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The Yates Case: Turmoil with Terbutaline and TUEs

Thursday’s news of Simon Yates’ positive test for asthma drug Terbutaline capped a horrific week for British Cycling, with the various Shane Sutton-related scandals that also exploded this week still ongoing. 2,006 more words



The wonderful Jackie wearing the limited edition of the zero «Roubaix» The zero «Roubaix» is dedicated to «L’Enfer du Nord», the most fascinating, dramatic, legendary race in the calendar and to one of the greatest and more elegant Italian rider, Franco Ballerini The picture of him wearing the famous T-shirt «Merci Roubaix» in the Velodrome of Roubaix is a piece of cycling history. 16 more words


-1 week, 4 countries, 4 races- Part 2 Paris-Nice

Two weeks ago we started our trip that would take us to four different races in as many countries. A slightly crazy plan, but when you’re as crazy about cycling and traveling as we are, it’s not. 590 more words


Eight takeaways from Paris-Nice 2016

Michael Matthews is ready for San Remo

We hadn’t seen anything from Michael Matthews this season – then he won two stages in three days. His prologue win was the more eye-opening of the two, so obviously strong and in form. 921 more words

Previews And Reviews

Tweets of the Week: Corniche cliffhanger, Weebles wobblin', writs flyin'

It was Tirreno-Nice-Adriatico-Paris week and it was eventful to say the least. We had snowball fights, pee-soaked bibs, irregular sprinting, a Welsh dragon chasing Baby Blackbird into Nice, trident wielding, Nibali baiting – and the virtual equivalent of a Trump rally on Twitter because of stage cancellations. 982 more words


Podcast 81: Hard Belgians and Fantasy Tridents

In this episode, Kathi, Midge, and Chris discuss Omloop Het Nieuwsblad, Kuurne–Brussel–Kuurne, Strade Bianche, Paris-Nice, and Tirreno Adriatico. We also pick our 9-rider fantasy team for the Cobbled Classics. 49 more words


Postcard from Nice

Yeah, I know it’s just up the road but it occurred to me that I don’t bang the drum enough about my home region and, this year, the final two stages of… 840 more words