For some riders over 40, the prospects of racing in the peloton next year are still up in the air as they seek contracts.
After five seasons in the peloton, the Australia-based team has become a GC threat in grand tours and other stage races.
Stig Broeckx was left with serious brain injuries after a crash during the Tour of Belgium in May.
Beñat Intxausti, 30, was sidelined for most of 2016 after contracting mononucleosis.
The retired Swiss star admits he's put on 4-5 kilos since calling an end to his career.
The prestigious, U23 amateur stage race returns after a four-year hiatus due to financial problems.
Wang Jianlin tried to buy the Tour de France and the Giro d'Italia, and now he's reportedly trying to form his own WorldTour race.
The UCI announces it will keep cycling's top level filled with 18 teams for 2017, although that will be reduced to 16 by 2020.
With the departure of Vincenzo Nibali, Fabio Aru takes over as the top GC rider of the Kazakhstan-registered squad.
Chad Haga heads into the off-season on a high note after a year that started off with a life-threatening crash in Spain.