Bauke Mollema joined Trek-Segafredo in 2015. He has an aptitude for the Grand Tours, a 3rd in the Vuelta a España his best result. Bauke finished three times in the Top 10 in the Tour de France and twice in the Giro d'Italia. In 2016, Bauke was sitting in 2nd place and poised for the final podium of the Tour when a crash in Stage 18 ended the dream. Bauke rebounded like a champion – taking an emotional victory in Clásica Ciclista San Sebastián one week later. In 2017, Bauke won Stage 13 of the Tour and added his first Monument, Il Lombardia, in 2019. Bauke started his 10th Tour de France in 2020 but fractured his wrist in a crash in Stage 13 that ended his season. Bauke's never-say-die attitude has captured many victories throughout his career and won over many fans' hearts.

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If you could be any animal, what would you be and why?

An eagle because I love to fly.

Tell us about your greatest cycling achievement.

Winning Il Lombardia.

If you were a brand, what would be your motto?

If you’re going through Hell, keep going.

What is your favorite Bontrager or Trek equipment?

Everything! And if I have to name one: Flare RT lights from Bontrager and my Trek Emonda. (Um, that's two Bauke.)