Bauke Mollema will likely lead Trek-Segafredo's Tour de France team in 2018 and said he learned from riding with Alberto Contador.
With the Tour de France concluding in a few days, news about potential rider transfers is heating up.
The "Race of the Two Seas" kicks off Wednesday with a team time trial and runs through March 14.
The Trek – Segafredo rider captured the overall victory at the Tour de San Juan over the weekend.
Quick-Step's Max Richeze takes two straight stages to close out Vuelta de San Juan, while Trek's Bauke Mollema takes home the overall win.
Argentinian Maximiliano Richeze claims stage 6 at Vuelta de San Juan as Dutchman Bauke Mollema all but clinches general classification.
Four top riders from The Netherlands will compete at the Italian grand tour in May.
Dutch rider Bauke Mollema will lead Trek – Segafredo at the Giro d'Italia, but he'll be in a support role for Alberto Contador at the
Bauke Mollema sticks a late attack to win the Clásica San Sebastián ahead of Tony Gallopin and Alejandro Valverde
Chris Froome has a comfortable lead but nothing is guaranteed in the high mountains of the Alps.