Alberto Contador will cyclist Trek team during the 2017 season
As expected, Alberto Contador will not retire and will active during 2017, although in new equipment. As is known, the Tinkoff not follow the pack in the next year and the Spanish rider had to find a new set, as have Peter Sagan and other colleagues.
Therefore, the new team of Alberto Contador will be the Trek – Segafredo. Both the rider and the team have confirmed what had been rumored for almost the last Tour de France; race will be the main target for Pinto for next year, as is apparent from his first statements about its future joining the American team:
I am very pleased with the opportunity I ofrece.Trek-Segafredo is a very attractive and ambitious project that really motivates me. I had some excellent discussions with the management team, and we have a lot of common goals and priorities. The big goal is to try to win the biggest races on the calendar, first and above all, the Tour de France.
Contador closes a year that has not been all good. Their only victories in stage races came in the Itzulia and the Vuelta a Burgos, and he could not finish the Tour because of falls and in the Tour of Spain was fourth. In the Spanish round, he missed a powerful team that will help them achieve their goals, which seek to be arrange with his move set Trek. In addition to Contador, the Trek has signed John Degenkolb, Jarlinson Pantano and Matthias Brandle, among others
A team that already had a leader for big returns, Bauke Mollema, who will have to distribute the calendar with Contador. A team also hired another great cyclists were free, the German John Degenkolb, which will be the trump card for the classic team tried to plug the void left Cancellara to its withdrawal.
Contador will not go only to the American fleet. Will also accompany his inseparable Jesus Hernandez, training partner, teammate amateur, in his early years and from 2009 to now, and Steven De Jongh, who had been one of its directors in the Tinkoff team in the last three years.