|McEwen, now with GreenEDGE, has said that he will|
retire after the Tour of California. He is expected to
remain with the team in the capacity of technical
It was widely known that McEwen would retire at some point this year, but as of yet no date had been set. No confirmation has appeared on the GreenEDGE website; however, while speaking to Het Nieuwesblad he appears to have a date in mind: "After the Tour of California - that's it," he said. The Tour ends on the 20th of May.
He is contracted to the team until 2013 and will remain on board, taking up a new role as coach/technical supervisor.