UCI President David Lappartient: 'We must not seek to neutralise every race'

The Frenchman also described the neutralisation of the final stage of last year's Giro as 'ridiculous'

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President of the UCI, David Lappartient, has said "we must not fall into the systemisation of neutralising things"

Lappartient was speaking generally before some riders and teams called for the finish of stage eight of the Giro d'Italia to be neutralised over purported concerns over rider safety.

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