A brave ride from Scott Davies saw the young Welshman claim maximum points in the King of the Mountains category and take over as the leader from teammate Nic Dlamini on stage 2 of the Tour of Britain. The stage, finishing in Barnstaple, was won by Cameron Meyer (Mitchleton-Scott) with Alessandro Tonelli (Bardiani-CSF) in third. It was an excellent day for Davies who rode aggressively from the outset. He first was part of a 5-man breakaway, which was later reduced to 3, and from which he made his own late solo bid for victory. It was not to be though, the game finally up in.

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka is happy to confirm a trio of significant contract renewals as Benjamin King, Edvald Boasson Hagen and Reinardt Janse van Rensburg have all committed to our team for 2019. After starting the season by winning the King of the Mountains title at the Volta ao Algarve, Ben King’s season hit a career-high during the opening week Vuelta a Espana last week, claiming victory on stage 4 followed by another sensational solo victory on stage 9. The 29-year old American has proved to be a major asset to our climbing team and a key GC support rider this year, and we.