Janier Acevedo

Janier's Stats

  • DOB: June 12, 1985
  • Birth Place: Caramanta (Antioquia), Colombia
  • Current Residence: Medellin Antioquia, Colombia
  • Nationality: Columbia
  • Height: 175 cm
  • Weight: 63 kg
  • Strengths: Climbing
  • Pro Since: 2014

    Q&A with Janier

  • What is your favorite music to listen to?

    I like rock.

  • What do you listen to for your TT warmup?

    I do not like listening to music. I rather be concentrated.

  • Do you have any unique pre-race routines or lucky charms?

    I say a prayer.

  • What food do you miss most when you are traveling away from home?

    Beans, arepas and other typical food from my home country.

  • What is the first memory you have of riding a bicycle?

    Going to my school by bike.

  • What was your first professional race and how did it go?

    It was the Tour of San Luis and I finished in the top ten overall.

  • What is your favorite race and why?

    Tour de France because of the emotions and the people.

  • What is your proudest accomplishment thus far?

    Participating in the Tour de France.

  • What do you like to do when you have time at home that is not cycling?

    Get plenty of rest and sleep. Also go out in the evening to spend time with friends.

  • What career would you have pursued if not for cycling? Or, what was your favorite subject in school?

    Architecture.

  • What would you like fans to know about you?

    I'm very friendly and can spend time to talk or photos or autographs.

Career Highlights

  • 2014 USA Pro Challenge, stage 5 - 2nd
  • 2013 UCI America Tour - 1st
  • 2013 Tour of California, stage 2 - 1st
  • 2013 Tour of California, GC - 3rd
  • 2013 USA Pro Challenge, stage 4 - 1st
  • 2013 Tour of Utah, GC - 3rd
  • 2013 USA Pro Challenge, GC - 4th
  • 2013 Tour of the Gila, stage 1 - 1st
  • 2013 San Dimas Stage Race, GC - 1st

2014 Results

  • USA Pro Challenge, stage 5 - 2nd
  • Tour of California, GC - 9th
  • Tour of California, stage 3 - 5th

Janier's Stats

  • DOB: June 12, 1985
  • Birth Place: Caramanta (Antioquia), Colombia
  • Current Residence: Medellin Antioquia, Colombia
  • Nationality: Columbia
  • Height: 175 cm
  • Weight: 63 kg
  • Strengths: Climbing
  • Pro Since: 2014

    Q&A with Janier

  • What is your favorite music to listen to?

    I like rock.

  • What do you listen to for your TT warmup?

    I do not like listening to music. I rather be concentrated.

  • Do you have any unique pre-race routines or lucky charms?

    I say a prayer.

  • What food do you miss most when you are traveling away from home?

    Beans, arepas and other typical food from my home country.

  • What is the first memory you have of riding a bicycle?

    Going to my school by bike.

  • What was your first professional race and how did it go?

    It was the Tour of San Luis and I finished in the top ten overall.

  • What is your favorite race and why?

    Tour de France because of the emotions and the people.

  • What is your proudest accomplishment thus far?

    Participating in the Tour de France.

  • What do you like to do when you have time at home that is not cycling?

    Get plenty of rest and sleep. Also go out in the evening to spend time with friends.

  • What career would you have pursued if not for cycling? Or, what was your favorite subject in school?

    Architecture.

  • What would you like fans to know about you?

    I'm very friendly and can spend time to talk or photos or autographs.