Tour Durban and UCI Autumn Series

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The Tour Durban saw non-aggressive riding as the peloton remained together for most of the race. HB Kruger reached the first Hotspot and won King of the Mountain. Half way into the race five riders broke away from the peloton. The breakaway consisted of David Maree from Team Abantu, Tesfom Okubamariam from MTN Qhubeka Feeder ...

2015 aQuelle Tour Durban pre-race report

  As the 2015 aQuelle Tour Durban draws nearer we are starting to make our preparations for the trip down to Durban. The carefully selected team, which consists of Tesfomo Okubamariam, Metkel Eyob, Meron Teshome, Gustav Basson, Nicolas Dlamini and Oliver Stapleton-Cotton, is looking forward to testing their legs ahead of the UCI Autumn Series. The ...

Democratic Republic Of Congo trains at the World Cycling Centre Africa

The Democratic Republic of Congo’s national team joined the World Cycling Centre Africa on Sunday, 12 April 2015. After settling in and familiarizing themselves with their new home and surroundings, the team started their week with bike setups where after they immediately took to the road. During the first week they trained with MTN Qhubeka Feeder ...

General MTN Qhubeka Feeder Team News

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Another member of the MTN Qhubeka feeder team, Greame Ockhuis, participated in the Track Championships from 7 April to 11 April 2015 where he came third and received bronze medals at the Elimination and Keirin races respectively. The team’s Eritrean riders have also been campaigning at the Tour du Morocco with numerous top ten places at ...

The Annual Mayoral Road Cycle Race in Polokwane – 19 April 2015

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Nicolas Dlamini, Oliver Stapleton-Cotton, Clint Hendricks, Gustav Basson and Stefan de Bod, together with the World Cycling Centre Africa staff, travelled to Polokwane on Thursday 16 April 2015 to participate in the Annual Mayoral Road Cycle Race. On Friday morning they visited schools in the area to talk about bicycle awareness and how cycling can ...

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 ...