Preview Tour d’Alsace

Preview Tour d’Alsace

After a tough Giro valle d'Aosta, our talents are ready to hit the ground running with the Tour d'Alsace. A race that holds good memories as Fabio Jakobsen scored a stage win in the last stage of the 2017 edition and in 2019 Alex Evans was close to the win in the mythical Planche des Belles Filles. With an initial prologue and four more stages following, we will be looking to grab a stage and aim for a solid GC as the shape and condition of the riders is close to optimal to…continue reading →

Preview Giro valle d’Aosta

In two days' time, our talents will be back at the racing scheme with the 3-day long Giro valle d'Aosta. The Italian stage race is one of the main events in the U23 calendar, with three really hard stages that will test the best climbers of the category. The last edition was held in 2019, where we achieved a strong result with a stage win in the first stage with Ide Schelling, who spend a day in yellow and Adam Hartley wrapped up a very strong performance and became second overall. We will…continue reading →

No luck in GP Vermarc

Today's GP Vermarc, marked our comeback to the road racing scene since mid-March, when the COVID-19 outbreak happened. Our clothing partner, Vermarc, worked hard on putting together this Kermesse so they could provide several teams and riders with an opportunity to be back on the road with an organized competition.  The race feature a total of 10 laps over a 16 km long circuit. It was a fast start and quickly a large breakaway went up the road with Milan Paulus representing the Academy flag. The 14-man group was allowed close to two…continue reading →

Statement about SEG eRacing U23 Series

Due to technical issues, we have been forced to cancel the start of the second race of the SEG eRacing U23 Series that featured the Paterberg loop. We are really frustrated with the situation as we are aware of the enthusiasm that all participating teams had from the very first moment this series launched and how they adapted their schedules to make this initiative possible. RGT Cycling is doing its very best to find out what caused this issue. We will have a full-length analysis of the situation shortly. More info about what…continue reading →
Groves wins the opening stage in Circuit des Ardennes

Groves wins the opening stage in Circuit des Ardennes

The Circuit des Ardennes kicked off with a long 188 km long stage. The day was off to calm start and quickly two riders escaped from the main group and they got a significant gap that at a certain point was more than 6 minutes. Even though a rider tried to bridge across the leading group at a certain point, he was eventually brought back by the bunch. All six Academy jerseys could be found in the peloton, sitting nice and easy in the wheels saving energy for the final sprint to the line.…continue reading →
Chaotic day in Normandie with Meeus spriting to third

Chaotic day in Normandie with Meeus spriting to third

After yesterday's win by Alberto Dainese, which also catapulted him to the top of the General Classification, today's stage was presented as a tough one for our guys. The Italian sprinter started the day in the right way as he took three bonus seconds in the intermediate sprint. But after a very fast first hour of racing, where the bunch covered almost 50 km, our Italian sprinter could not follow the pace and lost contact to the main group in the second climb of the day. That group never got back to the bunch,…continue reading →
Hard day up La Planche des Belles Filles

Hard day up La Planche des Belles Filles

One of the hardest stages of the Tour d'Alsace was up for grabs today. The 143 km long parcour included a total of five categorized climbs along the way and it presented a hard-fought battle all the way until the end. The peloton was off to a fast start and after several attempts to make it to the breakaway, with Thymen Arensman representing our colors, it was a group of four riders the ones who made the cut. Once the four-man group was away there were several counter-attacks that could not distance themselves from…continue reading →
Preview Market Heistse Pijl

Preview Market Heistse Pijl

After some hectic racing action in last Sunday's Paris Roubaix, the Academy will pin on the numbers again tomorrow in Belgium's 1.1 Market Heistse Pijl. The race presents a predominantly flat parcour that will be decided after a total of eight local laps. A fast day on the bike, with no rest and tireless attacking, is expected as well as changing weather conditions. Seven talented riders will represent the Academy flag in the start line in Turnhout, with Cees Bol looking forward to continuing with his amazing results chart that has seen him a total of 19 times…continue reading →
Back-to-back wins for Williams who extends the race lead

Back-to-back wins for Williams who extends the race lead

After yesterday's stage win and race leadership, our riders faced today's stage two with the pressure of defending Stevie Williams' leader's jersey. The stage featured a mountaintop finish, with almost 8 kilometers at a nine percent average gradient. The day was off to a nervous start and our George Stavrakakis was involved in one of the crashes shortly after the stage was on. A group of 15 riders formed the breakaway of the day, with our Ide Schelling representing the Academy interests in the front. The race went on without any major incidents with…continue reading →
Anastopoulos: “Being the best team in Normandie and Bretagne shows the strength of the Academy”

Anastopoulos: “Being the best team in Normandie and Bretagne shows the strength of the Academy”

After several hard working months behind the scenes, the Academy has been off to a strong season start. A total of 15 wins after just two months of racing do not come out of the blue, way before our first training camp our riders' training has been monitored by our Performance Staff in order to get the best out of each of them. "We can proudly say that the big performances have not come from one or two riders but from the whole team. Many different riders have been strong already and won some races,…continue reading →
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