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Career Opportunity: Coach-Sports Scientist needed for u23 team

Exciting opportunity to join the Coaching and Sports Science Team at NTT Pro Cycling. The Coach-Sports Scientist will be responsible for the successful implementation of the team’s high-performance program with up to 11 athletes in the Under-23 Continental Team. They will effectively collaborate with the Continental Team’s performance staff (Manager, Directeur Sportif, Soigneurs, Mechanics) in order to optimize each athlete’s preparation and performance delivery, in accordance with the team’s standard practices. Key requirements: MSc or PhD in Sports and Exercise Science/Exercise Physiology or similar qualification. Passion for and understanding of Continental/U23 level cycling. Strong knowledge and understanding of determinants of endurance performance and mechanisms ofRead More →

Lineup: Paris – Tours Elite

We bring the curtain down on our European season at Paris-Tours (217km) in a race that should once again see the parcours favour the Classics specialists. The race will include nine sectors totaling 10.7km of “vineyard tracks” while there are no less than seven climbs in the final 50km. Søren Kragh Andersen is the defending champion having seen off Niki Terpstra and Benoit Cosnefroy in 2018. Our line-up features a final start for the retiring Lars Bak who brings the curtain down on a stellar career which has spanned all of two decades. His teammates presented him with a cake on the eve of theRead More →

Lineup: Il Lombardia

This Saturday we will be in action at Il Lombardia. The final ‘Monument’ of the year is always a highlight of the calendar and signals the end of a long season for many riders. The 113th edition of Il Lombardia promises plenty of action, with the 243km course starting in Bergamo and ending in Como. The first big test of the day comes at 50km into racing, with the climb of  Colle Gallo. From there, the riders will need to navigate five more climbs, including Muro di Sormano and Colma di Sormano, before reaching the finish line in Como. Lining up for Team Dimension DataRead More →

Lineup: Gran Piemonte

Gran Piemonte is the penultimate Italian season-ending one day classic, with just Il Lombardia to follow this weekend. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka will start today’s UCI 1.HC looking for a positive result. Gran Piemonte will be the final opportunity for riders to stretch their legs ahead of the final monument of the season on Saturday, Il Lombardia. In it’s own right, Gran Piemonte is an exciting race with a tough parcour, particularly the final 40km of the 185km race. The Banchette climb is 3.6km long at a 6.8% average gradient and it peaks with just 30km to go. After a very short descent theRead More →

Lineup: Milano Torino

Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka will be at the start of Milano Torino tomorrow, the penultimate Italian Autumn classic of the year. Milano Torino is a UCI 1.HC Italian classic which starts just outside Milan, in Magente and covers a 174km route, to finish at the summit of Superga in Torino. The opening 154km of the race is all flat, but then two ascents of Superga will be completed in the final 30km. The climb is only 4.3km but with an average gradient of just over 9%, it will certainly define the race outcome. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka will be counting on Michael Valgren,Read More →

Lineup: Tre Valli Varesine

The final week of Italian season ending classics gets underway with Tre Valli Varesine tomorrow. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka will be taking on the UCI 1.HC event with a climber focused squad. The Tre Valli Varesine is a 197km classic around Varese, Italy. Two separate local lap circuits, both including some tough gradients, will ensure the climbers are the one’s that will decide the race outcome tomorrow afternoon. Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka will be looking to Michael Valgren, Roman Kreuiziger, Louis Meintjes, Amanuel Ghebreigzabhier, Gino Mader, Reinardt Janse van Rensburg and Danilo Wyss to represent our colours at the head of the race.Read More →

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