Stetina fighting for 2019 contract in turbulent job market

Trek-Segafredo's Peter Stetina grabs a bottle during stage 5 at the Tour of Utah

Peter Stetina ( Trek Segafredo ) toed the start line at the Grand Prix Cycliste de Quebec on Friday in what could be one of the last road races of his professional cycling career. Affected by illness and injuries that have led to sub-par performances, and combined with a turbulent job market where several teams have folded, could force the American to retire earlier than expected. "I currently don't know," an emotional Stetina told Cyclingnews on Friday just moments ahead of the start of the race in Quebec City. "It's a forced retirement. "My agents are working on it and I'm trying to stay positive but I'm definitely stressed out about it. There are some potentials but nothing concrete. Things are still in discussions." Stetina, 31, is reaching the end of his tenth season competing on the highest level of professional bike racing. He started his career as a young ...

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