"Team SmartStop, Schneider Electric EVlink and BMW introduce the 1st Electric Vehicle (EV) to be used in a major UCI Professional Cycling event as a Team-Support-Car. Watch this smooth ride from INSIDE the BMWi3 as it keeps the team charged and the air clean for all cyclists."

States the video description.

Of course, this is far from the first time we've seen electric vehicles at major cycling events, but this is the first time to our knowledge that an EV has been deployed as a team support car in the United States at a UCI-sanctioned event.

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