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Team NZ Director Says Cyclors Will Be Banned From Next America's Cup

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 20 / 17

Team New Zealand Managing Dir Grant Dalton confirmed cyclors "will play no part in the next America's Cup," according to the NEW ZEALAND HERALD. The Kiwi team's "radical pedal-powered innovation" was one of the key factors in Team NZ's "stunning" win in Bermuda this year, but it appears bikes o...

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