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EUROTRASH Monday: Rider News & Race Action with Video

A very full EuroTrash bag this Monday. Race news from Tour de Pologne, Vuelta a Burgos, Tour of Leuven – Memorial Jef Scherens, Postnord Vårgårda…

Monday, Aug 08

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A very full EuroTrash bag this Monday. Race news from Tour de Pologne, Vuelta a Burgos, Tour of Leuven – Memorial Jef Scherens, Postnord Vårgårda WestSweden and the Commonwealth Games road race and time trial, all with video. Philippe Gilbert concerned about rider safety – TOP STORY. Rider news: Primoz Roglič training, contracts for Juan Ayuso, Jan Hirt, Tim Merlier, Casper Pedersen, Chris Harper, Josh Tarling, Andrea Piccolo, Jacopo Guarnieri, Dylan Teuns, Filippo Zana, Rafal Majka, Diego Ulissi, Brandon McNulty, Mikkel Bjerg, Simon Clarke, Matteo Trentin, Vegard Stake Laengen and Ivo & Rui Oliveira. Team news: Tom Dumoulin to work with Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert, cross-men Thijs and Toon Aerts to Intermarché-Wanty-Gobert, EF Education-TIBCO-SVB announces cyclocross program and Jempy Drucker to be Luxembourg national coach. Race news: Trofeo Matteotti canceled. Plus the Link My Ride app co-founded by Tom Pidcock. Monday coffee time. TOP STORY: Philippe Gilbert Concerned About Rider Safety: “Should Finally be Taken Seriously”
Philippe Gilbert has shared his concerns regarding the safety of the peloton following the massive crash in the Vuelta a Burgos. The Lotto Soudal rider is the representative of the UCI Athletes Commission. “I have asked the UCI to draw up a protocol whereby courses are checked and approved in advance, especially at the finishes. Unfortunately, this has still not happened.”

In the second stage of the Vuelta a Burgos there was a massive crash. In the final kilometres, the riders had to pass over a speed bump going slightly downhill. David Dekker crashed and […]

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