What springs to mind when protective gear for mountain biking is mentioned? Helmets are a common first thought, often followed by elbow and knee pads or protective gloves. But there's more to preparing for a safe bike outing than just strapping on a helmet and hoping for the best.
Since the transfer window opened on August 1st, UCI WorldTour teams have been announcing which riders they've signed for 2018. Below is a comprehensive breakdown and analysis of which WorldTour riders are staying put and which are headed elsewhere next season.