Cycling has received more than its fair share of knocks vis a vis P.E.D’s. The majority of top ten placings in the major tours and European Classics in the past twenty years have possibly/probably been filled by riders who may have resorted to the use of performance – enhancing methodology. Will 2012 be the exception or are the current attempts to clean up our sport still somewhat futile? Here is and interesting article that provides much food for thought.
Whatever you think, professional cycling in the New Year will still provide some of the greatest spectacles and mano-a-mano battles in sport. Let’s hope that the scientists are finally catching up with the cheats.