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 →
Peák powers to a solo win in Tour de Normandie

Peák powers to a solo win in Tour de Normandie

Today's arrival to Bagnoles de l'Orne brought sweet and nice memories to the Academy expedition as current Education-First rider and Academy alumni, Julius van den Berg, won there last year. Once again, the race started with a very fast pace and several riders tried to make it across. Marten Kooistra represented our flag in some of the early moves, but it was eventually a group of six riders with Bárnabas Peák in it the one which made it up the road. The Hungarian Champion's group got a maximum gap of close two minutes, while…continue reading →
The first steps of Barnabas Peak

The first steps of Barnabas Peak

Barnabás Peák joined the Academy ahead of the 2019 season after completing a traineeship with WorldTour's Quick-Step Floors. The young Hungarian, who currently holds the double crown as Elite National Champion in the road race and time trial disciplines, landed a spot in the Academy roster after two seasons at the UCI World Cycling Center Team. However, Peák it is a late-comer to the sport as it was not until he was 16 years old that he started things seriously with cycling. "I began my cycling journey in November 2014 as I was certainly…continue reading →
Barnabás Peák joins the Academy in 2019

Barnabás Peák joins the Academy in 2019

We are delighted to welcome the talented Barnabás Peák to the Academy ahead of the 2019 season. The 19-year started the year as a member of the UCI World Cycling Center team and earned a spot as a trainee for Quick-Step Floors from August onwards. "I am very excited to join such a successful and well-organized development team. From the outside, everything looks really smooth so I can not wait to be a part of it". Peak, who just finished his second year in the U23 category, had a consistent 2018 where he achived…continue reading →