Tyler Farrar has joined Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung for the 2015 cycling season. The American sprinter has spent his last 7 years with the current World Tour outfit, Garmin Sharp. Farrar is also part of a select group of riders in world cycling that has won a stage in each of the 3 grand tours. Farrar brings a tremendous amount of experience with him to Team MTN-Qhubeka as well as some pure speed and power that will fit directly into the team’s plans and goals for the 2015 cycling season. Farrar is one of the big names in world cycling and even bigger in the cycling.
The 16th stage of the Vuelta a Espana would be the defining stage in terms of the General Classification. The severity of the course made sure it was a very select group of favourites that arrived at the base of the final 16km climb Lagos de Somiedo. Among the big names in the GC group, Team MTN-Qhubeka p/b Samsung had 2 representatives in the form of 22 year old Louis Meintjes and our Spaniard Sergio Pardilla. It was not all plain sailing to get to this point though and it was a great team effort that ensured our 2 climbers could be in contention for the.