2015 MTN-QHUBEKA WCCA FEEDER TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT

The South African domestic racing scene reached its conclusion yesterday with the Momentum 94.7 Cycle Challenge, the 2nd biggest mass participation cycling event in both South Africa and the world. The MTN-Qhubeka World Cycling Centre Africa Feeder Team would end off a great season with an emphatic victory at yesterday’s race as Till Drobisch held a ...

NAMIBIAN TILL DROBISCH SHOWS HIS CLASS

The World Cycling Centre Africa MTN Qhubeka Feeder Team's Till Drobisch of Namibia took an unexpected win on Sunday in the Momentum 947 Cycle Challenge.  The Namibian had broken his collarbone in late August.   The MTN Qhubeka Feeder Team had initially planned their strategy around  their two in form Eritrean riders, the sprinter Meron Teshome and ...

Teshome and Hoffman Go Head to Head at Momentum 94.7

Meron Teshome and his World Cycling Centre Africa Team mates are confident as they conclude their final preparations for this Sunday’s Momentum 94.7 Cycle Challenge.  The Cycle Challenge is one of the team’s major South African objectives along with the Pick ‘n Cape Argus Cycle Tour, where Teshome finished second behind Team Abantu’s Nolan Hoffman. Abantu’s ...

MTN Qhubeka Feeder Team’s Teshome Shows Good Sprinting Legs

The MTN Qhubeka World Cycling Centre Africa Feeder Team consisting of Richard Laizer, Metkel Eyob, Tesfom Okubamariam and Meron Teshome race the Cape Town leg of the Engen Cycle the City Criterium Series on Saturday 25 October. The race took place in sunny yet windy conditions in front the Cape Town Stadium in Green Point on ...

RACE REPORT: BESTMED JACARANDA SATELLITE CLASSIC

This past weekend we raced in and around the roads of the small country town of Hartbeespoort dam in the North West. The race promised to be a battle between the top teams with the undulating roads and the 4km climb of Hekpoort. With all teams visible in the early moves, it was Meron Teshome (MTN-Qhubeka ...

TSOGO SUN AMASHOVA RACE REPORT – 12 October

This weekend we raced in the beautiful province of Kwazulu Natal at the Tsogo Sun Amashova road classic that took us from Pietermaritzburgh to Durban.   Due to bad weather conditions the Amashova Criterium was unfortunately cancelled on Saturday afternoon. With the MTN-Qhubeka Feeder Team ready for action the riders were a bit disappointed, but this fuelled ...

Engen Series Pretoria – 4th of October 2014

MTN-Qhubeka Feeder Team   The past weekend saw the MTN-Qhubeka Feeder Team race a circuit race at the Union Buildings of Pretoria.   With a very well organized Engen crew and full road closure the cyclists enjoyed a great atmosphere in the cycling safe environment. Racing around the adulating course at the Union Building brought fire works of a ...

CAMPUS 2 CAMPUS

The Campus to Campus Road Race took place in the MTN-Qhubeka Feeder Team hometown of Potchefstroom this past Sunday. With all the local South African professional teams present, it set the stage for an epic battle for victory. Riders were greeted with a breezy northerly wind and the undulating roads to Parys. The distance of ...

CYCLIST ATTEMPTS GLOBAL RIO TOUR

Switzerland-based Richard Laizer became the first Tanzanian cyclist to attempt and successfully complete 937.3 kilometre Tour do Rio staged in Rio de Janeiro from August 26 through September. Laizer rubbed shoulders with the world’s best totaling 60 cyclists from 13 nations across the world to finish at 45th position. The event which is the biggest in South ...

Natnael Berhane prepares Vuelta a España at World Cycling Centre

“I’m so happy to be here. It’s like home to me,” says the 23-year-old Eritrean, who was a trainee at the World Cycling Centre (WCC) in 2011 and 2012. “It’s good to train here in the mountains for the Vuelta.” Natnael Berhane first arrived at the WCC in Aigle (Switzerland) in March 2011, determined to chase ...