Team Sky issued an apology on Thursday after its team bus was caught on camera in a near-miss with an amateur cyclist.
Andy Rolfe was just riding down the road when he got buzzed by a large bus. He had a camera on board and recorded the incident. He posted footage on Twitter (warning: strong language)
Team Sky’s bus almost taking me out, sorry about the language, but this needs to go viral for the safety of cyclists
It turns out that the large black bus was supporting a professional cycling team and was driving down a rural road in Wales. Team Sky’s bus almost forced him off the road as it passed Mr. Rolfe but was faces with a vehicle in the opposing lane.
Sky posted a series of replies to the video: “What is shown in the video is unacceptable and we are sorry.
“We’ve already spoken to the driver and we’ll be discussing this with him again in more detail.
“We will also be speaking to all staff and reminding them of their responsibilities.
“Encouraging people to get out and on their bikes is a huge part of what we stand for as a team.
“We are a team of cyclists and we know how important it is for us, as a team, to set an example when it comes to ensuring cyclists are able to use the roads safely.”