Posts tagged "UCI"

Last Chance for Lance Armstrong: Confront Accusers or Confess

Last Chance for Lance Armstrong: Confront Accusers or Confess
Lance Armstrong still has time to prove that he is a champion. On December 6, 2012, the UCI sent the disgraced cyclist formal notification that he had 21 days to appeal the governing body’s action invalidating his racing wins dating back to July 1998.  This is a cycling fan’s open letter to the former 7-time... Read more »

Last Chance for Lance: Confront Accusers or Confess

Last Chance for Lance: Confront Accusers or Confess
Lance Armstrong still has time to prove that he is a champion. On December 6, 2012, the UCI sent the disgraced cyclist formal notification that he had 21 days to appeal the governing body’s action invalidating his racing wins dating back to July 1998.  This is a cycling fan’s open letter to the former 7-time... Read more »

Greg Lemond Wants to Take Over International Cycling?

Greg Lemond Wants to Take Over International Cycling?
Legendary US cyclist and three-time Tour de France winner Greg Lemond has joined the newly formed group Change Cycling Now and is ready to take back cycling. Or maybe they want to take cycling back.  The “from whom” and “to where” part is a little fuzzy right now.  More about that later… CCN’s “charter of... Read more »
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Defending Cycling: Lance Armstrong Edition

Defending Cycling: Lance Armstrong Edition
After a week of defending a city cyclist’s right to share the road with motorists, it’s time to switch gears and defend Lance Armstrong’s right to due process for the allegations made against him by the US Anti Doping Agency. Whenever I write about either topic – sharing the road or doping in professional bike... Read more »

Public Perception and the Cost of Keeping Cycling Clean

Public Perception and the Cost of Keeping Cycling Clean
Doping continues to be the top headline in bicycling news. In the past week, Lance Armstrong was cleared (for the moment), Alberto Contador was stripped of his wins and retroactively banned, and Jan Ullrich was banned for two years despite having retired from the sport nearly five years ago.  He was also retroactively stripped of... Read more »