With the end of the year on the horizon, pro cycling’s top teams will already be laying the foundations for their 2016 seasons, with a host of big names off to pastures new for the new year.
The transfer merry-go-round has been in full swing this autumn, with GC contenders, big-name sprinters and promising young riders all opting for a change of team.
In fact, there will be nearly 100 WorldTour riders starting 2016 with a different team to 2015 – and if Team Dimension Data (formerly MTN-Qhubeka) are accepted onto the WorldTour that number will break three figures.
Who can we expect to make the biggest impact at their new team, and who should we get used to leading the peloton in a different jersey in 2016?
We’ve rounded up some of the biggest transfers below, and also looked at some of the big-name riders who have extended their contracts with their current teams.