Daryl Impey (Mitchelton-Scott) sprinted to victory at today’s 4th stage of the Tour Down Under. Patrick Bevin (CCC) was 2nd with Luis Leon Sanchez (Astana) rounding out the stage podium in 3rd. Today’s stage of the Tour Down Under was all about the famous Corkscrew climb which peaked with only 6km to go. Over the summit 4 riders had a small gap on a select group of chasers. To our pleasant surprise, Ryan Gibbons had manged to climb his way into that select group, which contained only 16 riders. On the descent to the line, the leading quartet was caught by the chasers and aRead More →

Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) won his 2nd consecutive stage finishing in Uraidla by taking out stage 3 of this year’s race. Luis Leon Sanchez (Astana) was 2nd and in 3rd , it was Daryl Impey (Mitchelton-Scott). Team Dimension Data can be happy with today’s proceedings as Nic Dlamini represented our African Team colours proudly in the breakaway all stage. Once the race came back together, Ryan Gibbons showed his strength, following a dangerous move of Michael Woods (EF-Education First) in the final 2km of the race. With a reduced group of 37 riders coming to the line, Team Dimension Data still had 4 riders represented. GibbonsRead More →

Paddy Bevin (CCC) won the crashed marred stage 2 of the Santos Tour Down Under, beating Caleb Ewan (Lotto-Soudal) and Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) to the line. For Team Dimension Data, as Lars Bak so adequately put it after the stage, “Today was all about saving Private Ryan”. That being young Ryan Gibbons of course. Unfortunately Gibbons didn’t get to show of his sprinting prowess today, following his 5th place finish yesterday, as a mass crash in the final kilometer held up nearly all of the peloton. Fortunately none of our Team Dimension Data boys were involved but with all being caught behind it, contesting forRead More →

Africa’s first ever UCI World Tour team, Dimension Data for Qhubeka have announced a new partnership with British Sports Nutrition Brand OTE Sports as their Official Sports Nutrition Supplier for the 2019 season and beyond. OTE Sports will work closely with Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka’s sports nutritionists to develop bespoke hydration, fuelling and recovery strategies, with riders using their award-winning sports nutrition range throughout the season. OTE Sports are also committing to raise funds for 100 Qhubeka Bikes through a series of fund-raising events in 2019. The Qhubeka initiative aims to mobilise the African people through the #BicyclesChangeLives campaign by providing free bicycles toRead More →

The opening stage of the Santos Tour Down Under ended in a mass sprint and it was Elia Viviani (Deceuninck – Quick Step) who took the stage honours. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka had much to smile about as our South African sprinter, Ryan Gibbons, got up for a fine fifth place finish. For Gibbons and Team Dimension Data it was just the positive start to the season we were looking for. With another sprint stage tomorrow, the South African sprinter will have his eye on a placing slightly higher up on the finish sheet before our GC contenders, Tom-Jelte Slagter, Michael Valgren and BenRead More →

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka got the 2019 season off to a fast start with 4 of our riders going onto the attack at the Down Under Crit. Ben O’Connor, Nic Dlamini, Lars Bak & Tom-Jelte Slagter all had a dig off the front during the 1hr + 1 lap crit. It all came down to the expected sprint in the end though and where unfortunately, our South African sprinter, Ryan Gibbons was involved in the mass crash on the final corner of the race. 🇦🇺 #TourDownUnder Caleb Ewan (LTS) takes the win… unfortunately @RyanGibbons23 crashed in the final corner… good thing he is alright.Read More →

The season opening Tour Down Under is all set to take place between 15 and 20 January. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka will hope to get the season off to a flying start, as we did last year at TDU, when Tom-Jelte Slagter finished 3rd overall and Nic Dlamini won the King of the Mountains prize. Our Riders To Watch Michael Valgren – A new year and a new team for the Danish talent, Valgren is looking to get the season off to a fast start in our African team colours. Tom-Jelte Slagter – A former TDU winner and last year’s 3rd place finisher, SlagterRead More →

The Dimension Data for Qhubeka Continental Team is once again set to provide a vital stepping stone towards the World Tour for aspiring u23 riders in 2019. We are delighted to confirm our Dimension Data for Qhubeka continental team is set for its 4th full season based in Europe, in 2019. In what has become a clear pathway for African riders to the World Tour, we are excited for the journey that awaits our 11-rider class of 2019. In the last 3 seasons alone, no less than 5 African riders have graduated to the professional ranks from our feeder team. Stefan de Bod is our latestRead More →

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka is delighted to reveal our new on-bike kit for 2019. The cutting-edge design by our new partner Assos of Switzerland recently wowed our riders and staff when it was first revealed to them in mid-November. It will carry the logos of a number of key partners alongside that of title sponsor: Dimension Data. The iconic Qhubeka hand will take up a striking position on the back of the jersey, reaching upwards. This is a key signifier of what the charity stands for in providing a “hand up” to the beneficiaries. We are also delighted to share with you the redesignRead More →

Team Dimension Data and Tacx announced today that they will partner up again in 2019 after an intermission of one year. The South Africa-based team will be training and racing with the company’s bike trainers, software, bottles and bottle cages. As technical partner, Tacx will use the feedback from the team’s riders, coaches and other team members to improve the performance of their products. The riders will train and warm up on the NEO 2 Smart, the most powerful, accurate and silent bike trainer to date. This brand new indoor trainer now features Pedal stroke analysis which enables riders to improve their power distribution andRead More →