Dimension Data is a new WorldTour team, and Africa’s first. It brings Cervélo back to the top ranks. We take a look at Nathan Haas’ trick S5 In 2015, Cervélo disappeared from the WorldTour as its former team Garmin-Sharp merged with Cannondale to form Team Cannondale-Garmin. It’s fair to say that the Canadian brand’s bikes never really left men’s pro racing, with the then MTN-Qhubeka team managing wildcard entries into some of the biggest races. But for 2016 the South-African registered outfit, now named Dimension Data for Qhubeka, has stepped into the WorldTour ranks – and with that, Cervélo is properly back in the big league.
Having previously ridden for Garmin -Sharp and then Cannondale -Garmin before signing with Dimension Data on a two-year contract, Nathan Haas of Australia seems rather happy on his new Cervélo S5. Haas, who’s a former mountain biker, clearly pays closer attention to his setup than many others in the peloton. Chat with the charismatic 26-year old about his bikes and he’ll reel off weights of wheels , and the other little touches he prefers.
Off the bike, Haas is a popular personality within the cycling world, often to be found playing guitar or (until recently […]