Riders still furious with race safety, a year on from changes: 'These things wouldn't be acceptable in motorcar racing'

The CPA, the riders' official body, has come in for heavy criticism as well

Volta a Catalunya
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"It's almost a year since the UCI introduced a number of safety rules: do you feel safer in the peloton?"

"Ha," Rohan Dennis laughs, incredulously. "Not really, no."

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and long reads across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013. In 2024 he released a seven-part podcast documentary, Ghost in the Machine, about motor doping in cycling.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains. He lives in Valencia, Spain.