Jordi Meeus: “I look back really good on the first weekend of racing”

Jordi Meeus: “I look back really good on the first weekend of racing”

After several months, two training camps in Loutraki, and thousands of miles on the bike it was about time to be back in the Belgian and Dutch one-day races. Jordi Meeus featured the line-up in both races finishing second in Ronde van Groningen. "Personally, I look back really good on the first weekend of racing, the legs felt really good and form is on point. I could win the sprint for the second place which gave me confidence for the next races! As a team, we made some mistakes, but we have a…continue reading →
Jesper Rasch

Jesper Rasch

Date of birth 22-03-1998Country NetherlandsPlace of residence: Zandvoort, North Holland, NetherlandsHeight 178 cmWeight 71 kgBest result Winner Clubcompetitie general classement 2018 / Classic race Grote Omloop van de Veenkoloniën 2018 / Stage 2 Tour de Deux Sevrès 2018 Favorite pro rider(s) Mark Cavendish  Why did you start cycling?As a child, I was involved in football seven days a week. After seven years, I was bothered by the mentality of teammates. My last year as a footballer I played a match on the football field on Saturday and the next day a race on the bike. It went better and…continue reading →
Kaden Groves

Kaden Groves

Date of birth 23/12/1998 Country  Australia Place of residence - Girona during the season, Mooloolaba in Australia Height  179cm Weight  76kg Best result U19 Australian Road Race Champion, Tour of Qinghai Lake Stage 13 (2018) Favorite pro rider(s) Michael Matthews   Why did you start cycling? Originally, to recover from an injury but enjoyed it so much I didn’t stop.   Name your specialties: Sprints   What do you do besides cycling? Drink coffee, visit the beach and try local bakeries   What’s your favorite race in the 2019 calendar? Paris Roubaix   What’s…continue reading →
Solid Academy performance in our opening weekend

Solid Academy performance in our opening weekend

After two training camps in Loutraki and several months of winter training in the legs, it was about time to pin on the numbers for an action-packed weekend of racing in Belgium and The Netherlands. Our opening weekend was off to a great start in which after a hard day and cold day out our Belgian sprinter, Jordi Meeus, took second in Ronde van Groningen. A flat out race which saw the peloton break into pieces several times. The race was won by a solo rider, who held on the chasing group after…continue reading →
Fleet Complete Cycling Academy – p/b SEG Racing Academy

Fleet Complete Cycling Academy – p/b SEG Racing Academy

We are excited to expand the blueprint of our successful Racing Academy to a new dimension. The launch of this new youth initiative, Fleet Complete Cycling Academy, will focus on the Greek youth and will provide some of the biggest Greek talents with the tools to further develop themselves."Since our inception, we have had a strong bond with Greece. For the last 5 years, our riders spent the wintertime in the region of Loutraki in order to prepare for the season. In these years we have reckoned Cycling is immensely popular there, but…continue reading →
Vasilis Anastopoulos looks back to the training camp performance

Vasilis Anastopoulos looks back to the training camp performance

Once again and for the fifth year in a row, the Academy has moved to Loutraki in the months of January and February in order to properly prepare for the season. The ideal weather conditions and the perfect roads led that most of the team stayed in Greece in between the two training camps, creating a solid base for the season. Performance Manager and Training Camp coordinator, Vasilis Anastopoulos, is positive about the work done over the past two months. "We can only be satisfied with the two camps that we did in Loutraki.…continue reading →
Kaden Groves sprints to second in Zwift’s Kiss Road Race

Kaden Groves sprints to second in Zwift’s Kiss Road Race

The Kiss Road Race powered by Zwift landed to the fourth round out of the ten that are compressed in the competition. The race featured a parcour inspired in the streets around New York, and our talented Kaden Groves overcame the short steep climbs and powered to second in the race after a solid effort. "I am very happy with the race, it was quite a hard course with some hard steep climbs. I went flat out, so I am happy with the end-result" highlights the Australian rider. We are proud to have the Academy…continue reading →
Academy Alumni, Nick Schultz, shines in Herald Sun Tour

Academy Alumni, Nick Schultz, shines in Herald Sun Tour

The Herald Sun Tour featured the featured the first race of Academy Alumni, Nick Schultz, with WorldTour's Mitchelton-Scott. The young Australian, who graduated from the Academy in 2016, completed his jump to the top category in cycling after two years at Pro Continental level with Caja Rural-Seguros RGA. The 24-year old did not wait to show what he is capable off and wrapped up the last race of the Australian summer with a stage win and a second place overall in the general classification. "It felt special just to be on the start line with…continue reading →
Richard Groenendaal to join the Academy as a DS

Richard Groenendaal to join the Academy as a DS

We are pleased to announce the addition of Richard Groenendaal to our Performance Staff. Richard (Former CX- World Champion) will become our second addition to the staff, after Maarten Tjallingii, and will join the team in some of the most important races of our calendar as a Sports Director. Richard's vision on talent development and coaching run alongside the values that the Academy has been implementing ever since its inception back 2015. His addition will bring valuable input to our youngsters who will learn a lot of his past experience not only as a…continue reading →
Maarten Tjallingii joins the Academy Performance Staff

Maarten Tjallingii joins the Academy Performance Staff

We are delighted to announce the addition of Maarten Tjallingii to our Performance Staff. The addition of the former Dutch pro-rider will bring more experience and first-hand knowledge to the Academy Performance structure as he enjoyed a total of 13 seasons in the professional ranks, between 2003 and 2016, with highlights such as winning the Tour of Belgium in 2006 and powering to the podium in the 2011 edition of Paris Roubaix. Maarten knows how important the mental aspect is in order to reach your maximum potential as a cyclist, and that will…continue reading →