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Down Under Crit: Dimension Data Attack from the Gun

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka got the 2019 season off to a fast start with 4 of our riders going onto the attack at the Down Under Crit. Ben O’Connor, Nic Dlamini, Lars Bak & Tom-Jelte Slagter all had a dig off the front during the 1hr + 1 lap crit. It all came down to the expected sprint in the end though and where unfortunately, our South African sprinter, Ryan Gibbons was involved in the mass crash on the final corner of the race. 🇦🇺 #TourDownUnder Caleb Ewan (LTS) takes the win… unfortunately @RyanGibbons23 crashed in the final corner… good thing he is alright.Read More →

Tour Down Under: Lineup

The season opening Tour Down Under is all set to take place between 15 and 20 January. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka will hope to get the season off to a flying start, as we did last year at TDU, when Tom-Jelte Slagter finished 3rd overall and Nic Dlamini won the King of the Mountains prize. Our Riders To Watch Michael Valgren – A new year and a new team for the Danish talent, Valgren is looking to get the season off to a fast start in our African team colours. Tom-Jelte Slagter – A former TDU winner and last year’s 3rd place finisher, SlagterRead More →

2019 Dimension Data for Qhubeka Continental Team

The Dimension Data for Qhubeka Continental Team is once again set to provide a vital stepping stone towards the World Tour for aspiring u23 riders in 2019. We are delighted to confirm our Dimension Data for Qhubeka continental team is set for its 4th full season based in Europe, in 2019. In what has become a clear pathway for African riders to the World Tour, we are excited for the journey that awaits our 11-rider class of 2019. In the last 3 seasons alone, no less than 5 African riders have graduated to the professional ranks from our feeder team. Stefan de Bod is our latestRead More →

2019: A New Look For Team Dimension Data

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 →

Team Dimension Data welcome back Tacx as technical partner

Team Dimension Data and Tacx announced today that they will partner up again in 2019 after an intermission of one year. The South Africa-based team will be training and racing with the company’s bike trainers, software, bottles and bottle cages. As technical partner, Tacx will use the feedback from the team’s riders, coaches and other team members to improve the performance of their products. The riders will train and warm up on the NEO 2 Smart, the most powerful, accurate and silent bike trainer to date. This brand new indoor trainer now features Pedal stroke analysis which enables riders to improve their power distribution andRead More →

Mark Renshaw to miss season start after fracturing pelvis

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka’s Mark Renshaw will miss the start of the season after sustaining an injury in a collision with a motor vehicle while training in his hometown of Bathurst. Dr. Helge Riepenhof, Head of Medical, confirmed the extent of the injury: “Mark has a fracture of his left pelvis. Unfortunately it will take at least 3-4 months until he will be back racing but the good news is that he doesn’t need surgery.” Renshaw has been training at home since the recent conclusion of our annual training camp in Cape Town and was set to get his season underway at the AustralianRead More →

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