Secret Thermal Camera Footage Allegedly Shows Seven Pro Cyclists Using Illegal Motors In Bikes

Rumors that elite professional cyclists have been riding with small, illegal motors tucked away in their bikes have swirled around the pro peloton ever since this infamous truther’s video presented evidence against Fabian Cancellara in 2010. Despite more suspicious evidence occasionally floating to the surface,…

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How The Spanish Economic Crisis Might Force Alberto Contador To Retire

Alberto Contador is the greatest stage racer of his generation. Even after getting stripped of the 2010 Tour de France and the 2011 Giro d’Italia, he has the fourth-most Grand Tour wins in cycling history, and he’s the third cyclist ever to win the Giro and the Vuelta a España in the same year. The Spaniard just…

Motorized Doping, Explained: Your Guide To The Weirdest Sports Scandal Of The Year

This weekend, Femke Van den Driessche, a 19-year-old Belgian cyclocross racer, lined up at the U-23 World Championships. She’d previously won the Euros and the Belgian championships, and she was the favorite to get herself a set of rainbow stripes. But she had a bad race, and was forced to exit with a broken chain one…

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