Team Qhubeka ASSOS works with the Swiss CORE Body Temperature Monitoring technology to take training and racing performance to the next level. As a team who has remained on the cutting-edge of technology, we are thrilled to announce our partnership with CORE Body Temperature Monitoring which will gives our athletes and coaches advanced performance insights. While heart rate monitors and power meters are commonplace, core body temperature is vital but has previously been difficult to capture. Our riders will use the CORE technology which incorporates an advanced sensor to capture accurate core body temperature data which can be used by the riders and our team’s.
Team Qhubeka ASSOS sprinter Giacomo Nizzolo stormed to an impressive second place on stage two (179km) of the Giro d’Italia, that finished in Novara on Sunday. The stage was won by Tim Merlier (Alpecin-Fenix) with Elia Viviani following Nizzolo home to complete the podium. Overall I’m happy and I think that we’ve started this Giro well; and hopefully we can get a better result in the coming days. Giacomo Nizzolo A relatively benign ride by the peloton in towards the finish saw key moments in the final 4km well marshaled by the likes of Bert-Jan Lindeman, Max Walscheid and Victor Campenaerts. In the finale, Merlier.
Max Walscheid delivered a superb performance on the opening stage of the 104th Giro d’Italia to finish in 8th place, and lay down a marker for Team Qhubeka ASSOS’ ambitions at the 2021 event. Walscheid’s performance, in which he finished 19 seconds behind eventual stage-winner Filippo Ganna (IGD), was the highlight of an excellent outing for the team, who placed 5th overall in the team competition on the opening day. First day, first top-10! I’m super happy with finishing off some very good weeks of work in which the team have supported me in getting the best out of myself; the physical performance and also the.
Team Qhubeka ASSOS time trial specialist and UCI Hour Record holder, Victor Campenaerts will be offering fans a unique opportunity- to ride with him during his warm-up routine, minutes before he takes on the Giro d’Italia stage 1 time trial in Turin tomorrow, using the virtual cycling platform – Zwift. Join Victor Campenaerts during his warm-up, right before he starts the stage 1 individual time trial of the 2021 Giro d’Italia! – this is the invitation extended to cycling fans around the world from Campenaerts and Zwift. Victor Campenaerts“Zwift has become, for so many people, a very fun way to exercise, to interact with friends.
In the build-up to the 104th Giro d’Italia we’ve been providing some key insights into the process involved in just getting to the start-line. That point is the culmination of months of planning, training and a series of decisions that will – if all goes to plan – play a large part in determining the success of the race. In this installment we focus on how the final selection of the riders that will be at the Grande Partenza was made. Lars Michaelsen – Head Sports Director Grand Tour team selection is both a very difficult decision-making process, or perhaps seen through a difference lens,.
Team Qhubeka ASSOS, Africa’s UCI WorldTour outfit, is delighted to announce our line-up for the 2021 Giro d’Italia. The 104th edition of the iconic event (8-30 May) will see the Italian duo of Giacomo Nizzolo and Domenico Pozzovivo spearhead our efforts in our 6th appearance at the race. Nizzolo, the current European and Italian champion, returns to his home race having last ridden in 2019, and will be looking to add another chapter to his own history with the event. Twice the winner of the points jersey – in 2015 and 2016 – the 31-year-old will be aiming for a first-ever stage victory in his ninth.
The much desired Team Qhubeka ASSOS replica team jersey is now available for purchase. With every jersey purchase, 10% of the sale price goes directly to the Qhubeka Charity. The Qhubeka hand is proudly and prominently worn on our Team Qhubeka ASSOS jersey in over 70 races, spanning 270 race days a year and broadcast around the world, sharing our message that #BicyclesChangeLives. The hand is symbolic of the Qhubeka Charity logo – illustrating that bicycle beneficiaries are receiving a hand up in their lives, and not a handout. On the collar of this iconic jersey, the Ubuntu philosophy – “I am because we are” is.
Liege-Bastogne-Liege, the oldest of the cycling monuments, is set to take place this Sunday in the Ardennes region of Belgium. Team Qhubeka ASSOS will line-up at the UCI World Tour classic with an experienced group of climbers. Liege-Bastogne-Liege dates back to 1892, with this year seeing the 107th running of the event. Covering a distance of 259km, the route includes a number of cycling famous climbs, like Cote de La Redoute and Cote de la Roche-aux-Faucons among others, making this a monument of cycling for the climbing specialists. While the first 160km of the race is by no means flat, the majority of the notable.
Team Qhubeka ASSOS has made an important administrative decision, choosing to streamline its expense management processes with Acubiz. For some time, it has been a priority for Team Qhubeka ASSOS to minimize the administrative burdens linked to expenses, which naturally occur in the wake of cycling races all over the world. In any organization, employees hold expenses on a regular basis, when they do their job. This also applies for a professional cycling team. That may be our Sport Director’s representation expenses in connection with sponsor meetings, mechanics or soigneurs who need to purchase additional supplies on the road or even a rider who buys.
On Wednesday Team Qhubeka ASSOS will line up at the second of the three Ardennes Classics, La Fleche Wallonne. The Belgian UCI World Tour classic splits the other two Ardennes races, Amstel Gold and Liege-Bastogne-Liege. La Fleche Wallonne will see a familiar route for the 85th edition of the race, including 3 ascents of its famous climb, the Mur de Huy, with the finish line being at the summit of the final ascent. The Mur de Huy will no doubt be the main feature of the race, with a large group expected to arrive at the foot of the final 1.2km climb again, to “sprint”.