Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka did well to defend Edvald Boasson Hagen’s leader’s jersey on stage 2 of Tour of Norway. In the sprint, the Norwegian champion finished third and thereby increased his lead in the general classification. Today’s 194 km long stage from Eidsvoll to Brumunddal took place in horrible weather conditions. Only three riders dared to break away from the peloton and the pack made sure the trio never got too much of a gap. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka controlled the situation perfectly and with 22 km left to go, it all came back together again. As the riders headed into the.
Once again, Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka managed to set its mark on Giro d’Italia as neo-pro Ryan Gibbons got his fifth Top10 place and Omar Fraile moved into the lead of the mountain classification. On paper, today’s stage was always going to be a day for the sprinters. However, with two categorized climbs in the first part of the 229 km long stage, the peloton couldn’t allow too big of a group to get away. At the end, only three riders managed to get a gap and the pack seemed very content with the situation. Towards the top of the first climb, Team Dimension.