What a tosser

(Reuters) - Former Giro d'Italia winner Danilo Di Luca has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for the banned blood booster erythropoietin (EPO), the International Cycling Union (UCI) said on Friday. Italian Di Luca, who had a previous positive for the same banned substance in 2009, failed an out-of-competition test taken on April 29 at … Continue reading What a tosser

Sprinting

A reminder that the Subaru National Road Series will be held this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Friday, 24 May 2013 Stage 1: Patrick Jonker Team Time Trial Distance: 20.9 km, profile Women's Start: 10:45am Men's Start: 11:00am Course starts at Cudlee Creek, travels west along Gorge Road, and finishes at Rezz Hotel, Newton. Saturday, 25 May … Continue reading Sprinting

Adam

Locals would know about the fire up in Cherryville last week. Unfortunately one house was lost, and my thoughts go out to them. The road to Marble Hill is a very popular route for cyclists. Terrific countryside, great views over the valleys on both sides of the road. Very dense and inaccessible scrub around that … Continue reading Adam

Giro Week 1

Operation Puerto What an absolute Joke. Operación Puerto (Operation Mountain Pass) is the code name of the Spanish Police operation against the doping network of Doctor Eufemiano Fuentes. The operation started way back in May 2006, an enveloped some of the world's most famous cyclists at the time. Whilst the media attention has focused on … Continue reading Giro Week 1