Richie Porte upset over UCI's move to block motorhomes at races

Team Sky's Richie Porte says he is 'perplexed' at the new UCI rule that bans the use of motorhomes - forcing riders to stay in designated hotels

The mobile home of Richie Porte at the 2015 Giro d'Italia

(Image credit: Watson)

Sky's Richie Porte would rather sleep in a motorhome than hotels for the Tour de France this July, but following a change on Friday by cycling's governing body, the UCI, it is no longer an option.

Porte led the way to a potential sweeping change in the Giro d'Italia when Sky rolled out its silver and black Fleetwood Excursion motorhome. Instead of sleeping with his team in the assigned hotels, he slept in the motorhome parked outside each night.

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