Dario Cataldo brings an experienced hand to the Lidl-Trek roster with 16 years of pro level racing. The Italian veteran is a consummate professional and dedicated teammate and is always on hand to show his younger colleagues the ropes. Dario has competed in 25 Grand Tours, of which he has finished 21. His palmarès is decorated with five victories, including a stage each of the Giro d’Italia (2019) and the Vuelta (2012). In the last years, Dario has consolidated his position as a road captain and reliable domestique and will look to continue these roles in 2023 and beyond.  

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What’s your secret talent that no one knows about?

Grooming my dachshund dog.

Tell us about your greatest cycling achievement.

Achieving the respect from my colleagues is the greatest thing.

If your house was on fire and you could only save one material possession what would it be?

The first road bike my father bought for me when I was 10 years old.

What is your favorite Bontrager or Trek equipment?

Trek Madone.