Transfer Mechanics: Coronavirus and a landscape forever changed

Team Ineos owner Jim Ratcliffe alongside Chris Froome and Dave Brailsford (Image credit: Getty Images)

Just over a month ago, we rolled out Cyclingnews' first Transfer Mechanics piece of 2020. We highlighted the biggest names on the market for the 2021 season, the teams that needed to strengthen their rosters and cherry-picked a handful of riders out of contract to try to understand their futures.

A few weeks on, and the landscape of professional cycling has altered drastically, perhaps for ever. 

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.