Brent Bookwalter

The agony of an early season team time trial

Some riders are nearing peak form. Others are still building. Plus, there are new transfers for 2019. All this adds up to make the UAE Tour TTT a vexing puzzle.

Bookwalter journal: Inside transfer season

It may seem dysfunctional to have “transfer season” hit while such a huge chunk of racing remains. The August 1 date feels ambiguous.