Professional Cyclist Gets Six-Year Ban For Using An Illegal Motor In Her Bike

Three months ago, in a muddy field in Belgium, cycling’s newest boogeyman first showed its face when 19-year-old Belgian cyclocross racer Femke Van den Driessche got caught using an illegal motor inside her bike. Since then, there have been a variety of murky reports on electromagnetic wheels, a truther’s video of Van…

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,…

How A Gruesome Knee Injury Might Lead Pro Cycling To Shut Down A New Technology

Last weekend’s Paris-Roubaix was a thrilling race that semi-anonymous 37-year-old Matthew Hayman won after spending all day in the early breakaway. Neither Peter Sagan nor Fabian Cancellara had any hand in the finish of the race because they both were involved in crashes. They were the heavy favorites, but a single…

Pro Cyclist Antoine Demoitié Dies After Getting Hit By Motorcycle During Race (UPDATE)

Twenty-five year old Belgian cyclist Antoine Demoitié was racing at Gent Wevelgem for Wanty-Groupe Gobert this morning, when he was hit by a race motorcycle after crashing. He was taken to the ICU at a nearby hospital in Lille, France, where his team announced that his condition was “extremely serious.”