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"We also need more climbers who can help support Bauke in 2016."

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07.07.2015 @ 07:15 Posted by Renaud Breban

Even if Frank Schleck and Bauke Mollema are the Trek Factory Racing leaders for the one-week and three-week races, Luca Guercilena hopes to sign a GC rider to be the leader at the next Giro d'Italia. He explained according to Cyclingnews that his team will have to be present at the front of the italian race.


"We need to find a guy who is competitive for the Giro," Guercilena told Cyclingnews. "This year went for the red jersey and we won it with Nizzolo but with the ranking and points system we also need to be competitive for GC. We also need more climbers who can help support Bauke in 2016."


"The aim is to be competitive everywhere so we’re looking for guys who can be strong on the cobbles but we need to be good everywhere otherwise it’s complicated when it comes to be competitive in the world rankings."


Daniel Martin has the same agent that Bauke Mollema and Uran who has finished on the Giro podium twice. "For sure they’re huge riders but we have to see because at the moment the market is quite complicated. I’ve talked to many riders but we’re not chasing a specific one at the moment. It’s not that I don’t want to say any names it’s just that we’re looking at things with a 360-degree view. Then we’ll make our decision in the next month", Luca Guercilena added.

 

 

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