Book Review: The Death of Marco Pantani

Just over fifteen years ago, Marco Pantani committed suicide via a cocaine overdose.  Every year, there’s a news item about someone, usually from his family, calling for an investigation into his death.  His death was […]

Does EPO Cure Vertigo?

Gianni Bugno is joining up with the Change Cycling Now committee in his role as the president of the Association of Professional Cyclists.  Part of his day job is flying helicopters.  His thoughts should be […]

In Honor of Paul Kimmage

Paul Kimmage spoke at New York City’s Bicycle Habitat last night.  The subject was doping.  It was filmed by a documentary crew, other journos were taking notes as well, so when that comes up, I’ll […]

Leipheimer, Tygart, and Why We Don’t Need Amnesty

For all the criticism that has been heaped on Travis Tygart for being tough, the guy has a tremendous soft side. Levi Leipheimer, of all people, brought it out in him. Leipheimer, who seems to […]

Wants to spend more time with family

It has to be one of the oldest excuses in the book of severing work relationships.  It means “we’re not going to talk about it,” but since the excuse was played out when John Mitchell […]

Nighttime motorpacing on swiss highways

Just about every weird-seeming theory floated by friends and acquaintances in reference to Lance Armstrong and doping in Euro’ bike racing have been proven true. Two have yet to make the jump from being nuts […]