Peter Lenderink retires from cycling

Peter Lenderink retires from cycling

Saturday's U23 Dutch Nationals road race was the last race of Netherland's Peter Lenderink. The 22-year old has decided to step aside from cycling because of a vasoconstriction in his groin diagnosed back in late 2016. After undergoing surgery in March 2017 the strong Dutchman made his comeback to the racing scheme in September of that very same year. Despite all the sacrifices and the hard work put in, the state of his injury did not improve and it reached the same condition as before the surgery. After a long and hard reflection process,…continue reading →
Peter Lenderink: “I want be a better rider than the one I was before the injury”

Peter Lenderink: “I want be a better rider than the one I was before the injury”

Last season was a tough one for Peter Lenderink. After two years at Rabobank Development the talented Dutch rider joined the Academy, but things got off to a bad start as he diagnosed with a vasoconstriction in his groin that required surgery. Together with the Academy's medical team, Peter decided to undergo surgery in order to recover the full ability to ride his bike at a high level."I am looking forward to next season. I had only few racing days in my legs last year because of the injury, but now that I am fully recovered…continue reading →
We wrap up the Top Competitie with Maas taking fifth in Eurode Omloop

We wrap up the Top Competitie with Maas taking fifth in Eurode Omloop

Eurode Omloop feature the last round of the 2017 Top Competitie's race. With start and finish in Markt the riders had go around an almost 13 kilometers long circuit a total of 12 times to finish off the 180 km long course. The race was off to a fast start and it took almost an hour before the eventual break of the day was set. A large group of 16 riders broke clear from the main pack and went up the road, with Hartthijs de Vries and Peter Lenderink showing our colors in that…continue reading →
Ninth place for Adriaan Janssen at Echt-Susteren

Ninth place for Adriaan Janssen at Echt-Susteren

Today's Kernen Omloop Echt-Susteren was a special day for our team as our strong Dutchman Peter Lenderink made his return to the racing scheme after undergoing surgery on his groin in April. The 191 km long parcour with start and finish in Echt was marked by a fast start and a succession of attacks, but it wasn't until a 13-man group went up the road that the breakaway was finally set.  Omloop van der Braakman's winner, Adriaan Janssen, made the front cut and kept the Academy's colors well-represented upfront. The distance kept growing…continue reading →
Peter Lenderink makes his racing return tomorrow

Peter Lenderink makes his racing return tomorrow

Tomorrow's Dutch one-day classic, Echt-Susteren, will set an important milestone for our Peter Lenderink. More than 4 months after undergoing surgery for removing the vasoconstriction in his groin, the strong Dutchman will line-up tomorrow for a race for the first time this season. Peter feels happy and relaxed ahead of tomorrow's race:"I'm feeling good. I am still recovering from my surgery, but I am making progress. The doctors told me that I would need a minimum of 6 months to be fully recovered and on racing level again, and it's been only four…continue reading →
Cees Bol makes his comeback today in Zottegem

Cees Bol makes his comeback today in Zottegem

Today's Belgian one day classic, GP Stad Zottegem, marks Cees Bol comeback at racing level. The 2016 winner of the Olympia's Tour suffered a domestic accident on March 3rd, just a couple of days before GP Lillers where he was supposed to kick off his 2017 season:"I just came back from training and I was resting at home, when all the sudden I fainted because standing up fast and fell on my head. I was unconscious but it was sure that I suffered a concussion." The recovery process wasn't an easy road for Cees…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 →
Medical update

Medical update

Cees Bol Even though he was more than ready to kick off his season, Cees Bol suffered an unfortunate incident at home. A knock on his head resulted in a severe concussion. We are being extra careful with Cees, monitoring him day by day to see when it will be appropriate for him to get back on the bike. This is obviously a big blow for the winner of Olympia’s Tour 2016, who had ambitious goals for this spring. Hopefully, Cees will be fully recovered soon.  Peter Lenderink The strong Dutchman had a…continue reading →