Professional cycling is in serious trouble. The Tour de France this year was the Enron- Worldcomm moment for the Sport. 2-speed describes it well
Is anyone clean? Professional cycling is a sport for the elite of the elite. It requires a combination of superhuman genetics, non-stop training and a will to win that overcomes the agony of climbing 100+ mile hills for 26 straight days. It appears that the self-selecting group of top riders in the world have found that there is no way to differentiate between themselves other than to push their bodies beyond their already distorted genetics..
The wheels below are Zipp 404’s. They are very sweet. Light but strong and aerodynamic.
Cycling requires a decisive intervention. Strong medicine of a different kind. It is high time for the organising bodies, the teams and the cyclists to get their act together. If they don’t there will be no sponsors, no TV coverage, no teams, and no tour. Platitudes will not cut it.