Victor Campenaerts secured third place in the general classification for Team Qhubeka NextHash after an exciting week of racing at the Benelux Tour. Sonny Colbrelli (Bahrain- Victorious) won the race overall, with his teammate Matej Mohorič placing in second. It was a strong week of racing from Campenaerts, with his most notable performances being 5th place on yesterday’s queen stage and 8th place during the time trial. Max Walscheid also picked up two top 10 placings in the sprint stages and an impressive 5th place in the time trial, rounding off a strong week of teamwork for Team Qhubeka. The final stage of the race.
Rafal Majka (UAE Team Emirates) won Stage 15 of La Vuelta from the breakaway, with Steven Kruijswijk (Jumbo-Visma) taking second place and Chris Hamilton (Team DSM) finishing third. Today offered up another hot day for our riders and the stage consisted of four climbs all in the last half of the 197kms. It was another fast start, with over 50km covered in the first hour of racing. Sander Armee, Sergio Henao, Dylan Sunderland, and Bert-Jan Lindeman all put in attacks to try and make the break, but the bunch stayed together until the first category climb, Alto de la Centenera. Majka then attacked and was.
Team Qhubeka NextHash will once again celebrate global icon Nelson Mandela on 18 July at the Tour de France, and in doing so promote a message of peace and harmony across the world. Team Qhubeka NextHash has a deep connection with Mandela Day – the birth date of the former South African president – as it won its first-ever Tour de France stage on the day in 2015 with Steve Cummings’ famous victory in Mende. While our purpose in effecting positive change through bicycles truly shows that sport has the power to change the world, an ideal that Mandela espoused. Now appearing at the race.
Max Walscheid once again delivered another strong time trial performance as he finished 17th on the penultimate stage of the Tour de France, which was won by Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma). Walscheid followed up his excellent performances at the Giro d’Italia with another strong ride over the 30.8km course, that saw him briefly in the ‘hot seat” after posting a time of 37’54” before being usurped by Mikkel Bjerg (UAE). Sergio Henao battled his way to the finish line still suffering from an arm injury suffered during a crash in the Pyrenees and slipped one position in the overall classification to 21st. While the likes.
Simon Clarke and Max Walscheid played key roles in stage 19 of the Tour de France that saw Matej Mohoric (Bahrain) solo to an impressive victory in Libourne for their third stage victory of the race. Team Qhubeka NextHash’s attacking mindset was clear from the outset as Australia’s Simon Clarke immediately made the early move with five other riders in the day’s early breakaway. Together with his breakaway colleagues, Clarke set a furious pace but were kept on a relatively short leash by the peloton with the gap never getting to over four minutes. With various teams still in the hunt for the green jersey,.
Richard Carapaz (Ineos Grenadiers) won the Tour de Suisse overall with Gino Mader (Bahrain-Victorius) taking out the final stage victory. Team Qhubeka ASSOS had Domenico Pozzovivo ride away with a very good 6th place overall. The final stage of the Tour de Suisse was one last very difficult stage in the Swiss Alps, with an ascent of the famous Gotthard Pass being the last major test for the UCI World Tour peloton. A fast start saw a big early break go clear, but all attackers would be caught on the foot of the Gotthard Pass, a 12km climb that peaked over 2000m altitude with a.
Richard Carapaz (Ineos Grenadiers) won stage 5 of the Tour de Suisse while Team Qhubeka ASSOS had Domenico Pozzovivo in the GC mix on today’s tough mountain stage, finishing in 8th place. Stage 5 of the Tour de Suisse was a tough 175km mountain stage, which concluded with a summit finish to Leukerbad. The early racing saw a 4-rider break go clear but it was always going to be the final 30km where the race for the stage & GC battle would commence in earnest. The break was caught ahead of the two tough finishing climbs of Erschmat and & Leukerbad, respectively. Team Qhubeka ASSOS.
Three stage victories in just five days at the 2021 Giro d’Italia proved to be the most successful in our team’s history. We take a look back at an incredible week for the team with further insights from those involved, who all played their part in putting their hands up for our purpose. In late 2020 it looked likely that the dream to exist at cycling’s highest level – the UCI WorldTour – for what is now Team Qhubeka ASSOS, could well be over. Without a major sponsor, hopes of survival looked slim with riders and staff encouraged to take up offers from elsewhere. Fast-forward.
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.
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.