Astana do not exist in a bubble – this is evidence that ZILCH has changed

ever notice how when a politician gets busted for something naughty, like - well, fraud is ok, they can do that, nepotism, check, that's acceptable, dereliction of duty in the face natural disasters, no problem, rigging the courts to allow their relatives to get reduced sentences, all fine there, facilitating white collar crime, check, fine … Continue reading Astana do not exist in a bubble – this is evidence that ZILCH has changed

what to do about Astana and Nibali?

DoctorNurse (aka Stephen Nurse-Findlay) commented on my article from last week about Astana & Alexander 'ChimneySweep' Vinokourov and my call from them to be turfed from the sport. i was going to leave my reply as a comment too but realised that it might be worth posting. here it is, with DoctorNurse's initial comment first. _______________ … Continue reading what to do about Astana and Nibali?

Astana: that’s 3 strikes, get them out

Cycling can learn from baseball (and I don’t mean in finding new tricks for hiding needle marks)? No, how about we borrow the ‘three strikes and you’re out’ concept? Because if we did, we’d be free from the shambles that is Astana. In case you missed the news, a third Astana rider has been popped … Continue reading Astana: that’s 3 strikes, get them out

UCI & ASO need to ban Riis and Vino (& the rest) from Le Tour

this article originally appeared on The Roar   Eurosport’s coverage of the 2014 Tour de France had a section at the end of each stage that was entitled ‘LeMond on Tour’. This featured the combustible-looking, three-time Tour winner Greg LeMond chatting to a host of the Tour’s personalities. One day his French co-host ushered onto … Continue reading UCI & ASO need to ban Riis and Vino (& the rest) from Le Tour

Cancellara, Specialized and Menchov: The Tour de Devious

a version of this article originally appeared on The Roar   Intrigue and drama are never far from any Tour de France, but this one has been a doozy from Stage 1. It started with the controversial sprint and subsequent exit of Mark Cavendish, followed by that massive day on the cobbles that saw Chris … Continue reading Cancellara, Specialized and Menchov: The Tour de Devious

Tour de Cobbles: cp analysis on PEZ

As I was watching the Tour last night my waters broke. And I didn't even know I was pregnant. I'm gonna call the baby 'Stage 5'. Read all about it on PezCycling News, just click on the image below.

CP on the World’s again, on The Roar

this article originally appeared on The Roar _________________________________________   There was a moment in Sunday’s World Championships with only about a quarter of the mammoth race left to go when I caught a glimpse of Simon Clarke sitting at the back of a whittled lead pack, all alone and doing his own thing. Whereas Clarke … Continue reading CP on the World’s again, on The Roar

Nibali on the throne, crankpunk and PEZ: the 2013 Giro reviewed

                                                                                                        'Danilo? oh he's a proper cock,' said his mother. allegedly.  CRANKPUNK   DOPED UP LIKE DI LUCA   might well be crankpunk's first t-shirt. if that appeals let me know... anyway, i've finished my Giro reporting on PEZ, it has been one heck of a ride as well, what a cracking race. hats off … Continue reading Nibali on the throne, crankpunk and PEZ: the 2013 Giro reviewed