Adam Hartley moves to second on GC

Adam Hartley moves to second on GC

Today's stage at the Giro Ciclistico Valle d'Aosta featured a total of four categorized climbs in which was the longest run in this year's race. The race was kicked off in a fast way as several attempts to make it out the road marked the first part of the stage. At the end, it was a group of 12 riders the ones distancing the bunch and making it to the breakaway of the day. We started the day with Adam Hartley (third) and Ide Schelling (fourth) in the first placements of the general classification,…continue reading →
Schelling & Hartley stay in the Top 5 overall in Aosta

Schelling & Hartley stay in the Top 5 overall in Aosta

After yesterday's success, that saw Ide Schelling taking the stage win as well as the leaders and KOM jersey, our guys kicked off the second road stage of the Italian that featured the first mountaintop finish. The race started with several attempts to make it up the road, but it was not until well entered into the stage that a group of 12-riders distanced the peloton. Our Ide Schelling, yellow jersey wearer for the day, had a mechanical problem at the beginning of the second-to-last climb of the day, which forced him to chase…continue reading →
Schelling wins in Aosta

Schelling wins in Aosta

The Giro valle d'Aosta started yesterday with a 3 km long prologue which tested the fast legs of all the participants. As it happened in the Giro d'Italia U23, our guys fell less than 1 second short to the leaders jersey and stage win. In this case, it was Daan Hoole, who started his stint in the national champion jersey with a second place in the day, joined by Ide Schelling in 10th. The first road stage presented a really hard parcour with three categorized climbs. The race set off with a big group…continue reading →
Jordi Meeus: “I am stronger and smarter than last year”

Jordi Meeus: “I am stronger and smarter than last year”

The 2018 season was already a solid year for our Belgian Jordi Meeus. The now 21-year old took an impressive win in 1.1's Gooikse Pijl, which was the icing on the cake after performing strongly in the one-day classics all day long. Meeus rode into the 2019 season with the goal to get that extra step in the classics. "I can't complain about the first half of the season. I started really good and got into podium really early on. I have some targets which I worked really hard towards, but luck was…continue reading →
Vasilis Anastopoulos present in Brussel’s Science and Cycling conference

Vasilis Anastopoulos present in Brussel’s Science and Cycling conference

Our Performance Manager, Vasilis Anastopoulos, was recently a speaker in the Science and Cycling Conference celebrated in Brussels ahead of the Tour de France's Grand Départ. Anastopoulos developed a presentation focus on Academy Alumni Fabio Jakobsen titled "The development pathway of a world-class sprinter". We sat down with him for a quick Q&A about it. How was the experience of presenting the SEG Racing Academy way to everyone attending the conference in Brussels? I am really thankful to the organizers of the Science and Cycling conference for giving me the chance to present the way…continue reading →
Burger on his recovery: “It helped me to grow as a cyclist and as a person”

Burger on his recovery: “It helped me to grow as a cyclist and as a person”

Bad luck hit Sven Burger's interests in late February, as after some pain in the knee during the last day of training in Loutraki resulted in a runner's knee, causing him an inflammation under the tendon of his right knee. "The injury started with some small pain in the last 10 minutes on the last big session of February's training camp. At first, it was nothing to be really anxious about but during the night it got swollen and really painful. Back then I was told to stay calm and not to worry too…continue reading →
Wessel Krul will join the Academy

Wessel Krul will join the Academy

We are delighted to announce that Wessel Krul will join the Academy as he secured a contract from 2020 onwards. The 19-year old will be intensively involved with the team since August the 1st as he will join us as a trainee from the remainder of the 2019 season. "I’m really looking forward to joining the Academy. I had a really good feeling about the team and with the people I talked to. It gave me a lot of confidence for the rest of the season and the upcoming races" points out Krul. The…continue reading →
Daan Hoole: “I knew that I could win that race”

Daan Hoole: “I knew that I could win that race”

Yestarday, our Daan Hoole claimed the U23 Dutch National TT title. After placing third last year as a first year in the category, Hoole came back this year ready to make it the best of the event and step up these two spots on the podium. "I am really happy that this goal is accomplished. In the past weeks in the training camp in Loutraki we focussed my training sessions on that because we win that I could win it" highlights Hoole. Hoole, already showed a glimpse of his TT ability by taking Top…continue reading →
Barnabás Peák set to join Mitchelton-Scott

Barnabás Peák set to join Mitchelton-Scott

We are delighted to announce that Barnabás Peák will join WorldTour's Mitchelton-Scott in a two-year deal. "I am stoked to join such a successful and high-profile team as Mitchelton-Scott. I have always been a fan, they are one of my favorites and it is beyond belief that I am going to ride for them" highlights the Tour de Normandie's stage winner. The 20-year old, who already completed a traineeship with Quick-Step Floors last year, is more than ready to kick off his WorldTour journey and integrate himself into the team's structure. "I feel like…continue reading →
Giro d’Italia U23 wrap up

Giro d’Italia U23 wrap up

After a tough and difficult race marked by the crashes and bad luck we had in the first part of the Giro d'Italia U23, we entered into the last weekend of racing in Italy hoping to make it count and ready to shake up the race. The second-to-last day saw our Barnabás Peák successfully making to the breakaway that made it to the finish, but our Hungarian rider was beaten in the final rush to the line and had to come home with a second place in the day after playing it perfectly…continue reading →