MET auctions off signed Rivale Helmets for Qhubeka

Auction for a good cause: MET auctions off signed Rivale Helmets for Qhubeka MET will auction off Steve Cummings’ stage-winning Tour de France special edition RIVALE helmet and Daniel Teklehaimanot’s polka dot RIVALE for charity. Auction proceeds will be donated to the Qhubeka charity, which is World Bicycle Relief’s program in South Africa. Both auctions end on December 25th. A … [Read more...]

Africa’s MTN-Qhubeka Team Signs Cavendish And Renshaw

Johannesburg, Sept 29, 2015 - South Africa's MTN-Qhubeka announced on Tuesday the signing of sprinters Mark Cavendish and Mark Renshaw for next season. Qhubeka, who will shortly undergo a name change to Team Dimension Data, have also added Austrian Bernhard Eisel, who will be released by Team Sky at the end of the season. "I'm super excited about becoming a part of the Team for … [Read more...]

Dimension Data To Become New Title Partner Of Africa’s Team

We are extremely happy to announce that Dimension Data, the global ICT solutions and services provider, will become the new title partner of Ryder Cycling, which owns and manages Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung, Africa’s only UCI Professional Continental Cycling Team. Effective 1 January 2016, the team’s new name will be Team Dimension Data. The team made history this year as the first … [Read more...]

MTN Qhubeka Rider Sbaragli Continues Magically Team Season At Vuelta

Castellon, Spain, Aug 31, 2015 (AFP) - Italian Kristian Sbaragli claimed his first Grand Tour victory in a sprint finish to Monday's 10th stage of Spain's Vuelta. The MTN Qhubeka rider beat the pre-stage favourite, Germany's John Degenkolb, into second place with Spain's Jose Joaquin Rojas third to win the 146.6km ride from Valencia to Castellon in a time of 3hr 12min 43sec. There … [Read more...]

Five Africans To Start Tour de France With Team MTN-Qhubeka

Paris, June 23, 2015 (AFP) - Having received a wild card invitation to the Tour de France, South African outfit MTN-Qhubeka have named an unprecedented five African riders in their nine-man team to race the July 4-26 event. They are also the first ever African team to take part in the Tour de France. Four of the five took part in the Tour de France warm up race the Criterium de … [Read more...]

MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung Announce Squad For Tour de France

7 Africans and 4 Internationals make the list Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung are set to make history when they become the first African registered cycling team to participate in the Tour de France this year. To be on the start line of Le Tour is a huge step forward for our team and a massive milestone for African cycling. The opportunity comes with great responsibility and MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung … [Read more...]

High Hopes As African Team MTN-Qhubeka Take On Tour de France Elite

By Christophe BEAUDUFE Johannesburg, March 18, 2015 (AFP) - MTN-Qhubeka's ambitions are modest in their maiden Tour de France but team manager Douglas Ryder predicts the African outfit will be on the podium of the world's most famous cycling race within five years. The first African team to compete in the Tour de France which gets … [Read more...]

Team MTN-Qhubeka Youcef Reguigui Wins Tour de Langkawi Overall

First GC victory of the year for MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung Youcef Reguigui has won the 20th edition of the Tour de Langkawi. The Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung rider was able to hold on to the yellow leaders jersey he donned after his emphatic stage victory yesterday. Today's final stage was all that stood in the way of MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung claiming its first general classification victory of … [Read more...]

MTN-Qhubeka Tour Rookies Get A Classics Invite

Contres, France, March 9, 2015 (AFP) - South African cycling team MTN-Qhubeka were given a fresh boost on Monday when they were handed tickets to three one-day classics in April to warm up for their debut Tour de France in July. As with the Tour, MTN-Qhubeka have been given wild card entries to the Paris-Roubaix on April 12, the Fleche Wallonne April 22 and the Liege-Bastogne-Liege on … [Read more...]

First African Team To Race In The Tour de France

By Jean MONTOIS Paris, Jan 14, 2015 (AFP) - An African team will take part for the first time in the Tour de France when it starts in Utrecht next July, organisers announced Wednesday. The team will be the MTN-Qhubeka outfit from South Africa. In all 22 teams, each with nine cyclists, will compete in the 102nd edition of one of the most gruelling events in world sport. … [Read more...]