We bring the curtain down on our European season at Paris-Tours (217km) in a race that should once again see the parcours favour the Classics specialists. The race will include nine sectors totaling 10.7km of “vineyard tracks” while there are no less than seven climbs in the final 50km. Søren Kragh Andersen is the defending champion having seen off Niki Terpstra and Benoit Cosnefroy in 2018. Our line-up features a final start for the retiring Lars Bak who brings the curtain down on a stellar career which has spanned all of two decades. His teammates presented him with a cake on the eve of theRead More →

This Saturday we will be in action at Il Lombardia. The final ‘Monument’ of the year is always a highlight of the calendar and signals the end of a long season for many riders. The 113th edition of Il Lombardia promises plenty of action, with the 243km course starting in Bergamo and ending in Como. The first big test of the day comes at 50km into racing, with the climb of  Colle Gallo. From there, the riders will need to navigate five more climbs, including Muro di Sormano and Colma di Sormano, before reaching the finish line in Como. Lining up for Team Dimension DataRead More →

We are delighted to announce that the highly experienced Lars Michaelsen joins us in the capacity of Head Sports Director from 1 January 2020, as we rebrand to Team NTT. The Dane, 50, raced professionally for 14 years securing 25 victories with teams including the likes of CSC, TVM, Team Coast and Française des Jeux. Career highlights include victory at Gent-Wevelgem in 1995 as well as a stage victory at the Vuelta a España in 1997. That win on the opening stage saw him wear the leader’s jersey for four stages. At Paris-Roubaix in 2005 he finished an impressive fifth, as he did in 2002,Read More →

We are delighted to announce a trio of exciting signings confirmed to join Team NTT in 2020. They are the Australian duo of Benjamin Dyball and Dylan Sunderland along with Denmark’s Andreas Stokbro. All three take the significant step up from Continental and Pro-Continental level, respectively, to the WorldTour following an exhaustive, industry-leading approach in identifying them specifically as talents required for our team. Dyball, 30, currently rides for Team Sapura and has had an excellent 2019 season. The highlight being his overall victory at the Tour de Langkawi which included a win on the stage four summit finish at Genting Highlands. It was theRead More →

Greg Van Avermaet (CCC Team) took the honours in Montreal, ahead of Diego Ulissi (UAE Team Emirates), with Ivan Garcia (Bahrain-Merida) . Michael Valgren continued our team’s strong performance, wrapping up the weekend races with a 5th place. The break of the day enjoyed the majority of the race out front, but the teams with sprint ambitions kept a watchful eye over proceedings. Once they had been caught, there were plenty attacks off the front, with Reinardt Janse van Rensburg featuring in a few moves. Valgren was well positioned in the reduced bunch in the final lap and took 5th place. Reinardt Janse van RensburgRead More →

Michael Matthews (Team Sunweb) won the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec, ahead of Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) and Greg Van Avermaet (Team CCC),  with Tom Jelte Slagter claiming 6th place for us. The early breakaway of six riders enjoyed the majority of the day in front, but were swept up with two laps of the 12,6km circuit to go. Following that, there were plenty of attacks off the front. However, all the attacks were neutralised, and with 1km to go, the reduced bunch sprinted to the line, with Matthews taking the win. Tom Jelte Slagter crossed the line in 6th place for us. Michael Valgren tookRead More →

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka were announced as winners at the prestigious Beyond Sport Global Awards 2019 in New York on Thursday as the Best Corporate Campaign or Initiative in the Sport for Good category. This is for our work with the Qhubeka charity. The award recognises organizations that are using their reach, resources and influence to effect change. Together with our partners, supporters, riders and staff we have funded over 27 000 bikes to Qhubeka. These funds are channelled into Qhubeka’s scholar mobility and mechanic training programmes, which help children to access education, help support skills development and job creation in South Africa. This year’s BeyondRead More →

We are very proud to announce that Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka has been shortlisted for the Beyond Sport Global Awards 2019 in the Best Corporate Campaign or Initiative in Sport for Good category, for our work with Qhubeka Charity. Together with our partners, supporters, riders and staff we have funded over 27 000 bikes to Qhubeka. The funds raised by the #BicyclesChangeLives campaign are channelled into Qhubeka’s scholar mobility and mechanic training programmes. This initiative helps children to get to school and sports activities more easily, and mechanics to access economic opportunities. In its 11th year as the pinnacle of purpose-driven sports awards, this year’s shortlist forRead More →

This Friday we will lineup in Canada for the first of the two UCI World Tour one-day races, the Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec, with the Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal taking place on Sunday. Both races are circuits around the cities of Québec and Montréal , spanning over 200 kms, with the peloton lapping the Québec course 16 times and the Montréal course consisting of 18 laps. Michael Valgren, Enrico Gasparotto and Roman Kreuziger will headline our roster. Valgren claimed two top 10 spots in last year’s editions of the races, and in his most recent outing for the team, claimed 4th in theRead More →

We are delighted to confirm six contract renewals that will underpin the next phase of our team’s journey as we rebrand as Team NTT in 2020. Exciting and in-demand South African sprinter Ryan Gibbons, who continues to progress at the very highest level, will be looking to even greater success in 2020. He impressed hugely at the Tour Down Under early on in the year and followed that up with fourth at the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race. Gibbons also finished twice in the top 10 on stages at the Giro dÍtalia in 2019 to go with capturing the individual time trial title atRead More →