Dowsett calls for UCI rule change to improve time trial bike safety

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Alex Dowsett has his say on time trial safety (Image credit: Noa Arnon/Israel Start-Up Nation)

Alex Dowsett has suggested the UCI should change its rules regarding the set-up of time trial bikes in order to make them safer to train and race on. 

The dangers of the riding position on time trial bikes were laid bare by Egan Bernal’s recent crash in Colombia, while the issue as a whole has ignited in the wake of Chris Froome’s suggestion that the sport should rid itself completely of time trial bikes.

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