He may have earned a bronze medal at the 2016 Junior World Time Trial Championships, but Ian Garrison will tell you he can do more than just excel in races against the clock. "The time trial is where I have had most of my success," he said, "but I like to think I am an all-arounder. I can climb fairly well. I have won a sprint stage. So I consider myself an all-arounder."
The Georgia native found success in Europe in 2018, earning a podium spot on the final stage of Le Triptyque des Monts et Chateaux as well as 6th place finishes on individual time trial stages at Tour de Beauce and Tour de l’Avenir.
Now in his third year with the team, Garrison said his goals for 2019 are somewhat less than orthodox…
“In 2019, I really want to learn how to do more tricks,” said Garrison. “Top of the list is the wheelie. Once I learn that, I want to win a race, do a wheelie across the line, and post a picture on Instagram. Following that is probably hopping up stairs.
More seriously though, I want to continue developing, learning as much as possible and having fun. We’re competing at high level races and I don’t want to let opportunities go to waste where I can learn how to be a better bike racer and teammate. The time trial is a skill that I want to continue to work on and hopefully come away with some solid results.”
|28th||Grand Prix d'Isbergues - Pas de Calais|
|75th||Tour de l'Eurométropole|
|12th||Gylne Gutuer GP|
|11th||National Championships United States - ITT|
|12th||Tour de Beauce|
|6th||Stage 3a (ITT)|
|72nd||Amgen Tour of California|
|40th||Stage 4 (ITT)|
|28th||Tour of the Gila|
|23rd||Stage 3 (ITT)|
|66th||Ronde van Vlaanderen Beloften|
|4th||Le Triptyque des Monts et Chateaux|
|3rd||Stage 3a (ITT)|
|70th||Driedaagse Brugge - De Panne|
|70th||Driedaagse De Panne-Koksijde|
|96th||Istarsko Proljece - Istrian Spring Trophy|
|13th||Grote Prijs Marcel Kint|
|5th||National Championships United States U23 - ITT|
|0th||National Championships United States - Road Race|
|17th||National Championships United States - ITT|
|59th||Grand Prix Priessnitz spa|
|41st||Flèche du Sud|
|2nd||Campeonato Panamericano de Ruta U23 - ITT|
|61st||Le Tour de Bretagne Cycliste|
|0th||Arno Wallaard Memorial|
|0th||Ronde van Vlaanderen Beloften|
Blegny, Belgium - In just his third UCI race of the season, Kevin Vermaerke claimed the team’s fourth victory of 2019 at Liège-Bastogne-Liège U23. Vermaerke’s win is the third victory in four years for the Hagens Berman Axeon Cycling Team at Liège after Logan Owen claimed the title in 2016 and...
Tournai, Belgium - After his 2nd place finish in Stage two’s time trial, Mikkel Bjerg held the yellow race leader’s jersey through Sunday’s final stage to win the general classification title at Le Triptyque des Monts et Châteaux. Additionally, the Hagens Berman Axeon Cycling Team captured its...
Sacramento, California - Mikkel Bjerg’s efforts in the all day breakaway earned him the Breakaway from Cancer Most Courageous Rider Jersey on the 7th and final stage at the Amgen Tour of California. In the final sprint for points and one last chance at a podium spot, Michael Rice sprinted with...
Elk Grove, California - The Hagens Berman Axeon Cycling Team continued its California dream on stage 5 of the Amgen Tour of California with two riders finishing in the top 10. Sean Bennett, fresh off his 2nd place finish on stage 3, finished in 6th place and Ivo Oliveira followed two spots later...