Pernsteiner renews with Bahrain-Merida

Hermann Pernsteiner (Bahrain - Merida) takes a solo victory at GP Lugano 2018

Bahrain-Merida announced a contract extension with Austrian rider Hermann Pernsteiner on Sunday. The 27-year-old added two years to his deal with the WorldTour squad, which began this season after he switched from mountain bike racing to the road. "The team believes in me and this high level of confidence gives me a lot of motivation to continue to work hard to improve and get some great results. The team is like a second family to me, and so I'm very pleased to extend my contract for two more years," Pernsteiner said. Pernsteiner claimed his first victory for the team at last month's GP Lugano , having finished second on the queen stage of the Tour of Japan on Mount Fuji in May, and taking second overall, impressing general manager Brent Copeland. "When we signed him, we knew that he was a talented climber, but his performances and results have exceeded ...

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