Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung are the first Pro Continental Cycling Team from Africa – this is their story. From South Africa to the rest of the world, the team have made their mark on the sport. In this, the 6th episode of An African Bicycle Dream we share our experience of our first ever grand tour, the Vuelta a Espana. It was a historic moment for African cycling, being the first African registered team to race a grand tour.Read More →

Team MTN Qhubeka p/b Samsung are the first Pro Continental Cycling Team from Africa – this is their story. From South Africa to the rest of the world, the team have made their mark on the sport. This is the preview to the upcoming 6th episode of An African Bicycle Dream.Read More →

Our riders put in a good show at the Vuelta a Espana. Our message #BicyclesChangeLives sticks as well! Eurosport aired an insert on our team during the Spanish grand tour. This insert features interviews of Team Principal Doug Ryder, Louis Meintjes and much more.Read More →

Now this is a good story about the support for our team. The MTN LaVuelta Roadshow travelled around South Africa to bring messages of support to the riders of the first African team to compete in a Grand Tour. Get to know what motivates our riders while being in Spain!Read More →

On stage 17 of the 2014 Vuelta a Espana, Eritrean Daniel Teklehaimanot managed to get into a small but strong breakaway group of 5 riders that threatened to make it to the finish before the chasing pack. Daniel was caught with 5km’s to go and the final two escapes in the final 1 kilometer. Daniel takes us through his day in the break in this bedside lamp interview.Read More →

South African National Road Champion Louis Meintjes talks us through his dream ride to finish fifth overall on Stage 14 of the Vuelta a Espana. Meintjes was part of the stages big early break which was eventually whittled down to just the strongest contenders before the climb up the revered La Camperona.Read More →

He has a bright future ahead of him and he currently sports the jersey of the South African national champion at the Vuelta a Espana. So far Louis Meintjes has put in some good rides in the last few days. In this Bedside Lamp episode Louis tells us how he has found the Vuelta so far and what we can expect from him going forward.Read More →

Online channel itv Sport follows us in this segment. Besides getting an inside view into what we’re doing and what we’re racing for, there is also a studio interview with our interim manager Brian Smith who gives some insight into the teams strategy for 2015. Douglas Ryder, Louis Meintjes and Merhawi Kudus all feature in this video too.Read More →

Kristian Sbaragli sits down at his bedside lamp to talk us through his 10th place sprint finish on Stage 5 of the Vuelta. The young Italian shares what it is like to be sprinting with some of the best sprinters in the world at a grand tour and also talks a bit about the life of a cyclist at a grand tour.Read More →