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Stirring the Winds of Change

It was with some disappointment that I read Darach McQuiad’s tweet from Friday, October 14th. “Momentarily irked by bloggers. Q – any cycling blogger out there actually, EVER, achieved or created anything in this sport? Risked any €$ ?” For those who don’t know Darach is the brother of UCI president Pat McQuaid. Darach is […]

The baned Shiv at the Specialized launch

Cancellara’s Shiv is a non-starter

First Alberto Contador’ Specialized Shiv was banned, now Fabian Cancellara’s Shiv has also been declared illegal by the UCI. Team Saxo Bank team manager Bjarne Riis was furious. “It is very annoying,” said Riis to Sporten.dk. “Fortunately we have not really had a major time trial, but it will not be long before we do […]