The Aussie conundrum, new UCI anti-doping regulations and their failings, and an African breakthrough

This article originally appeared on The Roar _______________________________ Can you feel it? It’s that time of year again, and I don’t mean the Tour Down Under. It’s the buzz of a new season, the sharpening of the knives, the shaving of the legs, the thrum of the media and the froth of the forums! Bring … Continue reading The Aussie conundrum, new UCI anti-doping regulations and their failings, and an African breakthrough

The Froome TUE Palava: Every side letting the fans down

this article originally appeared on The Roar   Many would have never heard of a TUE until last week, other than the one that brings you closer to FRI, but in the past seven days or so ‘Therapeutic Use Exemption’ has entered the lexicon of cycling fans the world over. Reaction to the news that … Continue reading The Froome TUE Palava: Every side letting the fans down

Brailsford let us down…

can't really see it any other way. a 'decision' mid-Tour to announce that you're going to release data to WADA, who then say they can't take it and that in any case no one from Sky has contacted them, then suddenly l'Equipe announce that they received the Froome data and trot out the same quack … Continue reading Brailsford let us down…

a slightly over-impassioned response to a message that i probably shouldn’t post, but what the hell

thanks for taking the time to reply _______, appreciate that. i do feel that i did walk a bit in their  shoes, at least half a mile, as did several other guys and women i know. personally for me, i spent 2 years in those shoes as a junior and aspiring pro when i was … Continue reading a slightly over-impassioned response to a message that i probably shouldn’t post, but what the hell