With the domestic pro road scene crumbling, riders sought support from each other, looked to other cycling disciples, or simply took a hike.
UnitedHealthcare's Tanner Putt, 22, made the break at Scheldeprijs and wants to do the same at Paris-Roubaix on Sunday
Having signed with UnitedHealthcare for 2015, the two-time U23 champion hopes to take on Europe's toughest races
Bontrager riders take the top two spots in Madison in front of their sponsors
21-year-old Bontrager rider wins the Best Young Rider jersey and finishes eighth in the GC at the Amgen Tour of California