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.
Meet Ro de Jonckere (Team Qhubeka ASSOS – Head of Logistics) who is responsible for the incredible effort it takes to move our uniquely diverse group of staff and riders across the world in one of sport’s most dynamic environments. With a team of over 80 people, along with our deeply valued partners and suppliers, she gives us some key insights into what it takes to get us all to the start line, over 265 days a year! What does your job (Head of Logistics) entail? The biggest part of my job is booking travel (flights, boats, trains) and accommodation (race hotels and travel hotels).
Team Qhubeka ASSOS’ Fabio Aru says that he’s thoroughly enjoying his steady return to form and enjoying racing with a smile on his face. The 30-year-old former Vuelta a España champion finds himself on a short racing break following his recent participation at the Tour of the Basque Country. “I’ve now done 23 race days and also some cyclo-cross racing at the start of the year and I’m just really happy to be part of this Qhubeka ASSOS family,” said Aru. “It’s a really good team and I enjoy every moment that I spend with my teammates and all of the staff. The feeling is.
For most, the presentation of 24 teams on the eve of the Grande Partenza signals the race getting underway but for all those involved just arriving at the start line is an achievement in and of itself. This series will take you inside that process: the planning, logistics, team selection, race arrival and right into the heart of the final team meeting. Douglas Ryder, Founder and Team Principal of Team Qhubeka ASSOS, sets the tone of our unique content series showcasing our preparations for the 104th Giro d’Italia. MEMORIES Our Giro dream actually started in 2014, when we longed to get into the event and.
Team Qhubeka ASSOS is delighted to confirm the appointment of leading food scientist Dr. Samefko Ludidi, as the team’s official nutrition consultant for the upcoming season. Although high performance endurance sports – especially cycling – are often thought of as something that has much to do with precision work and the calculation of food portions down to the milligram, Team Qhubeka ASSOS will seek to highlight a different approach in its nutrition strategy: a more humane one. Under the leadership of Dr. Ludidi, the nutritional policy of the entire team will be optimized in the coming months. Ludidi, who is known for his down-to-earth and.
NTT Pro Cycling is pleased to confirm the seven riders that will take to the start for Gent-Wevelgem and will also see a return to race attendance for our Head DS, Lars Michaelsen. A very experienced group consisting of Edvald Boasson Hagen, Michael Valgren, Reinardt Janse van Rensburg and Michael Gogl will all play crucial roles on a day in which the Kemmelberg will once again be key feature. German sprinter Max Walscheid will be looking to continue what he considers to be a run of good form in the role of the team’s ‘fast man’. While neo-pro Samuele Battistella and Rasmus Tiller will provide.
NTT Pro Cycling, formerly Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka, is looking for a new title sponsor following the confirmation that NTT has now opted not to renew their contract beyond 2020. On Monday evening team principal Douglas Ryder informed all members of our organisation – the UCI WorldTour outfit and UCI Continental team – that NTT will not continue with the team, ending our six-year association. This is of course very disappointing news but we are committed to fight for our team’s future and are exploring every possible avenue available to us. Our partnership with the Qhubeka Charity has incredibly spanned 10 years and seen.
Team captained by Victor Campenaerts claim narrow victory in NTT Partner Challenge that also saw significant donations to the Qhubeka charity. The NTT Partner Challenge incredibly saw over 89 000 kilometres covered by the more than by 700 participants in a unique event held on the weekend of 27-28 June, celebrating NTT Pro Cycling and its partners. 14 teams, consisting of approximately 50 people, set out with a target to cover as a minimum the total distance of the 2020 Tour de France (3470km). Each team was captained by a rider from NTT Pro Cycling, that drew fierce but friendly competition and wonderful engagement across.
NTT Pro Cycling’s riders and staff, together with colleagues from the NTT Continental team, are joining forces with our partners in a “unique event” to commemorate the 2020 Tour de France. The two-day NTT Partner Challenge, taking place over the weekend of 27/28 June, will see over 700 people in 14 teams endeavour to cover the entire length of the 2020 Grand Boucle – 3470km. The nature of the event will seek to draw our team and our entire partner network even closer in a truly unique, fun fashion. Participants will either cycle, run, walk, swim or paddle board – or a combination thereof –.
“At a time when we can’t move, we are still moved.” NTT Pro Cycling is proud to initiate ‘Be Moved’: a call to action to open our hearts to the humanity around us, as the world is currently gripped with the unprecedented impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. ‘Be Moved’ comes about after a range of extensive team-wide discussions as to what the current global crisis means, not only to our cycling team but extended into our personal lives and communities across the world. This concept was created together with our partners at the T+W Content Creation Agency, world leaders in the art of storytelling. The.