BestMed Capital Classic Race Report

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The nearly 100 kilometre race set off from SuperSport Park in Centurion on Sunday morning with the cyclists ready to get the race going. The first break of the day came at only 12 kilometres into the race when eight riders broke away from the peloton. MTN Qhubeka Feeder Team’s Nicholas Dlamini and Metkel Eyob, together ...

Pre-race report: BestMed Capital Classic

Route

This weekend Jayde Julius, Nicholas Dlamini, Clint Hendricks, Meron Teshome, Tesfom Okubamariam and Metkel Eyob will be taking part in the 100 kilometres BestMed Capital Classic. The race kicks off at SuperSport Park in Centurion where the riders will progress out and back along the N14 To Krugersdorp, once again finishing in Centurion. Jayde Julius has been ...

UCI 1.2 Autumn Series – Race Three: Hibiscus Coast Classic

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The Hibiscus Coast Classic set off from Marine Drive, Margate, on a beautiful Sunday morning. The peloton remained together for most of the race with occasional and short-lived breakaways. MTN Qhubeka Feeder Team’s Nicolas Dlamini initiated the penultimate break of the day in the eighth lap, 114 kilometres into the race. It was a tactical ...

UCI 1.2 Autumn Series – Race Two: Mayday Classic

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As the second race of the UCI 1.2 Autumn Series kicked off in Camperdown, KwaZulu Natal, Siyabonga Sonchiza made an early breakaway with a 53 second gap. However, 17 kilometres into the race he was caught by a leading group of eight riders in which MTN Qhubeka Feeder Team’s Metkel Eyob and Clint Hendricks. Thirty kilometres ...

UCI 1.2 Autumn Series – Race One: Freedom Day Classic

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  The first leg of the UCI 1.2 Autumn Series saw an early breakaway when five riders, Metkel Eyob and Tesfom Obukamariam from MTN Qhubeka Feeder Team, James Fourie and Kent Main from Team EuropcarSA as well as JC Nel from Team Bonitas, established a 38 second gap from the peloton 21 kilometres into the race. The ...

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 ...