Confessional

Last week the French senate released its report on doping during the 1998 tour and surprise surprise some of the cycling's biggest names were busted post careers just when it matters least. I've zoned out on my twitter timeline as each cycling news site I follow publishes their version of the story. I'm not afraid … Continue reading Confessional

Hero Worship

Calling Jens Voigt "beloved" would be a gross understatement. Jens is accessible, speaks English well, and is nearly always at the front of the race. But last week he kind of stepped in it when he was asked if he was going to read confessed doper Tyler Hamilton's new book The Secret Race.  His reply was: "Not in a … Continue reading Hero Worship

Cash Moves Everything …. Pat McQuaid, the UCI and the Ever Expanding World Tour

The new issue of Rouleur has an excellent interview with UCI President by Herbie Sykes. While there were other issues that Mr. Sykes could have discussed one took up the majority of the interview: Expansion v. History. Doping was off the table, as per the rules of the interview (more on this later). The great … Continue reading Cash Moves Everything …. Pat McQuaid, the UCI and the Ever Expanding World Tour