Tag Archives: UCI

The World Cup

As some of you might be aware, there are sports other than cycling. One of those sports is soccer/football/futbol/futebol/voetbal/fußbal/calcio, and in this other sport with its many names, there ...

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Red Herring

In movie making, writers of thrillers and mysteries will often use a device to heighten suspense and keep viewers from guessing too much of the plot. That element is called a Red Herring. ...

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Floyd Landis Confesses

What a difference four years makes. Had Floyd Landis woken up on July 28, 2006, and called a press conference to announce to the world all the things he detailed in his e-mail to USA Cycling’s ...

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The Way Out

We’re featuring another tag-team pair of posts regarding doping and our views on how well sanctions are working … and what might be done to improve the situation. What follows is my post. You can ...

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A Scalpel, Not a Hatchet

Last night I was finishing Graeme Fife's excellent Inside the Peloton, published in 2001, when I read the line "We have now, I think, won the battle against EPO..." I chuckled aloud. My ...

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You’re NOT Invited!

As some of you know, I spent most of last week flat on my back contemplating my robotic mortality and cursing whatever pig-robot (pigbot?) had found a way to infect me with its H1N1 virus. For ...

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The Other Shoe

The other shoe has finally dropped. The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has, finally, upheld Alejandro Valverde's Italian suspension, imposed by the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI), finding ...

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USAC Bans Race Radios, Mostly

USA Cycling, in response to a request from the UCI, has banned race radios in almost all road and track events. With the exception of UCI HC or Category 1 races, radios and audio playback devices ...

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Friday Group Ride #3

The UCI made the wrong choice on the Pursuit. What do you want to see them get right? Yeah. New Year’s resolutions. It seems so obvious. What else would we ask about? Let’s try to ...

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