Preview: Tre Valli Varesine
Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka look to fine tune form ahead of Lombardia.
Tomorrow Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka will start the Tre Valli Varesine, our penultimate Italian one-day race of the season. The UCI 1.HC event starts in the city of Saronno and will finish after 193km in Varese.
Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka will start the Tre Valli Varesine tomorrow with hopes of a podium placing and to fine tune the form ahead of the final monument of the season on Saturday, Il Lombardia. The Tre Valli Varesine route will see riders take a 77km trip to Varese from Saronno which includes 10km of climbing just before coming into town. There will then be 9 laps of a 13km undulating circuit around Varese and so the punchy climbers and smaller sprinters generally fancy their chances at Varesine.
Our African Team will have a line-up well suited to the parcours with Krisitan Sbaragli, who finished 6th at last year’s edition of the race, leading the way for us once again. Serge Pauwels, Omar Fraile, Igor Anton, Kanstantsin Siutsou, Jaco Venter, Adrien Niyonshuti and Natnael Berhane ensure we will start with one of the strongest teams in the race.
Omar Fraile – Rider
I look forward to returning to Italy once again. It is always nice to race in Italy and these races which take place earlier in the morning are very enjoyable. I hope to show some good form in these final races of the year and it will be good to end the season off well with one more good result.
Team Dimension Data For Qhubeka
Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka was founded in 2007, steadily working its way up from a regional team to now being a World Tour team with bases in South Africa and Italy. It’s also known as Africa’s Team due to its focus on helping African talents to the world stage of cycling. The team races to raise funds for the Qhubeka Charity to mobilise people on bicycles in Africa. To contribute to the #BicyclesChangeLives Campaign, click here.
Qhubeka is an Nguni word that means “to progress”, “to move forward”. Qhubeka (qhubeka.org) is part of World Bicycle Relief (worldbicyclerelief.org), a global non-profit organisation dedicated to advancing education, health and economic opportunities by providing simple, sustainable transportation through the power of bicycles.
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Learn more about the team at www.africasteam.com.