Benjamin King (born March 22, 1989 in North Garden, Virginia) is an American professional road-racing cyclist who moves up to Team RadioShack for the 2011 season. Ben started racing at the age of 14 showing great promise and winning junior national titles before signing with Kelly Benefit Strategies. He attended college at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA, before signing professionally with the Trek-Livestrong Development Team for 2009 and 2010.
Ben is an overall rider coming off an excellent 2010 campaign, with significant results in road racing, criteriums and time trials. His biggest victory to date has been called one of the most dramatic wins in US cycling history, becoming the first U23 rider to win the US National Elite Road Race Championship since it’s inception 25 years ago, beating such notables as Christ Horner, George Hincapie, and Levi Leipheimer for the prestigious title.