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Tour de France bikes to be scanned for motors - UCI

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Yeah a tiny motor putting out even minimal force over a long span of time can create an advantage for a cyclist.
 

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Yeah a tiny motor putting out even minimal force over a long span of time can create an advantage for a cyclist.

Maybe, maybe not. The power source for that motor is going to add some weight.
 

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It would be funny though to see a cycling helmet with a solar panel on top of it.
 

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Maybe, maybe not. The power source for that motor is going to add some weight.

The output of the motor is def going to more than makeup for the weight of the power source. They used to say the same things about heavier than air-aircraft. :)
 
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