Anastopoulos will join Deuceuninck – Quick Step as a trainer

We are delighted to announce that Vasilis Anastopoulos will be joining Deuceuninck - Quick Step as a trainer from next season onwards. Anastopoulos served as Performance Coach before being appointed as Performance Manager in 2017 and has been part of the project since its early steps in 2014. "When SEG Cycling's management started the team, we set the goal of creating one of the best development teams in the world. Five years down the line we can be really proud of what we have accomplished and of the fact that indeed, SEG Racing…continue reading →

Meeus: The goal is clear, we want to win a stage and be up there on GC”

After a day to forget at Paris Tours U23, our Jordi Meeus has his eyes already set on Olympia's Tour. The 4-day long Dutch race will be the last one of our calendar, that started in early March. "I still feel motivated and ready to give it a solid go. My body is not as fresh as during the first part of the season obviously, but this is the general feeling in the peloton. My shape is good and I did some strong training rides coming into the race" highlights our Belgian sprinter. …continue reading →

Wrap My Bike and SEG Racing Academy partner up from now onwards

We are excited to communicate that Wrap My Bike will become a partner of the SEG Racing Academy from this season onwards. "At Wrap My Bike we create customized designs for road bikes, mountain bikes and all other bikes accessible. We make sure that our designs are made with the highest standards in mind and the best service" highlights Co-Founder Tim Groot. The Dutch-based company will create a unique customized design for Daan Hoole and Alberto Dainese, in order to honor their wins in the U23 Dutch Time Trial nationals and in the…continue reading →

Anastopoulos: “Both of them can do a great TT”

Tomorrow the U23 World Championships will kick-off for the Academy representatives as Daan Hoole and Barnabás Peák will defend their national colors in the time trial. The parcour features a start in Ripon and will finish 30 km later in Harrogate. For Daan Hoole it will be his first U23 World Championships experience after a really solid season in which he has to yet finish lower the ninth in a time trial. The Dutchman claimed the U23 Dutch National TT title in late-June and finished less than one second off the win in…continue reading →

Marco Frigo, more Italian talent at the Academy

We are pleased to announce that the current U23 Italian Road Race Champion, Marco Frigo, will join the Academy and feature a spot in our 2020 roster. "I am very happy and proud to be part of the team for next season. I am aware that being in a team like SEG Racing Academy is a privilege and a great opportunity. Not only for my growth and my development from a cycling point of view but also on a personal level" highlights the 19-year old. Frigo, who had a strong Junior stint in the…continue reading →

Teamwork powers Dainese to second in Gooikse Pijl

Today we went back to Gooikse Pijl, a race that back in 2018 marked an important milestone in the history of the Academy. After a day-long breakaway, our Jordi Meeus outsprinted his companions and delivered the first-ever UCI 1.1 victory to the Academy. Our riders were motivated to repeat last year's success and Tiago Antunes and Ide Schelling making into an initial breakaway of 15 riders was a hint of that. The peloton brought that move back in a very fast first hour of racing in which the race covered almost 50 km.…continue reading →

Van Tricht joins the Academy for the remainder of 2019 onwards

We are stoked to announce that Stan van Tricht has signed for the Academy for 2020 onwards and will ride keep on riding with us as a trainee for the remainder of 2019. "I feel really happy and excited about becoming part of the SEG Racing Academy.  Joining the team already this year as a trainee is a nice opportunity to get to know the team better and hit the ground running" highlights the Belgian rider. Top 10 placements in Liège-Bastogne-Liège U23 and Ronde van Vlaanderen, showed what Van Tricht can do already…continue reading →

The Academy goes down fighting in GP Wallonie

Today our riders started in UCI 1.1's Grand Prix de Wallonie, which presented a broken parcour featuring 9 côtes, including the final one all the way to the Citadelle de Namur on cobbles. The succession of short step climbs at the end, previewed a fast and hard final rush to the line. The day was off to a fast start and after some attempts to make it up the road, it was a group of 5 riders the one that eventually got away. Within that group, we could find the likes of Tour…continue reading →

Milan Paulus will move to the Academy in 2020

We are really excited to report that 17-year old Milan Paulus has agreed to join the Academy for the 2020 season onwards. "I'm really looking forward to joining the team next season. I hope and expect that it will be a great run and I want to seize some nice results for the team and my new teammates" highlights Paulus.  The young Belgian talent has had an eventful 2019 as he rode to second in the Junior TT Nationals and to third in the overall classification of France's Ain Bugey Valromey Tour and currently…continue reading →

Kooistra (6th) & Rasch (10th) sprint ino the Top 10 in De Kustpijl

Today's UCI's 1.2 De Kustpijl featured a totally flat 200 km long parcour that previewed a bunch sprint already from the starting gun. We arrived to the line, with a strong lineup ready to make the most of the day. The race started as usual, with many riders trying to make it up the road and eventually it was a 4-man group the one featuring the break of the day. Our riders sat nice and easy in the middle of the bunch saving the legs and energy for the final part as it…continue reading →