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Transfers 2022: Everything you need to know about rider moves in the men’s road peloton

From Peter Sagan's move to Team TotalEnergies to Sam Bennett's return to Bora-Hansgrohe to Vincenzo Nibali heading to Astana, here are the latest transfers in the men's peloton.

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The road cycling transfer season is in full swing.

After a slow start, there have been some big-name moves across the peloton with Peter Sagan signing for Team TotalEnergies, Sam Bennett moving back to Bora-Hansgrohe, and UAE-Team Emirates collecting as much talent its sizeable budget can muster.

Also read: Peter Sagan to get no easy exit as centerpiece of TotalEnergies’ WorldTour bid

With lots of riders out of contract at the end of the 2021 season, there are still some big-money deals to be made before the year is out.

Bookmark this page to keep up to date with all the moves and deals in the men’s road peloton.

Ag2r-Citroën

New signing/extension: Clement Berthet (signed from Delko), Paul Lapeira (neo-pro), Valentin Paret-Peintre (neo-pro), Ben O’Connor (extension), Aurélien Peret-Peintre (extension), Clément Venturini (extension), Felix Gall (from Team DSM), Lilian Calmejane (extension), Lawrence Naesen (extension), Gijs Van Hoecke (extension), Joren Bloem (neo-pro), Paul Lapeora (neo-pro), Antoine Raguel (neo-pro)

Leaving: Mathias Frank (retirement), Ben Gastauer (retirement), Tony Gallopin (to Trek-Segafredo), Francoise Bidard (to Cofidis), Alexis Gougeard (B&B Hotels p/b KTM), Julien Duval (retirement)

Astana Qazaqstan (formerly Astana-Premier Tech)

New signing/extension: Stefan de Bod (extension), Yevgeniy Gidich (extension), Alexey Lutsenko (extension), Yuriy Natarov (extension), Leonardo Basso (from Ineos Grenadiers), Joe Dombrowski (from UAE-Team Emirates), Sebastian Henao (from Ineos Grenadiers), Miguel Ángel López (from Movistar), Gianni Moscon (from Ineos Grenadiers), David de la Cruz (from UAE-Team Emirates), Vincenzo Nibali (from Trek-Segafredo)

Leaving: Aleksander Vlasov (to Bora-Hansgrohe), Jonas Gregaard Wilsly (to Uno-X), Alex Aranburu (to Movistar), Jakob Fuglsang (to Israel Start-Up Nation), Hugo Houle (to Israel Start-Up Nation), Gorka Izagirre (to Movistar), Ion Izagirre (to Cofidis), Merhawi Kudus (to EF Education-Nippo), Oscar Rodriguez (to Movistar), Luis Leon Sanchez (to Bahrain-Victorious), Nikita Stalnov (retirement), Aleksander Vlasov (to Bora-Hansgrohe)

Bahrain-Victorious

New signing/extension: Filip Maciejuk (neo-pro), Yukiya Arashiro (extension), Pello Bilbao (extension), Damiano Caruso (extension), Sonny Colbrelli (extension), Mikel Landa (extension), Matej Mohorič (extension), Gino Mäder (extension), Herman Pernsteiner (extension), Rafael Valls (extension), Fred Wright (extension), Johan Price-Pejtersen (from Uno-X), Luis Leon Sanchez (from Astana-Premier Tech), Jasha Sutterlin (from Team DSM), Edoardo Zambanini (neo-pro), Alejandro Osorio (Caja Rural)

Leaving: Marco Haller (to Bora-Hansgrohe), Marcel Sieberg (retirement), Eros Capecchi (retirement)

Bora-Hansgrohe

New signing/extension: Shane Archbold (from Deceuninck-Quick-Step), Sam Bennett (from Deceuninck-Quick-Step), Emanuel Buchmann (extension), Matteo Fabbro (extension), Patrick Gamper (extension), Marco Haller (from Bahrain-Victorious), Sergio Higuita (from EF Education-Nippo), Jai Hindley (from Team DSM), Patrick Konrad (extension), Lennard Kamna (extension), Martin Laas (extension), Jordi Meeus (extension), Ryan Mullen (from Trek-Segafredo), Ide Schelling (extension), Cian Uijtdebroeks (neo-pro), Danny van Poppel (from Intermarche-Wanty-Gobert), Aleksander Vlasov (from Astana-Premier Tech), Luis Luhrs (neo-pro), Jonas Koch (from Intermarche-Wanty-Gobert), Ben Zwiehoff (extension)

Leaving: Pascal Ackermann (to UAE-Team Emirates), Maciej Bodnar (to Team TotalEnergies), Daniel Oss (to Team TotalEnergies), Juraj Sagan (to Team TotalEnergies), Peter Sagan (to Team TotalEnergies), Rudiger Selig (to Lotto Soudal), Andreas Schillinger (retirement), Michael Schwarzmann (to Lotto Soudal)

Cofidis, Solutions Crédits

New signing/extension: Hugo Toumire (neo-pro), Axel Zingle (from Delko), Piet Allegaert (extension), André Rodrigues de Carvalho (extension), Simone Consonni (extension), Simon Geschke (extension), Jesús Herrada (extension), José Herrada (extension), Victor Lafay (extension), Guillaume Martin (extension), Pierre-Luc Perichon (extension), Jelle Wallays (extension), Bryan Coquard (B&B Hotels), Davide Cimolai (from Israel Start-Up Nation), Alexis Renard (from Israel Start-Up Nation), Benjamin Thomas (from Groupama-FDJ), Francois Bidard (from Ag2r-Citroën), Eddy Finé (extension), Kenneth Vanbilsen (extension)

Leaving: Christophe Laporte (to Jumbo-Visma), Fernando Barceló (to Caja Rural), Nicolas Edet (to Arkéa-Samsic), Fabio Sabatini (retirement)

Quick-Step-Alpha Vinyl (formerly Deceuninck-Quick-Step)

New signing/extension: Julian Alaphilippe (extension), Kasper Asgreen (extension), Tim Declercq (extension), Fabio Jakobsen (extension), Iljo Keisse (extension), Michael Mørkøv (extension), Bert Van Lerberghe (extension), Remi Cavagna (extension), Dries Devenyns (extension), Mikkel Honoré (extension), Florian Sénéchal (extension), Pieter Serry (extension), Jannik Steimle (extension), James Knox (extension), Martin Svrcek (neo-pro), Ethan Vernon (neo-pro), Louis Vervaeke (from Alpecin-Fenix)

Leaving: João Almeida (to UAE-Team Emirates), Shane Archbold (to Bora-Hansgrohe), Sam Bennett (to Bora-Hansgrohe), Álvaro Hodeg (to UAE-Team Emirates)

EF Education-Nippo

New signing/extension: Esteban Chaves (from Team BikeExchange), Alberto Bettiol (extension), Simon Carr (extension), Hugh Carthy (extension), Magnus Cort Nielsen (extension), Ruben Guerreiro (extension), Neilson Powless (extension), Jonas Rutsch (extension), Michael Valgren (extension), Owain Doull (from Ineos Grenadiers), Odd Christian Eiking (from Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert), Ben Healy (neo-pro), Merhawi Kudus (From Astana-Premier Tech), Sean Quinn (from Hagens Berman-Axeon), Georg Steinhauser (neo-pro), Marijn van den Berg (neo-pro), Stefan Bisseger (extension)

Leaving: Tejay van Garderen (retirement), Mitch Docker (retirement), Sergio Higuita (to Bora-Hansgrohe), Moreno Hoffland (retirement)

Groupama-FDJ

New signing/extension: Bruno Armirail (extension), Lewis Askey (neo-pro), Ignatas Konovalovas (extension), Valentin Madouas (extension), Quentin Pacher (from B&B Hotels p/b KTM), Miles Scotson (extension), Ramon Sinkledam (extension), Michael Storer (from Team DSM), Fabian Lienhard (extension), Anthony Roux (extension), Jake Stewart (neo-pro)

Leaving: Benjamin Thomas (to Cofidis), William Bonnet (retirement), Aleys Brunel (to UAE-Team Emirates), Mikael Delage (retirement), Simon Guglielmi (to Arkéa-Samsic)

Ineos Grenadiers

New signing/extension: Luke Plapp (neo-pro), Magnus Sheffield (from Rally Cycling), Ben Tullett (from Alpecin-Fenix)

Leaving: Michal Golas (retirement), Leonardo Basso (to Astana), Rohan Dennis (to Jumbo-Visma), Owain Doull (to EF Education-Nippo), Sebastian Henao (to Astana), Gianni Moscon (to Astana), Ivan Sosa (to Movistar)

Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert

New signing/extension: Sven Erik Bystrom (from UAE-Team Emirates), Biniam Girmay Hailu (from Delko), Alexander Kristoff (from UAE-Team Emirates), Kobe Goossens (from Lotto Soudal), Gerben Thijssen (from Lotto Soudal), Laurens Huys (neo-pro), Aimé De Gendt (extension), Louis Meintjes (extension), Andrea Pasqualon (extension), Lorenzo Rota (extension), Taco van der Hoorn (extension), Kevin Van Melsen (extension), Boy van Poppel (extension), Dimitri Claeys from (Qhubeka-NextHash), Julius Johansen (from Uno-X), Hugo Page (neo-pro), Adrien Petit (from Team TotalEnergies)

Leaving: Danny van Poppel (to Bora-Hansgrohe), Jonas Koch (to Bora-Hansgrohe), Ludwig De Winter (retirement), Odd Christian Eiking (to EF Education-Nippo), Wesley Kreder (to Cofidis)

Israel Start-Up Nation

New signing/extension: Taj Jones (neo-pro), Corbin Strong (neo-pro), Ben Hermans (extension), Jakob Fuglsang (from Astana-Premier Tech), Hugo Houle (from Astana-Premier Tech)

Leaving: André Greipel (retirement), Davide Cimolai (to Cofidis), Alexis Renard (to Cofidis), Hugo Hofstetter (to Akréa-Samsic), Dan Martin (retirement)

Lotto Soudal

New signing/extension: Arnaud De Lie (neo-pro), Caleb Ewan (extension), Frederik Frison (extension), Rudiger Selig (from Bora-Hansgrohe), Brent Van Moer (extension), Victor Campenaerts (from Qhubeka-NextHash), Jarrad Drizners (from Hagens Berman-Axeon), Michael Schwarzmann (from Bora-Hansgrohe)

Leaving: John Degenkolb (to Team DSM), Kobe Goossens (to Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert), Gerben Thijssen (to Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert), Stefano Oldani (to Alpecin-Fenix), Tosh Van Der Sande (to Jumbo-Visma), Thomasz Marczynski (retirement)

Movistar

New signing/extension: Antonio Pedrero Lopez (extension), Einer Augusto Rubio Reyes (extension), Nelson Oliveira (extension), Carlos Verona (extension), Juri Hollmann (extension), Jorge Arcas Peña (extension), Mathias Norsgaard (extension), Sergio Samitier (extension), Alex Aranburu (from Astana-Premier Tech), Gorka Izagirre (from Astana-Premier Tech), Oier Lazkano Lopez (from Caja Rural), Vinicius Rangel Costa (neo-pro), Oscar Rodriguez (from Astana-Premier Tech), Ivan Sosa (from INeos Grenadiers).

Leaving: Marc Soler (to UAE-Team Emirates), Miguel Ángel Lopez (to Astana-Premier Tech)

Team BikeExchange

New signing/extension:

Leaving: Brent Bookwalter (retirement), Esteban Chaves (to EF Education-Nippo), Robert Stannard (to Alpecin-Fenix)

Team DSM

New signing/extension: John Degenkolb (from Lotto Soudal), Nico Denz (extension), Chris Hamilton (extension), Asbjorn Kragh Andersen (extension), Casper Pedersen (extension), Henri Vandenabeele (neo-pro), Jonas Iversby Hvideberg (from Uno-X), Frederik Rodenberg Madsen (from Uno-X)

Leaving: Jai Hindley (to Bora-Hansgrohe), Michael Storer (to Groupama-FDJ), Felix Gall (to Ag2r-Citroën), Nicolas Roche (retirement), Jasha Sutterlin (to Bahrain-Victorious)

Team Jumbo-Visma

New signing/extension: Koen Bouwman (extension), Tobias Foss (extension), Robert Gesink (extension), Michel Hessmann (neo-pro), Steven Kruijswijk (extension), Sepp Kuss (extension), Wout van Aert (extension), Mick van Dijke (neo-pro), Jos van Emden (extension), Jonas Vingegaard (extension), Tosh Van Der Sande (from Lotto Soudal), Christophe Laporte (from Cofidis), Chris Harper (extension), Rohan Dennis (from Ineos Grenadiers), Milan Vader (neo-pro)

Leaving: George Bennett (to UAE-Team Emirates), Paul Martens (retirement), Maarten Wynants (retirement), Tony Martin (retirement), Antwan Tolhoek (to Trek-Segafredo)

Qhubeka NextHash

New signing/extension: Henok Muluberhan (neo-pro).

Leaving: Lasse Norman Hansen (to Uno-X), Victor Campenaerts (to Lotto Soudal), Fabio Aru (retirement), Dimitri Claeys (Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert), Michael Gogl (Alpecin-Femix), Matteo Pelucchi (retirement)

Trek-Segafredo

New signing/extension: Filippo Baroncini (neo-pro), Julien Bernard (extension), Giulio Ciccone (extension), Kenny Elissonde (extension), Asbjorn Hellemose (neo-pro), Daan Hoole (neo-pro), Alexander Kamp Egested (extension), Alex Kirsch (extension), Emils Liepins (extension), Juan Pedro López (extension), Quinn Simmons (extension), Antonio Tiberi (extension), Tony Gallopin (from Ag2r-Citroën), Simon Pellaud (from Androni Giocattoli), Markus Hoelgaard (from Uno-X), Edward Theuns (extension), Jon Aberasturi (from Caja Rural), Marc Brustenga Maague (neo-pro), Antwan Tolhoek (from Jumbo-Visma), Otto Vergaerde (from Alpecin-Fenix)

Leaving: Koen De Kort (retirement), Niklas Eg (to Uno-X), Ryan Mullen (to Bora-Hansgrohe), Vincenzo Nibali (to Astana-Premier Tech), Kiel Reijnen (retirement), Michel Ries (Arkéa-Samsic)

UAE-Team Emirates

New signing/extension: Pascal Ackermann (from Bora-Hansgrohe), João Almeida (from Deceuninck-Quick-Step), Juan Ayuso Pesquera (neo-pro), George Bennett (from Jumbo-Visma), Finn Fisher-Black (neo-pro), Felix Gross (neo-pro), Marc Hirschi (extension), Álvaro Hodeg (from Deceuninck-Quick-Step), Marc Soler (from Movistar), Alessandro Covi (extension), Fernando Gaviria (extension), Rui Costa (extension), Jan Polanc (extension), Alexys Brunel (Groupama-FDJ)

Leaving: Sven Erik Bystrom (to Intermarche-Wanty-Gobert), Alexander Kristoff (to Intermarche-Wanty-Gobert), David de la Cruz (to Astana-Premier Tech), Marco Marcato (retirement)

ProTeams

Alpecin-Fenix

New signing/extension: Dries De Bondt (extension), Silvan Dillier (extension), Alexander Krieger (extension), Oscar Riesebeek (extension), Kristian Sbaragli (extension), Stefano Oldani (from Lotto Soudal), Tobias Bayer (extension), Floris De Tier (extension), Jimmy Janssens (extension), Senne Leysen (extension), Edward Planckaert (extension), Jonas Rickaert (extension), Mathieu van der Poel (extension), Jay Vine (extension), Maurice Ballerstedt (neo-pro), Samuel Gaze (neo-pro), Michael Gogl (from Qhubeka-NextHash), Robert Stannard (from Team BikeExchange)

Leaving: Ben Tulett (to Ineos Grenadiers), Petr Vakoc (retirement), Otto Vergaerde (to Trek-Segafredo), Louis Vervaeke (to Quick Step-Alpha Vinyl), Philippe Walsleben (retirement)

Arkéa-Samsic

New signing/extension: Morgane Coston (neo-pro), Kevin Vauquelin (neo-pro), Nacer Bouhanni (extension), Amaury Capiot (extension), Anthony Delaplace (extension), Matis Louvel (extension), Lukasz Owsian (extension), Clement Russo (extension), Alessandro Verre (neo-pro), Maxime Bouet (extension), Benjamin Declercq (extension), Kevin Ledanois (extension), Christophe Noppe (extension), Nicolas Edet (from Cofidis), Simon Guglielmi (from Groupama-FDJ), Hugo Hofstetter (from Israel Start-Up Nation), Mathis Le Berre (neo-pro), Michel Ries (from Trek-Segafredo),

Leaving: Bram Welten (to Groupama-FDJ), Diego Rosa (to Eolo-Kometa)

B&B Hotels-KTM

New signing/extension: Franck Bonnamour (extension), Miguel Heidemann (neo-pro), Adrien Lagrée (neo-pro), Axel Laurance (neo-pro), Eliot Lietaer (extension), Julien Morice (extension), Pierre Barbier (from Delko), Alexis Gougeard (from Ag2r Citroen), Victor Koretzky (neo-pro), Jordi Warlop (from Sport Vlaanderen-Baloise)

Leaving: Frederik Backaert (retirement), Bert de Backer (retirement), Quentin Pacher (to Groupama-FDJ), Kevin Reza (retirement), Jonas Van Genechten (retirement), Bryan Coquard (to Cofidis), Maxime Cam (to Elite 2)

Rally Cycling

New signing/extension: Nathan Brown (extension), Arvid de Kleijn (extension), Gavin Mannion (extension), Kristian Aasvold (from Team Coop), Gage Hecht (from Aevolo)

Leaving: Emerson Oronte (retirement), Magnus Sheffield (to Ineos Grenadiers)

Team TotalEnergies

New signing/extension: Maciej Bodnar (from Bora-Hansgrohe), Sandy Dujardin (neo-pro), Daniel Oss (from Bora-Hansgrohe), Juraj Sagan (from Bora-Hansgrohe), Peter Sagan (from Bora-Hansgrohe), Julien Simon (extension), Alan Jousseaume (neo-pro)

Leaving: Adrien Petit (to Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert), Romain Sicard (retirement)

Uno-X Pro Cycling

New signing/extension: Idar Andersen (extension), Niklas Eg (from Trek-Segafredo), Adne Holter (neo-pro), Anders Halland Johannessen (neo-pro), Tobias Halland Johannessen (neo-pro), Niklas Larsen (neo-pro), William Blume Levy (neo-pro), Johan Price-Pejtersen (extension), Erik Nordsaeter Resell (extension), Anders Skaarseth (extension), Rasmus Fossum Tiller (extension), Søren Waerenskjold (extension), Jonas Gregaard Wilsly (from Astana-Premier Tech), Lasse Norman Hansen (from Qhubeka-NextHash), Jacob Hindsgaul Madsen (extension), Johan Abrahamsen (extension), Erlend Blikra (extension), Morten Alexander Hulgaard (extension), Kristian Kulset (extension), Magnus Kulset), Lars Saugstad (extension), Iver Skaarseth (extension), Torjus Sleen (extension), Torstein Traeen (extension), Martin Bugge Urianstad (extension), Syver Westgaard Waersted (extension)

Leaving: Jonas Iversby Hvideberg (to Team DSM), Frederik Rodenberg Madsen (to Team DSM), Markus Hoelgaard (to Trek-Segafredo), Daniel Hoelgaard (retirement), Julius Johansen (to Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert)