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Cycling Transfers 2024: A Comprehensive Overview

The world of professional cycling is constantly evolving, and the 2023 season has brought about numerous changes in team rosters. As teams gear up for the challenges that lie ahead, let's take a closer look at the notable transfers across various teams.


Axel Laurance

Timo Kielich

Stan Van Tricht

Juri Hollmann

Lars Boven

Henri Uhlig

Luca Vergallito

2024 is set to be very promising for Alpecin-Deceuninck, with both Van der Poel and Philipsen in the prime of their careers. With the departure of Dries De Bondt, they will lose a lot of course knowledge, but with Axel Laurance, they have a promising U23 World Champion new in their team.

Arkéa - B&B Hotels

Florian Sénéchal

Clément Venturini

Vincenzo Albanese

Miles Scotson

Laurens Huys

Raúl García Pierna

Arnaud Démare

Arkéa - B&B Hotels has made strategic moves, adding both sprinting prowess and climbing abilities to their team. Arnaud Démare will deliver a lot of important UCI points if he finds his fast legs, also Vincenzo Albanese looks to be a promising new addition. With Florian Sénéchal they bring an additional asset for the classics.

Astana Qazaqstan Team

Michael Mørkøv

Davide Ballerini

Rüdiger Selig

Henok Mulubrhan

Lorenzo Fotunato

Max Kanter

Ide Schelling

Anthon Charmig

Anton Kuzmin

Daniil Marukhin

Harold Martín López

Michele Gazzoli

Santiago Umbo

Nicolas Vinokurov

Luis Leon Sanchez was the unbreakable soul at Astana for years, so after his retirement, Astana will have to look for new important cyclists. With the arrival of Michael Morkov & Davide Ballerini, Mark Cavendish has his perfect sprint train back. Will we see fireworks again?


Torstein Træen

Alberto Bruttomesso

Finlay Pickering

Bahrain-Victorious lost 2 big names with Mikel Landa and Jonathan Milan. Torstein Traeen looks promising, but it will be a difficult year for Bahrain-Victorious, hopefully cyclists like Mohoric, Buitrago, Bilbao, Poel, Caruso & Haig will deliver.

BORA - hansgrohe

Primož Roglič

Daniel Felipe Martínez

Matteo Sobrero

Sam Welsford

Roger Adrià

Filip Maciejuk

Alexander Hajek

Emil Herzog

Arguablu the biggest transfer of 2023, was the signing of Primoz Roglic. Can he fulfill his Yellow dream at Bora? He will have good company with the arrival of Martinez and Sobrero. Sam Welsford will replace Sam Bennett as one of the top sprinters.


Ben Hermans

Gorka Izagirre

Kenny Elissonde

Alexis Gougeard

Aimé De Gendt

Stanislaw Aniolkowski

Stefano Oldani

Ludovic Robeet

Milan Fretin

Nicolas Debeaumarché

Nolann Mahoudo

Oliver Knight

Cofidis strengthens its squad with a mix of experienced climbers and talented youngsters for a well-rounded team. Course offensively and take what you can, that's their spirit!

Decathlon AG2R La Mondiale Team

Sam Bennett

Dries De Bondt

Victor Lafay

Bruno Armirail

Sander De Pestel

Gianluca Pollefliet

Decathlon scaled up the budget of the French team, with also a remarkable new bike! Sam Bennett will be responsible for firepower and hopefully a lot of points. Together wit some other new and old big names, they will aim for a top 5 spot in the UCI ranking.

EF Education-EasyPost

Rui Costa

Michael Valgren

Harry Sweeny

Archie Ryan

Darren Rafferty

Jack Rootkin-Gray

Lukas Nerurkar

Jardi Christiaan van der Lee

Yuhi Todome

Markel Beloki

The colorful EF Education-EasyPost lost a great leader in Magnus Cort, but all their hope goes to Ben Healy and a new generation of young talents to help them compete in all races.

Groupama - FDJ

Marc Sarreau

Sven Erik Bystrøm

Rémy Rochas

Clément Russo

Cyril Barthe

Matthew Walls

Eddy Le Huitouze

Groupama - FDJ says goodbye to the older generation and invests in the youth. They have 10 U23 cyclists in their squad, with big talents like Martinez, Grégoire, Pithie and Penhoët. Can they gain enough point for the French side?

INEOS Grenadiers

Tobias Foss

Óscar Rodríguez

Andrew August

Theodor Storm

INEOS Grenadiers has had some difficult years and lost some big names last year. With not a lot of big new signings, the British team counts on their current squad to step up. Egan Bernal for example, will he finally be ready to win Grand Tours again?

Intermarché - Wanty

Kevin Colleoni

Francesco Busatto

Vito Braet

Roel van Sintmaartensdijk

Alexy Faure Prost

Gijs Van Hoecek

Intermarché - Wanty bolsters its squad with a mix of climbers and all-rounders to tackle various race scenarios.

Lidl - Trek

Patrick Konrad

Fabio Felline

Tao Geoghegan Hart

Sam Oomen

Simone Consonni

Carlos Verona

Ryan Gibbons

Andrea Bagioli

Tim Declercq

Jonathan Milan

Looks like Lidl - Trek has won the transfer prize of 2023. So many huge names have the joined the team. With Tao Geoghegan Hart, they will focus more on General Classification in Grand Tours and with Jonathan Milan, they've added some serious pace to their squad. Can this renewed Lidl-Trek attach the top 3?

Movistar Team

Nairo Quintana

Davide Formolo

Rémi Cavagna

Pelayo Sánchez

Carlos Canal

Javier Romo

Jon Barrenetxea

Manlio Moro

Davide Cimolai

Lorenzo Milesi

A lot of new cyclists at Movistar Team in 2024. Nairo Quintana is a big name, but also a big question mark. Formolo and Cavagna are very decent signings, but is this Movistar team strong enough to battle in this peloton?

Soudal - Quick Step

Mikel Landa

Gianni Moscon

Jordi Warlop

Luke Lamperti

William Junior Lecerf

Antoine Huby

Gil Genders

Paul Magnier

Warre Vangheluwe

Ayco Bastiaens

Soudal - Quick Step aims to maintain its competitive edge with the addition of experienced riders and emerging talents. A lot of 'classics riders' left the pack, as the focus will now be Grand Tours with Remco Evenepoel. Mikkel Landa and Gianni Moscon should help him there.

Team DSM-Firmenich PostNL

Warren Barguil

Fabio Jakobsen

Timo Roosen

Emīls Liepiņš

Bram Welten

Julius van den Berg

Gijs Leemreize

Frank van den Broek

Enzo Leijnse

Patricy Eddy

Team DSM-Firmenich PostNL adds depth and diversity to its squad. The focus looks to be back to sprinting, like the good old days. With Fabio Jakobsen they have one of the fastest men in the peloton, so that looks to be promising.

Team Jayco AlUla

Caleb Ewan

Max Walscheid

Mauro Schmid

Luke Plapp

Davide De Pretto

Anders Foldager

Team Jayco AlUla strengthens its sprinting capabilities with the addition of renowned sprinter Caleb Ewan, but can he bring back peace in his head? Walscheid, Schmid & Plapp are great signings.

Team Visma | Lease a Bike

Matteo Jorgenson

Ben Tulett

Cian Uijtdebroeks

Per Strand Hagenes

Johannes Staune-Mittet

Bart Lemmen

Loe van Belle

Team Visma | Lease a Bike adds promising young talents Jorgenson, Tulett and Uitdebroeks to its roster, focusing on building for the future and retaining their 1st place in the UCI ranking.

UAE Team Emirates

Pavel Sivakov

Nils Politt

Filippo Baroncini

Igor Arrieta

António Morgado

Isaac Del Toro

UAE Team Emirates strengthens its squad with a mix of climbing prowess and all-round capabilities. Sivakov is a wonderful addition to Pogacar's TDF team. Pollitt replaces Trentin in the classics and promising talent Baroncini also joins the team.

Israel - Premier Tech

Pascal Ackermann

George Bennett

Hugo Hofstetter

Jake Stewart

Michael Schwarzmann

Ethan Vernon

Riley Sheehan

Oded Kogut

Riley Pickrell

Nadav Raisberg

Israel - Premier Tech adds depth and versatility to its roster, aiming for success in various race scenarios. Can pascal Ackermann show his fast legs for his new team?

Lotto Dstny

Lionel Taminiaux

Jonas Gregaard

Logan Currie

Henri Vandenabeele

Jenno Berckmoes

Lotto Dstny adds promising young talents to its roster, looking to build a competitive team for the future, but mostly counts on their big names to deliver more in 2024, to become a Pro Team again in 2025.

As the cycling world eagerly anticipates the 2023 season, these transfers set the stage for intense competition and thrilling races. The mix of experienced riders and emerging talents promises exciting moments throughout the year. Keep an eye on these teams as they strive for success on the challenging roads of professional cycling.

Sources: Sporza, WielerOrakel

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