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Moving Team Qhubeka ASSOS

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).

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Team Qhubeka ASSOS jersey available for purchase

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.

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Strong climber line-up for Team Qhubeka ASSOS at Liege-Bastogne-Liege

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.

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Team Qhubeka ASSOS choose Acubiz

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.

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Qhubeka ASSOS take on Fleche Wallonne & the famous Mur de Huy

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”.

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Dlamini returns for Tour of the Alps

Team Qhubeka ASSOS has named its line-up for the five-stage Tour of the Alps which features a return to racing for Nicholas Dlamini, as one of two South Africans to feature in the team. Dlamini, who recently placed third at the South African road race championships, returns to European racing following earlier appearances in the season at Grote prijs Jean-Pierre Monsere, Le Samyn and Tour de la Provence. Dlamini’s ‘s joined by Reinardt Janse van Rensburg and Lasse Norman Hansen, who will play crucial support roles throughout. Domenico Pozzovivo and Kilian Frankiny will carry the main load of the climbing duties during the week where.

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