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No Room for Daniel Teklehaimanot, but He’ll Have New Team Soon: Doug Ryder

Daniel Teklehaimanot without a contract for the first time in six years
It’s complicated. Teklehaimanot is currently without a contract for the first time in six years. Hope he will get another chance with a new team soon. (Photo: James Walsh/Sinamatella Productions)

BY NEAL ROGERS | CYCLINGTIPS

While 2018 WorldTour racing has begun, Eritrean star Daniel Teklehaimanot is currently without a contract. However, his former boss, Dimension Data for Qhubeka team manager Doug Ryder, told CyclingTips he expects Teklehaimanot to announce his signing with a new team “soon.” Continue reading No Room for Daniel Teklehaimanot, but He’ll Have New Team Soon: Doug Ryder

Daniel Teklehaimanot Aiming for Tour de France Stage win in 2016

Dimension Data rider Eritrean Daniel Teklehaimanot is looking forward to win a stage at the 2016 edition of Tour de France

By Sadhbh O’Shea | for CyclingNews,

Daniel Teklehaimanot made history in the 2015 Tour de France when he spent four days in the race’s polka-dot jersey, becoming not only the first Eritrean but the first African to wear that jersey. The success brought him to the attention of the wider cycling world and now the 27-year-old has set his sights on another first for 2016. Teklehaimanot, who is like a dog with a bone when it comes to achieving his targets, is now looking for his debut Grand Tour victory.

“I was really happy this year with my performance, and I’d like to be able to do something again next year. I hope that I can do more. I can’t say if it will be as good as this year, but I would like to be stronger,” Teklehaimanot told Cyclingnews at the team’s training camp last month. Continue reading Daniel Teklehaimanot Aiming for Tour de France Stage win in 2016