Greg van Avermaet (Team CCC) won stage 3 of the Volta a la Communitat Valenciana ahead of Matteo Trentin (Mitchelton-Scott) and Luis Leaon Sanchez (Astana). Stage 3 of the Volta Valenciana packed quite a punch with 6 categorised climbs over the 192km course. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka rallied around our overall race leader, Edvald Boasson Hagen, with the hope that he could hang on to the yellow jersey for another day. Upon arriving at the final 5.5km of the day, the group had been whittled down significantly but our African Team had done a great job to set up Boasson Hagen for the finalRead More →

Daryl Impey won his 8th South African time trial title today, beating our neo-pro, Stefan de Bod into 2nd. Louis Meintjes rounded out the podium for us, taking the bronze medal. It was a flat and fast 52km course in the City of Tshwane that played host to the 2019 South African time trial championships. Impey set a blistering time of 57’46” with de Bod coming closest to the Mitchelton-Scott rider, finishing +1’12” down.Read More →

Matteo Trentin (Mitchelton-Scott) sprinted to the stage 2 victory of the Volta a la Valenciana, coming in ahead of Nacer Bouhanni (Cofidis) & Ben Swift (Team Sky). Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka started today’s 161km stage with the first priority being to retain Edvald Boasson Hagen’s overall race leaders jersey. Our African Team did a fine job of protecting the yellow jersey, delivering the Norwegian to the front of the peloton for the mass sprint finish. It was a precarious finale but Boasson Hagen safely navigated his way through the traffic circles at 300m to go, and sprinted home in 6th place. A result thatRead More →

It is a big week for South African cycling as the City of Tshwane will play host to the national road & time trial championships, with the time trial taking place on Friday & the road race being held on Sunday. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka will have a strong 7-rider squad out to battle for the coveted national jersey’s this week. Last year, an untimely crash in the road race took out nearly our entire team, leading us to surrender a 5-year reign of the jersey to Daryl Impey (Mitchelton-Scott). With last year’s punch to the gut still a sensitive subject, we will beRead More →

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka will once again get another season of European racing underway at the Spanish UCI 2.1 event, Volta a la Communitat Valenciana. Starting on Wednesday, the Volta a la Communitat Valenciana will consist of 5 stages, including an opening individual time trial, before a winner is crowned on Sunday in Valencia. Our Riders to Watch Roman Kreuziger – As one of our marquee signings for the 2019 season, the Czech superstar is accustomed to starting his season on the front foot, just as he did last year with a top 10 GC result at Valenciana. Giacomo Nizzolo – While on paperRead More →

An excellent ride to the finish of stage 5 at Alto Colorado saw Gino Mäder finish in an impressive 10th place at the Vuelta a San Juan. The stage was won by Winner Anacona (Movistar) who was followed home by the Medellin pair of Nicolas Paredes and Cristhian Montoya. Anacona’s win sees him usurp Julian Alaphilppe (DQS) in the general classification and he now leads the race overall by 41 seconds. Mäder’s efforts saw him placed 11th in the GC and now just a narrow 2 seconds behind Remco Evenepoel (DQS) in the young rider category. Move of the day With just under 3km to go Alaphilippe launched his attack trying to claw back AnaconaRead More →

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka is excited to bring you a new content offering which aims to further enhance the way our supporters can engage with the team: the ‘UnClipped’ podcast. The series will hone in on some of the sport’s big talking points; from a rider’s, staff member or partner’s perspective – offering unique insights and access in a way that hasn’t been widely available in the peloton before. The opening episode of the series features Bernhard Eisel, one of the cycling’s most recognisable voices. In the episode he talks candidly about, among other things; his ambition as a young rider, the sacrifices heRead More →

London, United Kingdom – 29 January 2019 — Dimension Data, the official technology partner of the Tour de France, has auctioned all 22 of its fleet of Team Dimension Data Cervelo S5 bikes in an online auction and internal raffle that raised USD 89,090 for Team Dimension Data’s chosen charity Qhubeka. This equates to 487 bicycles that will be distributed in South Africa’s rural communities, helping to change the lives of schoolchildren in the region forever.  Thanks to a large-scale digital campaign, members of the public were invited to bid on a piece of cycling history including bikes ridden by Mark Cavendish, Bernie Eisel, Serge Pauwels and Edvald BoassonRead More →

In blistering hot conditions the 1st stage of the Vuelta a San Juan was won by Fernando Gaviria (UAE-Team Emirates), with Matteo Malucelli (Caja Rural) second and Sam Bennett third. On his return to racing, following a lengthy period on the sidelines due to illness, Mark Cavendish finished strongly in 8th in front of the fanatical fans in Pocito. 🇦🇷 #VueltaSJ2019 He's back! Sweltering heat on the opening stage of @vueltasanjuanok but great to see @MarkCavendish racing again.#BicyclesChangesLives pic.twitter.com/WuRKpvz1a3 — Team Dimension Data (@TeamDiData) January 27, 2019 The 159km stage from San Juan to Pocito saw the World Tour teams fully in control of ofRead More →

We are delighted to announce that Selle Italia is the official saddle supplier of Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka. This collaboration, over the next three years, will see them work closely with the team and athletes in order to develop technical advancements, as well as the growth of the brands. The partnership will also see the promotion of the respective products and gather useful technical feedback for the development both of existing and new technologies.  In addition, Selle Italia will produce a special “Team Edition” graphic for Team Dimension Data saddles that will showcase the rich history of the brand.  From great classic models, likeRead More →