Pezcyclingnews: Eurotrash Moto Monday!


Jan 3, 2005
There were two incidents at the week-end where motorbikes may have affected the final outcome of the race. We take a look at both in today’s ‘TOP STORY’ and we have the race reports, results, rider quotes and video from Clasica San Sebastin, Tour de Pologne and the Prudential RideLondon Classic. Richie Porte to BMC, Tom Danielson positive, Nairo Quintana will ride la Vuelta a Espaa and a video interview with Peter Sagan. EuroTrash Monday coffee time.TOP STORY: Moto Madness!There seems to have been a lot of riders having problems with race motorbikes. Jakob Fuglsang (Astana) was hit by a moto as he rode at the front of the escape group on the Col du Glandon on stage 18 of the Tour de France a couple of weeks ago and then on Saturday BMC’s Greg Van Avermaet was run into as he tried to win the Clasica San Sebastin. On Sunday Sep Vanmarcke (LottoNL-Jumbo) was nearly knocked off as he soloed towards the finish of the Prudential RideLondon. Why is this happening? Possibly there are too many vehicles on the road during a big race, but with so many media outlets all wanting the information it’s not surprising. The BMC team think it is negligence on the part of the race organizers and the UCI are dragging their feet. Here is their take on the subject: Statement: San Sebastian Motorbike Crash:BMC Racing Team President/General Manager Jim Ochowicz has issued a statement following Saturday’s crash by a “radio tour” motorbike that...

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