Preview Ronde van Overijssel & Ronde van Noord Holland

Preview Ronde van Overijssel & Ronde van Noord Holland

After some hard but successful racing in Tour de Bretagne and Flèche Ardennaise, the Academy colors will be back on the road with an action-packed weekend in the Netherlands. Saturday's Ronde van Overijssel will see the peloton racing through its 200 km long parcour. The flat and open roads will be a synonym and high pace and tireless attacking, with the race being decided in the final two local laps in Rijssen. On Sunday it will the turn of Ronde van Noord-Holland with start and finish in Alkmaar. The race will follow the same…continue reading →
Anastopoulos: “Being the best team in Normandie and Bretagne shows the strength of the Academy”

Anastopoulos: “Being the best team in Normandie and Bretagne shows the strength of the Academy”

After several hard working months behind the scenes, the Academy has been off to a strong season start. A total of 15 wins after just two months of racing do not come out of the blue, way before our first training camp our riders' training has been monitored by our Performance Staff in order to get the best out of each of them. "We can proudly say that the big performances have not come from one or two riders but from the whole team. Many different riders have been strong already and won some races,…continue reading →
Cees Bol takes Flèche Ardennaise

Cees Bol takes Flèche Ardennaise

A total of nine côtes throughout 180 km was what awaited the riders in the 2018 edition of Flèche Ardennaise. The race, with start and finish in Herve, feature plenty of short steep climbs in the course before heading into the final local circuit, that was set to decide the race. As soon as the starting flag was down, the first attacks took place and it was Julius van den Berg and Thymen Arensman the ones who kept the Academy colors well-represented up front. The eventual breakaway of the day was formed by…continue reading →
Preview Flèche Ardennaise

Preview Flèche Ardennaise

A total of nine côtes through the 180 km long parcour await the riders in the 2018 edition of Flèche Ardennaise. Last year the Academy was off to a great run as our Welsh climber, Stevie Williams, finished second and Jan Maas rolled in seventh. The race will see the riders tackling slopes of more than 15% gradient before deciding the day's glory in the final local circuit in Herve. The success enjoyed by the Academy in the races leading to Flèche Ardennaise will help in the confidence and morale of our six…continue reading →
Williams is ready to take on Flèche Ardennaise

Williams is ready to take on Flèche Ardennaise

After a hard week of racing in Tour de Bretagne, our team is set and ready to fight for yet another win in Flèche Ardennaise. Last year the team was down to a great performance with Stevie Willimas finishing as the first runner-up and teammate Jan Maas rolling in ninth. However, our Welsh climber is positive and ready to fight on Belgian soil. "I feel good coming into Sunday's race, I am very positive after a good week in Tour de Bretagne and I am confident that form will come in nicely after…continue reading →
Bol powers to fourth overall in Bretagne and Kooistra takes third in Frankfurt

Bol powers to fourth overall in Bretagne and Kooistra takes third in Frankfurt

It was an action-packed day for the team as aside from the last stage in the week-long Tour de Bretagne, seven of our talents were in the start line of Eschborn-Frankfurt U23. In Bretagne, a 145 km long stage with a tough and hard parcour was awaiting the riders before wrapping up the 2018 edition of the race, and it did not disappoint. The stage was off to a really fast start, with the bunch completing almost 47 km in the first hour of racing. A lot of attacks took place from early on,…continue reading →
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