A brief Dictator of Turkmenistan update

He went for a group ride with a few close friends.

by Caley Fretz

Since this video is currently making the rounds on social media, I thought I’d point you all toward some of the excellent and important reporting done by our own Iain Treloar on its main character, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, President of Turkmenistan and known fan of bicycles, giant golden dog statues, and premium track suits.

Read about the time the UCI gave him its highest honor, his other strange connections to the UCI, and his decision to vaccinate against a disease that he says doesn’t exist.