Romain Bardet confident that UCI can stamp out mechanical doping

The Ag2r La Mondiale rider believes the UCI measures will prevent mechanical doping from becoming a regular occurrence

Romain Bardet on his way to winning stage eighteen of the 2015 Tour de France

(Image credit: Watson)

Romain Bardet believes the UCI will take the necessary measures to ensure that cases of mechanical doping are not repeated.

The Ag2r La Mondiale rider, who has twice finished in the top 10 of the Tour de France, hopes that this latest form on cheating isn't common in cycling after an electric motor was found hidden inside the bike of a competitor during last weekend's Cyclocross World Championships in Belgium.

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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.