UCI Commissions

The presence of the CPA in the Commissions of the UCI (Union Cycliste Internationale) ensures the defence of the riders’ rights

The CPA works to ensure that the riders' rights are respected across all UCI Committees in charge of taking action or implementing reforms having an impact on pro riders.
CPA sits on the Professional Cycling Council (PCC), Road Committee, Equipment and Mechanical Doping committee, ITA,  Prize Management Committee, as well as in the new body created to improve the Safety of the riders: SafeR.


The members of CPA representing riders within the main UCI Committees are:

  • Adam Hansen, president of the CPA, sits on the PCC (Professional Cycling Council) which gathers three times a year and brings together all cycling representations: CPA, Athletes Committee, AIOCC, AIGCP, and the UCI. He sits also in the Equipment and Mechanical Doping Committee and in all the SafeR Commissions.
  • Xavier Jan, treasurer of the CPA, sits in the Administrative Commission of the ITA (International Testing Agency) and in the Prize Money Committee.
  • Alessandra Cappellotto, director of the CPA Women’s Council, has a seat in the PCC and SafeR.

Here are the key achievement of CPA within the above mentioned committees and groups:

  • proposals to obtain better safety for riders during races
  • implementation of an extreme weather protocol to apply during races
  • platform for a centralised and automated management of the prizes of pro riders with a view to cutting costs, improving transparency, tax traceability, and control over payments
  • increase in race prize money
  • financial contributions to the Riders' Transition Fund
Riders EWP Delegate

Mr. Jacopo Guarnieriwill be the CPA delegate and Extreme Weather Protocol riders representative at Tour de Hongrie


Joint agreement

Every two years, the CPA & the AIGCP sign a new joint agreement which establishes the minimum standards for working conditions such as wages and insurance.

CPA’s projects

The association “Cyclistes Professionnels Associés” represents the interests of the professional riders and their safety during the races come always first.

CPA Women

CPA Women is part of CPA and is the only international association of professional female riders, giving female athletes a voice.