Lux Cycling Announcement

LUX Cycling Announces New Team Roster and New Partnership with Eliel Cycling. The Best of the Best in Performance Gear for the Best Youth Cycling Program in North America

Ventura, CA. January 6, 2022 LUX Cycling, the elite under-19 men’s and under-23 women’s development professional cycling team in the United States, has formed an exciting new cycling apparel partnership with high performance manufacturer Eliel Cycling. 


The LUX program has worked with athletes who aspire to become World Champions, Olympians and World Tour riders. Most recently, 18-year old Cole Kessler was acquired by Israel Startup Nation to join their feeder Israel Cycling Academy. Other LUX alum include, Trek-Segafredo's Quinn Simmons, UAE Team Emirates' Brandon McNulty, and Team DSM's Kevin Vermaerke. Next season Makayla MacPherson and junior Worlds silver medalist Kaia Schmid will join Human Powered Health. To date, LUX riders have had 4 World Championship wins, 21 National Championship wins, 25 International wins, and over 100 domestic victories.


 Eliel’s Cady shares Knick man’s excitement about the new apparel partnership. “At Eliel we believe in the power of bicycles at every level,” said Cady. “We love what LUX represents and the effort Roy and his staff put into the development of the kids in his program to help them reach their potential on and off the bike.” 

About LUX Cycling LUX / CTS p/b Specialized is a development cycling program in its 9th year. During that time it has become the most successful development program in the US, now recognized internationally. The organization supports the top junior men and junior andU23 women in the US. The program runs training camps and a high level National and International racing schedule which has produced a majority of the Junior National Team and Junior World Championship Team members over the last 5 years. LUX has a strong history of providing a platform for your men and women to develop as people as well as move up the cycling development pipeline towards their professional goals. 

LUX is led by Olympic medalist, Tour de France veteran and former National Team Coach, Roy Knickman. “LUX is the most ambitious and dynamic Junior and U-23 program in the U.S.” said Knickman. “ We required a world-class cycling apparel company to help us meet the training needs of our athletes. I am over the moon to partner with Eliel’s Ryan Cady and his extraordinary company and gear.

About Eliel Cycling

 Eliel Cycling was born in San Diego, an epicenter of world-class cycling, birthplace of triathlon and epic location for endurance sports. Eliel Cycling crafts advanced technical apparel brands for performance-seeking consumers through elielcycling.com, and the company crafts clubs, teams, and events with their robust custom apparel offering. All gear is researched, designed, tested and manufactured by athletes for athletes in company owned and operated factories. The company has also developed and continues to grow cycling and endurance sports communities as members of the Eliel Factory Team, Spaero Triathlon Elite and ambassador teams. Both brands sponsor professional athletes, industry leaders, events and world-class experiences with the purpose to inspire, serve, support, and grow cycling and endurance sport participation at every level with the most advanced performance

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