AIGLE, Switzerland (BRAIN) — Julien Carron is stepping down as technology coordinator at the international cycling union, UCI, at the end of November, the organization announced Friday.
Carron has been central to the UCI's equipment approval program, including its "UCI Approved" frame stickers.
Philippe Chevallier, UCI's sport and technology director, said that Carron "has chosen new challenges and we wish him a lot of success in his future projects."
Matthew Mottet will take over the position on January 3, 2013, Chevallier said. Mottet is a Swiss materials science engineer with experience in composites.
Chevallier said that from November 19 until January 3, bike industry members with technology business with the UCI can send requests about materials or approval protocol for frames and forks to the technology assistant, Johan Kucaba at firstname.lastname@example.org.