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Out of tragedy, new love: The cyclist's widow and her second husband

On a descent at the 2016 Gent-Wevelgem, a four rider crash on the left hand side of the road turned tragic when Antoine Demoitié (Wanty-G...

UCI issues new guidelines to boost safety in the race convoy

Heading towards the one year anniversary of the death of Antoine Demoitiè during the Gent-Wevelgem event, the UCI has tightened up on its...

Blueprint for rider safety: The measures the pro riders’ association wants the UCI to adopt

Responding to recent accidents in the peloton, including several crashes in the closing kilometres of races plus the motorbike accidents ...

UCI announces new safety rules concerning motorbike use in races

Commenting two days after a number of riders were injured in a crash with two motorbikes at the Tour of Belgium – one of whom, Stig Broec...

Race motos cause mass pileup at Belgium Tour; Broeckx in coma with brain injury

The fourth stage of the Baloise Belgium Tour was cancelled, and several riders were taken to the hospital, after two motorcyclists collid...

Ten days after Demoitié’s death, what’s the latest on motorbike safety?

The Tour of Flanders is one of the toughest races in cycling, but that paled into insignificance when compared to what the Wanty-Groupe G...

The view from the photo moto: Casey Gibson shares his thoughts on caravan safety

American photographer Casey B. Gibson has been photographing cycling in the United States and internationally since 1991, shooting at the...

A candid chat with a moto photographer: Antoine Demoitié’s death, and what happens next?

The tragic death of Antoine Demoitié caused feelings to run high. And, understandably so. That a 25 year old rider was killed in a sporti...

The Secret Pro: Processing death, race motos, terrorism, extreme weather, and more

What a week for pro cycling. It's with a heavy heart that I weigh in on so many recent tragic events. I actually had an entire column wri...

Open letter: Marcel Kittel calls for increased safety in professional cycling

In the wake of the tragic death of Belgian rider Antoine Demoitié, one of the sport's biggest names has weighed in on the issue of rider ...

Wanty-Groupe Gobert pays tribute to Demoitié: ‘We cry, we think of his wife and family’

One day after the accident which cost the life of Antoine Demoitié, his teammates and those who guided him have paid tribute to the 25-ye...

Shock, sadness and calls for change: Cycling world reacts to death of Antoine Demoitié

The tragic news late Sunday night that Belgian rider Antoine Demoitié had died after sustaining severe injuries in Gent-Wevelgem was shoc...

Commentary: Gent-Wevelgem fatality a tragedy that has been a long time coming

This never should have happened. Antoine Demoitié, a 25-year-old Belgian racing for Wanty-Gobert, was killed Sunday after an incident wit...

Tragedy strikes pro peloton: Belgian rider Antoine Demoitié killed by race moto at Gent-Wevelgem

It was the event everyone feared might happen: A professional cyclist has died after being struck by a race motorcycle. According to AFP,...

Wanty-Gobert rider Demoitié in ‘very serious condition’ after being hit by motorbike in Gent-Wevelgem

Today’s Gent-Wevelgem Classic has been hit by tragedy after Belgian rider Antoine Demoitié was hit by a motorbike and severely injured du...