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Mikel Nieve drops out of WorldTour to return to former team Caja Rural in 2022

Mikel Nieve is dropping out of the WorldTour and joining second division Spanish team Caja Rural-Seguros RGA for the 2022 season. Nieve, who has been part of the WorldTour for 13 years, is leaving Australian squad Team BikeExchange to return to the team where he started his racing career as a junior and under 23 rider.
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Mikel Nieve returns to his Spanish roots at Caja Rural

Mikel Nieve will leave the WorldTour in 2022 and continue his long career as a mountain domestique with Caja Rural-Seguros RGA, the team he rode for as a junior and U23. The Spanish climber, 37, has ridden for Team BikeExchange for the past four seasons but was not offered a contract extension and struggled for options to continue at the highest rung of the sport.
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