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Basso to Discovery

Appropriated from CN

Lance Armstrong has confirmed the signing of Ivan Basso to Discovery Channel. "It's done," quipped the seven-time Tour de France winner in an interview with La Gazzetta dello Sport. This afternoon, from Austin, Texas, the official announcement is expected that the 2006 Giro d'Italia winner will ride for the same team that helped carry the American to his Tour successes.

Well now, that oughta get some conversations flowing today :-)

Update [2006-11-8 16:13:34 by chris]: Disco confirm the story over at the Paceline.