Affini: “SEG Racing Academy is the perfect fit for me”

Affini: “SEG Racing Academy is the perfect fit for me”

After kicking off his season last weekend with Ster van Zwolle, Edoardo Affini will be back on his bike tomorrow for an action-packed weekend at Ronde van Drenthe and Dorpenomloop Rucphen. The 20-year old rode for the Italian Team Brilla last year, claiming the GP de Nardi and was selected for several races with the national elite squad. For Edoardo, former European Champion (junior road race), the decision to join to SEG Racing Academy was easy. "The personal guidance is so important for me, I can improve a lot on and off the bike…continue reading →
First weekend of racing – recap

First weekend of racing – recap

What a start of the season for our guys! Last week, Stephen Williams won the Wattmeister competition. He is now one step closer to a traineeship with Katusha Cycling. On Saturday, Fabio Jakobsen spent the day working in the breakaway and, after following all the late attacks, launched and dominated the final sprint to take the victory at Ster Van Zwolle! Yesterday, our boys wrapped up the first weekend of racing with a superb team performance that delivered Gabriel Cullaigh to eight place in a rainy edition of Grand Prix de la Ville de Lillers.  We are…continue reading →
Gabriel Cullaigh takes eighth in GP Lillers

Gabriel Cullaigh takes eighth in GP Lillers

Today's Grand Prix Cycliste de Lillers has been a tough day out for our team. Not only the challenging profile but also the weather conditions, have made the course harder and have led to many abandons. A very fast start with have featured many attempts to make the break of the day, but our guys followed those moves perfectly and the team has been always represented in the front. Once the race got to the last lap there were some attacks trying to break the massive sprint, but the team relied on teamwork…continue reading →
Ster van Zwolle: first race, first victory

Ster van Zwolle: first race, first victory

Ster van Zwolle was our first race of the season and what a race it was! An early 9-man breakaway including Fabio Jakobsen was allowed up to 9 minutes by the bunch. The main group tried to get back the break cutting the gap down to 5 min with 30 km remaining, but victory remained upfront. After controlling  some attacks by his breakaway companions in the final end of the course, Fabio sprinted to victory! What a way to kick off our season!continue reading →
Ide Schelling’s U23 debut

Ide Schelling’s U23 debut

Saturday's Ster Van Zwolle will feature Ide Schelling's debut at U23 level. After a succesful last junior season, the 19-year old comes to our team to continue his development. "For me it was a top priority to join SEG Racing Academy", says Ide. "As a first year rider, it is all about learning. Having teammates who already won a lot in U23 is a big help. They are good people on and off the bike, which makes the perfect environment to learn and improve." We will closely follow this talented Dutch rider through the…continue reading →