The opening stage of the BinckBank Tour went to form, eventually, as it resulted in a bunch sprint in Bolsward won by Fabio Jakobsen (Quick-Step Floors). He 21-year old followed home by Marcel Kittel (Katusha) and Caleb Ewan (Mitchelton-Scott). A six-man breakaway spent most of the stage away and it was only in the final stages (15km) that it came to an end as the peloton erased their advantage. With around 10km to go a crash affected the likes of Magnus Coert Neilsen as well as our own Reinardt Janse van Rensburg, almost immediately after which Jan Willem Van Schip launched an attack of his.

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka is excited to announce the signing of Rasmus Tiller on a two-year contract from 1 January, 2019. The 22-year-old joins from UCI Continental outfit Team Joker Icopal where he has been for the last two seasons. He’s a powerful young rider showcased by his second place at the Norwegian road race championships this year, an event that he won in 2017 aged just 20. Of the year ahead with Team Dimension Data, Tiller said he can’t wait to get started. “I am really looking forward to be part of Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka. It’s going to be really exciting,.

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka is delighted to announce that 21-year-old South African talent, Stefan de Bod has signed a 2-year deal with our African World Tour team. After 3 seasons with our Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka Continental squad, Stefan de Bod will step up into the World Tour team from January 1st, 2019. The multiple u23 South African time trial and road race champion becomes the 5th rider to graduate to the World Tour after developing his talent with our African feeder team. Originally from Stellenbosch, South Africa, de Bod has been part of our development program since 2015, when it was still.