Tour de Burgos – Philip Gilbert, angry: “I asked the UCI…”

Although he is not currently playing in Burgos TowerAnd the Philip Gilbert Lotto Soudal did not miss the terrible fall that occurred on Wednesday during the second stage. Luckily if it does not cause any drama, spirits are distinguished by their violence, but also their origin, with this speed reducer set 500 meters from the end and fatal to David Decker (Team Jumbo-Visma), who completely lost control of his bike when crossing, causing a terrifying buildup inside the peloton. As the riders representative on the Athletes’ Committee, I joined the riders who fell victim to the Tour de Burgos.”the former world champion begins in a message posted on his social networks.

Video – Big drop in the final of the second stage of the Tour of Burgos

“I asked the UCI to have a protocol to recognize, control, and verify courses…”

“I advocate for the safety of athletes and condemn this type of violation! I have asked the UCI to have a protocol in place to identify, control and verify roads and especially entrants, but this has not yet been implemented.” Unfortunately, riders are still the victims of this neglect. It’s time to take safety issues seriously and change them in favor of cycling. “continues the future retiree, thus joining his friend Matthew Trentino (Team UAE Emirates), also very upset with the UCI (UCI).

Marcus Moral, Burgos Tour Director: ‘We cannot demonize the organizer’

Reminder, Marcos Moralboss Burgos TowerSpeak into a microphone channel team The day after the accident, with special reference to the technical defect committed by David Decker. ““It was not a speed bump, it was a pedestrian crossing no more than 2.5 cm high, on a slope. This obstacle was indicated by signs on the ground and by flags. The last 3 km we prepared, we showed it to the runners, and it is impossible to find a way by removing roundabouts or trails like this. It was a mistake on the part of the jockey (David Decker). He realized it and asked for forgiveness, and I also ask forgiveness. I’m not saying it’s just his fault, it’s everyone’s fault, but you can’t demonize the organizer because it has been reported. I think the end of the stage was correct. We take our responsibility, but we cannot demonize the organizer.”It is to explain.

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