What Is A Directeur Sportif? | Road Racing Explained

Published on May 18th 2017


Dan Lloyd explains who is the Directeur Sportif in cycling and what their roll is. Subscribe to GCN: http://gcn.eu/SubscribeToGCN Get exclusive GCN gear in the GCN shop! http://gcn.eu/ce 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. If you'd like to contribute captions and video info in your language, here's the link 👍 http://gcn.eu/cf Watch more on GCN... What Is An Echelon? | Road Racing Explained 📹 http://gcn.eu/cg What Is A Rest Day? | Road Racing Explained 📹 http://gcn.eu/ch Photos: © Bettiniphoto / http://www.bettiniphoto.net/ & ©Tim De Waele / http://www.tdwsport.com