Historic Overview Alexey Vermeulen
Alexey Vermeulen (born December 16, 1994, in Memphis, Tennessee) is an American cyclist currently competing on the professional mountain bike circuit. Prior to turning professional in 2016, Vermeulen spent the previous three seasons riding for the BMC Development Team. He now competes for Jukebox Cycling, a multi-discipline team of six riders.
Vermeulen has become famous on the circuit for training with Sir Willie the Weiner, a long-haired miniature dachshund that he carries in a backpack. Willie belongs to Vermeulen's girlfriend, Sophie Linn.
In 2022 he won the Belgian Waffle Ride California on this third attempt, beating second place Matthew Beers by over 6 minutes. November 4th 2023 Alexey won the Iceman Cometh in Traverse City Michigan.