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Archive for September, 2010


The best name in cycling

Broomwagon

Broomwagon: The satirical column that puts the bile into bicycle. Broomwagon appears at the back of Cycle Sport magazine every month.
Frans Maassen, former Dutch champion and Tour de France stage winner, now a directeur sportif at Rabobank has the best name in cycling. His full name is Franciscus Albertus Antonius Johannes Maassen. Well, according to that ever-reliable resource Wikipedia

Who said this?

Broomwagon

Broomwagon: The satirical column that puts the bile into bicycle. Broomwagon appears at the back of Cycle Sport magazine every month.
At some point in the last year, a professional cyclist said this to a Cycle Sport reporter. Who was it?
“There’s only one thing more dangerous than somebody who knows f*** all, and that’s somebody who knows f*** all but

The Decade in Doping: Drugs in Cycling 2000 – 2010

Marc Biver

Cycle Sport’s timeline of drugs in cycling and blood doping scandals between 2000 – 2010.
2006 – Floyd Landis wins the Tour after an epic attack to Morzine to recover almost all of the 10 minutes he’d lost at La Toussuire. A few days after the race it’s revealed Landis failed a dope test, recording a highly unusual ratio between testosterone and epitestosterone. There was also evidence of synthetic testosterone…

What’s changed in Cycling? 2000 – 2010

Lance Armstrong

As the most turbulent decade in cycling’s history draws to a close, we look back at the difficult journey and assess what progress has been made. The turn of the century brought a sense of cautious optimism in the world of professional cycling, an opportunity to turn a new page and embrace change.