The 2nd stage of the Vuelta a Burgos took the form of a 10.7km team time trial. Team Astana were the best team on the day, winning the stage ahead of Movistar and Etixx-QuickStep respectively. The opportunity to perform a team time trial was welcomed as it served as a good practice run ahead of the opening TTT of the Vuelta a Espana, which takes place in less than 2 weeks. It was a rather technical course through the streets of Burgos though and the short distance of 10.7km meant even small mistakes were punished. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka were focused on riding smoothly and.
It’s still hard to believe that we were able to celebrate 5 stage wins at this years Le Tour de France, a day in Yellow and six days in Green, but more importantly the lives of a lot of people were changed through #Qhubeka5000. Relive the last couple of amazing weeks with us in this 11th episode of Rise – Inside Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka!.