We understand there are still a lot of questions on the return to racing, therefor we hosted a webinar with Dr Claire Rose (TCA) and Dr Tessa Backhuijs (CCC-Liv) to talk you through the UCI guidelines and how you can protect yourself. Rewatch the webinar here.
Racing means riding very closely with other members of the peloton, possible plane travel to reach the starting location and racing also means riders will be surrounded by more people (such as organizers, staff from other teams, spectators) and/or in larger groups.
We have been asked whether you can refuse to participate in a race. Can you be obliged by your team (employer) to get started?
We all have been looking forward to racing resuming tomorrow in Spain. We know many of you are at the race already and, as always, your safety is our priority. We have consulted with the TCA’s medical advisors and reviewed the UCI Covid Procedures. We are of the view that the risk assessment of the race tomorrow may result in a ‘high’ rating and this, together with the below, has given the TCA cause for concern.
There have been mixed reactions to the UCI’s new race schedule. In this article we explore this further, focusing on the revised MTB calendar. We speak to Candice Lill, Jolanda Neff, Maja Wloszczowska and Raiza Goulão, examining the impact the adjustments will have on riders.
In Marathon MTB races professionals and amateurs traditionally mix in the race and more often than not depart all together in a mass start, regardless of gender. Women came to accept that this male dominated discipline had no separate start line for them and that their race was interfered by the men.
Your image rights are one of your most important assets as a professional cyclist, but do you know what your rights and restrictions are?
Starting next Monday, The Cyclists’ Alliance Community Ride will kick off on Zwift, where we be joined by Audrey Cordon-Ragot from Trek- Segafredo and Roos Hoogeboom from Biehler Krush Pro Cycling.
Insurance isn’t the most popular subject to talk about at the dinner table with your teammates. But it is something you think about; Proper insurance coverage comes up high on the priority list of riders in our yearly surveys. And rightfully so!
Imagine you have a crash, and you get concussion. How will your doctor know if your brain function is impaired, unless you’ve had a test when you were functioning normally, to compare it to?
An open letter to the UCI, riders call for representation in decision making post-COVID-19