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Rider transfers for 2005-2006

The rider transfer season typically starts halfway through the year, especially during the Tour de France when many contracts are agreed upon for the following year. Although UCI rules prohibit a full contract from being signed until September 1, riders can sign preliminary contracts before that date.

The following list details confirmed transfers for next season, and will be updated on a regular basis. If you have a transfer, or even a rumour, then please contact us. A special thanks to Jonas Truwant for his help.

Transfers for 2005-2006

Last update: November 9, 2005

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Rider                          2005 Team                     2006 Team
Kirsten Wild                   @Work                         Team van Bemmelen-AA Drink
Bertine Spijkerman             @Work                         Therme Skincare
Bo Hamburger                   Acqua & Sapone                Team Miche
Nicolas Portal                 Ag2R Prévoyance               Illes Balears-Caisse d'Epargne
Christophe Oriol               Ag2R Prévoyance               retirement
Aleksandr Kuschynski           Amore e Vita                  Ceramica Flaminia
Jonas Ljungblad                Amore e Vita        
Arnaud Labbe                   Auber 93                      Bouygues Telecom
Piet Rooijakkers               AXA                           Skil-Shimano
Arno Wallaard                  Bert Story - Piels            Skil-Shimano
Alberto Loddo                  Bottoli Zoccorinese           Colombia-Selle Italia
Mickaël Pichon                 Bouygues Telecom              retirement
Luise Keller                   Buitenpoort-Flexpoint         Buitenpoort-Flexpoint
Denis Shkarpeta                Ceramica Pagnoncelli          Team Miche
Graeme Brown                   Ceramica Panaria              Rabobank
Giorgia Bronzini               Chirio Forno d'Asolo          Team FRW
Peter Mertens                  Chocolade Jacques             Davitamon-Lotto
Andy Cappelle                  Chocolade Jacques             Landbouwkrediet-Colnago
Kevin Van Impe                 Chocolade Jacques             Quick.Step
Anthony Charteau               Cofidis                       Credit Agricole
Christophe Edaleine            Cofidis                       Credit Agricole
Jimmy Engoulvent               Cofidis                       Credit Agricole
Stuart O'Grady                 Cofidis                       CSC
Matthew White                  Cofidis                       Discovery Channel
Cédric Vasseur                 Cofidis                       Quick.Step
Aaron Olson                    Colavita Olive Oil/Sutter HomeSaunier Duval-Prodir
Ivan Parra                     Colombia-Selle Italia         Cofidis
José Rujano                    Colombia-Selle Italia         Quick.Step
Petter Renäng                  ComNet-Senges       
Carlos Zárate                  Comunidad Valenciana          Saunier Duval-Prodir
Eric Leblacher                 Credit Agricole               Francaise des Jeux
Christophe Moreau              Crédit Agricole               Ag2R Prévoyance
Geoffroy Lequatre              Crédit Agricole               Cofidis
Bradley Wiggins                Crédit Agricole               Cofidis
Sébastien Joly                 Crédit Agricole               Française des Jeux
Andrei Kashechkin              Crédit Agricole               Liberty Seguros-Würth
Manuel Calvente                CSC                           Agritubel
Vladimir Gusev                 CSC                           Discovery Channel
Thomas Bruun Eriksen           CSC                           retirement
Tristan Hoffman                CSC                           retirement
Tristan Hoffman                CSC                           retirement
Linus Gerdemann                CSC                           T-Mobile
Axel Merckx                    Davitamon-Lotto               Phonak
Koos Moerenhout                Davitamon-Lotto               Phonak
Serge Baguet                   Davitamon-Lotto               Quick.Step
Aart Vierhouten                Davitamon-Lotto               Skil-Shimano
Ryder Hesjedal                 Discovery Channel             Phonak
Jonathan Patrick McCarty       Discovery Channel             Phonak
Wladimir Belli                 Domina Vacanze                Colombia-Selle Italia
Paolo Valoti                   Domina Vacanze                Team LPR
Jörg Ludewig                   Domina Vacanze                T-Mobile
Martin Mares                   Ed' System-Zvvz               Naturino-Sapore Di Mare
Florian Stalder                Ed' System-Zvvz               Phonak
Andreas Dietziker              Ed' System-Zvvz               Team LPR
Judith Arndt                   Equipe Nurnberger             T-Mobile
Egoi Martinez                  Eusklatel-Euskadi             Discovery Channel
Fabian Cancellara              Fassa Bortolo                 CSC
Volodymir Gustov               Fassa Bortolo                 CSC
Gustav Erik Larsson            Fassa Bortolo                 Francaise des Jeux
Claudio Corioni                Fassa Bortolo                 Liquigas-Bianchi
Francesco Chicchi              Fassa Bortolo                 Quick.Step
Matteo Tosatto                 Fassa Bortolo                 Quick.Step
Guido Trenti                   Fassa Bortolo                 Quick.Step
Juan-Antonio Flecha            Fassa Bortolo                 Rabobank
Alessandro Petacchi            Fassa Bortolo                 Team Milram
Marco Velo                     Fassa Bortolo                 Team Milram
Paolo Bossoni                  Fassa Bortolo                 Tenax Nobili Rubinetterie
Lorenzo Bernucci               Fassa Bortolo                 T-Mobile
Kim Kirchen                    Fassa Bortolo                 T-Mobile
Fabien Sanchez                 Francaise des Jeux            Cofidis
Mark Renshaw                   Francaise des Jeux            Credit Agricole
Baden Cooke                    Francaise des Jeux  
Jens Erik Madsen               Glud & Marstrand Horsens      Team Barloworld
Tyler Farrar                   Health Net                    Cofidis
Francisco Mancebo              Illes Balears-Caisse d'EpargneAg2R Prévoyance
Antonio Tauler                 Illes Balears-Caisse d'
John Gadret                    Jartazi                       Ag2R Prévoyance
Maxim Rudenko                  Jartazi                       Ceramica Flaminia
Leonardo Duque                 Jartazi                       Gerolsteiner
Benjamin Brooks                Jelly Belly-Pool Gel          Navigators Insurance
Andoni Aranaga                 Kaiku                         Euskatel-Euskadi
Alessandro Spezialetti         Lampre-Caffita                Liquigas-Bianchi
Gilberto Simoni                Lampre-Caffita                Saunier Duval-Prodir
Giuliano Figueras              Lampre-Caffitta               Acqua e Sapone
Samuele Marzano                Lampre-Caffitta               Team LPR
Dario Pieri                    Lampre-Caffitta               Team LPR
Eddy Mazzoleni                 Lampre-Caffitta               T-Mobile
Scotto d'Abusco                Lampre-Caffitta               
Jurgen Van De Walle            Landbouwkrediet - Colnago     Quick.Step
Gert Verheyen                  Landbouwkrediet-Colnago       Quick.Step
Ludo Dierckxsens               Landbouwkrediet-Colnago       retirement
Igor Gonzalez de Galdeano      Liberty Seguros-Würth         retirement
Koldo Gil                      Liberty Seguros-Würth         Saunier Duval-Prodir
Marcus Ljungqvist              Liquigas-Bianchi              CSC
Mauro Gerosa                   Liquigas-Bianchi              Team Miche
Francisco Pérez Sanchez        Milaneza-Maia                 Illes Balears-Caisse d'Epargne
Maarten Tjallingii             MTB - Heijdens-Ten Tusscher   Skil-Shimano
Alessandro Bertuola            Naturino-Sapore di Mare       Tenax Nobili Rubinetterie
Kirk O'Bee                     Navigators Insurance          Health Net pb Maxxis
Carl Naibo                     neo-pro                       Ag2R Prévoyance
Rene Mandri                    neo-pro                       Auber 93
Greg Van Avermaet              neo-pro                       Bodysol-Win for Life-Jong Vlaanderen
Gianluca Geremia               neo-pro                       Ceramica Flaminia
Alessandro Proni               neo-pro                       Ceramica Flaminia
Alex Giraldo                   neo-pro                       Colombia-Selle Italia
Walter Pedraza                 neo-pro                       Colombia-Selle Italia
Kasper Klostergaard            neo-pro                       CSC
Martin Pedersen                neo-pro                       CSC
Nicolas Sanderson              neo-pro                       Davitamon-Lotto
Iban Iriondo                   neo-pro                       Euskatel-Euskadi
Unai Uribarri                  neo-pro                       Euskatel-Euskadi
Fabien Patanchon               neo-pro                       Française des Jeux
Eros Capecchi                  neo-pro                       Liquigas-Bianchi
Alberto Curtolo                neo-pro                       Liquigas-Bianchi
Mauro Da Dalto                 neo-pro                       Liquigas-Bianchi
Roman Kreuziger                neo-pro                       Liquigas-Bianchi
Luigi Sestili                  neo-pro                       Naturino Sapore di Mare
Steve Morabito                 neo-pro                       Phonak
Fernandez Oliveira             neo-pro                       Phonak
David Vitoria                  neo-pro                       Phonak
Dmytro Grabovskyy              neo-pro                       Quick.Step
Ivan Santaromita               neo-pro                       Quick.Step
Denis Kudashev                 neo-pro                       Relax Fuenlabrada
Sebastian Langeveld            neo-pro                       Skil-Shimano
Paul Martens                   neo-pro                       Skil-Shimano
Christoph Meschenmoser         neo-pro                       Skil-Shimano
Kenny van Hummel               neo-pro                       Skil-Shimano
Giairo Ermeti                  neo-pro                       Team LPR
Carlos Ochoa                   neo-pro                       Team LPR
Cristiano Salerno              neo-pro                       Tenax Nobili Rubinetterie
Massimiliano Maisto            neo-pro                       Universal Caffé
Daniela Fusar Poli             Nobili Rubinetterie           Safi-Pasta Zara-Manhattan
Beñat Albizuri                 Orbea                         Euskatel-Euskadi
Viktor Rapinski                Phonak                        Colavita Olive Oil/Sutter Home
Oscar Pereiro                  Phonak                        Illes Balears-Caisse d'Epargne
Tadej Valjavec                 Phonak                        Lampre-Fondital
Niki Aebersold                 Phonak                        retirement
Frantisek Rabon                PSK Whirlpool                 T-Mobile
Juan Miguel Mercado            Quick.Step                    Agritubel
Rik Verbrugghe                 Quick.Step                    Cofidis
Jurgen Van Goolen              Quick.Step                    Discovery Channel
Luca Paolini                   Quick.Step                    Liquigas-Bianchi
Stefano Zanini                 Quick.Step                    Liquigas-Bianchi
Michael Rogers                 Quick.Step                    T-Mobile
Patrik Sinkewitz               Quick.Step                    T-Mobile
Karsten Kroon                  Rabobank                      CSC
Steven De Jongh                Rabobank                      Quick.Step
Remmert Wielinga               Rabobank                      Quick.Step
Maarten den Bakker             Rabobank                      Team Milram
Marc De Maar                   Rabobank U23                  Rabobank
Kai Reus                       Rabobank U23                  Rabobank
Emilien-Benoit Bergès          RAGT-Semences                 Auber 93
Eric Berthou                   RAGT-Semences                 Illes Balears-Caisse d'Epargne
Eddy Seigneur                  RAGT-Semences                 retirement
Iban Mayoz                     Relax Fuenlabrada             Euskatel-Euskadi
Moisés Dueñas                  Relax-Bodysol                 Agritubel
José Angel Gomez Marchante     Saunier Duval                 Discovery Channel
Inigo Cuesta                   Saunier Duval-Prodir          CSC
Chris Horner                   Saunier Duval-Prodir          Davitamon-Lotto
Manuel Quinziato               Saunier Duval-Prodir          Liquigas-Bianchi
Juan Manuel Garate             Saunier Duval-Prodir          Quick.Step
Juan-Carlos Dominguez          Saunier Duval-Prodir
Fabian Jeker                   Saunier Duval-Prodir
Laurens Ten Dam                Shimano-Memory Corp 
Arkadiusz Wojtas               Skil-Moser                    Team Miche
Stefan Schumacher              Skil-Shimano                  Gerolsteiner
Trent Lowe                     Subaru-Gary Fisher            Discovery Channel
Fabiana Luperini               Team FRW                      Top Girls-Fassa Bortolo
Aitor Hernández                Team LPR                      Euskatel-Euskadi
Daniele Napolitano             Team LPR                      Lampre-Fondital
Pavel Tonkov                   Team LPR                      retirement
Eddy Ratti                     Team Nippo                    Naturino Sapore di Mare
Christina Peick                Team S.A.T.S                  Colavita/Cooking Light
David Kopp                     Team Wiesenhof                Gerolsteiner
André Greipel                  Team Wiesenhof                T-Mobile
Scott Davis                    Tenax Nobili Rubinetterie     T-Mobile
Torsten Hiekmann               T-Mobile                      Gerolsteiner
Alexandre Vinokourov           T-Mobile                      Liberty Seguros-Würth
Rolf Aldag                     T-Mobile                      retirement
Tobias Steinhauser             T-Mobile                      retirement
Erik Zabel                     T-Mobile                      Team Milram
Nicklas Axelsson               Universal Caffe'              Colombia-Selle Italia
Rémi Pauriol                   VC La Pomme-Marseille         Crédit Agricole
Vincent Jérôme                 Vendee U                      Bouygues Telecom
Alexandre Pichot               Vendee U                      Bouygues Telecom
René Weissinger                Volksbank-Ideal-Leingruber    Skil-Shimano
Loes Gunnewijk                 Vrienden van het Platteland   Buitenpoort-Flexpoint
Gene Bates                     Zalf Desiree Fior             Team LPR
Gianluca Geremia               Zalf Fior Desire              Ceramica Flaminia