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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 …

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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 …

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Media Omerta

Lately I’ve been feeling a little optimistic in regards to professional cycling. We had disgraced Tour de France rider Lance Armstrong decide not to fight USADA’s charges against him, forfeiting his titles. With him capitulating we were spared the months of legal wrangling and public relations bullshit that was bound to happen. We had Tyler …

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