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Speaking on the abuse of cortisone as was highlighted by CIRC report, Brian Cookson stressed that UCI is alarmed by the deployment of this & other such grey products & that they are striving hard to eliminate such abuses.
The recently published CIRC report that took the cycling world by storm, looked into current as well as historic doping practices & albeit it talks about reduced use of the hard substances at present- yet it also highlighted several concerns.
One of them was cortisone & corticoid products that are used in training that help to burn off the body mass whilst preserving power. Another one is Microdosing EPO.
“One of the doctors stated that it’s not possible to shed weight which some cyclists achieve sans assistance & TUE has enabled this practice”, stated the CIRC report.
“He stated riders take to corticoids as it helps to lean out which means lose fat fast, & keep it at bay, sans losing on power.”
“As an example, the doctor explained that when one is trying to lose 4 kilos in four weeks with corticoid, he would come up with 7 percent power or weight improvement. The doctor even revealed that if the substance is used in huge quantity, accompanied by other substances, the rider would achieve performance gains.” Continue reading →
Albeit Niki Terpstra has impressed everyone with his remarkable winning stance at Tour Qatar time-trial yet he is tad surprised at outriding cycling legend Sir Wiggins at the race- who he thought would “beat everybody by forty seconds”.
Sir Wiggings was undoubtedly a top favorite for the time-trial stage 3 time-trial at Qatar Tour, as per the winner & new overall lead Niki Terpstra from Etixx-QuickStep. But, everybody was kind of shocked to find the legendary 2012 Tour France champ settling with the 3rd position, behind Fabian Cancellara & Niki.
“I am really surprised”, stated Terpstra in his leader’s precious gold jersey.
“It was yesterday only that I was confident about Wiggins out riding all of us within 40 seconds only”, he continued. He remarked that he was pleasantly surprised to beat the legend. Continue reading →
News for Bradley Wiggins fans- The 2012 Tour France champ might use 2015 Giro in May as his prep ground for World Hour record come June.
The news has been reported by Pinarello, the official bike supplier for Team Sky.
The British cycling legend has planned to ride for a handful of selected road racing events for Sky during the initial phase of coming year prior to shifting to his very own soon-to-be-declared road team. Sir Wiggins’ new team is speculated to be his chariot that would be carrying him towards the much anticipated Rio Olympic Games in 2016. Continue reading →
Cycling Competition Video Rating: four / five