UCI threaten to ban Britain's track bikes

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The British team has been told by the UCI that as of Monday, March 29, their track bikes will be banned from competition unless they are available for sale to the general public.

All the nations competing in Copenhagen received a letter reminding them that any bike, and all equipment used in competition must also be for sale. The Brits, Australians and Germans are the main nations affected.

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Simon Richardson
Magazine editor

Editor of Cycling Weekly magazine, Simon has been working at the title since 2001. He fell in love with cycling 1989 when watching the Tour de France on Channel 4, started racing in 1995 and in 2000 he spent one season racing in Belgium. During his time at CW (and Cycle Sport magazine) he has written product reviews, fitness features, pro interviews, race coverage and news. He has covered the Tour de France more times than he can remember along with two Olympic Games and many other international and UK domestic races. He became the 130-year-old magazine's 13th editor in 2015.