Velo News: UCI to test extreme weather protocol at Giro d’Italia

The UCI will test a new extreme weather protocol at the 2015 Giro d’Italia.

The protocol, announced on the eve of the race’s first stage, calls for compulsory meeting between stakeholders when extreme weather conditions are anticipated prior to a stage. Stakeholders include the race organizer, race doctor, chief of security, riders, teams, and president of the commissaires panel. Any stakeholder can request that the meeting be convened.