With Tinkoff and IAM Cycling disbanding, riders scramble for contracts. David Lopez returns to Sky, but Amets Txurruka is without a team.
Spanish climber was dropped by Euskaltel-Euskadi last fall; he's been in front all week at the Tour of the Basque Country
The stories of riders like Mehdi Sohrabi, Amets Txurruka and Steve Houanard highlight the unintended consequences of the UCI's points system
Amets Txurruka hits the deck early and hangs on to finish next to last on stage 4, but abandons with his second broken collarbone of the season.