Ben is a strong climber, who has already ridden in the professional peloton for 7 years. He had a successful 2016 season, winning a stage at the Tour of California and also wearing the leader’s jersey of this race for a day. He went on to have some impressive stage results at the Vuelta a Espana, where he served as a domestique rider.
Ben is a former US National champion. He is based at our team’s European base in Lucca and will be an integral part of our team’s climbers group, supporting Louis Meintjes throughout the year.
Birth Place: Virginia, USA
Turned Professional: 2011
Rider Type: climber
stage 2 Tour of California
stage 1 Critérium International
USA National Champion Road Race
GC Coupe des Nations Ville Saguenay