On Sunday the UCI World Tour will make its final stop in Germany for the year, when the EuroEyes Cyclassics Hamburg takes place in Hamburg. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka are looking forward to lining up at the sprinter friendly Cyclassics Hamburg with Giacomo Nizzolo, fresh off of his victory at Vuelta Burgos last week, ready to lead our team. Our Italian sprinter has a rich history with the race, finishing on the podium on 4 previous occasions (2nd – 2014 & 3rd – 2012, 2015, 2016) together with a 6th place finish last year. This year Nizzolo will be able to count on anRead More →

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka is delighted to announce its 8-rider roster that will take on the final grand tour of the season, La Vuelta Espana. After last year’s memorable Vuelta a Espana, that saw Ben King take two emphatic stage wins for our team, the American will return to the Spanish grand tour with similar stage hunting goals. Joining King in the quest for stage honours will be our Norwegian star, Edvald Boasson Hagen. The 32-year-old has only once started the Vuelta a Espana previously, in 2013, but this year he will look to become part of an exclusive club, for riders who haveRead More →

We are delighted to announce that Belgian star Victor Campenaerts will join our team in 2020 in what is a marquee addition, as we rebrand to Team NTT. The Team will complete the 2019 season under the Dimension Data brand and rebrand to wear the colours of NTT for the start of the 2020 season. The time trial specialist boasts a stellar palmarès that also has the unique distinction of including the World One-Hour record, set in Mexico earlier in 2019, where he completed a distance of 55.089 kilometres. It was an achievement that has been one of the highlights of the cycling season and,Read More →

Michael Valgren capped off a strong performance at the BinckBank Tour with seventh on the final stage that finished at the Geraardsbergen. The stage was won by Oliver Naesen (AG2R) who shaded Greg van Avermaet (CCC) on the line with Laurens de Plus (Jumbo-Visma) in third, four seconds adrift. That was enough for de Plus to win the race overall. Valgren was part of the chasing group that fractured in the frantic closing stages with the GC battle in full cry, 26 seconds behind the winner and in the process his second top-10 stage finish of the race. That result saw him secure 10th spotRead More →

A stunning final surge in the dying metres of the final stage saw Amanuel Ghebreigzabhier claim an impressive 3rd place at Lagunas des Neilas. He finished behind stage and overall race winner Ivan Sosa (Ineos) who had reeled in Rui Costa (UAE) in the closing kilometre and win alone. Ghebreigzabhier, who had juggled the final kilometres with the splitting group before launching late to finish ahead of Richard Carapaz and Guillame Martin, was 14 seconds adrift of Sosa. The result saw him climb two spots in the general classification to 6th overall. Louis Meintjes was 12th on the stage, a minute behind his teammate, andRead More →

Alex Aranburu (Caja Rural) won the tough uphill sprint of stage 4 of the Vuelta a Burgos. Alexander Riabushenko (UAE Emirates) was 2nd and Rui Costa (UAE Emirates) placed 3rd. Today’s 4th stage of the Vuelta a Burgos covered 174km with the familiar final 1.5km uphill finish of Ciudad Romana de Clunia. The finish has always been one where the sprinters go up against the punchy riders, with the GC men also in the mix in order to not lose any time. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka took the initiative during the stage with Jacques Janse van Rensburg working well with the Ineos team, toRead More →

Jose Alvaro Hodeg (Deceuninck-Quickstep) sprinted to the Binck Bank Tour stage 5 victory. Sam Bennett (Bora-Hansgrohe) was 2nd on the stage with Edward Theuns (Trek-Segafredo) in 3rd. For Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka, today’s stage of the Binck Bank Tour presented an opportunity for our fast finishers, Ryan Gibbons and Reinardt Janse van Rensburg, to mix it up with some of the fastest riders in our sport. With Michael Valgren sitting in 6th place on GC after yesterday’s tough stage, we were also riding to ensure our Dane got through the stage in good shape. The sprint finale was as chaotic as ever, with aRead More →

A strong finish from Giacomo Nizzolo saw him follow his opening stage win of the Vuelta a Burgos with an impressive second place on day two of the race. On the sharp climb to the finish, the Italian crossed 2 seconds adrift of stage winner Jon Aberasturi (Caja Rural) and did enough to maintain his lead over the race overall. Jhonatan Narvaez (Ineos) was third. That result sees Nizzolo also retain the lead of the Points classification as well as the King of the Mountains. QUOTE “The stage went 100% as we planned it today. The four guys got away which was good for usRead More →

The exciting and beautiful four-stage Arctic Race of Norway gets underway on Thursday, starting with a hilly 181km stage from Å to Leknes. It will be a stage that the likes of Tom-Jelte Slagter, Enrico Gasparotto as well as Steve Cummings will likely have a particular eye on. To support those riders we have a highly experienced trio which including Bernie Eisel, Danilo Wyss and Jay Thomson. Eisel in 2017 won the King of the Mountains category in this race taking home 500kg of salmon as his prize. The alternate stages of the race are flat with the queen stage summit finish at Svolvær, onRead More →

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka, together with our partners, sought to approach our video content at the 2019 Tour de France in a unique way. In one of the toughest editions of the race yet, in which Czech star Roman Kreuziger finished 16th on GC and we scored four top-10 results across the 21 tough stages, it was some of our work off the bicycle that gained acclaim and reaffirmed one of our team’s core missions of changing lives through bicycles. We undertook a ‘secret’ project, to take eight young aspiring cyclists from the Velokhaya Life Cycling Academy from the Khayeltisha informal settlement outside CapeRead More →