UCI set to scrap '3:1 rule' limiting aero race bike design

Cycling's governing body is poised to get rid of the rule that limits the shapes used in bike frames

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The UCI is set to scrap a rule limiting the aerodynamic design of bikes used in races, according a person familiar with the matter.

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Oliver Bridgewood - no, Doctor Oliver Bridgewood - is a PhD Chemist who discovered a love of cycling. He enjoys racing time trials, hill climbs, road races and criteriums. During his time at Cycling Weekly, he worked predominantly within the tech team, also utilising his science background to produce insightful fitness articles, before moving to an entirely video-focused role heading up the Cycling Weekly YouTube channel, where his feature-length documentary 'Project 49' was his crowning glory.