Roy’s films give a rider’s-eye view of the inside of the peloton, the speed that the rider navigate twisting roads and the proximity of other riders in the scrum of the bunch.
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One aspect of the film that shows how fast the bunch are travelling – even up hill – is when they pass a dropped rider, who literally look like they are going backwards.
On-bike camera footage is likely to become more commonplace, with the UCI and team association Velon currently looking into the possibility of integrating on-bike shots into race coverage. FDJ is not currently a member of Velon.
Australian Rohan Dennis (BMC) won stage three of the Tour Down Under, and took the overall lead. Roy finished 35th on the stage.