EF Pro Cycling fined by UCI for new Giro d'Italia kit

PALERMO ITALY OCTOBER 01 Lachlan Morton of Australia and Team EF Pro Cycling EF Pro Cycling special Rapha x Palace Skateboards Detail view during the 103rd Giro dItalia 2020 Team Presentation in Archaeological Park of Segesta in Palermo City Temple of Segesta girodiitalia Giro on October 01 2020 in Palermo Italy Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images
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EF Pro Cycling unveiled new team kits this week for their participation in the 2020 Giro d’Italia, and the edgy creations designed by Rapha and Palace Skateboards have been met with some disdain by the UCI.

On Saturday, members of the US-based WorldTour team were penalised for wearing "non-compliant clothing during podium obligations". Each of the eight riders on the EF Pro roster for the Giro, as well as directeur sportif Fabrizio Guidi, were fined 500 Swiss francs.

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