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Tirreno-Adriatico: A race of two halves

Mitchelton-Scott won the opening 21km team time trial of Tirreno-Adriatico, placing Michael Hepburn in the blue leaders jersey. The stage was certainly one of two halves, as the first teams had to contend with a rain soaked course, only to have the sun come out and dry out the road for the later starters. Unfortunately for our Team Dimension Data squad, we drew a short straw being the 2nd team off. In the end, it was a 16th place finish for our African team, 1’34” down on the Australian team. “Today’s result is not really a true reflection of our performance but the weather isRead More →

Paris-Nice #2: Winds takes their toll as Meintjes & Cavendish are forced to abandon

Stage 2 of Paris-Nice proved as brutal as the opening stage as the wind played a major role in deciding the stage. It was a day littered with crashes and saw both Louis Meintjes and Mark Cavendish out of the race. Bernie Eisel and Scott Davies managed to finish in a group just over a minuted behind the eventual stage winner, Dylan Groenewegen (Jumbo-Visma), while the likes of Lars Bak, Edvald Boasson Hagen and Julien Vermote all navigated their way safely to the finish on a tough day out. Quote – Rolf Aldag “It was a really tough day for the team. After the conditionsRead More →

Lineup: Tirreno-Adriatico

The UCI World Tour continues in Italy this week with Tirreno-Adriatico getting underway in the region of Tuscany on Wednesday. Once again it will be 7 stages that make up the Italian stage race, with the familiar team time trial in Camaiore and individual time trial in San Benedetto book-ending the race. Stages 2 through until 6 will not pass over any major mountains, but climbs a plenty will make this year’s Tirreno-Adriatico one for the puncheurs. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka will look to start with a strong team trial performance, before targeting individual stage success. Who to watch… Tom-Jelte Slagter The many climbsRead More →

Strade Bianche: Krueziger fights for top 20

Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-Quickstep) raced to victory at today’s Strade Bianche, beating Jakob Fuglsang (Astana) and Wout van Aert (Team Jumbo-Visma) into the minor podium placings respectively. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka had Roman Kreuziger, Ben King and Michael Valgren looking good on the gravel white roads around Siena and all 3 were part of the action deep into the race. When the decisive split took place around 40km to go though, Krueziger was caught in the 2nd group after trying to come back from a bike change with King and Valgren chasing from group 3. Alaphilippe and Fuglsang rode away from the front runners inRead More →

Lineup: Paris-Nice

The UCI World Tour peloton heads to France for the first time this year, with Paris-Nice set to begin on Sunday 10 March. Once again “The Race to Sun” will comprise of 8 tough stages, with something on offer for all rider types. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka will have a number of key objectives having selected a squad that will look at a good finish in the overall classification as well as be on the hunt for stage wins. Who to watch… Louis Meintjes – With a relatively flat time trial (stage 5) and only 1 summit finish (stage 7) at Col de Turini,Read More →

Mercedes-Benz announces partnership with Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka

Mercedes-Benz announces R20 million investment into Qhubeka Charity’s Real Bicycle Co. and partnership with Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka CAPE TOWN.  Mercedes-Benz continues to support the Laureus legacy through its role as the country patron sponsor in South Africa. “Mercedes-Benz and Laureus both believe in the power of passion, determination and perseverance. Laureus imparts these qualities to young disadvantaged people through the medium of sport. “Both Mercedes-Benz and Laureus enrich the lives of young people by enabling them to identify their personal strengths and learn how to get the best out of their abilities. But, to change the world for the better, we need toRead More →

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