UCI renames ASO by new title: AS-NO

  The UCI has once again fired back at ASO, after the French race organization announced it was pulling all its races from the 2017 UCI calendar including high profile events such as the Tour de France and Paris-Roubaix. The governing body has insisted they are moving forward with the reforms that ASO opposes and in […]

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ASO, UCI and the lesson of Augustin Navarro.

  Sometimes there are two stories that happen the same day that become even more revealing and instructive when seen together. In the first story,  ASO and the UCI continue their endless battles over the direction and control of the sport of pro cycling. ASO has just announced that they are pulling their races — […]

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Trek Segafredo. Get sexy with pro cycling?

Trek’s star rider Fabian Cancellara may be retiring after this year but new sponsor Segafredo might potentially make the team even more exciting. The Italian coffee brand, cafe and nightclub enterprise is considering bringing sex appeal to a team that has lost its luster after a few disappointing seasons. Drawing beautiful young female talent from […]

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Anti-doping critic wants testing on Froome’s son.

  Not satisfied with Tour winner Chris Froome’s release of his physiological data, Antoine Vayer now insists that the champion’s new-born son Kellan submit to testing. “We should establish a physiological baseline as soon as possible. Then, we can track his performance from the earliest point,” said Vayer. “I want to get longitudinal data started […]

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Trek’s big announcement: eight bad guesses.

  Trek plans a major announcement on Wednesday but Twisted Spoke has some insider intel on what the big news might be. Chris Horner, at age 43 and with terminally messed up lungs due to superbug caused by gobbling antibiotics, returns to Trek and talks up winning the Vuelta again. Fabian Cancellara gets a sex […]

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Oleg leaves the building

  I will miss crazy Russian millionaire Oleg Tinkov the same way I missed former UCI president Patrick McQuaid. The comedy has left the building. Like McQuaid in his prime, Tinkov was an endless source of bombast and foot-in-mouth lunacy. Both were always good for an inflammatory quote, personal attack, outrageous remark and witless boast. […]

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New Tinkoff kit pushing Contador to earlier retirement

    Alberto Contador has stated numerous time that the 2016 seasons will be his last in the professional peloton. However,, rumors are circulating that the ugliness of the new Tinkoff training kit may force him to retire immediately after the Tour de France. “It is just butt ugly. Maybe the most horrible design Alberto […]

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The Non-Lance Armstrong post

    We are not talking about Lance Armstrong. So for all those people who complain to the media about keeping the disgraced former seven-time Tour de France champion in the news, this is not a Lance story. You can continue reading safe in the knowledge that this is not another annoying installment in the […]

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USADA to reduce Armstrong lifetime ban?

  Is USADA about to reduce Lance Armstrong’s lifetime ban? According to a source within the United States Anti-Doping Agency, there is a concerted move to reduce Armstrong’s ban by one year. The so-called Lifetime Minus One ban would be the first of its kind and would reduce Armstrong’s penalty by twelve months. “Lance Armstrong […]

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