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PLAYLIST: Axeon Cycling Team

Axel Merckx with Axeon Cycling Team, 2015. Photo: Davey Wilson -The Axeon Cycling Team is a team for the next generation of cyclists in the world. Our main goal is to develop youth cyclists and get them up to the Pro Tour. In 7 years we have sent 19 riders up to the professional ranks. Our team is comprised of 12 riders all under the age of 23 years old. Being a youth based team, we definitely rely heavily on music to pass the time. Whether we are on the trainer, traveling, or in a long van transfer…music is always a big part of what we do. We had each rider and staff member pick their two favorite songs of the moment in order to make our playlist. Hope you guys enjoy it!


Big thanks to the entire Axeon Cycling Team for giving us an incredibly diverse playlist of songs that help keep them motivated from start to finish! You can find out more about the Axeon cyclers below and be sure to keep up with them on social media via the links below. 

Axeon Cycling Team (pronounced “ak-shun”) is the newly-branded U23
Development cycling team directed by world-renowned Belgian cycling champion, AxelAxeon Logo
Merckx. The team was re-launched this year following the program’s strongest season to date. The 2015 Axeon Cycling Team will be participating in races this year such as the AMGEN Tour of California, USA Pro Cycling Challenge, Tour of Utah, and the U23 Paris Roubaix. For more information, please visit their official website.

This UCI Continental team, rebranded as Axeon, was originally founded in 2009 with the goal of developing the best young talent into pro riders. Since the program began it has sent eighteen riders to the pro tour ranks including: Taylor Phinney, Lawson Craddock, Joe Dombrowski, Ben King, Jasper Stuyven and more. The 2015 Axeon Cycling Team plans to continue this legacy and believes strongly in supporting these talented young cyclists in their journey towards becoming the best athletes and role models that they can be.

Axeon Riding Team:

Will Barta

Geoffrey Curran

Greg Daniel

Daniel Eaton

Tao Geoghegan Hart

Ruben Guerreiro

Phil O’Donnell

Justin Oien

James Oram

Logan Owen

Chris Putt

Keegan Swirbul

Axeon Management Team:

Axel Merckx (Owner/Director)

Eric Fostvedt (Head Mechanic)

Reed McCalvin (Head Soigneur)

Zach Foley (Mechanic)

Nick Shuley (Marketing Director)


Axeon Cycling Team on social media: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram 

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Joe Ballard

Managing Editor, Infectious Magazine. If I'm not listening to Anberlin or finding new music, you can find me reading anything by George R. R. Martin or obsessing over Game of Thrones.

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