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The Week in Bike #42 – Why Cook Leftovers?

As he noted on Tumblr earlier this week, Cosmo found Matthias Brändle’s Hour Record attempt a welcome distraction from stories that seem to sound…familiar around this time of year. It’s important to pick out on new distinctions in the headlines, be they different concepts in how to manage the sport, or new takes on dodging the doping rap. We […]

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Rocacorba Daily

Good morning and welcome to the Rocacorba Daily news digest. In today’s headlines: Bonifazio wins stage eight of Tour of Hainan, moves to second overall; Frustrated by near miss, Cantwell motivated to win final stage in Hainan; Cookson doubts three week women’s Tour de France is viable to run during men’s event; UCI President believes […]

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The Week in Bike #41: The Lennie Briscoe Look

If you’ve never seen Law & Order, you’re missing out on Lennie Briscoe, fictional NYC detective and apparent Cadel Evans fashion inspo at the unveiling of next year’s rather extraordinary Tour de France route. Frankly, Briscoe’s dry quips would be at home in cycling, be it interrogating Vino’, watching the various governing bodies flounder, or staring wistfully at a mangled derailleur. […]

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USA Cycling confirms Armstrong not permitted to ride Saturday’s Gran Fondo Hincapie

Following communication with the US Anti Doping Agency (USADA) and the UCI, USA Cycling has confirmed that Lance Armstrong’s planned participation in Saturday’s Hincapie Gran Fondo would contravene the lifetime ban the Texan was handed in 2012. “USA Cycling has been asked by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) to look into the Hincapie Gran Fondo […]

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Armstrong’s participation in Gran Fondo Hincapie under scrutiny by USADA

The planned participation of Lance Armstrong in George Hincapie’s Gran Fondo this coming Saturday is under question after the US Anti Doping Agency raised questions about the banned rider’s participation in the event. Armstrong received a lifetime ban from cycling in 2012 due to doping but has been confirmed as taking part in the Gran […]

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Armstrong Qui Tam case: Landis and US Government granted permission to seek documents from UCI

Lance Armstrong’s attempt to defend himself from a multi-million dollar Qui Tam whistleblower lawsuit has become a more difficult task after the judge overseeing the case granted a motion to allow evidence gathered overseas to be used in the case. On September 12 the rider’s former team-mate Floyd Landis sought what was termed a ‘Letter […]

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Tygart: Hushovd ‘sat quietly and let the lies and deception continue’

The World Anti Doping Agency may have said that it doesn’t believe that Thor Hushovd violated the WADA Code when he didn’t inform authorities that Lance Armstrong had told in in 2011 that he had doped during his career, but US Anti Doping Agency chief Travis Tygart isn’t impressed. The USADA CEO, who helped bring […]

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WADA confirms Hushovd didn’t break anti-doping Code in relation to Armstrong

Although he was criticized this week by Norwegian anti-doping authorities for not telling anyone that Lance Armstrong had admitted doping to him in 2011, Thor Hushovd appears not to have broken the World Anti Doping Agency’s rules in the matter. According to a WADA spokesman, Hushovd’s decision not to speak out about Armstrong’s admission to […]

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Hushovd says Armstrong admitted doping to him in 2011, believes UCI likely hid evidence

Thor Hushovd has confirmed that he knew about Lance Armstrong’s doping in 2011, with the Norwegian saying that Armstrong told him then that he had used banned products during his career. The rider made the statement in his new autobiography Thor, which has initially been released in Norwegian but which is expected to be published […]

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Rocacorba Daily

In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Daryl Impey tests positive for masking agent Probenicid; Porte – Winning the Tour de France will be harder than ever; Tour de France preview; Giro Rosa preview; Stop at Nothing – the Lance Armstrong story; The Tour is nearly here – sleep while you can!; […]

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