Cycling Sports

After extensive testing, the UCI formally: no tampering with motors in the Tour

The International Wielrenunie UCI has controls on technical fraud in the Tour de France no violations identified. Daily were at the start of the stage the bikes to be scanned with magneetgolven to discover if there are secret motors were made. After each ride were five to ten bikes, including that of the winner and the geletruidrager, tested with mobile x-ray machine.

During the rides, there were checks in place with the help of warmetecamera. All the tests yielded a negative result. In addition, the UCI experimented with the fitting of a tracker on a number of bikes, which in the future hidden motors at any time in direction can be detected.

“We are working on new technologies and would like to thank the teams who have participated,” said UCI president David Lappartient. “The goal is the suspicion and the credibility of our sport.”

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