Tag: Doping

pro cycling Vuelta Espana 2018

Vuelta Espana 2018 Stage 8: the genius of Alejandro Valverde (with caveats)

The easy option would be to describe Alejandro Valverde as a “Marmite” cyclist. But that would be playing right into the hands of the marketing people at Unilever, who have us evoking their product every time we encounter a thing that provokes a response in people, one way or another. Those clever bastards.

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Chris Froome and the tangled web of medical admin

We cycling fans now have a working knowledge of exercise induced asthma and a pretty good understanding of the effects of salbutamol. We even have such a deep understanding of the composition of Chris Froome’s urine that, if we close our eyes, we can almost taste it.