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BCU’s fault line

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BCU’s fault line

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The start of cycling’s National Road Race Championships at the Top Rock circuit yesterday was thrown into confusion when almost half of the 46 competing riders refused to move off the line.
The move came as part of an apparent protest about the lack of communication from the Barbados Cycling Union (BCU) to a group of disgruntled riders over the race’s change of dates.
The race was thrown into upheaval when 21 of the 46 riders at the start failed to react to the starter’s gun, forcing several competitors to make a detour around the stationary cyclists.
The protest robbed the event of two divisions – the category 4 and tiny mites – as clubs A-Class Batteries Golden Wheelers, Team Aspire and Velo Caribe pulled all their riders from the national championships. (JM)
Full story in today’s DAILY NATION.