Top 10 men's transfer successes of 2021

Jasper Philipsen (Alpecin Fenix) Mark Cavendish (Deceuninck-QuickStep) and Ben O'Connor (AG2R Citroën Team)
Jasper Philipsen (Alpecin Fenix) Mark Cavendish (Deceuninck-QuickStep) and Ben O'Connor (AG2R Citroën Team) (Image credit: Getty Images)

With the 2021 season now over, and with 2022 rosters having taken shape already, it’s time to look back and reflect on the success stories of the past men’s transfer window.

Hundreds of rider trades were made between professional teams last winter and, while not all of them paid off, several struck gold. Team changes can mean teething problems, but not for the 10 riders here on our list.

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