Corbin Strong: “My main goal in 2020 is the Team Pursuit in Tokyo”

Our multi-talented, Corbin Strong, started 2020 in full-swing and is shining in both, track and road racing events. Strong, who recently finished third overall in the New Zealand Cycle Classic and took the Best Young Rider jersey after taking two Track World Cup podiums, surprised himself with such performances after a resting period. "I had a short break over Christmas so I wasn’t sure what to expect at my first couple of events. The rest has done me a lot of good and I’ve been really happy with my results and form on…continue reading →

Ioannis Tamouridis; New Performance Manager

We are really happy to reinforce our Performance team and welcome Ioannis Tamouridis (1980) as new SEG Racing Academy's Performance Manager. Ioannis is a BSc in Physical Education & Sport Sciences and he is in progress of finishing a MSc in Human Performance and Health at the University of Thessaloniki. On the bike, Ioannis combined a road & track career that lasted 17 years on elite level. Tamouridis, took part in two Olympic Games (London 2012 & Rio 2016), is a multiple time World Championship medal winner on the track, Overall World Cup winner and…continue reading →
Superspark

Superspark

Since 1991 Superspark, been a supplier of special tools and workshop equipment for the two-wheeler industry. With the renowned brand VAR  from France, Superspark's own electric bicycle hoists and the electric “EBS” working standard as a basis, they can offer you a very professional and complete delivery program, for both the specialized bicycle mechanic and the manufacturer. Currently they have added a series consumer products from VAR such as brake pads, water bottles and tools for small bicycle repairs. superspark.nlcontinue reading →

Aike Visbeek appointed as Academy Director

We’re delighted to announce the appointment of Aike Visbeek as Academy Director of SEG Racing Academy. Aike Visbeek, is one of the most promising Sport Directors in international cycling​, with the 2017 Giro d'Italia overall win being his absolute highlight while serving as DS for Team Sunweb.  After a period of 7 years with the WorldTour squad, Visbeek makes now the transition from Sport Director to Managing Director of one of the best U23 development teams in the world. Visbeek, will oversee and manage all the Academy activities at the same time as he combines…continue reading →

Adam Hartley: “I’m buzzing for the season to start”

Our talented British climber, is getting himself ready to start his second season in the Academy's outfit. After a 2019 filled with highs and lows, we could see Hartley finishing in the runner-up spot in Giro Valle della Aosta before putting on a solid climbing performance in Tour d'Alsace. "I’m buzzing for the season to start, everyone in the team gets on really well and we have a good bond which is perfect going into the season. We have worked really hard and I hope the work I have put in will pay…continue reading →

Wood: “It’s very nice to have this training structure”

As a fresh new signing for 2020, our Harrison Wood is enjoying his first training camp in Loutraki as the Academy sets the corner stone for a great season. "The training camp has been really good so far. We have all made some good training rides and also a good baseline for future by doing the 20min test. The efforts have been focused in the z3/4 with good focus on building strength. It's nice to have this structure" highlights the British climber.  The talented British rider is getting to know in first hand…continue reading →

Zijlaard weights on how track racing helps in his road preparation

Maikel Zijlaard, who recently has been competing against some of the biggest names of the sport in 6 Days of Rotterdam, has been enjoying a busy time on the track during the winter period as he gets ready for his first season with the Academy. During that time the talented Dutchman was crowned as national Individual Pursuit Champion, which followed the National Team Pursuit title achieved a few weeks before.  "I think that combining track racing and road training in this time of the winter is really beneficial. It makes the time fly…continue reading →

CyclingLab becomes SEG Racing Academy’s performance partner

We are more than happy to announce that CyclingLab and the SEG Racing Academy will join forces and the Amsterdam and Maastricht-based company will become our performance partner for 2020 onwards. "At Cyclinglab our mission is to train cyclists and we believe that behind real performance there's always a team. Our team of physiotherapists, sports dieticians, trainers and exercise physicians will make sure that the SEG Racing Academy talents have the best possible assistence to improve their performance" highlights Jim van den Berg, owner of CyclingLab.  CyclingLab will bring the performance guidance of…continue reading →

Kaden Groves

Who? Kaden Groves, 'Grovesy'. What about him?    While racing in Australia and Asia with Saint George Continental team and Mitchelton-Scott's development squad, he quickly became was one of the most promising sprinting prospects, and landed in the Academy ready to show what he was capable of in the European circuit.    How did he perform?   Kaden took the European scene by storm and proved himself as one of the best sprinters in the category after taking two stage wins in the first two stage races he started in, Triptyque des Monts…continue reading →
Milan Paulus

Milan Paulus

Date of birth 23/10/2001Country BelgiumPlace of residence Sint-TruidenHeight 179 cmWeight 62 kgBest result 10th in the Junior World Championships in 2019. Favorite pro rider(s) Vincenzo Nibali Why did you start cycling? I was a soccer player, but started cycling after trying a training once with my best friend. It went so well that I decided to quit soccer and become a cyclist. Name your specialties: I'm a climber, but also a very good descender, so that comes in handy. I can also ride a pretty good time trial and even my sprint is getting better every…continue reading →
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