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Dan Lloyd explains who is the Directeur Sportif in cycling and what their roll is.
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A directeur sportif, otherwise known as a sports director, is the person who is in charge of a team at a race.
They will create a tactical plan, which they will discuss with the riders before the start of each race.
Once the race starts, they will then drive the team car in the convoy behind the race, and they will be in communication with the riders via the earpieces and radios.
But that's not all they do as explained by Ex-Professional Cyclist Dan Lloyd in this excellent video.
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