Hagens Berman Axeon

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Hagens Berman Axeon
Team information
UCI code HBA
Registered United States
Founded 2009
Discipline Road
Status UCI Professional Continental
Bicycles Specialized
Key personnel
General manager Axel Merckx
Team manager(s) Jeff Louder[1]
Team name history
Trek Livestrong
Trek Livestrong U23
Bontrager Livestrong
Bissell Development Team
Axeon Cycling Team
Axeon Hagens Berman
Hagens Berman Axeon

Hagens Berman Axeon is a UCI Professional Continental cycling team based in the United States. It was founded in 2009,[2] originally as a feeder team for Team RadioShack. The team has produced several North American, European and Antipodean riders who have gone on to compete professionally at a higher level: former members of the team include Ben King, Taylor Phinney, Jesse Sergent, Alex Dowsett, Lawson Craddock, George Bennett, Ian Boswell, Nate Brown, Joe Dombrowski, Carter Jones, Jasper Stuyven, Antoine Duchesne, Clément Chevrier and Ruben Zepuntke.[1]

In April 2017 rider Chad Young died from injuries sustained in a crash at the Tour of the Gila in 2017.[3][4]

In 2018 the team stepped up to Professional Continental level.

Team roster[edit]

As of February 6, 2018.[5]
Rider Date of birth
 Joao Almeida (POR) (1998-08-05) August 5, 1998 (age 20)
 Edward Anderson (USA) (1998-04-18) April 18, 1998 (age 20)
 Will Barta (USA) (1996-01-04) January 4, 1996 (age 22)
 Sean Bennett (USA) (1996-03-31) March 31, 1996 (age 22)
 Mikkel Bjerg (DNK) (1998-11-03) November 3, 1998 (age 19)
 Christopher Blevins (USA) (1998-03-14) March 14, 1998 (age 20)
 Jonny Brown (USA) (1997-04-20) April 20, 1997 (age 21)
 Cole Davis (USA) (1999-06-11) June 11, 1999 (age 19)
Rider Date of birth
 Ian Garrison (USA) (1998-04-14) April 14, 1998 (age 20)
 Zeke Mostov (USA) (1996-07-30) July 30, 1996 (age 22)
 Ivo Oliveira (POR) (1996-09-05) September 5, 1996 (age 22)
 Rui Oliveira (POR) (1996-09-05) September 5, 1996 (age 22)
 Jasper Philipsen (BEL) (1998-03-02) March 2, 1998 (age 20)
 Thomas Revard (USA) (1997-10-20) October 20, 1997 (age 20)
 Michael Rice (AUS) (1996-01-25) January 25, 1996 (age 22)
 Maikel Zijlaard (NED) (1999-06-01) June 1, 1999 (age 19)

Major wins[edit]

Prologue Flèche du Sud, Taylor Phinney
Paris-Roubaix Espoirs, Taylor Phinney
 United States Road Race Championships, Ben King
Stage 2b Triptyque des Monts et Châteaux, Taylor Phinney
Overall Olympia's Tour, Taylor Phinney
Prologue, Stages 1, 2, 6, Taylor Phinney
Paris-Roubaix Espoirs, Taylor Phinney
Overall Tour of Wellington, George Bennett
Stage 2a Triptyque des Monts et Châteaux, Lawson Craddock
Prologue Tour de la Guadeloupe, Nathan Brown
Stage 8a Tour de la Guadeloupe, Lawson Craddock
Stage 5 Giro della Valle d'Aosta, Joseph Dombrowski
Stage 5 Tour of the Gila, Lawson Craddock
Overall Girobio, Joseph Dombrowski
Stages 4 & 8, Joseph Dombrowski
Overall Volta ao Alentejo, Jasper Stuyven
Stage 2, Jasper Stuyven
Stage 2b Triptyque des Monts et Châteaux, Lawson Craddock
Overall Tour de Beauce, Nathan Brown
Stage 1, Jasper Stuyven
Stage 5 New Zealand Cycle Classic, James Oram
Stage 2 Tour of the Gila, Nicolai Brøchner
Stage 1 Tour of Alberta, Ruben Zepuntke
 New Zealand Time Trial Championships, James Oram
Stage 3 New Zealand Cycle Classic, James Oram
Overall GP Liberty Seguros, Ruben Guerreiro
Stage 2, Ruben Guerreiro
Stage 1 Volta ao Alentejo, James Oram
 United States U23 Road Race Championships, Keegan Swirbul
 United States U23 Time Trial Championships, Daniel Eaton
Stage 3 Tour of Utah, Logan Owen
GP Palio del Recioto, Ruben Guerreiro
Trofeo Piva, Tao Geoghegan Hart
Liège - Bastogne - Liège U23, Logan Owen
Overall Joe Martin Stage Race, Neilson Powless
Overall Tour de Bretagne Cycliste, Adrien Costa
Stage 4, Adrien Costa
Stage 7 An Post Ras, Eddie Dunbar
 United States Road Race Championships, Gregory Daniel
Overall Tour de Beauce, Gregory Daniel
Stage 3a (ITT), Neilson Powless
Stage 4 (ITT) Tour de Savoie Mont Blanc, Adrien Costa
Stage 5 Tour de Savoie Mont Blanc, Tao Geoghegan Hart
 Latvia U23 Time Trial Championships, Krists Neilands
 Portugal U23 Road Race Championships, Ruben Guerreiro
Stage 1 Tour of Alberta, Colin Joyce
Stage 4 Volta ao Alentejo, Logan Owen
Stage 3a (ITT) Triptyque des Monts et Châteaux, Neilson Powless
Jersey yellow.svg Overall Circuit des Ardennes, Jhonatan Narváez
Gran Premio Palio del Recioto, Neilson Powless
Stage 5 Tour of the Gila, Jhonatan Narváez
Prologue Grand Prix Priessnitz spa, Ivo Oliveira
Stage 1 Giro Ciclistico d'Italia, Neilson Powless
Stage 3b Tour de Beauce, Christopher Lawless
Stage 4 Tour de Beauce, Ian Garrison
 United States U23 Road Race Championships, Neilson Powless
Rabobank Dorpenomloop Rucphen, Mikkel Bjerg
Jersey yellow.svg Overall Le Triptyque des Monts et Chateaux, Jasper Philipsen
Stages 1 & 2, Jasper Philipsen
Stage 3b Circuit des Ardennes, Ivo Oliveira
Liège - Bastogne - Liège U23, Joao Almeida
Stage 2 Tour of the Gila, Christopher Blevins
Stage 4 Tour of the Gila, Michael Rice
Stage 3 Giro Ciclistico d'Italia, Jasper Philipsen
Stage 6 Giro Ciclistico d'Italia, Sean Bennett
 Portugal U23 Time Trial Championships, Ivo Oliveira
 United States Road Race Championships, Jonny Brown
Stage 4 Tour of Utah, Jasper Philipsen
Gylne Gutuer, Jasper Philipsen


  1. ^ a b Malach, Pat (April 12, 2016). "A closer look at the American Continental outfits". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved April 12, 2016.
  2. ^ "Axeon Cycling Team". Procyclingstats.com. Retrieved August 9, 2017.
  3. ^ "American cyclist Chad Young dies from injuries sustained in crash". NBC Sports. April 29, 2017. Retrieved April 29, 2017.
  4. ^ "Newmarket cyclist dies in Arizona five days after crash". New Hampshire Union Leader. April 29, 2017. Retrieved April 29, 2017.
  5. ^ "U23 phenom Costa opts out of 2018 Hagens Berman Axeon contract". VeloNews. Competitor Group. February 5, 2018. Retrieved February 6, 2018.

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