UCI testing could be missing hidden motors in bikes, report suggests

Joint report suggests ineffectiveness of current testing method

A testing procedure used by the UCI to detect motors in bikes could fail to detect some types of motors, a report has suggested

The joint investigation by France 2, ARD, and Il Corriere della Sera tested the effectiveness of the UCI's current process for detecting hidden motors, using an iPad adapted with magnets that the governing body says detects changes in magnetic flux density which would indicate the presence of a motor.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.