UCI to investigate Visma-Lease a Bike 'Control Room' at the Tour de France

The UCI published a statement shortly after the rolling race processor was unveiled

Visma-Lease a Bike Control room
The Visma-Lease a Bike Control Room
(Image credit: Visma-Lease a Bike)

The UCI has said it is "carrying out verifications" to ensure that a new 'Control Room' intended for use at the Tour de France complies with its regulations. 

Visma-Lease a Bike unveiled what it calls the "first ever command centre in cycling" on Thursday, ahead of the start of the three week Grand Tour on Saturday.

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Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.