First in-race moto rider punished under new UCI convoy rules

The motorbike rider was punished after the finish of stage two of the Tour of Oman

(Image credit: Watson)

An in-race motorbike rider has been handed a punishment by commissaires for the first time under new UCI convoy rules.

The governing body introduced new rules around vehicles in the race convoy in early February 2017 in an aim to further protect riders, and the rules have been enforced for the first time this week.

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