Logan Owen is set to make his WorldTour debut with EF Education First-Drapac at the Tour Down Under later this month.
Logan Owen, 22, will ride for U.S.-based WorldTour team, which nearly folded because it initially lacked sponsor dollars for 2018.
American Logan Owen collects the first win of 2017 for his Axeon Hagens Berman team Saturday in stage 4 of Volta ao Alentejo in Portugal.
In order to make the WorldTour, Owen has changed up his offseason routine, opting to rest his legs instead of racing cyclocross.
21-year-old American Logan Owen wins Liège-Bastogne-Liège Espoirs from the breakaway
Iserbyt wins U23 worlds after Toupalik celebrates early
The tables have turned at the cyclocross worlds, with a wide-open women's race and a predictable men's race on the docket.
Jeremy Powers nabs a fourth career title ahead of Stephen Hyde and Logan Owen at cyclocross nationals in Asheville, North Carolina
Logan Owen has won 10 national championships in a row, but an 11th title could be tricky as the young star will race with the elites for
If nothing else, for Team USA the U23 road race was a reminder of how frustrating and unpredictable a sport cycling can be.