With the New Year now upon us, the new WorldTour season will be rolling out in Adelaide before we know it and another – hopefully – enthralling year of pro racing will be under way.
But what will 2015 hold for the upper echelons of professional cycling, and how can it build on a successful 2014?
Last year saw Nairo Quintana (Movistar), Vincenzo Nibali (Astana) and Alberto Contador (Tinkoff-Saxo) while Alejandro Valverde (Movistar) was crowned world number one.
But who will be celebrating this time out, and what should we be looking forward to?
We dug out our crystal ball to get some insight into what is coming. Read our predictions over the following pages.