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Dimension Data Team

Dimension Data Team

Dimension Data Team

Qhubeka is an Nguni word that means “to progress”“to move forward”


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. 

Qhubeka is an Nguni word that means “to progress”“to move forward”. Qhubeka ( is part of World Bicycle Relief (, a global non-profit organisation dedicated to advancing education, health and economic opportunities by providing simple, sustainable transportation through the power of bicycles.  

Hi, we are 
a World Tour Cycling Team based in South Africa
.The team was founded in 2007, becoming a
Continental Team in 2008. 
The team remained as a UCI Continental Team until the end of the 2012 season.

Frederik Van Lierde

Frederik Van Lierde

Frederik Van Lierde

“When I was a kid I dreamed of being an airplane pilot”


“If you asked me what I wanted to be when I was a kid, I would have told you “airplane pilot,” but now I fly in a different sense. When I’m on my bike, I’m riding to transform my dream – to win Ironman Hawaii a second time – into reality. To achieve this, I train 30 hours per week and ride 15,000 kilometers per year.

Triathlon is a great sport that combines swimming, cycling and running in one “man-to-man” race and every finish in an Ironman is a personal achievement, whether you win it or not.

Off the bike what I enjoy most is spending time with my wife and two boys. Out of competition I’ll allow myself to indulge in some good wine and my favorite Italian food.”


  • Ironman World Champion 2013
  • Ironman France Champion 2011-2012-2013
  • Ironman South Africa Champion 2015
  • Abu Dhabi International triathlon Champion 2011-2013
  • European Champion Long distance triathlon 2007

Hi, my name is Frederik Van LierdeI´m a professional triathlete. I was born on May 25th, 1979 in Menen, Belgium