Affini powers to second at the U23 Italian TT nationals

Affini powers to second at the U23 Italian TT nationals

Our Edoardo Affini raced today the U23 TT Italian Championships and ended the day with a silver medal. The strong Italian rider faced a really tough and hilly parcour which did not entirely suited him, but that did not stop the 21-year old and he put on a strong ride and falling just 14 seconds short from the winner. Despite being so close to the top spot of the podium, Edo was satisfied with his performance: "My form is coming, I felt really good these days and also today I was good. Today's…continue reading →
Strong team performance in the IT Vaals

Strong team performance in the IT Vaals

Our guys put on a great performance as today's test around Vaals was a difficult one. The 15,5 km long time trial went through a hilly circuit which made it a tough one for the riders. The recently crowned U23 National champion, Julius van den Berg, showed the Dutch stripes and finished his ride in the top spot of the table, only being beaten minutes later by one other rider. The strong Dutchman finished the day with the second fastest time, showing once again his power when riding against the clock. Teammate Edoardo…continue reading →
Medical update

Medical update

Cees Bol Due to a concussion as a result of his crash in the beginning of March, Cees Bol is not back on the bike yet. Luckily, he is slowly getting better, but only time can help Cees get fully fit again. We don’t push things, as it is important to recover properly before resuming hard training sessions. For sure this is a big blow for the 2016 Olympia's Tour winner, but even by missing some of his early season goals, we are sure that the Dutch rider will shine as soon as…continue reading →
Strong team performance in today’s individual time trial

Strong team performance in today’s individual time trial

The morning stage saw our riders getting down the ramp for the first time trial of the season. The 10km loop around Chièvres did not stop our Edoardo Affini as he powered to 8th place just six seconds down the stage winner. After a solid effort against the clock, Jan Maas and Hartthijs de Vries, moved up to 13th and 15th in GC.  The afternoon stage presented a challenging start where the riders had to tackle up to six categorized climbs within the first 40 km before getting into the final circuit. Ide Schelling…continue reading →
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 →