Today we are not in a position to submit our initial application for our UCI WorldTour licence for next year to the sport’s governing body. We are actively engaged with potential partners, and our current partners, as we work to secure our future for 2022. Since inception our team has provided hope and opportunity to over 50 riders from Africa who have ridden for us at either Continental, Pro Continental or World Team levels, and as a result have had the opportunity to showcase their talent and realise their dreams. The recent news that Rwanda will host the 2025 World Championships is a huge moment.
Tomorrow Team Qhubeka NextHash will take the start of Il Lombardia, the final cycling monument of the year and also the teams final race of the 2021 season. Known as the race of the falling leaves, Il Lombardia will again conclude the season for many team’s, including Team Qhubeka NextHash. The Italian cycling monument will start in Como and cover 239km before finishing in Bergamo. It will be a new testing route for the World Tour peloton tomorrow with numerous climbs throughout. While this may make team’s race strategies more unpredictable, with over 4500m altitude gain during the race, it is still certain that only.
Matthew Walls (Bora-Hansgrohe) won the Gran Piemonte in a sprint finish from Giacomo Nizzolo (Team Qhubeka NextHash) and Olav Kooij (Team Jumbo Visma). The Gran Piemonte, our penultimate race of the season, and also the final opportunity for our sprinter Giacomo Nizzolo, took place over 168km from Rocco Canavese to Borgose today. While the route included a few short sharp climbs midway through the race, the mostly flat finale made it a race that the sprinter teams would want to control. With Nizzolo, one of the race favourites, our team joined Cofidis to keep an early 5-rider breakaway in check. The escapees never got much.
Remco Evenepoel (Deceuninck-Quickstep) won the Coppa Bernocchi today in Legnano, Italy. Alessandro Covi (UAE Emirates) was 2nd and Fausto Masnada (Deceuninck-Quickstep) finished 3rd. Team Qhubeka NextHash took on today’s Coppa Bernocchi with a strong team, that also included the 2016 winner of the race, Giacomo Nizzolo. Torrential rain in and around Legnano made it a different race to that of previous years though, which suited the sprinters somewhat. After a fast start, a high-quality 6 rider breakaway went clear. Evenepoel was joined by his teammate, Masnada together with Thibaut Pinot, Alessandro Covi, Samuele Battistella and Antonio Puppio from our Qhubeka Continental team. Puppio was part.
Matteo Pelucchi has announced that 2021 will be his final one as a professional, as he ends his career racing in Italy to bring the curtain down on a career spanning more than a decade. Pelluchi (32) lines up alongside close friend and compatriot Giacomo Nizzolo for the Coppa Bernocchi on Monday, after which his final race will be Gran Piemonte on Thursday, 7 October. The Italian joined Team Qhubeka NextHash at the start of 2021 having previously ridden for the likes of Bardiani, Androni and Bora-HansGrohe, and having made his debut in 2011 at Pro-Continental level with Geox-TMX Transformers. While a double-stage winner at.
It has been more than 2 years since the last time the pro peloton took on the historic cobblestones of Paris-Roubaix but that will, finally, all change this Sunday. Paris-Roubaix is all set and ready to run on Sunday 3 October. Team Qhubeka NextHash is excited to be participating in this monument of professional cycling and have selected a strong team for the “Sunday in Hell”. The 257km Paris-Roubaix route, starting in Compiegne and ending on the velodrome in Roubaix, will this year include 30 cobble road sectors that total a distance of 55km. It is also expected that for the first time since 2002,.
Fabio Jakobsen (Deceuninck-Quickstep) won the Eurometropole Tour, from a reduced group sprint. Jordi Meeus (Bora-Hansgrohe) was 2nd and Mads Pedersen (Trek-Segafredo) 3rd. The 80th edition of the Eurometropole Tour took place today, with the finish of the 177km Belgian semi-classic being in Tournai. It was an exciting race, animated by a 30-rider group that went clear in the final 50km of racing. This split was forced by our very own Team Qhubeka NextHash, as Michael Gogl and Dimitri Claeys split the peloton after the climb on the local circuit around Tournai. The gap back to the peloton hovered between 25″ and 45″ seconds until on.
Burberry and Team Qhubeka NextHash are united by their shared values of pushing boundaries, exploring new space and landscapes to create possibilities and challenging expectations. Throughout Stage Five in the North West and Stage Seven alongside the Scottish Borders, Burberry hosted a series of unexpected mini branded pop-up elements in the heart of the British race, Tour of Britain, creating an unforgettable atmosphere. The Burberry logo and iconic Thomas Burberry Monogram featured on Team Qhubeka NextHash’s cycling jerseys as well as tour bicycles and vehicles. The team started their journey in Cornwall on 5 September and finished in Aberdeen on 12 September. Meaning ‘to move.
Tomorrow Team Qhubeka NextHash will race the UCI 1.Pro Eurometropole Tour. The Belgian semi-classic will cover 176km before finishing in Tournai. The Eurometropole Tour is back on the calendar this year and Team Qhubeka NextHash look forward to taking on the challenging Belgian semi-classic once again. The last time our South African World Tour team took part in the event, Reinardt Janse van Rensburg sprinted to a 7th place finish, back in 2018. As in 2018, an undulating course that includes 5 laps of a finishing circuit around Tournai, should provide for an exciting race with numerous opportunities to attack. As history tells us though,.
Alvaro Hodeg (Deceuninck-Quickstep) won stage 1 of the Tour of Slovakia, taking the sprint ahead of Peter Sagan (Bora-Hansgrohe) in 2nd and Reinardt Janse van Rensburg (Team Qhubeka NextHash) 3rd. After last nights short 1,6km prologue, today was the opening road stage of the Tour of Slovakia. The undulating 158km route saw most of the hills placed in the first half of the stage, meaning the flat run toward the finish in Kosice made it a good day for the sprinters. Team Qhubeka NextHash were active from the start of the stage though, as Dylan Sunderland infiltrated the early breakaway group. Sunderland was joined by.