Born and raised near Nevers, France, Julien Bernard joined the team as a stagiaire in 2015 and confirmed his talent and place in the team with an unexpected leadership role and a 10th place finish at the USA Pro Challenge in Colorado. He signed a pro contract in 2016 and is now beginning his fifth year with the team. The son of former professional cyclist Jean-François Bernard, Julien is a strong climber and savvy rider who has made a niche for himself as a breakaway specialist and reliable support for the team's GC leaders in the Grand Tours. 

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Favorite off-season food?

Mexican food.

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would that be?

To be more organized.

What is your best memory on the bike?

When I finished my first Tour de France.