Giacomo Nizzolo sprinted to victory on the final stage of the Tour of Slovenia. The Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka rider was able to get the better of Luka Mezgec (Mitchelton-Scott) and Shane Archbold (Bora-Hansgrohe) at the line in Novo Mesto. The final stage of the Tour of Slovenia got underway in pouring rain, but it wasn’t so much the weather that was playing on the minds of the riders. A category 3 climb that peaked just 29km from the finish would be the major factor in today’s 167km race. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka were hoping to set up our Italian, Giacomo Nizzolo for the final,Read More →

Egan Bernal (Team Ineos) won stage 7 of the Tour de Suisse, extending his lead on the overall classification. Domenico Pozzovivo (Bahrain-Merida) was 2nd and Rohann Dennis (Bahrain-Merida) 3rd. Stage 7 of the Tour de Suisse was the longest of the race at 217km with the final being up to the top of the 12km Gotthard Pass. Our young neo pro, Gino Mader, showed no fear at the difficult day that lay ahead as he attacked early to make it into the 7-rider break of the day. Team Ineos did not let the break ride free though, but instead held them around the 3-minute mark.Read More →

Pascal Ackermann (Bora-Hansgrohe) sprinted to the opening stage victory at the Tour of Slovenia today. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka had Giacomo Nizzolo finish in 2nd place with Simone Consonni (UAE-Emirates) in 3rd. What looked to be the easiest stage of the Tour of Slovenia on paper, turned out to be quite an action packed stage, with the peloton splitting over the undulations in the final 50km. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka had Enrico Gasparotto following the late attacks and he was able to make it into a group of 11 riders that went clear. They were able to gain a minute on the pelotonRead More →

Elia Viviani (Deceuninck-Quickstep) took back-to-back stage wins at the Tour de Suisse, claiming today’s stage 5 win. Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) was 2nd and Jasper Stuyven (Trek-Segafredo) 3rd. Today’s 177km stage of the Tour de Suisse included a long but gradual 13km climb, that peaked with 34km to go. The big question was if the sprinters could make it over the climb together with the climbers. In the end, the peloton was able to stay largely in tact on the climb and yet another group sprint was on the cards. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka had Reinardt Janse van Rensburg for the finale & the SouthRead More →

Elia Viviani (Deceuninck-Quickstep) sprinted to the Tour de Suisse stage 4 victory, beating Michael Matthews (Team Sunweb) and Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) to the line. It was another mass sprint finish at the Tour de Suisse today, but with a category 3 climb peaking with just 15km to go, the sprinters had to work that bit harder to contest for the victory. Deceuninck-Quickstep had the numbers to lead out the sprint, giving the advantage to their man, Viviani. Reinardt Janse van Rensburg was again in the mix for us, fighting for a good wheel to launch his sprint from. The Italian champion has enough in hisRead More →

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka will once again be racing the Tour of Slovenia, as our final stage race before next months Tour de France. The UCI 2.HC event gets underway on Wednesday, ending after 5 stages on Sunday. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka will have a sprint heavy team heading to the Tour of Slovenia as Mark Cavendish leads our lineup. In their first race’s back since the Giro d’Italia, Giacomo Nizzolo & Enrico Gasparotto also return to action. Stage 4 should be the main GC day with a big cat 1 climb coming late in the stage. For all the other stages, weRead More →

Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) won stage 3 of the Tour de Suisse, taking the uphill sprint finish ahead of Elia Viviani (Deceuninck-Quickstep) and John Degenkolb (Trek-Segafredo). Stage 3 of the Tour de Suisse was made for the sprinters and they were certainly not going to miss out on their chance, with numerous climbing stages looming this week. A 4-rider break was caught in the final 5km before a heated battle for position took place. With a left hand corner onto a a cobble street at 300m to go, everyone wanted to be at the front. Reinardt Janse van Rensburg had Roman Kreuziger with him at aRead More →

This weekend Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka will start the Tour de Suisse, the final UCI World Tour race before the Tour de France next month in July. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka will take the start of the Tour de Suisse, with the race getting underway on Saturday 15 June. The race will comprise of 9 stages, with stage 1 & 8 being individual time trials. There will be a few options for the fast men as stage 2, 3 & 4 could suit a mass sprint finish but then back-end of the race is geared for the GC men, as the race headsRead More →

Alexander Kristoff (UAE-Emirates) sprinted to the victory at the GP du Canton in Gippingen, with Andrea Pasqualon (Wanty-Groupe Gobert) placing 2nd and our Reinardt Janse van Rensburg rounding out the podium. The GP du Canton took place in Gippingen this afternoon with the 186km race ending in a mass sprint. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka’s protected rider for the day, Reinardt Janse van Rensburg, was right in the mix and looked like he may just take the win before being passed in the dying meters of the race. The Team had worked well to look after our South African sprinter, over the undulating course, withRead More →

Wout van Aert (Team Jumbo Visma) sprinted to victory on stage 5 of the Criterium du Dauphine. Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe) finished 2nd and Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-Quickstep) was 3rd. Stage 5 of the Criterium du Dauphine was another clear opportunity for the sprinters and so the race only really sprung to life with 10km to go, once a 3 rider break had been caught. Edvald Boasson Hagen was our man for the day but with a somewhat technical final kilometer, the Norwegian hoped to catch the fast men off guard by making a surprise attack under the red kite. Boasson Hagen got a small gap ratherRead More →