Van Baarle hopes quickly clarity about survival Cannondale

Van Baarle hopes quickly clarity about survival Cannondale

Dylan van Baarle is still no major concerns about his future. The 25-year-old Dutchman has a multi-year contract with Cannondale-Drapac, but the survival of that team is very questionable.

Cannondale made Saturday known that in financial distress. The American WorldTour formation saw one of the backers for next season, drop out.

“I could actually not believe,” says Van Baarle Tuesday at the NOS. “I’ve heard that they have a crowdfundingsactie started, but I don’t know if that is realistic. I don’t actually think we put too much hope should have. The chance is small that it will succeed.”

By the large financial need of the riders and staff of Cannondale already looking for a new team for next season, should the team cease to exist.


Van Baarle, who earlier this month his contract with Cannondale with a two-year extension and is working on his fourth season with that team, expected to be no problem for him to a new home.

“For me, it will be easier to find a new contract to sign, but for staff and other employees is the really hard”, knows Van Baarle, who this year finished fourth in the Tour of Flanders. “My management is working hard, and there are conversations, but that is not within one or two days. It still takes a while.”

Preliminary work Of Baarle good to stay calm under the situation. “I have spent the past two nights not slept well, but there is no great panic for me. It would be nice if fast clear is what next year I’m going to do.”

Van Baarle is doing on Sunday 24 september the road race at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS in the Norwegian town of Bergen.

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