Race Preview: Le Samyn

Tomorrow our 2021 season will kick off with 7 of our talents lining up at the start line of 1.1's Le Samyn. In the current times, the preparation has been difficult as the multiple restrictions in different countries have made it difficult for the team to organize a full-fledged training camp. However, our riders have been training in different locations like Calpe or Girona in order to get to our opening race in the best shape possible.  Le Samyn offers a predominantly flat parcour throughout the 200+km, with its six cobbled sections being…continue reading →

SEG Racing Academy and Garmin join forces for the future

We are delighted to announce that the SEG Racing Academy has reached a sponsorship agreement with Garmin® International, Inc. Garmin is a market leader and an innovative force not only in the sports industry but also at a technological level. Garmin joins Tacx®, which was acquired by Garmin in 2019, as a sponsor and will provide SEG Racing Academy cyclists with Edge® 530 GPS cycling computers, HRM-Pro™ heart rate straps, and Index™ S2 Smart Scales. The Garmin products will provide riders with state-of-the-art performance data and metrics, as well as GPS and navigational…continue reading →

Ioannis Tamouridis: “We are focussing on bringing them”

With the always-changing environment and the cancellation of some of the early-season goals, our Performance Staff is now busy with the creation of the training plans for each of our talents. Ioannis Tamouridis, our Performance Manager, sat down with us for a quick Q&A about the current state of the preparation and how they deal with setting long-term goals.  What’s the main focus of the training of the talents now?With races being canceled one after the other the most difficult part of our job right now is to keep the riders motivated. But…continue reading →

KOO Eyewear becomes the Academy’s eyewear partner

We are delighted to announce that the SEG Racing Academy and Italy's glasses manufacturer, KOO Eyewear, will become our official partner and will provide our riders and staff with racing and leisure lenses. The Italian-based company designs eyewear for sports enthusiasts who demand the best and appreciate a timeless style. These values together with the innovative and high-quality vision that KOO bases their work on totally match what the SEG Racing Academy stands for and therefore it felt like the natural step to partner up and join forces for the future.  Our talents…continue reading →