent," said Gianetti.
"We all know he is a rider of great panache and we believe that he will be the right fit for our structure as we continue to reinforce the team for the coming years."