Roche leads Sunweb complaint about mask-less fans at Dauphiné

Team Sunweb’s Nicolas Roche at the 2020 Strade Bianche
Team Sunweb’s Nicolas Roche at the 2020 Strade Bianche (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

As well as taking issue with the descent of the Col de Plan Bois, Team Sunweb riders have voiced concerns about the amount of fans not wearing masks on the roads of the Critérium du Dauphiné.

The Dauphiné, a key preparation race for both riders and organisers ASO ahead of the Tour de France, was taking place with strict COVID-19 restrictions, but while the start and finish areas were closed to the public, fans still lined some of the key climbs. 

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