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Bicicleta cu motor, ia-ma si pe mine in zbor, episodul 2

Uniunea ciclista internationala a promis, oficial, ca va innaspri testele pentru dopajul mecanic, dupa ce a fost gasit un motor in cadrul bicicletei belgiencei Femke Van den Driessche la Mondialele de ciclocros, iar de data aceasta, insista oficialii, se va actiona dur, dupa decenii in care s-a rezumat sa lupte impotriva dopajului prin substante interzise. 484 more words


Bonne Anniversaire Marco Pantani

Happy Birthday Marco Pantani – 13.01.1970 – 14.02.2004

  • TdF Winner –  1998
  • Giro d’Italia Winner – 1998

Unlike many of his EPO-era contemporaries, the legacy of Italian climbing ace Marco Pantani most often revolves around sympathy, pity and, following his untimely death in 2014, regret for a life lost for the apparent lack of support or understanding. 232 more words



“C’è chi mi giudica con molta cattiveria, ormai la tendenza è di far notizia con le cose negative. Ma ci si abitua a tutto: certi giornalisti, se li conosci li eviti, così non ti uccidono.” 206 more words

Pantani: the triumph and the tragedy

Cycling is a sport with as many ups and downs as a demanding étape on the Tour de France. Capable of producing moments of peak human achievement, feats of endurance, courage, and pure speed, the sport has also lived long in the shadow of doping and scandal. 628 more words

Book Reviews

Dirka vseh dirk - Tour de France

Le kolikokrat v več kot stoletni zgodovini francoske pentlje se je zgodilo, da so dirko pred začetkom označili za najboljšo? Vsaka od končane 101 izdaje je ponudila svojevrsten spektakel, presenečenja in legendarne trase. 2,653 more words

Dirka Po Franciji

Giro d'Italia - Rest Day Round Up 2

After the frenetic action of the first week I had been well prepared to indulge the 2015 Giro a week in the doldrums, as the race switched to the eastern side of the country and began a five-day schlep northwards back towards the mountains. 2,126 more words


A Letter To Lance

Dear Lance,

Stop, just for a second, stop.

We need to talk about what you are doing, and the path you are on. We are both guilty of what happened, you as the King Doper, and me for believing, for cheering and for demanding perfection from you. 479 more words