Pull-Segafredo last Thursday of the contract of the Dutchman Bauke Mollema, with two seasons extended. The 31-year-old Mollema, who is currently active in the Vuelta, remains so until the end of 2020 on board with the American WorldTour team.
“Bauke is one of the leaders of our team”, explained general manager Luca Guercilena, the renewal of the Dutchman. “He is very strong, both physically and mentally. He proved it this year again in the Tour. Bauke fell heavily, and saw so donít have any gc ambitions go up in smoke. But he changed the rifle from shoulder and went in search of a stage win. We saw him Wednesday re-offense rates in the Vuelta. With next to him, Richie Porte, we will be in 2019 two very strong climbers.”
Mollema rides since 2015 for Pull. Previously, he defended the colors of Rabobank (2008-2012) and its successor Belkin (2013-2014). On his list of achievements includes stages in the Tour (2017) and the Vuelta a españa (2013) and the Clasica San Sebastian (2016). At the beginning of this month was Mollema in the Basque country second, after the winner Julian Alaphilippe.