Dainese takes second in the opening day in Normandie

Dainese takes second in the opening day in Normandie

Today it was the start of our first stage race of the season, Tour de Normandie. The 7-day long stage race kicked off with a 159 km long stage, which featured several laps to a local circuit before the finish. After some early attempts, a 4-man breakaway went up the road with the peloton allowing more than 4 minutes before picking up the pace shrinking the distance. No Academy riders were part of the early move, instead, all six sat nice and easy in the wheels saving energy for the hectic final awaiting. However,…continue reading →
SEG Racing Academy is looking for a Strategy Director through PC game

SEG Racing Academy is looking for a Strategy Director through PC game

AMSTERDAM - The UCI Continental team SEG Racing Academy is utilizing the Pro Cycling Manager 2018 (PCM) PC game by Cyanide Studio to look for a Strategy Director. On Saturday, May 4th, the best PCM players in the world will compete in the SEG Racing Academy PCM Cup 2019. The winner of the SEG PCM Cup will be invited to join the team as Strategy Director for a race day, all expenses paid!Bart van Haaren, SEG Racing Academy Manager: “SEG Racing Academy has always embraced technology and is continuously innovating. We are curious…continue reading →
Stavrakakis: “Racing on Zwift pushes your limits”

Stavrakakis: “Racing on Zwift pushes your limits”

George Stavrakakis is kicking off his second season in the Academy get up. This off-season our 20-year old has featured four times our lineup in KISS Super League races, finishing in a well-fought sixth place last week in round 8. "Zwift is a very nice new experience. It's the easiest way to test yourself against the pros by staying at your own house. Zwift can move cycling forward and attract this way more people to get on the bikes and ride against the big names. The risk of crashing is zero, no possibility…continue reading →
Rasch takes 5th in Houtse Linies and Schelling 11th in RvD

Rasch takes 5th in Houtse Linies and Schelling 11th in RvD

It was an action-packed Sunday for the Academy as we featured the start line of Ronde van Drenthe and Houtse Linies, with the goal of keep on showing ourselves and trying to make the most of it. Both races were presented under rainy and windy conditions, which did not stop our youngsters of getting stuck in. The unfavorable weather conditions and the cobbled sections were two of the main obstacles to overcome in Houtse Linies, however, the Academy flag was always well-represented in the front of the race thanks to the efforts of Minne Verboom. The…continue reading →
Jordi Meeus sprints to second in Wanzele Koerse

Jordi Meeus sprints to second in Wanzele Koerse

The first pro-Kermesse of the season was up for grabs today in Belgian soil, as our riders started in Wanzele Koerse. A race that brings back sweet memories from the last edition, as our Alumni Cees Bol (currently wearing Team Sunweb's get up in the WordTour) won in a fashionable way after finishing a 13-km long solo attack. As usual, the race was marked by countless attacks and small groups going up the road throughout the 16 laps to the local circuit. Our colors were well-represented at all times, especially as Jordi Meeus and…continue reading →
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 →
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 →