Italian ProTeam to ban power meters during races for 2020 season

The team manager said some riders had become 'obsessed' with numbers during races

Vini Zabù - KTM, formerly known as Neri Sottoli - Selle Italia KTM (Photo by Tim de Waele/Getty Images)

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Italian team Vini Zabù - KTM, formerly known as Neri Sottoli - Selle Italia - KTM, has decided to ban riders power meters and heart rate monitors during races this coming season.

The ProTeam squad, the new name for UCI Pro-Continental teams, has said some of their riders had become "obsessed" with the numbers side of their performances and wanted to give them greater freedom during races.

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