Tomorrow Team Qhubeka ASSOS will be at the start line of the Swiss UCI 1.1 GP du Kanton Aargau, taking place in Gippengen. The GP Gippengen will see the return to racing for the European and Italian champion, Giacomo Nizzolo. This will be his first race back following the Giro d’Italia where he sprinted to his maiden grand tour stage victory on stage 13. The GP Gippengen is an undulating 172km course that usually ends in a reduced group sprint. Lining up alongside Nizzolo will be Reinardt Janse van Rensburg who finished 3rd at the last edition of GP Gippengen and previous to that, the.
Following on from the Giro d’Italia, where Team Qhubeka ASSOS had a hugely successful race by winning 3 stages, Team Qhubeka Continental will now get their chance to shine as the u23 Giro d’Italia gets underway tomorrow in Cesenatico, Italy. 10 stages will make up the u23 Giro d’Italia in 2021. This year, race orgnisers reduced team rosters to 5-riders, in order to accommodate 32 team’s from around the world. These stars of the future will cover more than 1300km & 18 000m of ascent, including 1 individual time trial, over the 10 day’s of racing. It was a tough decision for Team Qhubeka Continental.
Max Walscheid ensured Team Qhubeka ASSOS ended the already hugely successful 2021 Giro d’Italia on a high note, as he placed 6th on the final stage. The final stage of the Giro d’Italia saw the riders have to take on a 30km individual time trial from Senago to Milan, finishing in front of the Duomo di Milano. Max Walscheid, continued to show his time trialing abilities are ever improving as he set a blistering time over the mostly flat course to momentarily move into the hot seat. After already taking 8th on the opening stage time trial, Walscheid put in another stellar performance against the.
Tomorrow the Criterium du Dauphine will get underway, in Issoire, France, with a strong UCI World Tour peloton set to do battle during what is considered the dress rehearsal to the Tour de France. For Team Qhubeka ASSOS, the Criterium du Dauphine will also serve as the ideal preparation ahead of the 2021 Tour de France. However, the eight-stage race, in it’s own right, promises to have some exciting racing where we will look to feature regularly by primarily targeting top stage results. Our roster will be headlined by Fabio Aru and Michael Gogl, who have both been training well in recent weeks. They will.
Victor Campenaerts, the winner of stage 15 of the Giro d’Italia, has been forced to withdraw from the race due to a leg injury. The Team Qhubeka ASSOS rider experienced pain in his right knee during the cold and wet conditions on stage 16 but managed to finish in Cortina d’Ampezzo. Following extensive treatment to a tendon problem on Monday evening and then subsequently on Tuesday’s rest day, it was decided by the team’s medical staff that he should withdraw to reduce risk of further aggravating the injury. Campenaerts leaves the race having put in consistently impressive performances for the team culminating with his victory.
Victor Campenaerts raced to an incredible 3rd stage win at this year’s Giro d’Italia for Team Qhubeka ASSOS, at today’s stage 15 ending in Gorizia. This victory followed his teammates, Mauro Schmid and Giacomo Nizzolo, triumphs on stages 11 and 13 respectively. Team Qhubeka ASSOS, already having it’s best ever Giro d’Italia, started the 147km stage 15 with clear intentions to continue chasing success. From the gun, Campenaerts and teammate Max Walscheid were the first two riders to attack. After getting an initial gap, the race was then neutralized due to a mass crash in the peloton, which included Mauro Schmid, who was able to.
Tomorrow Team Qhubeka ASSOS will be back racing in Belgium, as we take on the UCI 1.1 Ronde van Limburg. The Ronde van Limburg will once again take place over a 200km route in the Limburg region of Belgium. A few short sharp climbs as well as a couple of cobbles roads will ensure the peloton arrive at the finish in Tongeren with tired legs but it is still expected that the race will finish with a bunch sprint. Thank you to our long-time supporter, Marein Overbeeke for announcing our lineup!.
Following the completion of stage 14 of the 104th Giro d’Italia finishing atop the Monte Zoncolan, Team Qhubeka ASSOS’ European and Italian champion Giacomo Nizzolo has withdrawn from the race. The 32-year-old won his maiden Grand Tour stage in sensational fashion taking victory in stage 13 in Verona, ending a near decade-long wait for the victory and sparking emotional scenes. Nizzolo had specifically prepared for the sprint opportunities at the Giro in order to finally achieve his goal of winning a stage. After finishing a tough stage on Monte Zoncolan the decision was taken for him to withdraw, in order for him to rest and recover.
Giacomo Nizzolo sprinted to an incredible first-ever grand tour stage victory, on stage 13 of the Giro d’Italia. The Team Qhubeka ASSOS sprinter broke his duck of 19 grand tour stage podiums without a win, by taking the top step in Verona today. Starting in Ravenna, the stage covered a mostly flat 198km route to finish with a mass sprint in Verona. The Italian and European champion, Nizzolo, already having placed 2nd twice at this year’s Giro d’Italia, was determined to not be denied once again. Team Qhubeka ASSOS took the reins in the peloton over the final 10km, keeping Nizzolo up front and out.
Ravenna, 21 May 2021 – Team Qhubeka ASSOS is delighted to announce their partnership with ABLOC “the ultimate sports beer”. The 2021 Giro d’Italia marks the start of the collaboration of Africa’s UCI WorldTour Team and international sports beer brand ABLOC. The team, including staff and crew will be able to enjoy a tasty refreshing white beer after every stage. ABLOC Pro Zero is created for those who want to stay sharp. It’s alcohol-free, low in calorie and yet full of taste. The crispness of the Alpine Minerals turbo-charge taste and aid recovery. In the future, ABLOC will expand the partnership with extended support of the Qhubeka.