Romain Bardet says leaving DSM riders' comments 'not easy to understand' after 'Soviet regime' remarks

Multiple riders have broken their contracts over the years with an unnamed rider calling it a "Soviet regime"

Romain Bardet
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Romain Bardet has said "I haven’t shared the doubts of the riders who left, so it’s not easy for me to understand" after various riders have broken contracts with Team DSM.

A recent piece by Sporza  was posted hours before the team's 2022 presentation, it included unnamed riders saying the way the team was run was like a "Soviet regime" with another adding they were "treated like little children".

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