Banning metabolic sensors from racing is a ‘step backward’ for rider welfare, says Supersapiens founder

Phil Southerland says that Supersapiens will sponsor any pro athletes wanting to use the glucose monitoring tech in training

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The founder of Supersapiens, the glucose tracker banned from use in UCI racing as part of its most recent rule clarifications, has said that the move is a 'step backward' for rider health and welfare. 

The UCI has banned the use of sensors that monitor ‘physiological data, including any metabolic values such as but not limited to glucose or lactate’ from races. 

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