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Tour de France #15: Kreuziger moves up in GC

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) soloed to victory on today’s summit finish of Prat d’Albis. The podium was completed by Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ) and Mikel Landa (Movistar). Today’s stage was the second consecutive mountain stage, which included two category one climbs. Roman Kreuziger was in the action, escaping with a group of 28 riders on Col de Montségur. Yates and  Simon Geschke (CCC Team) went off the front on the second climb, But it was Yates who attacked with 8.5km left and took the stage win. Kreuziger rode steadily up the final climb, finishing in 17th place, just 2’58” behind the stage winner. Kreuziger’s strong ride saw himRead More →

Tour de France #14: Kreuziger consistent on Tourmalet

Thibaut Pinot (Groupama-FDJ) climbed to the stage 14 victory at the Tour de France. Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-Quickstep) extended his overall race lead by finishing 2nd. Steven Kruijswijk (Team Jumbo-Visma) placed 3rd. Stage 14 of the Tour de France only covered 117km but it included two category one climbs, the final climb being a summit finish a top the Col du Tourmalet. Being the first stage in the Pyrenees that was truly expected to shake up the GC, Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka were focused on Roman Kreuziger once again. Our experienced Czech climber rode within himself on the two big climbs of the stage, andRead More →

Tour de France #13: Kreuziger fastest for Team Dimension Data

Stage 13 was the only individual time of trial of this year’s Tour de France; a 27,2 km course starting and ending in Pau. Julian Alaphilippe (DQS) claimed the win with a time of 35’00”, ahead of Geraint Thomas (INS) and Thomas De Gendt  (LTS). Alaphilippe retained the yellow jersey. Roman Kreuziger, who started the day as our best placed rider on the general classification was last out and set our fastest time for the day, at 37’39”. He finished in 45th spot. Steve Cummings and Ben King were a few seconds off, clocking 37’45” and 37’50” respectively. The time was enough for Kreuziger toRead More →

Tour de France #12: Orange for Mandela Day

Simon Yates (Mitchelton-Scott) claimed his first Tour de France win, ahead of Pello Bilbao (Astana Pro Team) and Gregor Mühlberger (Bora-Hansgrohe) in the first stage of in the Pyrenees. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka once again went orange for stage 12 of the Tour de France as part of the annual Mandela Day celebrations, celebrating the life of former President Nelson Mandela. The start of the stage, departing from Toulouse, was fast with multiple attacks coming off the front. After 40km of racing a break of 40 riders got away and we had Edvald Boasson Hagen and Michael Valgren in the move. The first categoryRead More →

Team Dimension Data in orange for Mandela Day celebrations

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka will once again undergo change for stage 12 of the Tour de France as part of the annual Mandela Day celebrations celebrating the life of former President Nelson Mandela. Each of our race bikes for the 209.5km stage from Toulouse to Bagnères-de-Bigorre will feature a special set of orange bar tape, chain and bottles as part of the celebrations. While our Giro helmets will also be orange, bearing the inspirational words of Mandela as well as the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation logo. Laureus, of which our team are ambassadors, joined us in Toulouse and presented the riders with theirRead More →

Tour de France #11: Crash takes Nizzolo out of sprint contention

Caleb Ewan (Lotto Soudal) claimed the win on stage 11 of the Tour de France, the Australian beat Dylan Groenewegen (Jumbo-Visma) and Elia Viviani (Deceuninck-Quickstep) into the minor placings. After yesterday’s rest day, Stage 11 was  a relatively flat course marked for the sprinters. The 167km course running from Albi to Toulouse had only 2 categorised climbs. Four riders made it up the road, but their time gap was controlled by the sprint teams, and they were caught with just under 10km of racing left. With 30km to go, Team Dimension Data’s suffered a big blow, when Giacomo Nizzolo crashed heavily on his left side. UnfortunatelyRead More →

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