Logan Owen collapses in exhaustion, emotion, and disappointment after his fourth place finish at the 2013 Cyclocross World Championships. © Andrew Yee, Cyclocross Magazine

Here, Logan Owen collapses in exhaustion, emotion, and disappointment after his fourth place finish at the 2013 Cyclocross World Championships. © Andrew Yee, Cyclocross Magazine

It’s official as of today, with the ink on the contract finally drying: 17-18 Junior National Champion and fourth place finisher in the 17-18 Junior men’s race at Worlds Logan Owen will be racing for Cal-Giant on the dirt as well as the road. Until this season, the junior had been racing on Redline, but as he moves into the U23 category for next season, he’ll be shifting teams as well.

“I’m really excited to ride for Cal Giant this year,” Owen told Cyclocross Magazine. “They are a well-established team and I know the guys really well. Having an integrated road and ’cross team is a huge advantage as far as training and logistics go.”

Cal-Giant’s cyclocross team is already stacked, with racers including young riders like U23 National Champion Yannick Eckmann, Cody Kaiser, and Tobin Ortenblad, and Meredith Miller representing the women’s side of racing. They also have a number of top-level Masters racers including Justin Robinson and new Masters 55-59 World Champion Henry Kramer.

“The next two seasons are going to be great,” Owen said happily. “Hopefully I can pick up where I left off at the World Championships and get a podium next year in world-level events!”


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