Etixx-Quick Step boss blasts motorbikes 'helping' Greg Van Avermaet at Dwars door Vlaanderen

Patrick Lefevere believes Greg Van Avermaet gained an unfair advantage by having a motorbike in front of him as he attacked in Dwars door Vlaanderen

Greg Van Avermaet tried to launch a move in the 2016 Dwars door Vlaanderen.

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Motorbikes are still a contentious issue in cycling even when they're not knocking people off their bikes.

Etixx-Quick Step boss Patrick Lefevere was unhappy at the positioning of a camera bike in the final kilometres of Dwars door Vlaanderen as BMC's Greg Van Avermaet attacked.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.