Adam Hansen speaks out after Lawrence Naesen hit by team car in Tro Bro Leon

Former pro Adam Hansen is now the CPA president
Former pro Adam Hansen is now the CPA president (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Adam Hansen has been a prominent presence on social media since becoming the new head of the CPA riders' union. This week he has investigated and spoken out about an incident that saw a rider hit by a team car at Tro Bro Léon. 

On Tuesday, the Australian former rider who was elected as Gianni Bugno's successor as CPA president in March, published a series of screen-grabbed communications with riders and UCI commissaires. 

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Patrick Fletcher

Patrick is an NCTJ-trained journalist, and former deputy editor of Cyclingnews, who has seven years’ experience covering professional cycling. He has a modern languages degree from Durham University and has been able to put it to some use in what is a multi-lingual sport, with a particular focus on French and Spanish-speaking riders. Away from cycling, Patrick spends most of his time playing or watching other forms of sport - football, tennis, trail running, darts, to name a few, but he draws the line at rugby.