The Rapha Continental: Carson City, Nevada with Greg LeMond (by RAPHA)
between 1997 and 2000 the amount of the blood-booster erythropoietin (EPO) sold in Italy doubled even though the number of prescribed kidney patients, for whom the drug was originally developed, remained roughly the same.
How team logos are printed on the leader jerseys after stages.
Most professors, scientists and doctors agrees that doping is a bigger problem in amatuer ranks than in the pro ranks.
No one is too bad to dope aparaently. Today Søren Sveninngsen received a two year ban after testing positive in an amateur senior race in august.
Apparently Bugno was the last rider to ditch the woolen jerseys.
See Nicki Sørensens attack to win GP Beghelli.
Ciclismo 16°GP Beghelli 2012 (by ggisina1934)
Michael Mørkøv controlling small speakers attached to his legs with his phone, during Tour of Denmark.
When Bahamontes crossed Col du Tourmalet back in 1954 the altitude sign said 2114 m. Today’s sign says 2115 m. You’ll have to go figure yourself why.
Photo courtesy of VeloPeloton.com @ Facebook.
He insists. This makes me even more want to tell him to Fxxx Off - but give me a couple of words which says the same and gets him off my back.
In February 2010 Rasmussen sent an e-mail to McQuaid informing him that he had the possibility of a ride with Astana - Vino had told him the team were keen to sign him - and asked McQuaid to confirm that no obstacles would be placed in the way of this happening (an earlier attempt to return with Ceramica Flamia appeared to have been blocked by the UCI). Having got no reply to that e-mail Rasmussen sent a second message eight days later, in which he insisted McQuaid answer his question. The next day Rasmussen found an e-mail from McQuaid in his inbox, apparently intended for UCI Secretary Gilliane Rappaz but accidently sent to the Dane