Living the Dream
Hailing out of New Zealand, 21-year-old Joel Yates lives and breathes bike racing. Starting out riding with his father and racing with his school team as a kid, Joel has quickly advanced through the ranks to the elite level. Joel left his mark on U.S. soil with a series of hot results at Gateway Cup as a guest rider for the team in 2017. Joel is a team player whose strength and discipline has earned him a place on our Team. There is a lot more to come from Joel!
Every serious cycling team needs a rowdy Texan, and 19-year-old Evan Bausbacher out of Dallas is the man for the job. After one-too-many strikeouts with America’s pastime, Evan started racing bikes in high school and got really fast, really fast. Now, as an Electrical Engineering student at UT-Austin and a new addition to the team, Evan is excited to join a team that shares his passion for excellence on and off the bike. Outside of cycling and school, you’ll find Evan in the kitchen frying up some eggs with Migos turned up to 11.
Hey! My name is Conor Schunk, I was raised in Charlotte, North Carolina and currently reside in Greenville, South Carolina. Before focusing on road cycling at 13, I participated in a handful of sports including soccer, triathlon, and football. Off the bike I find myself traveling with my girlfriend, reading graphic novels and enjoying freshly brewed coffee alongside a couple slices of avocado toast! In the past 3 seasons I’ve completed 5 race blocks with Team USA including the 2017 Junior World Championships and 2018 Tour de L’Avenir and hope to use these experiences to help the Gateway Harley-Davidson Trek program race for the win at every chance possible!
As a former rugby player from Newcastle, Australia, 23-year-old Reece Robinson is no stranger to aggressive sports. Once he found riding a bike to be more enjoyable than rugby training, it was only a matter of time before he found himself on the top amateur team in the US. Well versed in criterium racing (the rugby of cycling, perhaps), Reece is loading with strength, talent and a strong respect for accountability.
An engineering graduate out of Virginia Tech, 24-year-old Sean Gardener is quiet and humble until he drops you. Known for his affection for a hearty bowl of oatmeal and tendency to listen more than he talks, Sean has proven an ability to rise to the occasion on and off the bike. With 2018 being his second year on the team, Sean is grateful for the opportunity to work towards the professional ranks while enjoying the fine cooking the team’s support staff. Sean's strength and talent has no limits with the attitude, work ethic and passion Sean displays on the bike!
Holding down the East coast from Fallston, Maryland, 20-year-old Scott McGill got into racing the same way many of us did – riding mountain bikes with his dad. Balancing education at Brevard College and a full PRT calendar with the team is a tall order, but a challenge that Scott is excited to take on. When he’s not on the bike or in the classroom, Scott is a man of the outdoors, enjoying hunting, fishing, and hiking in the mountains surrounding Brevard. Scott keeps the race exciting and with his experience in the pelotons of Belgium there is no race or position that will hold him back! Fearless, team driven and strong!
19 years old from St. Paul Minnesota. I grew up playing hockey at a high level before switching over to cycling at age 14. Since then I have been over seas multiple times with the Jr US. national team and LUX Development team. I am currently attending Milligan College in TN with major in Biology/Pre med with hopes to be a Doctor. When I am not on my bike, I enjoy boating, traveling, surfing, and spending time with my family and friends.
Hugo Scala Jr
I’m originally from Monterrey, Mexico but moved to the US when I was 3 years old and grew up in Dallas, Texas. I started racing as a freshman in high school on my high school cycling team after my dad got me into some triathlon racing in middle school. I’m currently a junior at Marian University in Indianapolis studying Business Management and Finance. When I’m not racing my bike with Gateway Trek Devo or the Marian University Cycling Team, I enjoy eating a good salad and hanging out with friends. I’m a big fan of all Dallas sports team, especially the Dallas Cowboys and also enjoy watching (or trying to play) some golf.”