Transfer Mechanics: Top 10 ProTeam riders on the market

Niki Terpstra is out of contract at the end of 2020 (Image credit: Getty Images)

With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing a long-term suspension of racing, many professional riders whose contracts expire at the end of this year face uncertainty over their futures, and those in cycling's 'second division' are chief among them. 

Having already taken a look at the best climbers and best young prospects on the market, our latest Transfer Mechanics looks at the riders from ProTeams, the tier below the WorldTour. 

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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.