Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka is happy to announce the signing of 3 stagiaires for the remainder of the 2016 season. South African Ryan Gibbons as well as Eritreans Metkel Eyob and Amanuel Gebreigzabhier spent the first half of the season riding for our African team’s continental outfit. 21-year old Gibbons has enjoyed a solid season so far, his first ever in Europe. Eyob, who is one year older, was runner-up at the Eritrean Nationals behind Daniel Teklehaimanot and is the current U23 National champion of his country. Gebreigzabhier is also only 21 years of age, but showed his talent by winning the U23 African.
The 38th edition of the Vuelta a Burgos begins on Tuesday 2 August and Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka will be at the start in Sasamon. The Vuelta a Burgos is a 5 stage UCI 2.HC event which takes place in the hilly province of Burgos. This year’s edition of the race comprises 4 road stages and a team time trial stage (stage 2). The final stage will be the GC deciding stage as there is 6 categorised climbs before a final out of category summit finish. The 3 other road stages (stages 1,3 & 4) should suit the sprinters. The Vuelta a Burgos will once.