MPCC calls on UCI to open investigation into motorised bikes following French TV report

Movement for Credible Cycling calls for action after French TV report claimed motors were used in two recent Italian races

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The Movement for Credible Cycling (MPCC) has called on the UCI to investigate claims made by a report on French TV programme Stade 2 that motors were used at Strade Bianche and Coppi e Bartali.

The Moteurs ça tourne report claimed that heat sensors detected motors in some of the bikes used in the Italian races, with heat detected in the seat tube on five bikes and two in the hub of the rear wheel.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.