Thermal cameras to detect mechanical doping spotted mid-stage - Tour de France Shorts

The UCI have carried out thousands of the bike checks across the 2016 season with its tablet device to test for magnetic resonance in order to identify any possible use of mechanical doping. On stage 7 of the Tour de France, thermal cameras were seen being used by UCI Officials on the back of motorbikes to test for any possible case of riders using engines.

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