Lance Armstrong, in context

I love the way that websites choose headlines to be deliberately provocative … to drive traffic. From VeloNews.com: “Armstrong says he’d cheat again” From CyclingWeekly: “Lance Armstrong: I’d probably dope again” From USAToday: “Lance Armstrong: I would probably dope again” And so on … and based on the comments all over Facebook and Twitter continue […]

Tyler Hamilton Interview on 60 Minutes

In case anyone actually missed Tyler Hamilton’s interview on 60 Minutes last night: Tyler Hamilton Interview, part 1: Tyler Hamilton Interview, part 2: 60 Minutes Overtime Interview with Scott Pelley: Every person (with the exception of Fernando Escartin) who has finished on the podium at the Tour de France with Lance Armstrong has tested positive […]

Another doping rant

There’s been a lot of chatter on various sites about Riccardo Ricco’s current “situation” … but the upshot of a lot of it is that the sport will be better off (and cleaner) without him. We’re assuming, of course, that the powers that be in the UCI and elsewhere really want to clean the sport […]

Landis: Blow the whistle, get paid.

From the New York Times: Floyd Landis, who was stripped of the 2006 Tour de France title for doping, has filed a federal whistle-blower lawsuit against his former team — the United States Postal Service squad that included the seven-time Tour winner Lance Armstrong — claiming that the team defrauded the government, two people briefed […]

Taylor Phinney to BMC?

In a move that would seem to be bound to piss off Lance Armstrong and the rest of the Team Radio Shack organization, cyclismag is reporting that Taylor Phinney will NOT be racing for TRS in 2011, but instead has signed with BMC Racing. Taylor Phinney ne courra pas pour Radio Shack Le prodige américain, […]

Team RadioShack called before UCI Disciplinary Commission

The International Cycling Union (UCI) wishes to announce that disciplinary proceedings will be opened against Team RadioShack, for breaching the regulations governing riders’ clothing. The UCI regrets that an initiative for a cause as worthy as the fight against cancer was not coordinated beforehand with the Commissaires and organisers of the event. This could have […]