2016 judged a success for first-year pro Jason Lowndes

Standing 1.94m tall and weighing over 80kg, Jason Lowndes is a hard man to miss but it's the results of the 21-year-old Drapac rider in 2016 that have been equally eye-catching. The statuesque former mountain biker rode with the Continental Garneau-Québecor team from Canada last year before inking a two-year deal with Drapac as a relatively unknown prospect. 

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