The five top pro riders still without a contract for 2018

With the transfer season drawing to a close, there are still a selection of talented riders without a team for 2018. We list five who are looking for a home

As the 2017 season comes to a close with Il Lombardia and stage races in Turkey and China, a handful of WorldTour riders remain without contracts for the 2018 season. Among them are Tour de France and Vuelta a España stage winners, and a Critérium du Dauphiné victor.

Here are five top riders still free to talk to teams for next season:

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.