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 →

ALE, operating under the Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise* brand, today announced it has established a strategic partnership in support of Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka professional cycling. Together with title partner Dimension Data, the global leading systems integration and managed services provider, ALE will provide greater accessibility to critical analytics and support of Internet of Things for one of the world’s leading professional cycling teams. The relationship extends across the globe to support the full race calendar in the 2019 and 2020 seasons. The partnership will leverage Digital Transformation and emerging technologies to make a positive impact on the fast-evolving high-tech world of a cycling team. ALERead More →

Alessandro De Marchi (BMC Racing Team) soloed to victory on stage 11 of La Vuelta a Espana, coming in ahead of Jhonatan Restrepo (Katusha-Alpecin) and Franco Pellizotti (Bahrain-Merida). After the textbook sprint stage of yesterday, today was a return to the hills for Stage 11 of La Vuelta. While the 207.8km included three categorised climb and one category two climb, there were numerous other ”non categorised” climbs throughout the stage, making it an incredibly difficult day. With the breakaway enjoying success so far through the race, nearly every team wanted to be in the breakaway today, including a few riders who were threats on theRead More →

A solid performance from our team today saw our riders safely home, finishing together with the group, on stage two of the Vuelta a Burgos. The stage was won by Matteo Moschetti (Polartec-Kometa) ahead of Jon Aberasturi (Euskadi – Murias) and Davide Ballerini (Androni Giocattoli – Sidermec). Merhawi Kudus moved up a place into 9th position in the GC with that competition currently led by Aberasturi, with stage three on Thursday set to be one for the climbers. Bingen Fernandez – Sports Director It was a rather straight forward sprint stage in the end. A break went away that we were happy with, and alsoRead More →

Team Dimension Data is delighted to confirm that Danilo Wyss has agreed terms and will join the team on a two-year contract, from 1 January 2019. The 32-year-old Swiss rider has been with the BMC Racing Team for his entire career and now, after 11 years, will join our African Team. 2018 has seen Wyss involved in a busy schedule having raced the Tour Down Under, Tour of California, Critérium du Dauphiné, Romandie, Catalunya, Basque Country as well as Tour de Yorkshire, highlighting his versatility. As such, the 2015 Swiss road race champion brings a wealth of experience to bolster our squad as we continueRead More →

The Tour de Suisse gets underway in Frauenfeld on Saturday with the race itself presenting one of the final opportunities for riders to stake their selection claims for July’s Tour de France. A strong field has assembled across the peloton for the nine-stage national tour of Switzerland that concludes as it starts, with a time trial. After the opening team 18km time trial in Frauenfeld, the race travels westwards for two stages to Gansingen, one tipped for the Classics specialists. From there it’s four tough climbing stages with a summit finish at Arosa (170km) in stage seven, among the highlights. The final two stages areRead More →

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka rider Louis Meintjes has been forced to withdraw from the Giro d’Italia due to illness. The 26-year-old, riding the event for the first time, had been inside the top 50 on the General Classification after stage 16 but had been struggling with flu-like symptoms in recent days. He took the decision in conjunction with the team doctor and sporting directors; and departed the team following the individual time trial that finished in Rovereto on Tuesday. “Unfortunately, Louis has come down with what seems to be a viral upper respiratory infection. He has systemic symptoms including fever which preclude him fromRead More →