After spending two seasons in the junior category, women go straight into the elite category. This means they have to race against the very best in the world and that is one big step to take, which . The Talent Cycling Elite Development Team helps young, talented riders to make the transition.
While part of this team there are some occasions for riders to test themselves against the best riders in the world, without having to say goodbye to valuable races on club level.
In this environment development is obviously the main priority. Of course, results are always pursued, but the long-term development is the main focus. Achieving learning goals, both on physical and mental level, is prioritised over quick success.