If you’re looking for a list of the top five winningest teams, you won’t find it here, but if you’re looking for a typically idiosyncratic VeloVoices list that blends big-win teams and big-heart teams, here are our five nominees for Team of the Year.
The MTN-Qhubeka team won a lot of hearts during this year’s Tour de France with the impressive performances from their riders, which helped give the fans a greater understanding of the team’s culture and ethos. But they’re not the only Africans enjoying their time in Europe. Continue reading
On a day when the break finally got away and stayed away, it looked like a French contingent would be battling it out for stage honours. But it was Steve Cummings who took advantage of an existential crisis between Thibaut Pinot and Romain Bardet to fly by them in the final 2km and take a popular stage win for African wildcard squad MTN-Qhubeka on Mandela Day.