The UCI World Tour welcomes the start of the European summer with the Criterium du Dauphine, taking place from 9th June to 16 June, in France. The 8 stages of this year’s Criterium du Dauphine will once again provide the perfect final preparation for many Tour de France contenders, as a hilly time trial is accompanied by 3 punchy type stages and 4 mountainous stages. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka will have a few regular Criterium du Dauphine starters, as Edvald Boasson Hagen and Steve Cummings return, having won 5 stages between them at the race in previous years. Eddy “The Boss” will lead our.