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Taco van der Hoorn’s aero leg warmers present loophole to UCI’s sock height rule

A close-up of the aero leg warmers used by Intermarche-Circus-Wanty as they stand on stage ahead of the race

With temperatures hovering merely a degree above freezing at the start of Sunday’s Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne, leg warmers were a common sight. However, at the Intermarché-Circus-Wanty bus, some legs looked a little different to others. 

Taco van der Hoorn, known for his attention to detail when it comes to equipment, and a couple of his teammates, were wearing leg warmers with aerodynamic strips running down their length.

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