Everyone else has an opinion on the Chris Froome salbutamol situation. Here’s ours… (1) IT ISN’T EVEN CLOSE Okay, we get it. Mistakes happen. But for any rider to register TWICE the legally accepted amount of a WADA-monitored substance in their body is rather a lot. At best it’s sloppy and unprofessional. At worst it’s … More FROOME vs SALBUTAMOL: 6 OBSERVATIONS
Selective forgiveness. def. The act of forgiving one person for their behaviour, but not forgiving another person who did the same thing. For some time now I’ve been quite fascinated, and often perplexed, observing how differently social and mainstream media react to different doping fiascos, largely dependent upon where that athlete is from. Some suggest these … More Doping and the fine art of selective forgiveness
Found this little graphic on Pinterest the other day. Not sure where it’s from but, not being a scientist, found it quite helpful in understanding the basics behind the biological passport all WorldTour riders have nowadays.
Being the technology slaves we most certainly are, cyclists are always on the lookout for the next big thing. Integrated brakes and seat posts? Awesome. Power metres in your pedals? Cool. Electronic shifting? Yes please. Disc brakes? That’s so pro. Elliptical chainrings like Wiggo? Hell yeah. Touch-screen GPS? Chapeau. We love knowing about this stuff, … More Next stop on the doping express?