Jordi Meeus

Jordi Meeus

Date of birth 01-07-1998Country BelgiumPlace of residence Lommel, BelgiumHeight 190cm Weight 80kgBest result Win in 1.1's Gooikse Pijl 2018Favorite pro rider(s) Tom Boonen Why did you start cycling? At a younger age, I did BMX and football. I started cycling because I had an injury to my knee. First I rode my bike as recovery, but I really liked it and started cycling a bit more serious.  Name your specialties: My specialty's are sprinting, prologues and cobblestone classic races. What do you do besides cycling? Besides cycling, I help in my father's company, I think it's important to have something…continue reading →
No luck but bad luck at Omloop het Hageland

No luck but bad luck at Omloop het Hageland

Yesterday's Omloop het Hageland marked the debut of our new trainee, Jordi Meeus. The course presented a mix of cobbles and dust that made the race even tougher for the peloton. Our riders were off to a good start as Henrik Evensen and Marten Kooistra made their way to the breakaway of the day alongside 10 other riders. The pack allowed that group a maximum gap of five minutes. When the course entered to the final end our guys had no luck but bad luck as a our big Norwegian rider suffered a…continue reading →
Jakobsen sprints to sixth at the U23 Europeans RR

Jakobsen sprints to sixth at the U23 Europeans RR

A total of six riders of our team were at the start line of U23 European Championships RR. Today's race was off to a fast start, with the peloton not letting any major moves broke clear. The humid and slippery road caused many crashes but unfortunately all of our guys stayed upright.  The Dutch national team led the chase for most of the day, but coming into the last end of the course a group of four riders went up the road and were allowed up to thirty seconds with only 10 km…continue reading →
Affini: “I’m very satisfied with my performance and I have no regrets.”

Affini: “I’m very satisfied with my performance and I have no regrets.”

After narrowly finishing in second place at the Italian TT National Championships, Edo Affini had the European Championships as an important target of his season. Only 9 seconds separated Edo from the podium yesterday in Denmark, but our Italian rider sees in it than just a result: "Together with Vasi we planned how to do the TT, but immediately after the start I felt really good and I saw in my Pioneer that I could push more watts. So I decided to go a bit faster and I was able to maintain that…continue reading →
Meeus: “I will try to take as many as possible victories for the team and for myself.”

Meeus: “I will try to take as many as possible victories for the team and for myself.”

Tomorrow's Omloop het Hageland will mark the first ever race of our new trainee, Jordi Meeus, with the SEG Racing Academy kit. The strong Belgian rider defines this race as a special one for him: "I really look forward to it. It's awesome that last year I went as a spectator to the race to watch and now I'll be riding myself." Jordi holds big classics skills, and he'll prove himself with some one-day races with the team in the upcoming weeks: "The plan is to integrate myself in the team and learn.…continue reading →
Edo Affini is fourth and Van den Berg 15th at the U23 Europan TT Championships

Edo Affini is fourth and Van den Berg 15th at the U23 Europan TT Championships

In the second day of the European Championships it was turn for the Men's U23 TT race. The riders had to tackled a challenging fast course that computed a total of 31,5 Km around the streets of Herning, and our guys did meet the exceptions.  Our first rider off the ramp was the U23 Dutch Time Trial Champion, Julius van den Berg, who was rocking a customized Koga TeeTee. The strong Dutchman set a fast pace from the very beginning and that effort paid off with a final 15th place for him.  Nine…continue reading →
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