Road racing could receive new influx following triathlon rule change

You could see some new faces at your next road race, now that a rule change has forced triathletes to practise their bunch riding

A change to the rules of certain triathlon events could mean an increase in riders training in chain gangs and competing in road races in the UK.

At the moment the bike leg of amateur triathlons is like a time trial, in which drafting is not permitted. However, British Triathlon has confirmed that the bike legs for its qualification races for the 2016 age-group sprint world championships will be draft legal, akin to a bunch road race.

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