Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne level-crossing expulsion questioned

Edwig Cammaerts (Landbouwkrediet) has claimed that the decision of the race commissaires to exclude him and his breakaway companions from Sunday's Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne was overly harsh. The Belgian was part of a four-man escape that was pulled from the race after they rode through a level crossing after the lights had turned red, but he insisted that it would have been more dangerous for them to stop in the circumstances.

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Barry Ryan
Head of Features

Barry Ryan is Head of Features at Cyclingnews. He has covered professional cycling since 2010, reporting from the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and events from Argentina to Japan. His writing has appeared in The Independent, Procycling and Cycling Plus. He is the author of The Ascent: Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling’s Golden Generation, published by Gill Books.