De Gendt: I have very little faith in the CPA

Giro dItalia 2020 103rd Edition 17th stage Bassano del Grappa Madonna di Campiglio 203 km 21102020 Thomas De Gendt BEL Lotto Soudal photo Luca BettiniBettiniPhoto2020
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Although Thomas De Gendt was among the few professional riders who read an email from the CPA this winter regarding moves to ban the 'super-tuck' position, he has criticised the riders' association for failing to relay its members' views to race organisers, including at the 2020 Giro d’Italia.

In an interview with Sporza’s ‘De Tribune’ podcast, De Gendt responded to CPA rider representative Matteo Trentin, who told Cyclingnews last week that only 16 riders had downloaded the documents that spelled out possible rule changes following meetings with the UCI this winter.

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