UCI could use thermal imaging to detect motors at the Tour de France

The UCI says it will implement additional methods of detecting motors at the Tour de France, with thermal imaging reported to be used

Cycling's governing body, the UCI, has confirmed that it will conduct between 3,000 and 4,000 tests for motors at the Tour de France next month, with thermal imaging technology reported to be used.

While the UCI didn't specifically mention thermal imaging, but a statement released on Monday confirmed that "additional methods of detection" will be employed.

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