MET will auction off Steve Cummings’ stage-winning Tour de France special edition RIVALE helmet and Daniel Teklehaimanot’s polka dot RIVALE for charity. Auction proceeds will be donated to the Qhubeka charity, which is World Bicycle Relief’s program in South Africa. Both auctions end on December 25th. A truly historic day with an iconic image that has already been deeply engrained in cycling history: British pro cyclist Steve Cummings wins stage 14 of the 2015 edition of the Tour de France, marking the first ever victory for an African cycling team in the world’s most important bicycle race. MET provided Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung with aRead More →

South African brand Nederburg is accelerating its support for professional cycling, confirming a three-year sponsorship agreement as the exclusive premium wine partner of Africa’s Team, which will race as Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka, beginning in January. Earlier this year, the team debuted in the Tour de France and took fifth place overall in the team classification. At the time, Nederburg extended its support to us via renowned South African chef David Higgs, who was brought on board to take care of the squad’s daily nutrition. “David is an avid cyclist and wine enthusiast, who demonstrated that our products can be part of a healthy,Read More →

We are delighted to announce that the young Eritrean talent, Mekseb Debesay will join Team Dimension Data for the 2016 season as will the Spaniard, Igor Anton. Mekseb has been one of the most successful riders on the UCI African Tour this year, picking up no less than 7 victories which included 2 stage wins at last months Tour du Rwanda as well as the overall GC win at the International Tour de Blida earlier in the year. The Tour d’Algerie and Tour of Eritrea GC victories are also among the 24 year old Eritrean’s palmares. With all of his success coming on the African continent thusRead More →

MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung are happy to have 6 riders nominated for the African Cyclist of the Year Trophy.  The nominees were announced by the organisers of the Tropicala Amissa Bongo as they have always been, since the event initiated the award back in 2012. The African Cyclist of the Year will be voted for by managers, coaches, officials, African and European cycling journalists and the jury will once again be chaired by Bernard Hinault, the 5 time Tour de France Champion. Natnael Berhane who was the inaugural recipient of the award back in 2012 is once again up for nomination. As is our 2013 winner,Read More →

The International Cycling Union (UCI) announced earlier today that our African Team, which will race as Team Dimension Data in 2016 has received a World Tour license for the 2016 season. It is a historic day in the world of cycling and for the continent of Africa as for the first time, Africa will have a team represented at the highest level of the sport. While we were always hopeful of making it into the World Tour, the excitement of today’s announcement has been met with great joy among our team, partners and fans across the world. The realisation of this dream has only beenRead More →

#BicyclesChangeLives aims to mobilise people through bicycle donations to Qhubeka, World Bicycle Relief’s programme in South Africa. Join Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung as they Make It Count and participate in the 24-hour Bicycles Change Lives Ride-a-thon beginning on 28 November 2015. The goal of the #BicyclesChangeLives campaign is to raise funds for 5.000 bicycles for people in rural Africa, where lack of mobility often holds people back from accessing opportunity. Team MTN Qhubeka p/b Samsung has raised over 4.500 bicycles in 2015 to date, and is seeking to hit the goal of 5.000 before the end of the year. You can help them to achieveRead More →

After announcing a number of new prominent rider and staff additions to our African Team for 2016, we are now delighted to welcome Roger Hammond to our management staff for the upcoming season. Roger will join Team Dimension Data in 2016, taking on the role as Sport Director. He joins our team after serving as Team Manager at Madison-Genesis since 2012. The Briton also had an illustrious professional career spanning between 1998 and 2011 that saw him specialize as a classics rider. Roger will be a familiar face to many of our riders and partners after already having worked and ridden with them in theRead More →

Africa’s Team, which will be known as Team Dimension Data from 2016, announces today that it has signed a sponsorship deal with Sapinda Holding B.V., a global investment company with significant assets in Africa, as the third major partner for 2016. Africa’s premier professional cycling team has raced under the banner of Team MTN-Qhubeka powered by Samsung for the last three seasons but recently announced that Dimension Data would take over as title partner and Deloitte joins as a gold partner. Lars Windhorst, Chairman of the Board of Sapinda Holding B.V., commented “Sapinda is proud to be partnering with Team Dimension Data, Africa’s leading proRead More →

We are excited to announce that Adrien Niyonshuti has renewed his contract which will see him ride for Team Dimension Data in 2016. The Rwandan cycling star will start his 8th season with our African outfit next year. We are happy to have our longest standing team member staying on board. Adrien was integral to our teams success at races like the Coppa Bartali, Tour of Turkey and Tour of Utah in particular this year. Adrien is an inspiration to African riders across the continent and the Adrien Niyonshuti Cycling Academy has made great strides in the past year. While Adrien is keen to investRead More →

After announcing a number of new prominent rider additions to our African Team for 2016, we are now delighted to welcome Rolf Aldag to our management staff for the upcoming season. Rolf joins Team Dimension Data with immediate effect, taking on the role as our teams Performance Manager. He is outspoken for his expertise both on and off the bike. In the past couple of years Rolf played a vital role in terms of success for teams like HTC-Highroad and Etixx-QuickStep, where he now joins our African team from. Rolf will be a familiar face to many of our riders and partners after already havingRead More →