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Who was the best neo-pro of the 2016 season?

Retired World Tour and Pro Continental riders in 2016

Name Age Team Best result of the season
Marcel Aregger 26 IAM Cycling 14th in Tour des Fjords stage 1
Yanto Barker 36 ONE Pro Cycling 7th in Vuelta a la Rioja
Jean-Marc Bideau 32 Fortuneo-Vital Concept 16th in Tour of Utah stage 6
Jack Bobridge 27 Trek-Segafredo Won National RR Championships
Graeme Brown 37 Drapac 7th in Tour de Langkawi stage 2
Fabian Cancellara 35 Trek-Segafredo Olympic ITT Champion
Sébastien Chavanel 33 FDJ 17th in Paris-Camembert
Jérôme Coppel 30 IAM Cycling Won Etoile de Bessèges
Tiziano Dell’Antonia 33 Androni Giocattoli 11th at the National RR Championships
Marc De Maar 32 Roompot-Oranje 31st in Vuelta a la Comunitat Valenciana stage 5
Boris Dron 28 Wanty-Groupe Gobert 9th in Etoile de Bessèges stage 3
Leonardo Duque 36 Delmo Marseille Won Tour of Taihu Lake
Caleb Fairly 29 Giant-Alpecin 17th in Criterium International stage 1
Pierrick Fedrigo 37 Fortuneo-Vital Concept 4th in Quatre Jours de Dunkerque
Murilo Fischer 37 FDJ 57th in Gent-Wevelgem
Linus Gerdemann 34 Stölting Service Group 8th in Vuelta a Castilla y Leon stage 2
Matthew Goss 29 ONE Pro Cycling 9th in Tour de Langkawi stage 8
Ryder Hesjedal 35 Trek-Segafredo 4th in Tour of Alberta stage 4
Johnny Hoogerland 33 Roompot-Oranje 21st in Putte-Kapellen
Yauheni Hutarovich 32 Fortuneo-Vital Concept Won Tropicale Amissa Bongo stage 7
Bartosz Huzarski 36 Bora-Argon 18 6th in Tour de France stage 5
Grischa Janorschke 29 Team Roth 14th in Tour of Turkey stage 5
Cheng Ji 29 Giant-Alpecin 72nd in Tour of Qatar stage 1
Carter Jones 27 Giant-Alpecin 52nd in Dubai Tour stage 4
Christophe Laborie 30 Delko Marseille 6th in Tour of Turkey stage 5
Nicolas Lefrançois 29 Novo Nordisk 38th in Tour d’Azerbaidjan stage 2
Christian Meier 27 Orica-BikeExchange 10th in Sun Tour stage 1
Travis Meyer 27 Drapac 43rd in Circuit de la Sarthe stage 2
Dominik Nerz 27 Bora-Argon 18 7th in Criterium International
Jean-Christophe Peraud 39 AG2R 3rd in Etoile de Bessèges stage 5
Adam Phelan 25 Drapac 5th in Volta a Portugal stage 9
Yaroslav Popovych 36 Trek-Segafredo 72nd in Tirreno-Adriatico stage 6
Daniele Ratto 27 Androni Giocattoli 3rd in Vuelta de Madrid
Kai Reus 31 Roompot-Oranje 40th in Etoile de Bessèges stage 3
Michael Rogers 36 Tinkoff 97th in Dubai Tour stage 1
Jesse Sergent 28 AG2R 6th at the National ITT Championships
Frank Schleck 36 Trek-Segafredo 3rd at the National RR Championships
Alexander Serov 33 Gazprom-RusVelo 20th in Route du Sud stage 3
Sylwester Szmyd 38 CCC Sprandi Polkowice 12th in Tour of Turkey stage 2
Maarten Tjallingii 39 LottoNL-Jumbo 9th in Giro d’Italia stage 9
Pablo Urtasun 36 Funvic Soul Cycles 25th in Tour of Turkey stage 4
Jef Van Meirhaeghe 24 Topsport Vlaanderen 26th in Tour of Qatar stage 2
Johan Vansummeren 35 AG2R 46th in Tour of Qatar stage 3
Peter Velits 31 BMC 18th in Tour La Provence stage 3
Bradley White 34 UnitedHealthcare 54th in Philadelphia Cycling Classic
Marcel Wyss 30 IAM Cycling 8th in Tour de l’Ain
Xabier Zandio 39 Sky 3rd in Tour of California stage 5
Oliver Zaugg 35 IAM Cycling 11th in Tour de Wallonie stage 3


2017 Tour de France


Stage 1 – Düsseldorf – Düsseldorf – 13 km (July 1st)

Stage 2 – Düsseldorf – Liège – 202 km (July 2nd)

Stage 3 – Verviers – Longwy – 202 km  (July 3rd)


Stage 4 – Mondorf-les-Bains – Vittel – 203 km  (July 4th)

Stage 5 – Vittel – La Planche des Belles Filles – 160 km (July 5th)


Stage 6 – Vesoul – Troyes – 216 km  (July 6th)

Stage 7 – Troyes – Nuits-Saint-Georges – 214 km (July 7th)

Stage 8 – Dole – Station des Rousses – 187 km (July 8th)


Stage 9 – Dole – Chambéry – 181 km (July 9th)


Stage 10 – Périgueux – Bergerac – 178 km (July 11th)

Stage 11 – Eymet – Pau – 202 km (July 12th)

Stage 12 – Pau – Peyragudes – 214 km (July 13th)


Stage 13 – Saint-Girons – Foix – 100 km (July 14th)


Stage 14 – Blagnac – Rodez – 181 km  (July 15th)

Stage 15 – Laissac-Sévérac L’Église – Le Puy en Velay – 189 km (July 16th)

Stage 16 – Le Puy en Velay – Romans-sur-Isère – 165 km (July 18th)

Stage 17 – La Mure – Serre-Chevalier – 183 km (July 19th)


Stage 18 – Briançon – Col d’Izoard – 178 km (July 20th)


Stage 19 – Embrun – Salon-de-Provence – 220 km (July 21st)

Stage 20 – Marseille – Marseille – 23 km (July 22nd)

Stage 21 – Montgeron – Paris – 105 km  (July 23rd)

2016 Il Lombardia Stats

Historical stats

– Il Lombardia was created in 1905, with the first edition being won by Giovanni Gerbi after more than 9 hours and 230 kilometers in the saddle

– Fausto Coppi is the rider with the most victories, five, between 1947 and 1954

– When it comes to the number of podiums, Gino Bartali is first, having finished nine times in the top three

– 11 countries have had a champion so far, with Italy topping the nations standings (68 victories)

– No rider from outside of Europe has ever won the race

– Longest dry spell of the hosts was recorded between 1988 and 1994

– Paolo Bettini is the last world title holder to win the race (2006)

– Shortest edition took place in 1942 (184 kilometers), while the editions held between 1964-1975 and in 1978 were the longest ones, 266 kilometers

– Milan, Como, Monza, Varese, Cantu, Bergamo, Mendrisio and Lecco are the cities who got to host the start or the finish of the race

– Biggest ever winning margin was recorded in 1905, when Giovanni Gerbi and Giovanni Rossignoli were separated by 40 minutes and 11 seconds

– Giovanni Gerbi is also the youngest winner (20 years and 176 days), while Gaetano Belloni is the oldest one (36 years and 69 days in 1928)

– The oldest podium finisher is Franco Bitossi (37 years and 37 days) in 1977

– Four winners of the Piccolo Giro di Lombardia went on to take the victory in the pro race: Gaetano Belloni, Diego Ronchini, Sean Kelly and Moreno Argentin

2016 stats

– 25 teams (18 World Tour and 7 Pro Continental) will be at the start of this year’s race

– Of these, Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec, Bardiani, Cannondale, CCC Sprandi Polkowice, Nippo-Vini Fantini and Wilier-Southeast are winless in 2016

– The course between Como and Bergamo is 240 kilometers long and has more than 4400 meters of elevation

– Damiano Cunego, Philippe Gilbert, Daniel Martin and Oliver Zaugg are the former winners lining-up for the 110th edition

– Jan Polanc and Davide Villella are the two Piccolo Giro di Lombardia champions to race on Saturday

– Davide Rebellin is the active rider with the most participations, 16 including this one

– Ten neo-pros will be making their debut in a Monument: Felix Grosschartner, Yuma Koisi, Jérémy Maison, Matvey Mamykin, Anthony Perez, Simone Petilli, Robert Power, Cristian Rodriguez, Simone Velasco and Aydar Zakarin

– 34 countries will be represented in the peloton, with Italy topping the list (44 riders)

– 20-year-old Daniel Martinez is the youngest rider at the start; Davide Rebellin (45 years) is the oldest one

– The Il Lombardia peloton have won a combined total of 17 Monuments, 3 Grand Tours, 2 World Titles and nearly 120 Grand Tour stages

Vuelta a España Stats

– 22 teams will ride this year’s edition (18 World Tour and 4 Pro Continental)

– Of these, Bora-Argon 18, Caja Rural, Cannondale-Drapac and Direct Energie are winless in the World Tour this season

– 20th August will mark the 1494th day since Direct Energie’s last stage victory in a Grand Tour

– The 71st running of the race has 3315,4 kilometers, a team time trial, an individual time trial, ten uphill finishes and a total of 51 categorized climbs

– Aramon Formigal – which will host the finish of stage 15 – is the highest point of this year’s race – 1800 meters

– Alberto Contador and Alejandro Valverde are the two former winners to line up at the start

– Chris Froome will try to become the third rider, following Jacques Anquetil (1963) and Bernard Hinault (1978), to make the Tour de France-Vuelta a España double in the same season

– Nairo Quintana can become the first Colombian to podium in all three Grand Tours

– The cyclists who came to the start in Galicia have won a combined total of 13 Grand Tours, 9 Monuments, 2 world titles and more than 80 Grand Tour stages

– Lotto-Soudal’s Adam Hansen is racing his 16th consecutive Grand Tour, after completing the previous 15

– Julien Bernard, Patrick Bevin, François Bidard, Koen Bouwman, Lilian Calmejane, Romain Cardis, Nick Dougall, Odd Christian Eiking, Michael Gogl, Jack Haig, Silvio Herklotz, Sindre Lunke, Matvey Mamykin, Gregor Mühlberger, Jhonathan Restrepo and Jaime Roson are the 16 neo-pros who will make their debut in a Grand Tour

– Odd Christian Eiking is the youngest cyclist in the race (21 years), while Haimar Zubeldia is the oldest one (39 years)

– Youngest team in the race is Lampre-Merida (26,4 years); Tinkoff is the oldest one (31.5 years)

– Surprisingly, France is the nation with the most riders at the start (34), ahead of Spain (27) and Belgium (21)

– Haimar Zubeldia is the active rider with the most participations, 12 including this one

– The Vuelta will have six new arrival locations: Parque Nautico de Castrelo de Miño, San Andres de Teixido, Luintra. Ribeira Sacra, Urdax-Dantxarinea Aubisque – Gourette and Llucena. Camins del Penyagolosa

Who will win the Vuelta a España?

Vuelta a España favourites – race days/wins

Esteban Chaves – 38/1

Steven Kruijswijk – 45/0

Miguel Angel Lopez – 46/3

Alberto Contador – 48/5

Chris Froome – 51/8

Nairo Quintana – 53/5

Alejandro Valverde – 70/7

2016 Vuelta a España Startlist

AG2R: Gediminas Bagdonas, Jan Bakelants, François Bidard, Axel Domont, Quentin Jauregui, Pierre Latour, Sebastien Minard, Jean-Christophe Peraud, Christophe Riblon.

Astana: Dario Cataldo, Dmitriy Gruzdev, Miguel Angel Lopez, Davide Malacarne, Luis Leon Sanchez, Michele Scarponi, Gatis Smukulis, Alessandro Vanotti, Andrey Zeits.

BMC: Darwin Atapuma, Silvan Dillier, Jean-Pierre Drucker, Philippe Gilbert, Ben Hermans, Samuel Sanchez, Dylan Teuns, Tejay van Garderen, Danilo Wyss.

Bora-Argon 18: Cesare Benedetti, Silvio Herklotz, Bartosz Huzarski, José Mendes, Gregor Mühlberger, Christoph Pfingsten, Michael Schwarzmann, Rudiger Selig, Scott Thwaites.

Caja Rural: David Arroyo, Pello Bilbao, Hugh Carthy, José Gonçalves, Angel Madrazo, Luis Mas, Sergio Pardilla, Eduard Prades, Jaime Roson.

Cannondale-Drapac: Patrick Bevin, Simon Clarke, Joe Dombrowski, Davide Formolo, Ben King, Moreno Moser, Pierre Rolland, Andrew Talansky, Davide Villella.

Cofidis: Yoann Bagot, Loic Chetout, Jerome Cousin, Romain Hardy, Luis Angel Maté, Rudy Molard, Florian Senechal, Stephane Rossetto, Kenneth Vanbilsen.

Dimension Data: Igor Anton, Nick Dougall, Tyler Farrar, Omar Fraile, Nathan Haas, Jacques Janse van Rensburg, Merhawi Kudus, Kristian Sbaragli, Jaco Venter.

Direct Energie: Ryan Anderson, Lilian Calmejane, Romain Cardis, Tony Hurel, Fabrice Jeandesboz, Julien Morice, Bryan Nauleau, Perri Quemeneur, Romain Sicard.

Etixx-QuickStep: Maxime Bouet, Gianluca Brambilla, David De La Cruz, Yves Lampaert. Gianni Meersman, Pieter Serry, Zdeney Stybar, Niki Terpstra, Martin Velits.

FDJ: Odd Christian Eiking, Kenny Elissonde, Murilo Fischer, Alexandre Geniez, Mathieu Ladagnous, Johan Le Bon, Lorenzo Manzin, Laurent Pichon, Kevin Reza.

Giant-Alpecin: Nikias Arndt, Warren Barguil, Koen De Lort, Johannes Fröhlinger, Chad Haga, Tobias Ludvigsson, Sindre Lunke, Tom Stamsnijder, Zico Waeytens.

IAM Cycling: Clement Chevrier, Dries Devenyns, Mathias Frank, Vegard Stake Laengen, Simon Pellaud, Vicente Reynes, Jonas Vangenechten, Larry Warbasse, Marcel Wyss.

Katusha: Sven Erik Bystrøm, Pavel Kochetkov, Sergey Lagutin, Alberto Losada, Tiago Machado, Matvey Mamykin, Jhonatan Restrepo, Egor Silin, Rein Taaramäe.

Lampre-Merida: Yukiya Arashiro, Mattia Cattaneo, Valerio Conti, Mario Costa, Kristijan Durasek, Tsgabu Grmay, Ilia Koshevoy, Louis Meintjes, Federico Zurlo.

LottoNL-Jumbo: Enrico Battaglin, George Bennett, Koen Bouwman, Victor Campanaerts, Robert Gesink, Martijn Keizer, Steven Kruijswijk, Bram Tankink, Jos van Emden.

Lotto-Soudal: Sander Armée, Bart De Clercq, Thomas De Gendt, Gert Dockx, Adam Hansen, Maxime Monfort, Tosh Van der Sande, Louis Vervaeke, Jelle Wallays.

Movistar: Jonathan Castroviejo, Imanol Erviti, Ruben Fernandez, Jose Herrada, Daniel Moreno, Nairo Quintana, Jose Joaquin Rojas, Rory Sutherland, Alejandro Valverde.

Orica-BikeExchange: Sam Bewley, Esteban Chaves, Magnus Cort, Simon Gerrans, Jack Haig, Damien Howson, Jens Keukeleire, Svein Tuft, Simon Yates.

Sky: Ian Boswell, Chris Froome, David Lopez, Michal Golas, Peter Kennaugh, Christian Knees, Leopold König, Michal Kwiatkowski, Salvatore Puccio.

Tinkoff: Daniele Bennati, Manuele Boaro, Alberto Contador, Michael Gogl, Jesus Hernandez, Robert Kiserlovski, Sergio Paulinho, Ivan Rovny, Yuri Trofimov.

Trek-Segafredo: Fumiyuki Beppu, Julien Bernard, Niccolo Bonifazio, Laurent Didier, Fabio Felline, Markel Irizar, Kiel Reijnen, Riccardo Zoidl, Haimar Zubeldia.

2017 World Tour Calendar

17.01-22.01 – Tour Down Under

29.01 – Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race

06.02-10.02 – Tour of Qatar

23.02-26.02 – Abu Dhabi Tour

25.02 – Omloop Het Nieuwsblad

04.03 – Strade Bianche

05.03-12.03 – Paris-Nice

08.03-14.03 – Tirreno-Adriatico

18.03 – Milan-Sanremo

20.03-26.03 – Volta a Catalunya

22.03 – Dwars door Vlaanderen

24.03 – E3 Harelbeke

26.03 – Gent-Wevelgem

02.04 – Ronde van Vlaanderen

03.04-08-04 – Vuelta al Pais Vasco

09.04 – Paris-Roubaix

16.04 – Amstel Gold Race

18.04-23.04 – Tour of Turkey

19.04 – Flèche Wallonne

23.04 – Liège-Bastogne-Liège

25.04-30.04 – Tour de Romandie

01.05 – Eschborn-Frankfurt

06.05-28.05 – Giro d’Italia

14.05-21.05 – Tour of California

04.06-11.06 – Critérium du Dauphiné

10.06-18.06 – Tour de Suisse – Tour de France

29.07 – Clasica San Sebastian

29.07-04.08 – Tour de Pologne

30.07 – RideLondon Classic

07.08-13.08 – Eneco Tour

19.08-10.09 – Vuelta a España

20.08 – Cyclassics Hamburg

27.08 – Bretagne Classic – Ouest-France

08.09 – Grand Prix de Quebec

10.09 – Grand Prix de Montreal

30.09 – Il Lombardia

2016/2017 Confirmed Transfers


In: Rudy Barbier, Clément Chevrier, Julien Duval, Sondre Holst Enger, Mathias Frank, Alexandre Geniez, Oliver Naesen, Nans Peters, Stijn Vandenbergh.

Out: Guillaume Bonnafond, Maxime Daniel, Damien Gaudin, Blel Kadri, Sebastien Minard, Jean-Christophe Peraud (retired), Domenico Pozzovivo, Jesse Sergent (retired), Sebastien Turgot, Johan Vansummeren (retired).

Androni Giocattoli-Sidermec

In: Davide Ballerini, Raffaello Bonusi, Mattia Cattaneo, Carlos Gimenez, Fausto Masnada, Ivan Ramiro, Andrea Vendrame.

Out: Marco Bandiera, Daniele Ratto (retired), Serghei Tvetcov.

Aqua Blue Sport

In: Adam Blythe, Matt Brammeier, Mark Christian, Stefan Denifl, Conor Dunne, Andrew Fenn, Aaron Gate, Lasse Norman Hansen, Leigh Howard, Peter Koning, Michel Kreder, Martyn Irvine, Lars Petter Nordhaug, Dan Pearson, Larry Warbasse, Calvin Watson.


In: Pello Bilbao, Zhandos Bizhigitov, Matti Breschel, Sergei Chernetckii, Oscar Gatto, Jesper Hansen, Riccardo Minali, Moreno Moser, Michael Valgren, Oleg Zemlyakov.

Out: Valerio Agnoli, Maxat Ayazbaev, Eros Capecchi, Lars Boom, Andrea Guardini, Davide Malacarne, Vincenzo Nibali, Diego Rosa, Gatis Smukulis, Alessandro Vanotti.

Bahrain Merida

In: Valerio Agnoli, Yukiya Arashiro, Manuele Boaro, Grega Bole, Niccolo Bonifazio, Borut Bozic, Ondrej Cink, Sonny Colbrelli, Ivan Cortina, Enrico Gasparotto, Tsgabu Grmay, Heinrich Haussler, Jon Insausti, Ion Izagirre, Chun Kai Feng, Javier Moreno, Ramunas Navardauskas, Antonio Nibali, Vincenzo Nibali, Domen Novak, David Per, Luka Pibernik, Joaquim Rodriguez, Kanstantsin Siutsou, Giovanni Visconti, Meiyin Wang.


In: Vincenzo Albanese, Marco Maronese, Niccolo Pacinotti, Luca Wackermann.

Out: Francesco Manuel Bongiorno, Luca Chirico, Sonny Colbrelli, Luca Sterbini.


In: Martin Elmiger, Kilian Frankiny, Nicolas Roche, Francisco Ventoso.

Out: Darwin Atapuma, Marcus Burghardt, Philippe Gilbert, Taylor Phinney, Peter Velits, Rick Zabel.


In: Pascal Ackermann, Erik Baska, Maciej Bodnar, Marcus Burghardt, Michael Kolar, Leopold König, Rafal Majka, Jay McCarthy, Matteo Pelucchi, Pawel Poljanski, Juraj Sagan, Peter Sagan, Aleksejs Saramotins.

Out: Phil Bauhaus, Zakkari Dempster, Bartosz Huzarski, Ralf Matzka, Dominik Nerz (retired), Christoph Pfingsten (retired), Scott Thwaites, Paul Voss.

Caja Rural

In: Alex Aranburu, Chris Butler, Jon Irisarri, Rafael Reis, Nick Schultz, Yuri Trofimov, Josu Zabala.

Out: Javier Aramendia, Carlos Barbero, Pello Bilbao, Hugh Carthy, Alberto Gallego (fired after testing positive), Domingos Gonçalves, José Gonçalves, Angel Madrazo, Ricardo Vilela.


In: Brendan Canty, Hugh Carthy, Will Clarke, Taylor Phinney, Tom Scully, Sep Vanmarcke.

Out: Jack Bauer, Matti Breschel, Graeme Brown (retired), André Cardoso, Phil Gaimon (retired), Brenton Jones, Ben King, Peter Koning, Gavin Mannion, Alan Marangoni, Travis Meyer (retired), Moreno Moser, Jens Mouris, Ramunas Navardauskas, Lachlan Norris, Adam Phelan (retired), Kristoffer Skjerping, Bernard Sulzberger (retired).

CCC Sprandi Polkowice

In: Marcin Bialoblocki, Michal Schlegel, Jan Tratnik.

Out: Josef Cerny, Victor de la Parte, Nikolay Mihaylov, Sylwester Szmyd (retired).


In: Guillaume Bonnafond, Dimitri Claeys, Dorian Godon, Matthias Le Turnier, Jimmy Turgis, Jonas Van Genechten.

Out: Borut Bozic, Romain Hardy, Arnold Jeannesson, Rudy Molard.

Delko Marseille Provence KTM

In: Mauro Finetto, Angel Madrazo, Jhon Anderson Rodriguez.

Out: Leonardo Duque (retired), Fredrik Strand Galta, Christophe Laborie (retired).

Dimension Data

In: Ryan Gibbons, Ben King, Lachlan Morton, Ben O’Connor, Gatis Smukulis, Scott Thwaites.

Out: Theo Bos, Matt Brammeier, Songezo Jim, Cameron Meyer, Kanstantsin Siutsou.

Direct Energie

In: Jonathan Hivert, Paul Ourselin.

Out: Guillaume Thevenot.


In: Jack Bauer, Eros Capecchi, Rémi Cavagna, Tim Declercq, Dries Devenyns, Philippe Gilbert, Enric Mas, Maximilian Schachmann.

Out: Maxime Bouet, Rodrigo Contreras, Nikolas Maes, Tony Martin, Gianni Meersman, Stijn Vandenbergh, Carlos Verona, Guillaume Van Keirsbulck, Lukasz Wisniowski.


In: Davide Cimolai, David Gaudu, Jacopo Guarnieri, Tobias Ludvigsson, Rudy Molard, Leo Vincent.

Out: Sébastien Chavanel (retired), Kenny Elissonde, Murilo Fischer (retired), Alexandre Geniez, Pierre-Henri Lecuisiner, Yoann Offredo, Laurent Pichon.

Fortuneo-Vital Concept

In: Maxime Bouet, Erwann Corbel, Maxime Daniel, Elie Gesbert, Romain Hardy, Arnold Jeannesson, Gianni Meersman, Laurent Pichon.

Out: Jean-Marc Bideau (retired), Vegard Breen, Frederic Brun, Maxime Cam, Pierrick Fedrigo (retired), Jonathan Hivert, Yauheni Hutarovich (retired), Julien Loubet, Chris Anker Sørensen, Steven Tronet.


In: Pavel Brutt, Dmitry Kozonchuk, Sergey Lagutin, Alexander Porsev, Ivan Rovny, Alexey Tsatevich, Nikolay Trusov.

Out: Alexander Evtushenko, Alexey Kurbatov, Roman Kustadinchev, Victor Manakov, Alexander Serov (retired), Mamyr Stash.

IAM Cycling

Out: Marcel Aregger (retired), Matthias Brändle, Clément Chevrier, Stef Clement, Jérôme Coppel (retired), Stefan Denifl, Dries Devenyns, Martin Elmiger, Sondre Holst Enger, Mathias Frank, Jonathan Fumeaux, Heinrich Haussler, Reto Hollenstein, Leigh Howard, Roger Kluge, Vegard Stake Laengen, Pirmin Lang, Oliver Naesen, Jarlinson Pantano, Simon Pellaud, Matteo Pelucchi, Vicente Reynes (retired), Aleksejs Saramotins, David Tanner, Jonas Van Genechten, Larry Warbasse, Marcel Wyss, Oliver Zaugg (retired).


In: Jenthe Biermans, José Gonçalves, Reto Hollenstein, Robert Kiserlovski, Maurits Lammertink, Tony Martin, Marco Mathis, Baptiste Planckaert, Mads Würtz Schmidt, Rick Zabel.

Out: Sergei Chernetckii, Jacopo Guarnieri, Vladimir Isaychev, Dmitry Kozonchuk, Sergey Lagutin, Alexander Porsev, Joaquim Rodriguez, Egor Silin, Alexey Tsatevich, Jurgen van den Broeck, Eduard Vorganov (fired after testing positive), Anton Vorobyev.


In: Lars Boom, Stef Clement, Floris De Tier, Amund Grøndahl Jansen, Juan Jose Lobato, Daan Olivier, Antwan Tolhoek, Jurgen van den Broeck, Gijs Van Hoecke.

Out: Moreno Hofland, Wilco Kelderman, Mike Teunissen, Maarten Tjallingii (retired), Dennis Van Winden, Sep Vanmarcke.


In: Moreno Hofland, Nikolas Maes, Rémy Mertz, James Callum Shaw, Enzo Wouters.

Out: Greg Henderson, Pim Ligthart.


In: Juan Jose Amador, Jetse Bol, Jhohan Garcia, Antonio Piedra, Ricardo Vilela.

Out: Walter Betancur, Peio Goikoetxea, Daniel Muñoz, Tomas Restrepo, Marco Tulio.


In: Carlos Barbero, Daniele Bennati, Richard Carapaz, Hector Carretero, Victor de la Parte.

Out: Ion Izagirre, Juan Jose Lobato, Javier Moreno, Francisco Ventoso, Giovanni Visconti.

Nippo-Vini Fantini

In: Julian Arredondo, Nicola Bagioli, Marco Canola, Masakazo Ito, Marino Kobayashi, Alan Marangoni, Hideto Nakane, Ivan Santaromita, Kohei Uchima.

Out: Grega Bole, Daniele Colli, Antonio Nibali, Antonio Viola (retired), Genki Yamamoto.

ONE Pro Cycling

In: August Jensen, Chris Lawless, Thomas Stewart.

Out: Yanto Barker (retired), Marcin Bialoblocki, John Ebsen, Richard Handley,  Lasse Norman Hansen, Sebastian Lander, Matthew Goss (retired), Martin Mortensen, Glenn O’Shea, Chris Opie.


In: Roger Kluge, Roman Kreuziger, Carlos Verona.

Out: Michael Matthews, Christian Meier (retired), Amets Txurruka.


In: Tim Ariesen, Martijn Budding, Pim Ligthart, Jeroen Meijers, Jens Mouris, Elmar Reinders, Oscar Riesebeek, Martijn Tusveld, Taco van der Horn, Coen Vermeltfoort.

Out: Marc De Maar (retired), Huub Duyn, Reinier Honig, Johnny Hoogerland (retired), Michel Kreder, Wesley Kreder, Tim Kerkhof, Maurits Lammertink, Barry Markus, Kai Reus (retired), Ivar Slik, Antwan Tolhoek.


In: Jonathan Dibben, Owain Doull, Kenny Elissonde, Tao Geoghegan Hart, Diego Rosa, Lukasz Wisniowski.

Out: Andrew Fenn, Leopold König, Lars Petter Nordhaug, Nicolas Roche, Ben Swift, Xabier Zandio (retired).

Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise

In: Piet Allegaert, Lindsay De Vylder, Benjamin Declercq, Kevin Deltombe, Pierre Goebeert, Christophe Noppe, Edward Planckaert.

Out: Floris De Tier, Tim Declercq, Sander Helven, Jef Van Meirhaeghe (retired), Gijs Van Hoecke, Pieter Vanspeybroeck, Otto Vergaerde.


In: Phil Bauhaus, Chris Hamilton, Lennard Hofstede, Lennard Kämna, Wilco Kelderman, Michael Matthews, Mike Teunissen.

Out: Koen De Kort, John Degenkolb, Caleb Fairly (retired), Cheng Ji (retired), Carter Jones (retired), Fredrik Ludvigsson, Tobias Ludvigsson, Lars van der Haar.


Out: Erik Baska, Daniele Bennati, Adam Blythe, Manuele Boaro, Maciej Bodnar, Pavel Brutt, Alberto Contador, Oscar Gatto, Michael Gogl, Jesper Hansen, Jesus Hernandez, Robert Kiserlovski, Michal Kolar, Roman Kreuziger, Rafal Majka, Jay McCarthy, Michael Rogers (retired), Ivan Rovny, Sergio Paulinho, Evgeni Petrov, Pawel Poljanski, Juraj Sagan, Peter Sagan, Matteo Tossato, Yuri Trofimov, Nikolay Trusov, Michael Valgren.

TJ Sports-Lampre

In: Darwin Atapuma, Simone Consonni, Filippo Ganna, Andrea Guardini, Vegard Stake Laengen, Marco Marcato, Edward Ravasi, Ben Swift, Oliviero Troia.

Out: Yukiya Arashiro, Mattia Cattaneo, Davide Cimolai, Tsgabu Grmay, Chun Kai Feng, Ilia Koshevoy, Luka Pibernik, Gang Xu.

Trek Factory Racing

In: Matthias Brändle, André Cardoso, Alberto Contador, Greg Daniel, Koen De Kort, John Degenkolb, Michael Gogl, Ruben Guerreiro, Jesus Hernandez, Jarlinson Pantano, Mads Pedersen.

Out: Julian Arredondo, Niccolo Bonifazio, Fabian Cancellara (retired), Stijn Devolder, Ryder Hesjedal (retired), Yaroslav Popovich (retired), Frank Schleck (retired).


In: Janier Acevedo, Alexander Cataford, Lucas Sebastian Haedo, Greg Henderson, Gavin Mannion, Travis McCabe, Lachlan Norris.

Out: Janez Brajkovic, Matthew Busche, Marco Canola, Ty Magner, Karl Menzies, John Murphy, Bradley White (retired).

Verandas Willems-Crelan

In: Gaetan Bille, Sander Cordeel, Dries De Bondt, Stijn Devolder, Huub Duijn, Timothy Dupont, Stan Godrie, Michael Goolaerts, Jappe Jaspers, Aidis Kruopis, Tim Merlier, Christophe Premont, Elias Van Breussegem, Stef Van Zummeren, Wout Van Aert, Otto Vergaerde.

Wanty-Groupe Gobert

In: Fabien Doubey, Wesley Kreder, Guillaume Levarlet, Xandro Meurisse, Yoann Offredo, Guillaume Van Keirsbulck, Pieter Vanspeybroeck.

Out: Dimitri Claeys, Antoine Demoitié (deceased), Boris Dron (retired), Enrico Gasparotto, Roy Jans, Marco Marcato, Björn Thurau.


In: Rafael Andriato, Yonder Godoy.

Out: Samuele Conti (fired after testing positive), Andrea Dal Col, Enrique Sanz.

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