Riders at Tour of the Basque Country unsure how to adapt and not fall foul of UCI's ban on the 'super-tuck'

The ban will result in disqualification from the race for riders caught using the position

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Riders at the Tour of the Basque Country have admitted that they remain unsure of how to abide by and adapt to the new ban preventing use of the so-called ‘super-tuck’.

The UCI banned the position from April 1, claiming that the stance – which sees riders rest on their top tube instead of their seat to increase aerodynamic gains – set a dangerous example to younger riders. Any rider found performing the action faces immediate disqualification.

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