Tag Archives | Doping

Team Milram rider Erik Zabel of Germany leaves the anti-doping control after the eighth stage of the 95th Tour de France cycling race between Figeac and Toulouse

Guide to Doping Categories

As I was doing research for my latest RoadCycling.com article on the recent doping admissions I came across the line from Erik Zabel, “I never had a structured doping plan, never had any experts around me, and so never saw myself as a super doper. I only had recommendations.” Super doper? At first glance I […]


The USADA Report – Part 1

Below is in full the USADA letter. This is the opening salvo of what is to come later today. After reading it, it’s my understanding that the active riders who gave testimony to USADA and admitted their role in doping will receive some kind of sanction. I don’t think it will be two years, but […]

Lance Armstrong

The ’98 Worlds Valkenburg Team – Where Are They Now?

Journalist David Walsh reported in The Sunday Times that Lance Armstrong’s ex-wife Kristin knew, and provided performance enhancing drugs to members of the US Postal team. According to Walsh, a rider states that Kristin Armstrong, at the 1998 world championship in Valkenburg, handed out cortisone pills, wrapped in tin foil, to the riders on the […]