Here are all the riders retiring at the end of the 2019 season

A number of big names will not return to the pro peloton next year

Simon Spilak and Laurens Ten Dam (Getty)

As we near the end of the season, we are left with no option but to sit quietly and wait patiently for the 2020 season to come around, while riders take some well-earned time off before beginning their training regimes once more.

However, for a number of riders the 2019 season will be their last, and so here are all the professionals retiring after this season.

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