Top 5 unwritten rules of professional cycling

You can do this, but don't do that, that or that... most of the time

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No. 1: No attacking in the feedzone.

No. 1: No attacking in the feedzone.

In professional cycling there are the rules, and then there are the unwritten rules. We all know that you are not supposed to take EPO or put a motor in your bottom bracket. But it’s also bad form to attack through a feed zone or hold onto a “sticky” bottle for too long. Sound confusing? The Global Cycling Network is here to help. Press play to learn what the real rules are.

No. 2: No pacing back in the caravan... sort of.

No. 2: No pacing back in the caravan… sort of.

No. 3: Don't hold onto the "sticky" bottle for too long.

No. 3: Don’t hold onto the “sticky” bottle for too long.

No. 4: No taking advantage of the yellow jersey if he has a mechanical or a crash.

No. 4: No taking advantage of the yellow jersey if he has a mechanical or a crash.

No. 5: No attacking when the peloton is taking a nature break.

No. 5: No attacking when the peloton is taking a nature break.

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