David Millar calls for probe to figure out cause of motorbike mishaps

Former cycling pro David Millar had already talked out regarding rider safety, something he spoke about again after the tragic death of Belgian cyclist Antoine Demoitié.

Millar, the former Garmin-Sharp rider, believes UCI required to work very hard to crack down on motorbike mishaps following the death of Antoine Demoitié following an collision at the Ghent-Wevelgem on Sunday, but says it’s hard to pinpoint why so many of these accidents are occurring.

Antoine was involved in a break up with other riders as well as a race motorbike on Easter Sunday then later passed away in hospital in Lille in France. Following the death of the twenty-five year old, Miller told that probe required to be conducted following each one in order to resolve why many mishaps of this nature are occurring.
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Cyclist Travels With Single Leg Over The Pyrenees

With one leg and one arm Christian Haettich completed the cycling in summer crossing the Alps, the Dolomites and the Pyrenees. The event was for amateur cyclists which continued for three weeks. He enjoys to cycle around the southern part of England. Amidst the riders who are able-bodied, Christian Haettich seems fitter than the rest.

In 2014 he was given the opportunity to ride through the Haute Route. The best part of the amateur is similar to the professional cyclists as the route of the ride remains the same. Friends join in along with the riders to support them as it is in football. High peaks were also part of the cycling route by the riders. The Pyrenees cover included climb of 19,000 metres, ascent of 21 and over 7 days the race got completed. Continue reading “Cyclist Travels With Single Leg Over The Pyrenees”