Alexey Vermeulen has raced on all surfaces and in many disciplines and understands it can be gruelling to generate profits as a skilled bike owner. The ‘Ice King’ in the environment of stamina mountain biking and second overall in the 2023 Life Time Grand Prix sequence, Vermeulen would like to assistance up-and-coming riders find a fewer slippery slope than he did to building the bike a motor vehicle for earning a dwelling.

As an elite athlete and flourishing entrepreneur, the US rider would like to share his system for results, and with the assist of ENVE, he introduced the Stage II programme, a compensated scholarship, of sorts, for two under-23, US-primarily based athletes, one particular male and one particular female, for independent mastering into pro biking.