Transfer of the season? The mechanics of Bob Jungels' move to Etixx

The previous transfer window was effectively dominated by three key moves: Richie Porte to BMC, Michal Kwiatkowski to Team Sky and Mark Cavendish to Dimension Data. Bob Jungels' transfer from Trek to Etixx-QuickStep went largely unnoticed but anyone who has witnessed the 23-year-old apply his talent over the Giro d'Italia's first 11 stages will have been impressed. Transfer of the season? Only time – and perhaps the next two weeks at the Giro – will tell.

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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.