Tag Archives: Doping

The Paceline Podcast #103

The Paceline Podcast #103

Maybe it’s the gloominess of February, but the Paceline hosts — Patrick, Hottie, and Fatty — have some pretty serious topics this week…though they don’t necessarily approach those topics in a ...

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If WADA Had Teeth

If WADA Had Teeth

Several years ago I made the decision that pro cycling would stop being an active part of what we would cover of the world of cycling here at RKP. The reasons were few and straightforward. Reason ...

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Friday Group Ride #390

Friday Group Ride #390

Hello doping, my old friend. I’d like to say we missed you, but like that one uncle we only see around the holidays…yeah…not so much. Yet again, pro cycling finds itself ...

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Paceline Podcast #94

Paceline Podcast #94

Even thought the racing season is over, pro cycling is back in the news. Peter Sagan is even more amazing than we knew and Chris Froome (finally?) tested positive. As a result, for this ...

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Friday Group Ride #370

Friday Group Ride #370

In June of 1991, I met a Spanish couple in Yellowstone Park. They gave me a ride to one of the park attractions that was 40 miles from my campsite (and bike). We talked food, cycling and the ...

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Appropriation and Empathy

Appropriation and Empathy

This past September, writer Lionel Shriver gave an address at the Brisbane Writers Festival for which she was later accused of crimes agains identity politics. Her offense was to argue on behalf ...

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The Black Eye

The Black Eye

Among the many details reported on Femke Van den Driessche’s motor-assisted bike at the cyclocross world championships there was one that was both irrelevant and interesting. Her team bikes ...

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Old-School Cheating

Old-School Cheating

So it happened. Someone was caught with a motor in their bike. At the women’s U23 cyclocross world championships, Femke Van den Driesshe’s spare bike had a little extra ...

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