UCI bans Tour de France motorhomes, much to Chris Froome's displeasure

Chris Froome and all other riders will have to put up with dodgy hotel rooms at the Tour de France as the UCI rule out the use of motorhomes

The mobile home of Richie Porte at the 2015 Tour of Italy

(Image credit: Watson)

Good news if you're in the market for a new motorhome - Team Sky may be about to put theirs on the market after the UCI banned any teams from using anything other than the hotels provided.

Richie Porte had been the guinea pig for the spacious and luxurious campervan at the Giro d'Italia, as Sky rolled out their latest 'marginal gain'. The team said they were ensuring their team leader wasn't left shacked up in a dodgy hotel room like his rivals.

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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.