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I have looked on profile of today's stage of Tour de Suisse:

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There are three little blue symbols at the bottom. I suppose the middle one, with the cutlery, means feed zone. However, I was not able to guess the meaning of the symbols enter image description here and enter image description here, which seem somewhat like light bulb or a bottle.

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Found a more detailed document including the photo above, but without much insight toward what those symbols mean:… – mastermind_ed Jun 19 '14 at 21:07

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After seeing edmastermind29's comment I have tried looking for more documents on the website of the race. In the section media I have found technical guide, which also gives explanations of these symbols (and some other symbols used in the maps and plans of stages). I only found the explanation in German and French language.

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So the two symbols I was asking about mark where it is allowed to get food from the team cars. (According to UCI Cycling Regulation: Feeding is prohibited on climbs, descents and during the first 50 and last 20 km. (2.3.027))

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It is avoided to feed your cyclists from your car in order to ward off danger when the race get carried away (beginning of breakaways and next to finish line). – AnthonyLeGovic Jun 20 '14 at 12:42
+1 It would have been nicer to have a legend right away (instead of digging up this information), but nonetheless, great work!! :) – mastermind_ed Jun 20 '14 at 14:03

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